Approximately 70 pharmacy students were among those celebrated as the university hosted the 63rd Honors Day on Saturday, April 16.
College honorees and their guests were featured at a ceremony and luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. Participating students were presented honor cords that may be worn with their academic regalia at graduation. The University Cooperative Society sponsored the luncheon.
Following the college program, honored pharmacy students participated in the university-wide ceremony that began at 2 p.m. in the Frank Erwin Center.
Introduced in 1948, Honors Day is the occasion when students who have achieved academic excellence are honored by administrative officials, academic deans and members of the faculty. It serves as an important prelude to Commencement. The Honors Day Convocation includes ceremonial elements such as an academic procession, orange and white honors cords worn by students, heraldic banners, inspirational messages and celebratory music.