Denison's Academic Student Leaders Recognized At Annual Convocation
Posted: April 13, 2004
Members of Denison's student body will be honored for their leadership, scholarship and service at the annual academic awards convocation at 12:30 p.m. on Friday (April 16) in Swasey Chapel. Faculty and trustees will march in academic regalia.
Students will be recognized for academic accomplishments ranging from Phi Beta Kappa to completed senior honors projects. Students who have earned national scholarships, and those chosen for the Dean's Distinguished Leadership Award will also be acknowledged. The most prestigious honor awarded to students in the graduating senior class at the convocation will be the President's Medal.
Two members of the faculty will also be recognized at the convocation when presented with either The Charles A. Brickman Teaching Excellence Award or The Charles A. and Nancy Brickman Distinguished Service Chair Award.
Speakers at the event will include: Provost David Anderson, who will offer opening remarks and present the Charles A. Brickman Teaching Excellence Award to a current faculty member; President Knobel, who will recognize National Scholars and the Distinguished Service Chair; Dean of Students Samuel Thios, presenting the Distinguished Leadership Award winners; Charles Sokolik, the president of Denison's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, recognizing new members; and Marlene Tromp, associate professor and chair of the faculty, announcing the winners of the class of 2004 President's Medals. The President's medal is the highest and most prestigious student award at Denison.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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