West Virginia University’s annual Week of Honors begins on Friday (April 5). Each year, the University spends a week each spring honoring its best and brightest faculty, staff and students. This year it’s from April 5-14.

The following is a list of events and important information about each:

Friday, April 5
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering & Mineral Resources Honors Day – 1 p.m., Erickson Alumni Center
Contact Mary Dillon at 304-293-4086 or Mary.Dillon@mail.wvu.edu for more information.

Monday, April 8
Celebration of Student Honors – 6 p.m., The Erickson Alumni Center
Helvetia, Chimes and Mortarboard Honoraries will be recognized, along with the Foundation Outstanding Seniors, Order of Augusta and national scholarship/award winners. Contact University Events at 304-293-7132 or universityevents@mail.wvu.edu for more information.

Thursday, April 11
Evening of Honors for Faculty and Staff – 6 p.m., Nutting Hall (Blaney House, Home of the President)
The recipients of the following awards will be recognized at this invitation-only dinner event: Nick Evans Advising Awards, Heebink Service Awards, Benedum Research Scholars, Neil S. Bucklew Award and Foundation Outstanding Teachers. Contact University Events at 304-293-7132 or universityevents@mail.wvu.edu for more information.

College of Business and Economics Dean’s Awards for Excellence Dinner – 5:30 p.m., The Erickson Alumni Center
This event will include a dinner celebration and presentation of Dean’s Awards for Excellence to College of Business and Economics faculty and staff. For more information, please contact Lana Cantoni at 304-293-7800 or Lana.Cantoni@mail.wvu.edu.

Friday, April 12
Speech Pathology and Audiology Honors Ceremony – noon to 3 p.m., Evansdale Residential Complex Ballroom
In conjunction with WVU Week of Honors, the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology will host its annual Senior Awards Ceremony. Families are invited to attend the Towers event where seniors will be recognized for academic achievements. Contact Marybeth Sickles at 304-293-3292 or Marybeth.Sickles@mail.wvu.edu for more information.

Saturday, April 13
Eberly College of Arts & Sciences Awards and Honors Recognition Ceremony and Luncheon – 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., The Erickson Alumni Center – Grand Hall
The outstanding achievements of students, faculty and staff of the Eberly College of Arts & Sciences during the academic year will be recognized at this special ceremony. Recognitions include the 2012-13 Eberly Scholars and recipients of Eberly’s endowed scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year. A luncheon will be served immediately following the program. Attendance is by invitation only and RSVP is required. Contact Brenda Riggle at Brenda.Riggle@mail.wvu.edu for more information.

Sunday, April 14
Spring Ring Day Ceremony – 1 p.m., The Erickson Alumni Center
Ring Day is held each spring and fall to present those students who have attained junior status with their WVU class rings and to share the moment with family and friends. Each recipient’s name is penned into the Ring Day Book, a historical record of those who have received the official class ring. Reservations for participants and guests are required. For more information, visit the website at http://classring.wvu.edu/. The event is coordinated by the Mountaineer Parents Club .

Department of Communication Studies Awards and Honors Ceremony
2-4 p.m., Waterfront Place Hotel
Contact Scott Myers at 304-293-3905 or Scott.Myers@mail.wvu.edu for more information.

Celebrating Excellence: College of Law Honors Ceremony, 3-5 p.m., The Erickson Alumni Center
A reception will follow the ceremony at approximately 4 p.m.

For more information on WVU’s Week of Honors, visit http://weekofhonors.wvu.edu/.



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