James E. McLeod, vice chancellor for students and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, congratulates Vanessa L. Brown at a Dec. 2 reception in the Mallinckrodt Student Center following the December Degree Candidate Recognition Ceremony in Graham Chapel. Brown, an economics major, is a bachelor of arts degree candidate from the College of Arts & Sciences. An Enterprise Rent-A-Car Scholar and an Ervin Scholar, she is among 740 students who are December degree candidates. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and Jeffrey P. Bonner, president and chief executive officer of the Saint Louis Zoo, delivered remarks during the ceremony.
McLeod and Robert E. Thach, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, assisted Wrighton in recognizing the degree candidates on stage.