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.
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