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Economics Convocation 2016 Highlights

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Photos from the 2016 Economics Convocation are now ready for viewing! 

 

Photos for the ceremony and post-ceremony are here

 

Photos from the reception are here

 

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The details about 2016 Convocation ceremony/class of graduates

 

Awards & Honors:

 

Eight Economic's students were recognized for distinction for the University of Illinois' Bronze Plate

 

Eight Economic's students were recognized for distinction for the University of Illinois' James Scholar Honors

 

Four Economic's students were recognized for distinction with Chancellor's Honors Program


Four Economic's students were recognized for distinction with Phi Beta Kappa


Six Economic's students were recognized for distinction by the Department of Economics


Five Economic's students were recongized for distinction by Omicron Delta Epsilon

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Degrees Conferred*

 

Bachelors degree:  479 students

 

Master's degree:  86 students

 

Doctor of Philosphy:  14 students

 

 

*prelimary list - may not include all students and may include degree dates of August 2015, December 2015, May 2016, August 2016

 

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Thank you to Special Guest Speaker, Dr. Maria Otoo

Read more about Maria and past speakers here

 

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Thank you to the alumni, faculty and administrators that participated

 

only partial group of participants are pictured here

 

From left:  Gene Grass, alumnus; Rachel Raia,alumna; Professor Rachel Thornton; Ben Deese, alumnus; Dean Karen Carney; Marty Perry, Department Head; Dr. Maria Otoo, speaker and alumna; Professor Elizabeth Powers; Professor Stephen Parente; Brad Bennett, alumnus; Anita Murrmann, alumna; Marsha Hatchel, Manager of Alumni Relations Program; Evan Tammen, LAS Development Officer

 

 

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Are you an alumni interested in participating in future events?  contact Marsha Hatchel at hatchel@illinois.edu