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First-Year Student Convocation
August 17, 2015
Hendricks Hall
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

This colorful ceremony marks the beginning of the academic year and is designed to introduce students to the university's academic culture. Following the event, students are invited to join UCM's faculty for an outdoor barbeque buffet.

Breakfast with President Ambrose
August 18, 2015
Elliott Union 237-A
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Don’t miss this special opportunity to join UCM President Ambrose, Dean Lewandowski, The Honors College staff and faculty, and your fellow honors students for breakfast and conversation. Welcome and remarks from President Ambrose will begin around 8:00 a.m. Feel free to stay as long as your schedule allows.

Peer Mentoring Night
September 1, 2015
Hosey WCRL Classroom and Lounge
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Meet upper-class honors students and get an insider’s perspective on life as an honors student at UCM.

The Honors College Family Weekend Open House
October 3, 2015
James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Suite 1450
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Light refreshments will be served

Join us at The Honors College Open House as UCM hosts UCM students’ family members for a weekend of events.

Developing an Honors Project
October 5, 2015
Wood 105
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Browse completed projects
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Discussion

An array of completed honors projects will be on display and honors students can learn more about this exciting part of their educational experience.

Homecoming 2015
October 17, 2015
Mulitpurpose Building Parking Lot
Parade Begins at 9:00 a.m.

Participate in the festivities of the week and join Dean Lewandowski with your fellow honors students in the parade.

Honors Early Enrollment
October 19, 2015

Honors College members should remove any holds on their accounts and plan to meet with their college academic advisor a few weeks before this date so they are ready to enroll for Spring 2016 classes.

The Honors College Lecture Series
October 28, 2015
James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Performance Corner
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Event is free and open to the public
Light refreshments will be served

Join us for Honors College Faculty Fellow, Dr. Ashley Wellman’s presentation on victim advocacy.

 

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Jennifer Carson Receives Learning to a Greater Degree Award
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Elizabeth Wood Named Student Member of UCM Board of Governors
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