Jim Daniels will be honored with The Gelfand Award at the 2014 Celebration of Education. Established in 2009, The Gelfand Award is given annually to a member of the university community who has combined sustained, effective community service with academic coursework and a deliberate process of student reflection to enhance the learning experience and teach social responsibility to students while improving some aspect of life in the community.
A Celebration of Education recognizes the accomplishments of those who exemplify the university's standards of excellence in education. This event celebrates our distinguished faculty members and educators for their outstanding contributions to the university and their devotion to and effectiveness in teaching.
2014 Celebration of Education
Tuesday, April 22
Rangos Hall, University Center
Awards ceremony begins promptly at 4:30 p.m.
Reception immediately follows
Award-winning and New York Times' bestselling author Andre Dubus III will be the keynote speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's 2014 Adamson Student Writing Awards. Dubus is the author of six books, including "House of Sand and Fog," "Townie," "The Garden of Last Days" and, most recently, "Dirty Love."
Carnegie Mellon's Department of English presents the annual Adamson Student Writing Awards to recognize excellence in fiction, poetry, screenwriting and non-fiction. The awards are open to CMU undergraduate and graduate students, and the winners are selected by non-CMU writers.
Adamson Awards Ceremony, Keynote by Andre Dubus III
May 1, 2014
Baker Hall 136A - Adamson Auditorium
During a 33-mile drive from Cranberry, Pa., to Pittsburgh International Airport Sept. 4, Shuster and Secretary Barry Schoch of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation got a first-hand look at the custom Cadillac SRX as it threaded through congested traffic, merged at highway speeds and obeyed traffic signals — all without human intervention.