Top awards for faculty and students highlight tonight’s University Honors Baccalaureate and Celebration of Academic Excellence at 7:30 p.m. in the McKimmon Center.
The NC State Board of Trustees will award the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal of Excellence to two faculty members whose careers exemplify the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research and service. Honored this year are Dr. William Adler, professor of philosophy and religion, and Dr. Alan York, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Crop Science. The Holladay Medal, the highest award given by the Board of Trustees and the university, recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement in support of NC State’s mission.
Dr. Maxine P. Atkinson, professor of sociology and head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, will receive the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
NC State students who have won nationally competitive honors – including one Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one Morris K. Udall Scholarship and 15 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, to name a few – will also be recognized at the baccalaureate.
See the full listing of recognized recipients online.