2014 Commencement

2014 Eugene Lang College Recognition Ceremony

On May 22, 2014, Dean Stephanie Browner led the ceremony recognizing the achievements of the class of 2014. Siddhartha Deb was the keynote faculty speaker, and graduate Ayanna Heaven was the student speaker. Congratulations to the class of 2014!

See the remarks of Lang Graduation Ceremony keynote faculty speaker Siddhartha Deb and student speaker Ayanna Heaven.

David S. Woods Humanitarian Award: Natalie Marrero
Dean's Alumni Circle Award: Ayanna Heaven

Departmental Awards and Recognition

The departments of Eugene Lang College honored the students for outstanding work in the following areas:

  • Arts in Context: Ariana Cameron, Ayanna Heaven, Oh Kyung Jang, and Nora Kennedy
  • Dance: Deena Spaner
  • Contemporary Music: Sergio Sayeg
  • Theater: Sophie Kaufman
  • Visual Studies: Anne Taylor
  • Culture and Media: Alexandra Ackerman (Media track), Shakah Thomas (Screen track), Jeremy Smith and Clarissa Taylor (Culture track)
  • Economics: Theresa Bloom
  • Education Studies: Anina Denove
  • Environmental Studies: Stephanie Valencia
  • Global Studies: Aleksandra Kocic and Lee Webb
  • History: Michael Kaplan
  • Interdisciplinary Science: Steven Houang
  • Literature: Fiona Spencer and Anna Fuerstenberg, with honorable mention for Joana Maresh and Emily Johnson
  • Philosophy: Jacqueline Hudak
  • Politics: Alyssa Snyder
  • Psychology: Daniela Lloveras
  • Religious Studies: Shawn Higgins
  • Urban Studies: Olivia Wise and Adam Thalenfeld
  • Writing: Peter Kilpin

At the Dean's List and Student Awards Ceremony on April 30, Lang students were honored for their merit, leadership, creative works, and service to the community.