Annual Classics Awards
The annual awards for distinguished achievement in Latin and Greek were presented at a ceremony on May 2nd.  The award for distinguished achievement in Latin was presented to Tara Bray, who is also incoming president of our Tau chapter of ΗΣΦ, and the award for distinguished achievement in Greek was presented to Joseph Rhyne. Well done!  (see photos)
First Annual MCL Undergraduate Awards
On April 29th, the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures held its first department wide undergraduate achievement awards ceremony at the Max Kade House on the U.K. campus.  A distinguished senior and an "up and coming" underclass student were chosen from each of the eight language/culture fields in the department.  In Classics, the distinguished senior award was presented to Joseph Rhyne, double major in Classics and Linguistics.  The underclass award was presented to Jillian Cramer, double major in Classics and Chemistry. Congratulations on this distinguished achievement!  (see enthusiastic photo)
Greek Translation Prize
Junior Classics major Joseph Rhyne was awarded the second place prize nationally in intermediate Greek at the 2014 Maurine Dallas Watkins National Sight Translation Contests, as announced at the national convention of Eta Sigma Phi, the national honorary society for Classical Studies, held in Chicago, IL, at the University of Chicago, April 11-13.  Congratulations Joseph on this outstanding achievement!
ΗΣΦ Initiations
Initiations into the U.K. chapter of the Eta Sigma Phi national honorary society for Classical Studies took place on Tuesday, April 22, in the Alumni Gallery of the William T. Young Library.  Ten 10 students were inducted:
Jeremiah A. Brown - Sophomore, History and Classics
Jillian Jean Cramer - Freshman, Chemistry and Classics
Nicholas Ryan Federico - Junior, Biology
Kathleen Daisy Flagg - Freshman, Management and Accounting
Adam Frank Gordon - Sophomore, Accounting
Jordan Leigh Hubrich - Sophomore, English
Claire Katheryn Oldfather - Sophomore, Classics and Folklore & Mythology
Joseph Thomas Rhyne - Junior, Classics and Linguistics
Christian Tyler Ruth - Senior, History
Sarah Jessica Walker - Junior, Biology
About Classics at the University of Kentucky
The Classics program offers an undergraduate major and minor in both the B.A. and B.S. degrees. We also contribute a significant component to the minor in Folklore and Mythology in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures. On the graduate level, the program offers an M.A. in Classics and an M.A. in Teaching Latin, through the Department’s Master of Arts in Teaching World Languages Program (MATWL). We are also home to the UK Institute for Latin Studies which offers a unique graduate level program featuring the use of active speaking to gain a superior command of Latin and a broad sweep through the entire tradition of Latin from antiquity to the present day.

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