Fisk Professor Jocelyn Imani spoke to students inducted into the Cum Laude Society, which recognizes members of the graduating class who have distinguished themselves for academic excellence.
By Sierra Smith, Communications Specialist
Twenty-one students were inducted into the Cum Laude Society on Thursday, October 8. The keynote speaker was Jocelyn Imani, Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies at Fisk University.
A national organization begun in 1906, the Cum Laude Society recognizes students who have distinguished themselves for academic excellence. The society makes clear academic excellence does not refer only to superior scholarly achievement but also to the qualities of dignity and honor in pursuit of those achievements. The Cum Laude Society’s motto, “Areté, Diké, Timé,” means “excellence, justice, and honor.”
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