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Honors Recognition Ceremony

All graduating seniors who have successfully completed their Honors College requirements are invited to attend the Honors College Recognition Ceremony. This ceremony recognizes students for the achievement of successfully completing the requirements of the Honors College. 

For May 2021, the ceremonies will be held virtually:

Both ceremonies will be livestreamed on the Honors College social media channels. Family, friends and the larger WVU community are all encouraged to attend to celebrate our outstanding Honors students! 

Read more about the ceremonies below.

Honors Medallion Ceremony

Thursday, May 13 at 5 p.m. Eastern
Livestreamed on Honors College YouTube page
University Honors Scholars - Presidential and Dean's Honors Students

Program

  • National Anthem - Ashley Neff, Honors Student
  • Introductions - Dr. Kenneth Blemings, Dean, Honors College
  • Welcoming Remarks - Dr. E. Gordon Gee, President, WVU
  • Keynote Address - Travis Rosiek, CTSO for BluVector, A Comcast Company
  • Reading of Names and Individual Recognition of All Graduates 
  • Closing Remarks - Dr. Kenneth Blemings, Dean, Honors College
  • Recessional - Country Roads

Honors Recognition Ceremony

Thursday, May 13 at 6 p.m. Eastern
Livestreamed on Honors College YouTube page
Honors Foundations Scholars, Honors EXCEL Scholars and Honors Laureates

Program

  • National Anthem - Jessica Hammersla, Honors Foundations Scholar
  • Introductions - Dr. Kenneth Blemings, Dean, Honors College
  • Welcoming Remarks - Dr. E. Gordon Gee, President, WVU
  • Keynote Address - Travis Rosiek, CTSO for BluVector, A Comcast Company
  • Congratulatory Remarks: Honors Foundations Students - Dr. Damien Clement, Assistant Dean, Honors College
  • Congratulatory Remarks: Honors EXCEL and Honors Laureate Students - Dr. Dana Huebert Lima, Director, Honors EXCEL Program
  • Honors EXCEL Mentor Remarks - Renée Nicholson, Honors EXCEL Mentor
  • Honors EXCEL Student Speaker - Madeleine Thompson, Honors EXCEL Scholar
  • Honors Laureate Student Speaker - Talia Buchman, Honors Laureate
  • Reading of Names and Recognition of Honors EXCEL and Honors Laureate Students Projects
  • Honors Foundations Student Name Recognition
  • Closing Remarks - Dr. Kenneth Blemings, Dean, Honors College
  • Recessional - Country Roads

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