The President’s Award for Student Public Art on Campus is an annual competition created by President Schwarz to encourage the display of student-made public art on campus. The President’s Committee for Public Art on Campus reviews the submitted proposals, and a stipend covers the cost of materials, fabrication, installation, and maintenance.

The President’s Award for Achievement is an annual award recognizing an outstanding graduating senior from each academic division. Additionally, the Abbott Kaplan Award recognizes a graduating senior in the liberal arts and sciences who has done distinguished work in the arts and or a graduating senior in the arts who has excelled in the liberal arts and sciences. The deadline date by when to submit is April 8, 2022 to Carrie Bianchi.

For the 2022 academic year the awards will be presented at the following events and ceremonies:

April 20, 2022 NSS Student Awards Luncheon  12-2pm CMFT 2 Concourse Lower Level Lobby
May 5, 2022   School of Arts Award  4:30p Music Building Recital Hall
May 17, 2022  School of Film & Media Studies  6p CMFT 2 Concourse Lower Level Lobby
May 18, 2022 School of Humanities Awards Luncheon  12:30-2p PAC Upper Lobby

The President’s Award for Classified Service is awarded annually to Purchase College Classified Service and Management/ Confidential Classified Staff employees in recognition of their outstanding performance, commitment to the campus community, and personal growth. The awards are presented at Convocation in the fall.