Calendar of Events

Fall Semester 2017

Friday,
July 28-
Saturday,
July 29

Honors Freshmen Orientation (C/O for Volunteers)
Tuesday,
August 29
Major Scholarships Information Session: Curtis Rabe, Fulbright ETA in Germany (C/O)
3:30-4:15 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Honors alumni, Curtis Rabe, will discuss his Fulbright experience and travels in Germany.
Wednesday,
August 30
Major Scholarships Information Session: Curtis Rabe, Fulbright ETA in Germany (C/O)
11:00-11:45 a.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Honors alumni, Curtis Rabe, will discuss his Fulbright experience and travels in Germany.
Wednesday,
August 30

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
1:00-1:50 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Wednesday,
August 30

Basketball Game (C/O)
4:30-5:30 p.m., Shippensburg Township Park (Britton Road)
Wednesday,
August 30
Honors Welcome Back Picnic
5:30-6:30 p.m., Shippensburg Township Park (Britton Road)
Friday,
September 1
Deadline for Honors seniors who are completing independent capstone projects in 2017-2018 to submit the "Independent Capstone Project Proposal" form to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Tuesday,
September 5
Honors Fall Reception and General Meeting
3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
All Honors students must attend.
Wednesday,
September 6
Makeup Sessions for Honors Fall General Meeting
12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Thursday,
September 7

Study Abroad Scholarships Workshop
Hosted by Ms. Mary Burnett, Associate Dean/Director of International Programs
3:30-4:30 p.m., CUB 232
Thursday,
September 14

Deadline to vote for the Honors Student Organization Instagram Photo Challenge
Thursday,
September 14
Pizza with a Prof: Dr. Margaret Lucia, Professor of Music (C/O)
Dr. Lucia will be discussing her Fulbright experience and travels in Spain.
5:00-5:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Friday,
September 15

Deadline for Honors juniors to submit the "Election of Honors Capstone Project" form to the Honors Program office, Harley Hall or honors@ship.edu. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.

Monday,
September 18

Campus Deadline for Fulbright Program Applications

For more information about the Fulbright Program, go to http://us.fulbrightonline.org or contact Dr. Jonathan Skaff, the university's Fulbright Program Adviser, at jkskaf@ship.edu.

Tuesday,
September 19

Reach Out Zumba Fundraiser (S)
7:00-8:00 p.m., CUB MPR
$5 to participate
Wednesday,
September 20
Cultural Coffee Break: Hannah Fulton, Sweden (C/O)
5:00-5:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Enjoy a Swedish fika (coffee break) while Hannah discusses her study abroad experience at the University of Gothenburg.
Tuesday,
September 26

Honors Read: Room by Emma Donoghue (C/O)
4:00-5:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Saturday,
September 30
Kings Gap Service Opportunity (S)
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Kings Gap Environmental Center, Carlisle
Help clean trails, set up displays, etc., to prepare for the Garden Harvest Day.
Sunday,
October 1

Honors Field Trip to New York City (C/O)
Monday,
October 2
Cultural Coffee Break: Reece Dolbin, Argentina (C/O)
3:30-4:15 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Enjoy some Yerba Mate, a traditional tea-like drink from South America while Reece discusses his experiences in Argentina.
Wednesday,
October 4
Honors Student Leaders Meeting
1:00-1:50 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Thursday,
October 5
Study Abroad Fair
1:00-4:00 p.m., CUB MPR A
Friday,
October 6
Application deadline for students who plan to study abroad in the spring 2018 semester. Please contact Ms. Mary Burnett, Director of Study Abroad, at meburnett@ship.edu for more information.
Sunday,
October 8
Application deadline for Shippensburg University Undergraduate Research Grants. Grant proposals must be submitted electronically to TBD
Tuesday,
October 10
Freshmen Advising Meetings:
3:30-4:15 p.m.: Science Majors
4:15-5:00 p.m., All Other Majors
Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
All freshmen must attend in order to be approved to register for Honors classes for spring 2018. If you cannot attend this meeting, register for the makeup meeting on October 11 through the SignUp Genius link that will be included in the weekly updates.
Wednesday,
October 11

