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BYU celebrates Homecoming College Award recipients in Oct. 22 lecture series

Every year at Homecoming, each Brigham Young University college selects one of its graduates as the College Award recipient. As part of that honor, each recipient will give a lecture Thursday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. They include:

• Mary Cook, David O. McKay School of Education, 115 McKay Building, “More Fit for the Kingdom, More Used Would I Be.”

• Myron Jones, Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology, 140 JSB, “Bones.”

• Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), College of Family Home and Social Sciences, 140 JSB. (Please note that Sen. Hatch will be speaking at 3 p.m.)

• Parry Merkley, College of Fine Arts and Communications, Madsen Recital Hall, “Lost in the Balance? Creativity vs. Eccentricity.”

• Clark Thorstenson, Health and Human Performance, 267 RB, “Of Time, Work and Leisure.”

• Shannon Toronto, College of Humanities, B092/94/104 JFSB, “Unhistoric Acts: Reflections on the Influence of Silent Philanthropy.”

• R. Keith Perkins, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Moot Courtroom, “The Heart and the Legal Mind.”

• Craig M. Young, College of Life Sciences, 446 MARB, “Reach Down to the Summit: The Biology of Mountains on the Ocean Floor.”

• Alfred (Freddy) Gantner Jr., Marriott School, 151/251 TNRB, “Values Drive Value Creation.”

• Ann Eves, College of Nursing, W140 BNSN, “The Dynamic Duo of Nursing ― Intelligence and Christlike Compassion.”

• Steven Baugh, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, 1170 TMCB, “What Do Professional Learning Communities Have to Do with Factoring a Trinomial?”

For more information, visit homecoming.byu.edu or call Charlene Winters at (801) 422-7579.

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