The MIT Awards Convocation is on Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 4:00pm in MIT Room 10-250. The awards convocation celebrates the accomplisments of students and faculty with nine different awards for entrepreneurship, visual arts, excellence in teaching, mentoring, and contribution to the MIT community.
The following awards recognize graduate students or concern graduate student education and life:
- Edward L. Horton Fellowship Award – presented to any student group that fosters fellowship within the graduate student community
- Frank E. Perkins Award – given to a professor who has served as an excellent advisor and mentor for graduate students
- Goodwin Medal – presented to a graduate student whose performance of teaching duties is “conspicuously effective over and above ordinary excellence”
- Graduate Student Council Teaching Awards – given to one professor or teaching assistant from each school, for excellence in teaching a graduate level course
- Priscilla King Gray Award – recognizes graduate students who are committed to public service