Academic Excellence Ceremony

Southern Illinois University



Academic Excellence Ceremony

May 03, 2013

Southern Illinois University students, faculty, and staff gathered Monday, April 29th to recognize the academic achievement of students who will be graduating with honors at the close of the Spring 2013 semester.

At the Academic Excellence Ceremony, graduating seniors who will be participating in commencement were invited to receive a medallion reflecting their Latin honors for them to wear at commencement. University Honors Program and Athletes with Latin honors also received a cord (gold or maroon and white respectively).

The qualification for Latin honors is listed below:

  • Cum Laude – 3.500 – 3.749
  • Magna Cum Laude – 3.750 – 3.899
  • Summa Cum Laude – 3.900 – 4.000

 Commencement is Saturday, May 11 at the SIU Arena (ceremony times here).

Heidi Myzska, Rita Cheng, Andy Wang

Heidi Myszka of Dental Hygiene who received her medallion is pictured above with Chancellor Cheng and Dean Wang.