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April 18, 2006

Birmingham-Southern alumnus and Monroeville native to deliver keynote address at college's Honors Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College alumnus Dr. Kevin Tucker, a physician and professor of medicine at Harvard University's Medical School in Boston, Mass., will deliver the keynote address at the college's annual Honors Day Convocation Thursday, April 27. Honors Day is a celebration of the year's academic accomplishments at Birmingham-Southern.

A 1986 BSC mathematics graduate, Tucker will deliver the annual Honors Convocation address, titled “What Does it Mean to be an Educated Person in the 21st Century?” at 10 a.m. in Munger Hall Auditorium.

After graduating from BSC, he earned an M.D. from Cornell University Medical College in 1990. He currently serves as an attending physician at Brigham and Women's and Faulkner Hospitals, as well as the Veteran's Administration Hospital and Outpatient Clinic in Boston. Additionally, he is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Dr. Kevin Tucker

In addition to the Honors Day Convocation which will include a processional of graduating seniors and faculty in cap and gown, the day will feature academic awards presented to outstanding students in each of the six academic divisions and a demonstration of scholarship and creative works by students and faculty.

This year's event will feature special recognition of past BSC presidents, deans, and retired faculty members as a part of the college's continuing year-long Sesquicentennial celebration.


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