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Oscars 2020: the best of the best

Timothée Chalamet and Florence Pugh in Little Women (2019)
February 3, 2020

The Oscars are just around the corner and predictions on who will win big are running rampant. Eight films are nominated for the highest honor of Best Picture this year, and this is my take on four of...

Largest class of graduating students recognized May 12

graduation group
May 12, 2018

At the spring graduation ceremony, 741 students were recognized in the Kay Yeager Coliseum on May 12. According to Darla Inglish, university registrar, "[The graduating class] is just the largest class...

Students recognized at annual honors banquet

To open the ceremony, Maria Peña, student government association president and political science senior, introduces the evening and speakers at the Honors Banquet on Friday, April 20, 2018. Photo by Brendan Wynne
April 21, 2018

Honor. Leadership. Service. These three tenants were highlighted during this year's annual Honors Banquet. More than 200 students, parents and faculty filled the D.L. Ligon Coliseum in anticipation...

Kangudja, Green wins Black Excellence Pageant

Participants pose for a group photo after the Ms. and Mr. Black Excellence Pageant at Akin Auditorium on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
April 9, 2018

Who? The winner for Ms. Black Excellence was Jamilah Kangudja, exercise physiology sophomore, and the winner for Mr. Black Excellence was Simon Green, sports and leisure junior. Charles Quaye,...

Wind ensemble performance, Fascinating Ribbons, wraps up Celebration of Scholarship

Gordon Hicken, assistant professor of music and associate director of bands, presents a performance of a new piece for saxophone and percussion at the Celebration of Scholarship Faculty and Graduate Student Poster and Podium Presentations on April 26. Photo by Timothy Jones
May 3, 2017

The Department of Music University Wind Ensemble performed four pieces, closing out the Celebration of Scholarship, Thursday April 27. The 36-member band filled the stage in Akin Auditorium. The band members...

Honors Banquet draws crowd to recognize students accomplishments

Students, sponsers, and guests sit at decorated and reserved tables at the Honors Recognition Banquet in the D.L. Ligon Coliseum on April 22. Photo by Kayla White.
April 27, 2016

More than 200 students received recognition, including two who received the university's highest awards, at the Honors Banquet on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in D. L. Ligon Coliseum. These academic awards included...

Nominations for outstanding student awards due March 10

March 2, 2016

 For more than 30 years, faculty, staff and student groups have recognized student leaders with outstanding student awards, based on service, scholarship and involvement.Debbie Coughran, assistant to...

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