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Monthly Archive for May, 2014

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As campus empties out and tents come down, we at ENGAGE want to take a moment to reflect on what was an inspiring weekend. We were ecstatic to celebrate WESU’s 75th Anniversary this weekend, an event which was marked by a WESEMINAR that detailed the history of community radio at Wesleyan.WESU General Manager Ben Michael […]

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On May 25, Wesleyan conferred 733 bachelor of arts degrees; 26 master of arts degrees; 44 master of arts in liberal studies degrees; three master of philosophy in liberal arts degrees; and 14 doctor of philosophy degrees during its 182nd Commencement Ceremony. Read more and view more photos here

Wesleyan President Michael Roth elected several Class of 2014 students into the university’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on May 24. He honored the students during a Spring 2014 induction ceremony in the Wesleyan Chapel. Faculty, staff, students and families attended the ceremony.

To be elected, a student must first have been nominated by the department of his or her major. He or she also must have demonstrated curricular breadth by having met the General Education Expectations, and must have achieved a grade-point average of 93 and above.

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest surviving Greek letter society in America, founded in December 1776 by five students who attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. The emblem contains the three Greek letters “Phi-Beta-Kappa,” which are the initials of the Greek motto, Philosophia Bio Kubernetes. This essentially means “the love of wisdom is the guide of life.”

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At Wesleyan’s 182nd Commencement, President Michael S. Roth ’78 addressed the Class of 2014.

Civil rights activist Theodore Shaw ’76 received an honorary degree and delivered the Commencement Address on Sunday.

At Wesleyan’s 182nd Commencement, degrees in master of arts, master of arts in liberal studies, master of philosophy in liberal arts and bachelor of arts were conferred.

Environmental Studies and French major Manon Lefevre ’14 welcomed the senior class to Commencement on May 25.

Hundreds of alumni returned to campus for class reunions and festivities, and celebrated Reunion & Commencement Weekend 2014.

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