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Congratulations, Classics Graduates 2019!

Photo of Classics Prize winner Nicole K. Vellidis

Congratulations, Classics graduates! The Department celebrated the outstanding achievement of our students May 1 at the annual Honors Day and Graduation Celebration in Park Hall. Pictured: Nicole Vellidis, recipient of the Classics Prize, awarded to the graduating senior who, in the opinion of the faculty, has performed at the highest level in the major (Classical Culture or Classical Languages) as an undergraduate, exhibits very high academic standards in all other course work, and has displayed qualities of leadership while at the University of Georgia.

Other award recipients include: Vinayak Eranezhath (CAMWS Advanced Latin Translation Contest), Emeline McClellan (recipient Warlick-Manion Scholarship, Edward E. Best Award for best paper in a class offered by the Department, Gantz Prize for Advanced Level Study of Ancient Greek, Book Award Winner CAMWS Latin Translation Contest), Caitlyn Pallas (Warlick-Manion Scholarship, Linda J. Piper Award for Study Abroad), Laurel Fox (Classics in Rome Grant), Andy Li (Classics in Rome Grant), Stephanie Wilcher (Gantz Prize for Introductory Level Study of Ancient Greek), Katie Beth Fowler (Classics in Rome Grant), Evan House (CAMWS Advanced Latin Translation Contest), Steven Tammen and Harrison Huang (David L. Thompson Study Abroad Scholarship),Samantha Richt (Tom Poss Award for Excellence in the Field of Classics) Hana Aghababian (Office of Instruction Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award).

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UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. Classics degrees with multiple areas of emphasis. Double Dawgs degrees focus on careers in Historic Preservation and World Language Education. Minor degrees in Classical Culture and Classics and Comparative Cultures complement degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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