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HCSA Fall Meeting & Honors College Study Abroad Night

August 30, 2017

James C. Kirkpatrick Library, South Read & Relax Area

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – HCSA Fall Kick-off Meeting

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. – Study Abroad Info Session

 

Attend a quick meeting with your fellow HCSA members before a special overview session of study abroad options for Honors College members, as well as information regarding how to plan for study abroad, costs, etc.  A variety of foods from around the globe also will be available for students to enjoy.

 

 

Peer Mentoring Night
September 13, 2017
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 
September 16, 2017
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
September 25, 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.

 

 

Homecoming 2017
October 14, 2017
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 College members in the parade.

 

 

Honors Early Enrollment
October 16, 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 Spring 2018 classes.

 

 

 

 

News

 

Allina Robie Launches New Book Through SeedStar Books

Allina Robie, a senior English major and member of The Honors College, released her first published book, "And We Shall Share the Sky", during the SeedStar Books launch. More »


Keli Myracle Receives Award in State Farms Marketing and Sales Competition

Keli Myracle, a senior International Business major and member of The Honors College, helps claim the second place Gold Award in Marketing Presentation at the 2016 State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition. More »


Jamie Clay Volunteers at the Campus Cupboard
Jamie Clay, a junior Health Studies major and member of The Honors College, assists in the success of UCM's Campus Cupboard as mentioned on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Collaboration Allows UCM to Better Address Food Insecurity". ...
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Alix Calon Exemplifies Future Focused Learning

Alix Calon, a senior Design & Drafting Technology major and member of The Honors College, reaches beyond the classroom and explores future careers as profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Alix Calon Brings Professional Conference to UCM to Benefit Students". ... More »


Ashley Garrard is Learning to a Greater Degree
Ashley Garrard, a senior Economics major and member of The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "
McNair Symposium a Highlight of Garrard's UCM Experience". ... More »


Alexis Lawoe is Gaining a Worldly Perspective
Alexis Lawoe, a junior Nursing major and member of The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "
Return Trip to Jamaica Broadens Cultural Experience for UCM Students". ... More »


Molly Olten is Gaining Skills Through Engaged Learning
Molly Olten, a junior Public Relations major and member of The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "
IPR Students Gain Valuable Experience in the Professional Realm". ... More »


Dane Schnake Exemplifies Learning to a Greater Degree
Dane Schnake, a junior Communication & Sociology major and member of The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "
UCM Student Gains Valuable Experience as Producer, Director of Mainstage Production". ... More »


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
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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 »