THE ALBERT SUSKIN PRIZE IN LATIN
The Suskin Prize is in memory of Albert I. Suskin, first a student in the Department and then, starting in 1936, a faculty member and lastly Chair from 1960 until his death in 1965. The prize, established in 1966 by his friends and colleagues, is offered to the undergraduate student who shows the best ability to understand Latin poetry and to translate selected passages at sight. It brings an award of $1,000, with a Chancellor’s Award Ceremony usually in April. Students compete for the prize by taking an exam consisting of translations and a short essay. The exam will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 5:00-7:00 pm in Murphey 314. Students intending to take this exam should sign-up with Kim Miles by email at email@example.com; providing their name, pid#, and onyen. Students should bring blue books and pens or pencils to the exam.
THE EBEN ALEXANDER PRIZE IN GREEK
The oldest student prize at Carolina, this award was established in 1887 by the family of Dr. Eben Alexander, Professor of Greek in the Department from 1886 to 1909. A prize of $500 is presented annually to the undergraduate student who, in the opinion of the faculty of the Department of Classics, presents the best rendering into English of selected passages of Greek not previously read. The prize will be presented at the Chancellor’s Award Ceremony, usually held in April. The exam will be held on Monday, February 7, 2022 at 5:00-7:00 pm in Murphey 314. Students intending to take this exam should sign-up with Kim Miles by email at kmilesATemailDOTuncDOTedu; providing their name, pid#, and onyen. Students should bring blue books and pens or pencils to the exam.