About the Prizes
The Albert I. Dickerson 1930 Freshman Writing
Prize Albert I. Dickerson, for many years Dean of Freshmen, took great interest in first-year composition. In his memory, a prize has been established which will be awarded annually to that student who writes an outstanding expository essay in a First-Year Seminar/Humanities 2, or in a Writing 5/Humanities 1 class, or in a Writing 2-3 class, as decided by a committee of Writing Program faculty.
Arthur Feinstein 1955 Memorial Fund First Year Excellence in Writing Award
The First Year Excellence in Writing Award, made possible by the Arthur Feinstein 1955 Memorial Fund, is for "the best piece of writing by a first-year student in one of the first-year writing courses." For more information about these prizes, please see our Prizes page.