The Bancroft Prize is awarded each year by the trustees of Columbia University for books about diplomacy or the history of the Americas.. It was established in 1948, with a bequest from Frederic Bancroft, in his memory and that of his brother, diplomat and attorney, Edgar Addison Bancroft.
Roar-ee the Lion - Official Mascot - Columbia University. Created in October 2005. Roary the Panther - Official Mascot - Florida International University Golden Panthers; ROC the Panther - Costumed Mascot - Pittsburgh Panthers. Rocky - Mascot for Widener University,PA. (Retired October 7, 2006.