Honors Day 2011
Marymount Manhattan College hosted Honors Day on March 16, 2011 to celebrate intellectual and creative achievement. This day provided an opportunity to showcase the talents of students and their faculty mentors through the sharing of outstanding student work. Opening remarks were presented by Adrienne Baxter-Bell, Ph.D., assistant professor of art history and chair of the Honors Day Planning Committee who introduced President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D.; Julietta Lopez '12, vice president of the Student Government Association (SGA) and Evan Johnson '11, president of SGA. Peter Baker, M.A., vice president for Institutional Research and Planning presented the list of student projects.
Honors Day featured the Honors Colloquium, which took place throughout the afternoon in the College's classrooms and performances spaces. Selected students presented research papers, scholarly works, creative projects (such as paintings and photographs, dramatic and dance performances, and videos), and the results of scientific projects conducted independently and in concert with faculty mentors.
Adrienne Baxter Bell presents opening remarks.
President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D. welcomes guests.
Julietta Lopez '12 and Evan Johnson '11 welcome students and their families.
MMC faculty members enjoy the Honors Day Brunch in the Great Hall.
Benedetta Sampoli Benitez, chair of the Division of the Sciences, presents an award to Lauren Herren.
Seth Becker presents "On Becoming Image Ridden," sponsored by Hallie Cohen, M.F.A., associate professor of art and chair of the art department.
Laura Anthony presents "Formation of Organochlorine By-Products in Household Laundry," sponsored by Alessandra Leri, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and environmental science.
Adrienne Gori and Juliette Verroye present their acting solo final compositions in the Black Box Theatre, sponsored by Kevin Connell, M.F.A., professor of theatre arts.
Peter Baker, M.A., vice president for Institutional Research and Planning, reads off the list of student presenters and projects.
Students look through the Honors Day 2011 schedule.
Derek Fearon presents "Four Different Women: An Exploration of Self-Creation Through Visual Media," sponsored by Eberly Mareci, Ph.D., instructor of writing.
Twila Ligget, Ph.D. presents the honors cords to a student during the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society induction ceremony