On May 25, 2018 the Department of English recognized the achievements of our graduates at a diploma ceremony in the Statler Auditorium. Over 400 guests, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate graduates and wish them success into the future.
This year, 11 PhD graduates, 8 MFA graduates, 56 undergraduate English majors, and 57 undergraduate English minors received degrees.
The Chair of the English Department, Roger Gilbert, was the master of ceremonies and read A.R. Ammons’ poem “Triphammer Bridge”, while Associate Professor/Director of Undergraduate Studies Kate McCullough offered congratulatory remarks, and Professor/Director of Graduate Studies Samantha Zacher hooded PhD students.
Writing and thesis prize winners were also recognized. For a complete list of award winners, please click here.
Photos provided by Grad Images.