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Developing an Honors Project
March 1, 2017
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 opportunity to engage and apply their research and/or creative talents as the culmination of their educational experience as an Honors College member.

 

 

The Honors College 2017-2018 T-shirt Design Competition

Entries must be submitted no later than 8:00 AM on March 6, 2017.

 

Honors College students interested in participating, please read The Honors College 2017-2018 T-shirt Design Competition Rules and a sample copy of the Ownership of Design Agreement.

 

 

HCSA Reaching New Heights

March 10, 2017

Student Rec & Wellness Center

1:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Honors College members have a special time reserved at the Climbing Wall and are encouraged to stop by as their schedules allow and 'hang out' as long as they want! 

 

 

2017-2018 HCSA Executive Board Nominations & Elections
March 10, 2017, Nominations deadline 5PM
April 11, 2017, Elections deadline 5PM

 

Getting involved with the HCSA is a valuable part of the college experience, especially being a part of the HCSA Executive Board where Honors College members can hone their leadership skills and let their voices be heard while making an impact in the student organization.

 

 

Honors Early Enrollment
March 27, 2017

 

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 2017 classes.

 

 

HCSA Etiquette Dinner

March 29, 2017

Grinstead 244

5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Must RSVP by March 14, 2017

 

HCSA members will learn basic etiquette skills and enjoy a formal dinner catered by Chef Karen and her team. Seating is limited to 36 students, so don’t delay in submitting your RSVP!

 

 

The Honors College Lecture Series
April 4, 2017
James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Performance Corner
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Event is free and open to the public
Light refreshments will be served

 

Join us for Honors College Faculty Fellow, Dr. Lee Liu’s presentation on enviromental health and justice, as one of the events highlighted during UCM's Politics and Social Justice Week.

 

 

HCSA Annual BBQ, Elections, & Senior Send-off

April 13, 2017

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

JCK Library Front Lawn (Rain location is inside the JCK Library )
Refreshments are provided


Honors College students are encouraged to stay as long as their schedules allow and enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs, and yard games as we celebrate another successful year in The Honors College and congratulate our graduating seniors! Around 5:15 p.m., results of the 2017-2018 HCSA Executive Board elections and the winning T-shirt design and winner will be announced!

 

 

Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day

April 18, 2017

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 5, 2017
: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
University Union 237 A & B
Refreshments are provided 

Please join our special celebration honoring our Spring 2017 graduates with an exhibition of their Honors Projects. Please stop by at a time that is convenient for you. 


Honors Freshmen Orientation
May 31, 2017
 

Incoming freshmen members of The Honors College are encouraged to attend this special orientation where they will learn more about The Honors College Program, Study Abroad, Undergraduate Research, and the Honors College Student Association.

 

 

 

News

Nellie Maple Claims Top Prize and Scholarships

Nellie Maple, a senior Theatre Performance major and member of The Honors College, claimed top prize at the prestigious Kenned Center American College Theatre Festival Irene Ryan National Acting Scholarship Auditions. ... More »


The Honors College 2016-2017 T-shirt Design Winner
The winner of the 2016 Honors College T-shirt design competition is Alix Calon, a junior Design & Drafting Technology major and Honors College student at UCM. ... More »


Mathew Martinez Named Student Member of UCM Board of Governors

Mathew Martinez, a junior Economics major and member of The Honors College, on April 28, 2016 was sworn in to his new post as student member of the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors to serve a term that expires December 31, 2017. ... More »


David Rogers Receives 2016 Charno Award

David Rogers, a political science and international studies major and member of The Honors College, was recently named the 2016 recipient of the University of Central Missouri’s prestigious Charno Award. ... More »


Carson Named Recipient of ACJS Bracey/Joseph New Scholar Award

Jennifer Carson, associate professor of criminal justice and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships at the University of Central Missouri, recently received the Dorothy Bracey/Janice Joseph Minority and Women New Scholar Award from the Academy or Criminal Justice Sciences Affirmative Action Committee.. More »


Donald Ross Selected as Truman Scholarship Finalist

The Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships announced that Donald Ross, a junior Finance major and member of The Honors College, has been selected as a Truman Scholarship finalist.. More »


UCM Theatre Students Claim Multiple Awards at Kennedy Center Region V Festival

Nellie Maple, a senior Theatre major and member of The Honors College, won the Best Musical Acting Award while simultaneously winning first place overall in the final round of the Irene Ryan Scholarship Auditions. Dane Schnake, a junior Speech Communication and Theatre major and member of The Honors College, advanced to the semi-final round. ... More »


Tyler Slinkard on Team Selected for the 2016 Montgomery Cup Debate Tour

Tyler Slinkard, a sophomore Political Sciences major and member of The Honors College, will participate on the 2016 Montgomery Cup Exhibition Debate Tour. ... More »


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 »


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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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 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 »