December recognition

James E. McLeod (left), vice chancellor for students and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, visits with Juan Pablo Sandoval at a Dec. 6 reception in the Danforth University Center following the December Degree Candidate Recognition Ceremony in Graham Chapel. Sandoval is a master’s in construction management candidate and is among 707 December degree candidates. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and Christine A. Chadwick, executive director of FOCUS St. Louis, delivered remarks during the event. Assisting Wrighton in recognizing the candidates were McLeod and Richard J. Smith, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.