View of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg

All eligible students are invited to join Dobro Slovo, the Slavic National Honor Society.

The Eric Duffell ’96/Dobro Slovo Award in Russian Language, Literature and Culture

This award is presented each year at the Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences Tropaia ceremony to a graduating senior for outstanding achievement in the field of Russian language and culture. It is the Department’s highest graduation honor and is named in memory of Eric Duffell ’96, who received the award at the first combined College Tropaia after the merger of the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Leroy W. Grever Memorial Award

The Leroy Grever Award was established as a memorial to the late Leroy W. Grever (1948 – 1977), a faculty member of the Russian Department in the Georgetown University School of Languages and Linguistics, the precursor to the current Department of Slavic Languages. This award is presented to the student who has exhibited strong moral character, who has maintained a strong academic record, and who plans to pursue graduate studies.