Melissa Rohrer Wins David Leeming Award

Congratulations to Melissa Rohrer for her well-earned $500 David Leeming Graduate Award for Service. This award recognizes one English or Medieval Studies graduate student who demonstrates excellence in service or outreach to the department, university, institution, or community. The committee noted that Melissa has tirelessly served the needs of the Department of English, especially its graduate students. She has served as both Vice President and President of the English Graduate Student Association, has served on other committees and subcommittees devoted to the improvement of graduate student life, and, most recently, she helped to organize and coordinate the interdisciplinary Early Modern Studies Working Group at UConn.