​The University of West Alabama Dean  is Keynote Speaker for Honors Week

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By Hazel Scott/ASU

The Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of West Alabama, Dr. Jeffery R. Merida, is this year’s keynote speaker for Alabama State University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Honors Program’s second university-wide Honors Week, which is April 10-14.

For start times and the locations of highlighted events, please see the schedule below.

Honors Week, which features in-person and virtual segments, brings together the ASU community to celebrate the academic excellence of ASU undergraduate students. The Honors Program is one of many in ASU’s University College.

The five-day celebration, focused on Global Leadership Initiative, will include a luncheon, community service day, an awards ceremony, and presentations by President Quinton T. Ross, Jr., and Dr. Carl S. Pettis, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Highlights of the weeklong celebration are below:

April 10
9 a.m. – Noon. Opening Ceremony, Hardy Center Theatre Room
UC Connection, Poster Contest and Senior Symposium

April 11
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Community Service
South Montgomery Community (Narrow Lane Baptist Church)
Buckingham , Narrow Lane Road, Russell Street, Coral Lane, Norman Bridge Community

April 12
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Acadome Banquet Room
Awards Ceremony

April 13
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Downtown Montgomery
Visit the Civil Rights Museum, EJI Museum

April 14
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Picnic in the park at Oak Park