The Honors Program recognizes our graduating seniors who have completed the Honors Plan of Study to achieve Graduation with Honors and Graduation Honors with Distinction during our annual Honors Medallion Ceremony. During this hour-long event graduates awarded a medallion for their accomplishments within the Honors Program in front of their families and friends and Pennoni Honors College faculty and staff.
The Medallion Ceremony is followed by an Honors Graduates Reception where graduates and their guests celebrate their achievement with hors d'oeuvres and drinks as they say goodbye to their classmates and the Honors College staff.
The Honors Medallion Ceremony and Reception are special events that our graduates are invited to attend in addition to their College and University-wide Commencement Ceremonies.
The Honors Medallion Ceremony will be held at the DAC on Sunday, June 11th at 11:00 a.m.
The Honors Medallion Ceremony will be followed by the Honors Graduate Reception, which will be held in the Recreation Center from 12-1:45 p.m.
The Graduate Reception is a ticked event. Graduates will be given three tickets to bring guests to this event.
Free parking will be available at the Drexel Parking Garage located on Ludlow Street at 34th Street (#16 on the campus map)
Tickets will be required for entry to the Honors Graduates Reception. Each graduate will receive one ticket for him/herself and will be entitled to three additional tickets for their guests.
Tickets must be picked up in the Pennoni Honors College Dean’s Suite in 5016 MacAlister Hall by Friday June 2nd at 4 p.m. We will open any unclaimed tickets to our wait list beginning on Monday June 5th. Students who have not yet picked up their tickets by the May 31st deadline forfeit their guest tickets to our wait list.
There are no tickets for the Medallion Ceremony.
We ask that our graduates RSVP for both the Medallion Ceremony as well as the Graduate Reception. Graduates should RSVP in the Pennoni Honors College Dean’s Suite in 5016 MacAlister Hall by Friday, June 2nd at 4pm. Graduates who cannot make it into the office to RSVP and pick up tickets for the Reception should contact Julia Wisniewski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The dress code for our graduates is Business Casual. Students should not wear their regalia to this event.
Graduates with Honors and Honors with Distinction will be awarded medallions for their accomplishments. Individual graduates will be recognized on stage during the Medallion Ceremony and presented with their Medallion by the Dean.