Honors Convocation 2023

The Honors Convocation ceremony took place on Thursday, May 4, 2023, in the Cole Memorial Chapel.  President Whelan, Provost Touba Ghadessi, and Dean of Students Darnell Parker presented the departmental and college awards to students who have distinguished themselves as scholars and academic citizens of Wheaton College. Francisco Fernández de Alba, Professor of Hispanic Studies, delivered the keynote address, “On the Lasting Value of a Good Book.” Calynn Watson-Fields, Class of ’23 Chair, presented the Senior Class Faculty Appreciation Award to Jessie Knowlton, Assistant Professor of Biology. In addition, the recipient of this year’s endowed honorary chair, Jane E. Ruby Chair in Humanities and Social Sciences is Jade Werner, Associate Professor of English.

You may view the names of the students who were honored for outstanding achievements in 2023 in the event program.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Provost at provost@wheatoncollege.edu.