Edgar Beckham Helping Hand Awards Ceremony Nominations and Ticket Sales

The Edgar Beckham Helping Hand Awards Ceremony, scheduled for April 27th at 5PM are held in honor of Edgar Beckham, the first African-American Dean of the College and a tireless advocate for social justice. It recognizes students, faculty, and staff who are doing dynamic work towards diversity, inclusion and social justice on campus. A catered dinner is served at the event.

This year, we have specific awards for students who are doing excellent work in specific aspects of campus. The awards are as follows:

  • Excellence in Science
  • Excellence in Athletics
  • Excellence in the Arts
  • Academic Excellence
  • Foot in the Door Award (Freshman Award)
  • Senior Legacy Award
  • Campus Inspiration Award

Please nominate outstanding members of the community for these awards.

The student nomination form is here and the faculty/staff nomination form is here.

Nominations are due next Wednesday, April 2nd. Tickets are on sale now for $20 at the Box Office and here. Email chosam[at]wesleyan[dot]edu with any questions or phall[at]wesleyan[dot]edu if you would like to attend but feel like it would be a financial burden.

Date: Nominations due 4/2; Awards Ceremony 4/27
Time: 5 PM
Place: Beckham Hall
Cost: Nothing but your heart to give a nomination; tickets are $20