As we do each spring, the department gathered to honor its award-winning students and graduates. The ceremony took place on Saturday, May 8 in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Here are some brief highlights of the event.
Meagan Szydlowski, Matthew Venaas, and Leslie Clark.
Adam Maguire received the Joe R. Wilkinson Memorial Award.
The faculty take the stage.
Professor Jones welcomes the attendees.
Professor Ross Corbett presents the Joe R. Wilkinson Memorial Award to Adam Maguire.
Professor Scot Schraufnagel presents the Lawrence S. Finkelstein Award for Graduate Teacher of the Year to Alisa Von Hagel.
Scott LaDeur was awarded the Martin David Dubin Memorial Scholarship.
Hugo Jacobo was one of the Peters' Scholarship recipients.
Professor Barbara Burrell presents the Kevin McKeough Award to Hunter Huffman.
Brandon Parkison was awarded the Inez H. Nelson Family Scholarship in International Relations.
Professor Scot Schraufnagel confers Departmental Honors on Matthew Venaas for his senior thesis: "Third Party Involvement in Congress and thier Influence on the Passage of Landmark Laws."
Angela Meller is initiatied into Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society by Professor Andrea Bonnicksen.
April Davis assists Professor Andrea Bonnicksen with her regalia.
Professors Mike Peddle, Scot Schraufnagel, Matt Streb, and Andrea Radasanu.
Brad Broughton, Szczepan Iwan, and Meagan Szydlowski.
The graduates prepare to enter the auditorium.
Andrea Messing-Mathie received the Gerald S. Maryanov Award.
Meagan Szydlowski receives the Outstanding Women Student Award from Professor Kikue Hamayotsu.
Leigh Owano was one of the Peters' Scholarship recipients.
Professor Andrea Bonnicksen presents the Thomas Weigele Dissertation Completion Award to Jonathan Warnock.
Professor Michael Clark.
The 2010 Washington D.C. Congressional Interns: Jaclyn Curtis, Leigh Owano, Meagan Szydlowski, Nomeda Tautkute, and David Thomas.
Professor Matt Streb confers Departmental Honors on Johnathan Peterson for his senior thesis: "Secular Realignment in New England."