Makeup Freshmen Advising Meeting
12:00-12:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Wednesday,
October 11
Pizza with a Prof: Dr. Sharon Harrow (C/O)
5:00-5:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Dr. Harrow will discuss the seminar she plans to teach in the spring semester: Literature and Theatre.
Wednesday,
October 11
Mentor/Mentee Scheduling/Study Night
9:15 p.m., Harley Hall MPR
Mentors will be available to answer their mentees' questions about registering for spring 2018 classes.
Thursday,
October 12
Sophomore Advising Meeting
3:30-4:15 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
This session will review registration and important information regarding Honors capstone projects. All sophomores are required to attend.
Thursday,
October 12
Junior Advising Meeting
4:20-5:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
This session will review important information regarding Honors capstone projects. All juniors are required to attend.
Wednesday,
October 18-
Thursday,
October 19
Honors Registration for Spring 2018
All students who intend to register for Honors courses for the spring 2018 semester must contact Cindy Poe, Honors secretary, at cmpoe@ship.edu with the Honors courses they would like to schedule and their SUID number. If any courses are oversubscribed, students will be given priority based on the number of credit hours they have earned. Course descriptions are available here. Plan ahead! A tentative list of Honors courses that will be offered in Fall 2018 will be posted on the Honors Program website before registration begins.
Monday,
October 23
Priority Registration for Spring 2018 Begins
Friday,
October 27

Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest (C/O)
3:30-4:30 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion
Hosted by the HSO Activities Committee
Wednesday,
November 1
Application deadline for Honors capstone project grants for projects to be completed in Spring 2018. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Wednesday,
November 1
Honors Student Leaders Meeting
1:00-1:50 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Thursday,
November 2
Cultural Coffee Break: Lisa Watson, Ireland (C/O)
3:30-4:15 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Enjoy Irish tea and snacks as Lisa discusses her study abroad experience and travels in Ireland in spring 2017.
Tuesday,
November 7
Honors Read: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (C/O)
5:00-6:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Wednesday,
November 8 -
Sunday,
November 12

National Collegiate Honors Council Conference
Atlanta, Georgia
This is the national conference for Honors Programs and Colleges. Dr. Klein and several Honors students will represent Shippensburg University at the conference. More information about the conference is available at www.nchchonors.org.
Wednesday,
November 15
Application deadline for the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship for students who plan to study abroad in Spring 2018. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The application form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Friday,
November 17
Tentative submission deadline for proposals for the 2018 Northeast Regional Honors Conference. If you are completing your Honors capstone project in 2017-2018, this is a great venue for presenting your research. More information about the conference is posted at http://nrhchonors.org/. Please contact Dr. Klein at kmklei@ship.edu if you plan to submit a proposal so that you qualify for financial support to participate in the conference.
Thursday,
December 7
Annual Holiday Cookie Decorating Party
7:00 p.m., Harley Hall, MPR (C/O)
Friday,
December 8
Deadline for graduating seniors to submit an electronic copy of their Honors capstone project (PowerPoint presentation from the Honors Symposium and research paper or other written documentation required by faculty advisor) to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Spring Semester 2018
Wednesday,
January 3
Tentative application deadline for the Humanity in Action Fellowship. More information is available at humanityinaction.org.
Monday,
January 22
Application deadline for the 2018 PASSHE Summer Honors Program. Submit applications to cmpoe@ship.edu by 11:45 a.m.
Wednesday,
January 24
Honors Student Leaders Meeting
Time TBD, Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Tuesday,
January 30
Honors Spring Reception and General Meeting
3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
All Honors students are required to attend.
Wednesday,
January 31

New Student Orientation
6:30-8:30 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Thursday,
February 1
Deadline to notify Dr. Klein that you plan to apply for a Partners in the Parks Scholarship, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Honors Council (NRHC). For more information, go to nrhchonors.org.
Friday,
February 9
Deadline for Honors seniors to submit information for the Honors Symposium program to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu
Thursday,
March 1

Application deadline for the Reber/Offner Summer Research Grant. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Tuesday,
March 6

Freshmen Advising Meetings
3:30-4:15 p.m.: Science Majors
4:15-5:00 p.m.: All Other Majors
Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
All freshmen must attend in order to be approved to register for Honors classes for Fall 2018. If you cannot attend this meeting, register for the makeup meeting on March 7 through the SignUp Genius link that will be included in the weekly updates.

