Honors Celebration 2013


Sociology students, family, and faculty gathered in Heth Hall April 24 for the Department of Sociology's annual end-of-year celebration and awards ceremony.  Recognition went to students and faculty in categories from 'Dean's Scholar' and 'Outstanding Achievement in Research,' to 'Most Promising Students' and 'Outstanding Service to the Department.'  At right, Dr. Wagner was honored as an RU Woman of Distinction in 2013.  Dr. Mekolichick (right) hosted the event.


Cubby Rash is called up to be recognized as the Department of Sociology's Dean's Scholar.


Dr. Seyfrit was honored for her outstanding service to the department as former Chair and Department Advisor.


Mary Dickerson, Shylah Jones, Jeremy Mobley (left to right), and Cubby Rash (not pictured) received Outstanding Scholar-Citizen Awards.


Dr. Mekolichick and Dr. Lyman (far left) initiated new members of Alpha Kappa Delta International Honor Society: Angelica Owens (pictured), Austin Addair, Caci Higgins, Rori Holford, Vanity Lugo, Shannon McGrath, Jeremy Mobley, Jesica Myers, Kimberly Pearman, Madeleine Reda, Heather Wright, and Ashlie Tubb.


Dr. Mekolichick was master of ceremonies.


Spring 2013 Graduates walked to the front, two weeks before they walk at Commencement. Here Caci Higgins receives from Dr. Mekolichick a pen personally made by Dr. Radford. Other Spring graduates are MaryKathryn Aldrich, Robert Carlisle, Mary Dickerson, Whitney Gunn, Shanell Herbert, Shylah Jones, Jeremiah Mobley, Brianne Poe, Cubby Rash, Mary Raymond, Sarah Theibert, and Isabel Wu.


Ashlie Tubb, center, applauds another student called up for an award.


Kristen Hottle, MaryKathryn Aldrich, Caroline Musumarra, and Whitney Gunn gather after the awards presentation.


Heather Wright, Ashlie Tubb, and Dr. LaLone enjoy refreshments and a laugh.


Angelica Owens (second from left) was one of four students named Most Promising Sophomore.


John Burke (third from left) was named Most Promising Frosh. He is pictured after the ceremony with his brother, girlfriend, Dr. Corroto, and his mother.

Apr 24, 2013
Dr. Jeanne Mekolichick