Two physics students received the top academic awards from the College of Creative Studies (CCS) for 2014-15. The awards were presented during the CCS Commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 7, in Campbell Hall.
Phil Saad, who was awarded a bachelor of science degree in physics, received the CCS Faculty Executive Committee Commendation of Excellence Award. This award recognizes truly outstanding performance by a CCS student in his or her overall intellectual endeavors.
Boris Georgiev, who also earned a bachelor of science degree in physics, received the CCS Student Service Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by a graduating senior to the intellectual and social functions of CCS.
Student speakers for the CCS Commencement were Alexandra Phillips, who received a bachelor of arts degree in biology; Yin “Larry” Lin, bachelor of science degree in physics; and Victoria Wu, bachelor of arts in in biology.
A total of 83 CCS students were awarded degrees during the ceremony.