Date: 4:00pm EST February 23

George Washington’s Birthday Convocation & The Celebration of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial

Join us for George Washington’s Birthday Convocation and the Celebration of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial.

with honored guests


David W. Blight, PhD

Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center

for the Study of Slavery, Resistance

and Abolition at Yale University

Award for Excellence


Kenneth B. Morris, Jr.

Co-Founder & President of the

Frederick Douglass Family Initiative,

Direct descendant of Frederick Douglass

Award for Excellence


Edward P. Nordberg ’82

Alumni Service Award


Sabine Harvey

The Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chester Parish

2018 President’s Medal


Judie Berry Barroll ’88 M’91

Harriet Pritchard Olsen

Ashley R. Turlington

2018 Joseph L. Holt Distinguished Service Award


Honorary Degree awarded to Frederick Douglass

Recognition of Faculty and Staff for years of service

Introduction of 2018 Phi Beta Kappa Inductees