Friday, December 6, 2013
Emily Li of Mount Pleasant, daughter of Dr. Zihai Li and Dr. Shaoli Sun, was among 265 seniors at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Conn., to graduate at the school’s 123rd Commencement on June 2. Li graduated Cum Laude and was awarded the Burger Prize for best prose contributed to a Choate Rosemary Hall literary publication. She is now attending Emory University.
The following students earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for Spring 2013 at the Georgia Institute of Technology:
Paul Kern of Mount Pleasant and Katie Cook of Mount Pleasant.
This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.
Daniel Library Professor Elizabeth Connor recently graduated from the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration, which was held for two weeks this summer at Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Penn.
The program, which began in 1976, is an intensive leadership and management curriculum that brings together approximately 70 women faculty and administrators from across the country. Provost and Dean of the College Brig. Gen. Sam Hines selected Connor for the honor of attending the HERS Institute. Connor was the first Citadel faculty member to be nominated for this prestigious program.
Connor has been on faculty at The Citadel since 2003.
Previously, she worked as library director at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, and assistant director of public services and education at the Medical University of South Carolina Library.
Her recent achievements include coordinating CASTLE (Citadel Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching, Learning, and Evaluation) activities on campus, serving on the faculty analysis and assessment team, completing her third year as a campus ombudsperson and being promoted to full professor.