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Ohio Northern to Celebrate Honors Day

Apr 29, 2008

Dr. Andrew Ludanyi, professor of political science, will be the featured speaker at Ohio Northern University's Honors Day celebration on Saturday, May 3, at 11 a.m. in the University's Sports Center. His topic will be "The Future You, the Future US."

Ludanyi holds a bachelor's degree from Elmhurst and a master's and Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. He is retiring from ONU after 40 years.

Following the convocation, a luncheon to honor students and their parents and faculty will be held at 12:15 p.m. in the Sports Center.

Honors Day begins at 8:15 a.m. and runs until 5:30 p.m. More than 40 undergraduate academic departments and honor societies will present awards and induct new members. More than 600 ONU students and their families are expected to participate in the day's events.

"Honors Day is a time for Ohio Northern's students and their families to celebrate their successes and accomplishments and to commit themselves to building their communities, towns states, nations and world," says Dr. Anne Lippert, vice president for academic affairs.

Also taking part in the Honors Day convocation and luncheon will be Christopher Lemon, a senior in biochemistry from Lower Burrell, Pa., 2008 Fulbright Grant recipient and president of the Honors Council; Meghan Davlin, a fifth-year pharmacy student from Sandusky, Ohio, and vice president of the Honors Council; and Kristen Craig, a senior in molecular biology from McMurray, Pa., and secretary of the Honors Council. The three members of Honors Council are elected to represent Ohio Northern's 41 honor societies.

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