On April 18, 2018, Odyssey Scholars, Odyssey Scholar alumni, supporters of the Odyssey Scholarship Program, and guests gathered at the Reynolds Club for the Odyssey Scholarship Celebration program and dinner.

Dean John W. Boyer, AM’69, PhD’75, gave a warm welcome and introduced David Nirenberg, executive vice provost and the Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Distinguished Service Professor of Social Thought, Medieval History, Fundamentals, Middle East Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College. Nirenberg remarked on the importance of access to the transformative power of higher education and then introduced Meredith Daw, associate vice president of Enrollment and Student Advancement and executive director of Career Advancement. Daw moderated a discussion with graduating Odyssey Scholars about how their education and internship opportunities have prepared them for their next steps after graduation. She then introduced Frank Baker, AB’94, University trustee and cochair of the Odyssey Scholarship Society. Baker thanked Nirenberg, Daw, and the students for their inspiring remarks and shared information about the Odyssey Scholarship Society.