Worcester State University honored its highest-ranking and noteworthy students at the annual Academic Achievement Awards ceremony at Mechanics Hall in downtown Worcester in early May. The event awards students in each of the academic disciplines, who are nominated by department faculty for their successes. University awards were also presented during ceremony, including the Lt. Col. James F. Sheehan ’55, USMC Ret. Awards, the Next Big Idea Awards, the John J. Binienda Sr. Public Service Award, and the Ella Mae Whitney Award.
The university also conferred honorary degrees upon the late Edwin B. “Ted” Coghlin Jr. and his brother, James W. Coughlin Sr., who are well known in the Worcester area for their contributions to many local charitable organizations that help improve lives in the community, especially among young people, and their support of Worcester State University.
A complete list of the awardees can be found here.
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