Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Dr. Michael Williams, a Saint Vincent College graduate and Hempfield Township native who is now a professor of physics and researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be the main speaker at the annual spring honors convocation of Saint Vincent College on Wednesday, April 24 at 1 p.m. in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica.
At the academic convocation, outstanding senior students will be recognized for academic excellence in their major fields of study, the winners of the Ragan Poetry Award and Fr. Ronald Gorka Scholarship will be announced and special awards will be presented by the Student Government Association for service to the college community.
Saint Vincent College’s highest student honor, the President’s Award, will be presented to one member of the graduating class in recognition of academic accomplishment, leadership ability and community service which best demonstrate the College’s mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college.
Following the honors convocation, the College will present the Tenth Annual Academic Conference from 2 to 7 p.m. in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion to recognize the completion of research projects and creative work of students in all academic fields. Students will be making presentations and displaying posters of their work throughout the Pavilion. Admission is free and open to the College community as well as the general public.
Location: Archabbey Basilica, Latrobe
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