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Classes Cancelled

All classes are cancelled beginning at 3:00 pm today. Normal schedule will resume on Saturday.  

The Honors College offers select students a unique academic and co-curricular experience.

Benefits include:

  • Small, interactive classes
  • Dedicated Honors faculty
  • Internship opportunities
  • Honors designation on your transcript
  • Opportunity to earn Honors graduation distinctions
  • Scholarships available
  • Opportunities to participate in local and regional conferences

The Honors College is designed to meet the needs of high-achieving students seeking to improve their college transcripts and transferability with engaging coursework.

A wide range of opportunities are available for Honors students – from incoming freshmen wanting to graduate with an Honors AA or Honors AS degree, to high-achieving students seeking to graduate with Honors distinction, to students interested in earning individual Honors course credit.

Some of the opportunities available for Honors College students seeking to enrich their total college experience are:

  • Honors designation on transcript
  • Off-campus educational and cultural events
  • Service-learning opportunities
  • Internship opportunities
  • Conferences (local, regional, and/or national)
  • Special seminars

Honors orientation, specialized advising, dedicated Honors faculty and a sense of community are also benefits of The Honors College. Students enjoy the freedom to work independently and collaboratively with faculty who encourage lively, engaging discourse and challenging activities inside and outside the classroom.

The Honors College offers an innovative curriculum for highly motivated, academically capable students. Honors courses are offered across a broad range of disciplines to engage and challenge students inside and outside the classroom, and to provide a unique intellectual and co-curricular experience.  Honors College students may earn Honors academic course credit by enrolling in Honors courses, and/or by working with a faculty mentor on a Special Topic.

Honors credit is earned with special topics courses through contracts with faculty mentors who are committed to an open-ended approach to learning.  Students have many opportunities to contribute extensively and creatively through:

  • Small group interaction
  • Seminars
  • Laboratories
  • Oral reports
  • Special research topics
  • Informed discussion
  • Individual and/or group projects