Graduate Awards - Commencement
Graduate awards are presented annually at Commencement. Eligibility for most awards is based on academic record and determined by academic advisors. Graduates who meet the criteria are contacted as nominees and asked to submit materials for consideration. However, for three of the awards, Robert E. Kinsinger Award, Robert P. Mahoney Award and the Student Support Award, the selection process requires self-nomination.
For more information or if you have questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org be sure to reference the name of the award in the subject line of the email.
Watch the inspiring stories of the 2011 graduate and alumni award winners from the Awards Convocation held on July 7, 2011.
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Student Support Award
Award Recipient: Derek M. Doty
This self-nominated award is presented to a person (or persons) whose assistance and encouragement played a significant role in a graduate’s quest to earn an Excelsior College degree.
Charles W. Laffin Jr. Memorial Award
Award Recipient: Joseph T. Sevcik
In recognition of Charles W. Laffin Jr., whose vision and leadership gave momentum to a fledgling community college movement and left a legacy of opportunity to millions of adult learners, and in gratitude for his invaluable service to Excelsior College, the faculty of the College presents this award for academic excellence and outstanding achievement.