The Consulate General Prize for German Studies

The Consulate General Prize for German Studies is made available by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Boston and is awarded to that junior or senior who, in the judgment of the Department of German, has made a superior contribution to any aspect of German Studies at Amherst College.

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The Consulate General Prize for Academic Achievement

The Consulate General Prize for Academic Achievement in German Literature, made available by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Boston, is awarded to that student who, in the judgment of the Department of German, has written the best paper as part of a German course.

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“You Bring Us Delight,” Dean Epstein Tells Students

College Meeting is the annual awards ceremony for undergraduates of Amherst College and recognizes the outstanding work of first-years, sophomores and juniors throughout the year. Prizes are awarded in 14 areas of study, as well as for notable scholarship and citizenship. The majority of awards are named in honor of notable alumni and faculty, whose enduring legacies still shape the College today.

College Meeting: Undergraduate Prizes 2016

College Meeting is the annual awards ceremony for undergraduates of Amherst College and recognizes the outstanding work of freshmen, sophomores, and juniors throughout the year. Prizes are awarded in 14 areas of study, as well as for notable scholarship and citizenship. The majority of awards are named in honor of notable alumni and faculty, whose enduring legacies still shape the college today.

Spratlan, Professor of Music at Amherst College, Receives Pulitzer Prize

April 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Lewis Spratlan, Peter R. Pouncey Professor of Music at Amherst College, has received the 2000 Pulitzer Prize in music for his composition, Life is a Dream, Opera in Three Acts: Act Two, Concert Version, which received its world premiere at Amherst in January.

The David F. Quinn Memorial Prize

A Glossary of Geology is awarded in the memory of David F. Quinn, class of 1980, to an outstanding Senior student who, during his/her undergraduate career has made a positive contribution to 'Geology at Amherst' through his/her character, leadership, enthusiasm and participation in departmental activities.