A Celebration for Hardy Hansen

The Latin/Greek Institute, with the Classics Department of Brooklyn College, welcomes all to join in honoring Hardy Hansen for his contributions as teacher, mentor and director.

Event Details

Thursday, May 1, 2014
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cocktails and Hors d'Oeuvres

At the home of Gail Levin and John Van Sickle
249 East 32 Street
New York, NY 10016

The Hansen Prize

The celebration will mark the establishment of the new Hansen Prize for the Latin/Greek Institute, named in honor of Hardy. The Hansen Prize will award a cost-of-living stipend to outstanding applicants. When paired with a tuition scholarship from the Floyd L. Moreland Fund, the Hansen Prize will enable students of merit to pursue the summer-long study of Latin or Greek at the institute. Please RSVP to Katherine Lu Hsu by April 15.

Join Us

Please join us at one of the following levels:

  • From $5,000 — Lofty Olympians
  • From $1,000 — Glorious Heroes
  • From $500 — Sacred Priesthood
  • From $250 — Revered Scholars
  • From $100 — Gentlemen Farmers
  • From $25 — Stalwart Hoplites

Whether or not you can attend the celebration, all contributions are deeply appreciated and will be gratefully acknowledged on the website and in the annual newsletter.



Contributions to the Hansen Prize are tax-deductible. Checks should be made payable to the "Brooklyn College Foundation" with "Hansen Prize" in the memo line; they can be mailed to the Brooklyn College Foundation:

Brooklyn College Foundation, Inc.
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889


Online donations can be made at the Brooklyn College Foundation website. In the box marked "Additional comments or questions related to this donation," please include "Hansen Prize."