|Honors and Distinctions|
Departmental Honors or Distinction in Art History will be granted to a graduating senior by a unanimous vote of all full-time faculty members after review of the student's Art History Honors Portfolio. The Portfolio review is voluntary, and submission of a portfolio does not automatically guarantee that honors or distinction will be awarded. Students who intend to go on for graduate study in the field of art history are urged to submit an Honors Portfolio for review. Students who choose to be considered for Honors in Art History must:
The Honors Portfolio:
Students will be notified if Honors or Distinction will be awarded no later than the first week of May.
Departmental Awards may be awarded to a graduating senior by a unanimous vote of all full-time faculty members.
The Arthur M. Berger Award for Excellence in Art History: Arthur Berger was a life-long learner who, after retiring from a successful career in business, followed his passion for art by taking courses in the Department of Art History. Upon his passing, his family and friends endowed a fund in his memory here at Manhattanville, which supports the College’s annual Berger Lecture, the Berger Trips, and this award. The Arthur M. Berger Award for Excellence in Art History is given to a graduating senior who has achieved Honors or Distinction in Art History, and who plans to go on to graduate or professional school immediately following graduation.
The Sister Eleanor Carr Award for Service to the Department of Art History: In honor of Professor Emerita Sister Eleanor Carr, this award is given to a graduating senior who has provided outstanding service to the Department.