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Fulbright Info Session
February 10, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Union 306

The U.S. Fulbright Student Program provides grants for students to conduct research projects at international institutions or to teach English in a foreign school system.

 

HCSA Valentine’s Day Party
February 10, 2016
6:30 p.m - 7:30 p.m.
Hosey WCRL

 

Join your fellow Honors College members while you enjoy snacks, decorate cookies, and make special valentine cards for patients in the Western Missouri Medical Center.

 

 

Call for Submissions: Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day

Priority Application Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.

Symposium Date: April 19, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Elliott Student Union

 

All undergraduate UCM students are eligible to participate in the university’s premiere event dedicated to showcasing achievements in undergraduate research and creative projects. Abstracts should be a maximum of 250 words and must be submitted by the priority deadline of Friday, February 12, 2016 by 5pm for best consideration to: http://www.ucmo.edu/undergradresearch/symposium/submit.cfm.

 

 

Student Nominations for Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Faculty Mentor Award
Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, February 19, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.

Student nominations (one faculty nominee per student) are now being accepted for the Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Faculty Mentor Award. Selection of the recipient will be made by the University Research and Honors College Advisory committees.


Developing an Honors Project
February 24, 2016
Wood 207 
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.

 

Honors Early Enrollment
March 28, 2016

 

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 Summer/Fall 2016 classes.



Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day
April 19, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Elliott Student Union

We encourage the UCM community to attend the university’s premiere event, which is dedicated to showcasing achievements in undergraduate research and creative projects.


The Honors College Commencement Reception
Friday, May 13, 2016: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
University Union 237 A & B
Refreshments are provided 

Please join our special celebration honoring our Spring 2016 graduates with an exhibition of their Honors Projects. Please stop by at a time that is convenient for you. 


Honors Freshman Orientation
June 1, 2016
8:15 a.m. – Photo Session, Elliott Union Ballroom
9:00 a.m. – Welcome Session, Elliott Union Ballroom
1:30 p.m. – Honors Computer Lab, JCK Library, Suite 1450

Incoming freshmen members of The Honors College are encouraged to attend this special orientation where they will meet some of the honors staff, faculty, and students and learn more about The Honors College Program.

 

 

 

News

Dr. Ashley Wellman, 2015-2016 Honors College Faculty Fellow, Cultivates Learning to a Greater Degree
Honors College Faculty Fellow, Dr. Ashley Wellman, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Ashley Wellman Receives Learning to a Greater Degree Award for Commitment to Engaging Students". ... More »


Mathew Martinez Receives Learning to a Greater Degree Award
Mathew Martinez, a sophomore Economics major and member of The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Mathew Martinez Earns Learning to a Greater Degree Award ". ... More »


Lewandowski Receives Third Prestigious Fulbright Award, Lankford Assumes Duties in Interim

Joseph Lewandowski, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and dean of The Honors College and International Affairs, has received received a Fulbright Distinguished Chair appointment to serve in the Czech Republic for the spring 2016 semester. ... More »


UCM Endorses Two for Truman Scholarship
Congratulations to Olivia Piontek and Donald Ross on receiving the UCM endorsement for the Truman Scholarship. ... More »


Kailey Fuchs is Learning to a Greater Degree
Kailey Fuchs, a junior Biology major and member of The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Students Traveled to Belize to Study Marine Life". ...
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Honors College Alumna Jackie Bhattarai to Speak at Research Talk and Graduate School Q&A at UCM
Jackie Bhattarai, a 2011 graduate of UCM's Honors College and current KU graduate student, will present a talk on "Racial Health Disparities Among Older Adults". ... More »


Talking Mules Sweep Tournament at Southwest Baptist University
Honors Students Gavin DePaul, Samantha DuVall, Michael Hutton, Dane Schnake, and Tyler Slinkard contribute to the Talking Mules success and are profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Talking Mules Sweep Tournament at Southwest Baptist University". ... More »


