We are well past the halfway mark of the fall semester. Our first-year students have settled into the residence halls, seminars, and recitations. Our peer mentors and resident assistants are a big reason why the students have transitioned easily into campus and academic life. Some have changed their major; all have prepared their four-year plans and are enrolled in spring classes. They are off to a great start! Our continuing students are back in the Honors Building for HONR392 and 492 seminars, adding energy to the place. Many stop by the office for candy.
Seventy-one students are graduating this fall, and we will be recognizing these outstanding students at the Honors Graduate Recognition Ceremony on December 18th.
The spring 2016 course schedule is set. We are offering 18 sections of HONR193, 2 sections of HONR292, 1 section of HONR293, 6 sections of HONR392, 1 section of HONR397, 4 sections of HONR399, and 7 sections of HONR492. There are 148 students completing their Senior Honors Thesis (HONR499).
Looking ahead, the Program is expanding summer session and study abroad courses next summer. HONR392 and 492 seminars are offered in the summer session. Honors seminars or courses in Zambia, Rome, and Oxford are offered through International Programs. We are excited to provide these unique opportunities to our students.
Everyone is looking forward to fall break to spend time with family and friends. Safe travels!