Wednesday, February 23, 2005
to Recognize Students for Outstanding Academic Achievements
at Honors Convocation on March 9, 2005
Lincoln University, which has earned a national reputation for
its distinguished role in higher education, will recognize its
undergraduate students for their high academic achievements
at the annual Student Honors Convocation on Wednesday, March
9, 2005, at 11 a.m., in the main Gymnasium of Manuel Rivero
Honors Convocation recognizes some of the University’s
outstanding students for their exceptional academic achievements
and their exemplary dedication to hard work and high performance,”
University President Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D., said.
The event at Lincoln’s
main campus in southern Chester County, PA is being presented
as a formal occasion with full academic regalia. A reception
for honored students, members of their family and other guests
will be held at the hall immediately following the convocation.
Special recognition -- the
prestigious President's Award – will be given to students
who achieved a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 and
above. The Dean's Award will be presented to outstanding seniors
with cumulative GPAs of 3.8 and above. Students earning 3.3
GPAs and above during the spring 2004 and fall 2004 semesters
will be given certificates and in some cases cash awards. In
addition, students earning a GPA of 3.0 and above during the
spring 2004 and fall 2004 semesters are being recognized.
Founded in 1854, Lincoln University is a premier, Historically
Black University that combines the best elements of a liberal
arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum and selected
graduate programs to meet the needs of those living in a highly
technological and global society. The University is nationally
recognized as a major producer of African Americans with undergraduate
degrees in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics);
computer and informational sciences; biological and life sciences.
Lincoln enrolls 2,012 undergraduate and graduate students.