Dean Lewandowski Among UCM Representatives Interviewed by TV9 in India
University of Central Missouri representatives shared insights about a quality education at UCM during an interview on TV9, an Indian cable television and news network in Hyderabad. ... More »


Mackenzie Harding Gains Business Experience in the Netherlands
Mackenzie Harding, a junior in The Honors College, gained a worldly perspective through a study abroad program supported by the UCM Foundation Honors College Fund and The Honors College Study Abroad Travel Grant. ... More »


A Prudent College Path
The value of an Honors College education was recently highlighted in the New York Times. ... More »


Dr. Ashley Wellman, 2015-2016 Honors College Faculty Fellow, Partners with Five Victim Advocacy Agencies
Honors College Faculty Fellow, Dr. Ashley Wellman, created partnerships with five victim advocacy agencies as part of her "Victim Advocacy" Honors Colloquim class. ... More »


Shayne Fisk and Miranda Maher Prepare for Global Vision 2015 Summer Experience
The two-week experience allows students to experience the culture of another country.  ... More »


UCM on Target to Meet Study Abroad Goals by 2019
University of Central Missouri has reached the half-way mark toward its Generation to Study Abroad goal. ... More »


Alix Calon and Tyler Carpenter are Learning to a Greater Degree
Alix Calon and Tyler Carpenter are profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Students Create Tactile 3D Map of Campus for Blind Student". ... More »


Fulbright Competition Nominees
Kaitlin Becker and Tera Swearngin receive an endorsement from UCM for the Fulbright Competition. ... More »


The Honors College 2015-2016 T-shirt Design Winner
The winner of the 2015 Honors College T-shirt design competition is Alix Calon, a junior Design & Drafting Technology major and Honors College student at UCM. ... More »


Dr. Katie Jacobs, 2014-2015 Honors College Faculty Fellow, Named Faculty Mentor of the Year
Honors College Faculty Fellow, Dr. Katie Jacobs, is the 2015 recipient of the Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Faculty Mentor Award. ... More »


Dr. Katie Jacobs, 2014-2015 Honors College Faculty Fellow, Cultivates Learning to a Greater Degree
Honors College Faculty Fellow, Dr. Katie Jacobs, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Course Challenges Student Perspectives, Empowers Those in Need". ... More »


Jennifer Carson Receives Learning to a Greater Degree Award
Our Coordinator of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships, Dr. Jennifer Carson, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Jennifer Carson Receives Learning to a Greater Degree Award for Commitment to Criminal Justice, The Honors College". ... More »


UCM Endorses Two for Truman Scholarship
Congratulations to April Roller and David Rogers on receiving the UCM endorsement for the Truman Scholarship.


UCM Criminal Justice Team Claims 13th Regional Championship
Honors students; MacKenzie Carreon, Ryan Kanoy, Tyler O’Neal, and Stacia Pottorff contribute to the CJ Team's success. ... More »


Alex Fleischman wins a Silver Award in the Fifth Annual State Farm® Marketing and Sales Competition
Alex Fleischman, a senior in The Honors College, earned honors in the fifth annual State Farm® Marketing and Sales Competition at UCM. ... More »


Nicole Valenzuela Participates in Global Vision Experience Panel
Nicole Valenzuela, a senior in The Honors College, shares her experiences in India as one of four participants in UCM’s Global Vision Service Learning Program during the summer of 2014. ... More »


Lucas Woodling is Learning to a Greater Degree
Lucas Woodling, a sophomore in The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Future English as a Second Language Teacher Gains Worldly Perspective". ... More »


Ashley Garrard Cultivated a Worldly Perspective Through High Impact Study Abroad Programming
Ashley Garrard, a sophomore in The Honors College, is profiled in the second edition of the Hanze Summer School newsletter under the heading, "Ashley Garrard, DBIE student from the University of Central Missouri, USA". ... More »


Elizabeth Wood Named Student Member of UCM Board of Governors
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Wood, Adrian, as a student representative of the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors for a term ending Dec. 31, 2016. .... More »