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Graduate Student Recognition Celebration

Students and guests mingle near a display of research posters.

The Graduate Student Recognition Celebration celebrates the many ways graduate and professional students contribute to our University and beyond. Specifically, the event recognizes students who have received prestigious external fellowships and numerous other awards this academic year. The event begins with the awards ceremony at 4 p.m. and is followed by a reception with research poster presentations. All graduate and professional students are invited to attend! No registration needed.

Awards and Honors Recognized

  • Impact Awards and Horizon Awards
  • Excellence In Graduate Student Services Award
  • Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service
  • Dean’s Award for Significant Contributions to Graduate Education
  • Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award
  • The GPSF Graduate Student Awards For Excellence In Mentorship
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Student and Academic Program Support
  • Graduate School Leadership Development Scholars
  • Carolina Center for Public Service Community Engagement Fellows (2019)
  • Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, Inductees
  • Graduate and Professional Student Federation Graduate Research and Policy Expo Honorees
  • Three Minute Thesis Campus Winner
  • Frank Porter Graham Graduate and Professional Honor Society Inductees
  • Order of the Golden Fleece Inductees
  • Prestigious External Fellowships and Awards

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