Author Archives: Sabine Hagn-Ford

Dr. Kevin Pluta and the Palace of Nestor

In the Odyssey the Greek hero Nestor returned safely to Pylos. Today Mycenean Pylos is an important archaeological site located on the western coast of the Peloponnese in Greece. Carl Blegen first excavated the site in 1952 and identified the … Continue reading

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Monica Hoyle Accepted for Graduate Studies

Monica Hoyle (AB 2012) will begin graduate school next fall at Western Michigan University in the area of Medieval Studies. Congratulations to Monica.

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Caitlin Carlisle to Attend Law School

Caitlin Carlisle (AB 2012) will be attending law school at Wake Forest University next fall with a merit scholarship. Congratulations to Caitlin.

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Commencement Awards and Honors (2012)

This year Classics recognized three of its students with named awards and honors: Mitch Cordes, Dan Egli, and Rachel Barkley.             The Harold A. Mouzon Scholarship in Classical Studies is the highest distinction that a Classics major can achieve. This … Continue reading

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Dr. Noelle Zeiner-Carmichael Wins NEH Grant

The NEH has awarded Dr. Zeiner-Carmichael a grant to participate in the Summer Seminar Communication, Empire, and the City of Rome at the American Academy in Rome, Italy, from June 25 to July 27, 2012. She will spend this research … Continue reading

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Melissa Huber Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

One final bit of good news to report about Melissa Huber (now one of our distinguished alumni).  Melissa has just received word that she has been awarded a Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship.  This is a national award from the … Continue reading

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Angelina Phebus named 2011 ExCEL Outstanding Student of the Year for the School of LCWA

Congratulations to Angelina Phebus, who was recognized as the 2011 Outstanding Student of the Year for the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs through the Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL ) program. The award is presented to … Continue reading

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Dr. Darryl Phillips’ Article Accepted for Publication

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Phillips, whose article, “Potestas and Auctoritas: Augustus and Elections 27-17 B.C.,” was accepted to appear in the 2012 volume of Collection Latomus: Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History.

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Early returns are in! Classics students earn spots in top programs.

As graduate/professional schools make decisions about the class of 2011, CofC students begin to receive notifications.  Please join us in congratulating the accomplishments of the following students: Melissa Huber has been accepted to the: Ph.D. program in Classical Studies at Duke … Continue reading

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Melissa Huber Awarded 2011-2012 Lionel Pearson Fellowship

The Lionel Pearson Fellowship is a top national honor presented each year by the American Philological Association, one of the top two professional associations for Classics in North America.  Each year, one senior undergraduate nationwide is selected for the award.  … Continue reading

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