The Morice Award honors a graduating senior for outstanding academic achievement within the major of History specifically and over the course of study at Duquesne University generally. Dr. Joseph R. Morice was a professor of History at Duquesne between 1948-1990 who was renowned for popular classes and rigorous grading. The Department of History presents this award in remembrance of Professor Morice and to recognize students majoring in History who have maintained an exceptional scholastic record throughout their undergraduate academic careers.
This award comes with a beautifully framed certificate, as well as a monetary gift.
To be eligible for this award, you must:
- be a senior History Major
- have the highest overall GPA in History of all majors and highest overall QPA of all majors
- have demonstrated consistently superior work in your History courses