Wednesday,
March 7

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
Time TBD, Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Students who are interested in an Honors leadership role in 2018-2019 are also invited to attend.
Wednesday,
March 7
Makeup Freshmen Advising Meeting
12:00-12:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Wednesday,
March 7
Mentor/Mentee Scheduling/Study Night
9:15 p.m., Lehman Library
Mentors will be available to answer their mentees' questions about registering for Fall 2018 classes.

Thursday,
March 15



Application deadline for the Portz Fellowship, sponsored by the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC). Portz Fellowships support original and extended interdisciplinary projects for up to 18 months. More information is available at nchchonors.org/students/awards-scholarships.
Monday,
March 19
Tentative Application deadline to travel with Reach Out in January 2019. Submit application to Gretchen Pierce gkpierce@ship.edu. The application is available on the Reach Out page of the Honors Program website.
Wednesday, March 21 -
Thursday, March 22
Honors Registration for Fall 2018
All students who intend to register for Honors courses for the Fall 2018 semester must contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu on March 21-22 with the Honors courses they would like to schedule and their SU ID number. If any courses are oversubscribed, students will be given priority based on the number of credit hours they have earned. Course descriptions are available on the Honors website . Plan ahead! A tentative list of Honors courses that will be offered in Spring 2019 will be posted on the Honors Program website.
Saturday,
March 24

Annual Easter Egg Hunt (C/O)
1:00 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion
Monday,
March 26
Priority Registration for Fall 2018 Begins
Friday,
March 30
Application deadline for Honors summer orientation volunteers. The link to the application will be included in the weekly updates.
Friday,
March 30
Application deadline for students who plan to study abroad in the summer or fall 2018 semester. Please contact Ms. Mary Burnett, Director of Study Abroad, at meburnett@ship.edu for more information.
Friday,
March 30
Application deadline for Honors mentors for 2018-2019. The link to the application will be included in the weekly updates.
Friday,
March 30
Application deadline for 2018-2019 HSO leadership positions. The application is on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Monday,
April 2

Application deadline for Honors capstone project grants for projects to be completed in Summer or Fall 2018. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Wednesday,
April 4

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
Time TBD, Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Thursday, April 12 -
Sunday, April 15

Northeast Regional Honors Conference, Providence, RI.
More information about the conference is available at www.nrhchonors.org.
Friday,
April 13
Deadline for graduating seniors to complete the senior exit interview

Monday,
April 16

Application deadline for the Outstanding Honors First-Year Research Paper Award
To be considered for the award, please submit an electronic copy of the application form and your research paper to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Monday,
April 16
Application deadline for the Outstanding Honors Capstone Project Award
To be considered for the award, please submit an electronic copy of the application form and your capstone project to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Monday,
April 16
Application deadline for the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship for students who plan to study abroad in Summer or Fall 2018. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The application form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Tuesday, April 24 -
Wednesday, April 25
Honors Symposium
Monday,
April 30
Deadline for all students to submit the Participation Policy Tracking Form to the Honors office, Harley Hall or honors@ship.edu. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Monday,
April 30
Deadline for graduating seniors to submit an electronic copy of their Honors capstone project (PowerPoint presentation from the Honors Symposium and research paper or other written documentation required by faculty advisor) to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Monday,
April 30
Deadline for committee chairs to submit their year-end reports to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu
Tuesday,
May 1

Honors Mentors Meeting
3:30 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
We will review the mentor guidelines and discuss your ideas for the coming year based on the mentor survey results.
Wednesday,
May 2
Honors Program Spring Banquet
6:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
We will honor the graduating seniors, recognize the HSO leaders, and present the annual Honors awards at this year's spring banquet.
Thursday,
May 3
Honors Summer Orientation Planning Meeting
3:30-4:30 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
This is mandatory for all summer orientation volunteers.