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Calendar of Events

Fall Semester 2018
Friday, July 27- Saturday, July 28

Honors Freshmen Orientation (C/O for Volunteers)

Wednesday, August 29

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
12:00-12:50 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Wednesday, August 29

Welcome Back Picnic
6:30-7:30 p.m., Shippensburg Township Park (Britton Road)

Tuesday, September 4

Deadline for Honors seniors graduating in May 2019 to submit the "Honors Capstone Project Proposal" form to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors website.

Tuesday, September 4

Honors Fall Reception and General Meeting
3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Dining Hall

Wednesday, September 5

Makeup Sessions for Honors Fall General Meeting
12:00-12:50 p.m. and 1:00-1:50 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Thursday, September 6

Study Abroad Scholarships Workshop (C/O)
Hosted by Ms. Mary Burnett, Director of International Programs
3:30-4:30 p.m., CUB 232

Friday, September 7

Information meeting for spring break study abroad program in Paris
Hosted by Dr. Blandine Mitaut
2:00 p.m., RLH 117

Monday, September 10

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 11

Pizza w/a Prof:  Drs. Niel Brasher and Mark Sachleben (C/O)
4:00-4:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
These two Political Science professors will be discussing the Summer Study Abroad Program in Europe, as well as Dr. Sachleben's seminar, MOAS (Model Organization of American States).

Tuesday, September 11

Orientation Make-up Meeting
6:30-7:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
This is for freshmen (and their mentors) that could not attend summer orientation.

Wednesday, September 12

Cultural Coffee Break:  Vienna and Sarajevo (C/O)
Hosted by Rhiannon Leonard and Rachel Smith
5:00-5:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Friday, September 14

Application deadline for open HSO committee chair positions

Saturday, September 15

Application deadline for Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Seventy-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year.  For more information, go to apply.phikappaphi.org/Awards. 

Monday, September 17

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

Tuesday, September 25

Study Abroad Fair
3:00-5:30 p.m., CUB MPR A

Thursday, September 26

Partners in the Parks Information Luncheon (C/O)
Hosted by Emily Schoenberger and Paige Steffy
1:00-1:50 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Thursday, September 27

Honors Read:  Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur (C/O)
3:30-4:30 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Sunday, September 30

Wood Honors College Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
3:30-4:30 p.m., By Wood Honors College sign, Harley Hall

Wednesday, October 3

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
12:00-12:50 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Friday, October 5

Application deadline for students who plan to study abroad in the spring 2019 semester. Please contact Ms. Mary Burnett, Director of International Programs, at meburnett@ship.edu for more information.

Saturday, October 6

Volunteer at Kings Gap Environmental Education Center (S)
9:00a.m.-12:00p.m., 500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle, PA, 17015
Please contact Thomas Fisher at tf2331@ship.edu or Olivia Turner at ot5246@ship.edu with any questions. 

Sunday, October 7

Application deadline for Shippensburg University Undergraduate Research Grants. Grant proposals must be submitted electronically. More information can be found at www.ship.edu/student_research/funding_alert/.

Tuesday, October 9

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.

Tuesday, October 9

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 10

Makeup meeting for sophomore and junior advising meetings
12:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Wednesday, October 10

Mentor/Mentee Scheduling/Study Night
9:15 p.m., Harley Hall Kitchen/Lounge Area
Mentors will be available to answer their mentees' questions about registering for spring 2019 classes.

Friday, October 12

Mentor/Mentee Photo Contest submission deadline

Saturday, October 20

Honors@Homecoming
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., behind the football field
Stop by the Honors tent at the Homecoming Tailgate to enjoy food and fun with Honors students both past and present!

Sunday, October 21

Honors Field Trip to New York City (C/O)

Monday, October 22- Tuesday, October 23

Honors Registration for Spring 2019
All students who intend to register for Honors courses for the spring 2019 semester must contact Cindy Poe, Honors secretary, at 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 2019 will be posted on the Honors website before registration begins.

Friday, October 26

Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest (C/O)
3:30-4:30 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion
Hosted by the HSO Activities Committee

Monday, October 29

Priority Registration for Spring 2019 Begins

Tuesday, October 30

Cultural Coffee Break: Poland (C/O)
Hosted by Olivia Pieklo
3:30-4:15 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Thursday, November 1

Application deadline for Honors capstone project grants for projects to be completed in Spring 2019. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors website.

Thursday, November 1

Reber-Offner Summer Research Grant Information Luncheon (C/O)
Hosted by Samantha Brayton
12:30-1:30 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall 

Wednesday, November 7

Cultural Coffee Break:  Alaska (C/O)
Hosted by Olivia Turner
5:00-5:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Tuesday, November 13

Honors Read:  The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin (C/O)
3:30-4:30 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Wednesday, November 7 - Sunday, November 11

National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Boston, Massachusetts 
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 14

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
12:00-12:50 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Thursday, November 15

Application deadline for the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship for students who plan to study abroad in Spring 2019. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The application form is available on the Forms page of the Honors website.

Saturday, November 17

Ship Trip

Sunday, November 18

Tentative submission deadline for proposals for the 2019 Northeast Regional Honors Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. If you are completing your Honors capstone project in 2018-2019, 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.

Wednesday, December 5

Honors Symposium
Time TBA

Thursday, December 6

Annual Holiday Cookie Decorating Party (C/O)
7:00 p.m., Harley Hall, MPR 

Monday, December 10

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 2019
Wednesday, January 23

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
Time TBD, Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Monday, January 28

Application deadline for the 2019 PASSHE Summer Honors Program. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu by 11:45 a.m.

Tuesday, January 29

Honors Spring Reception and General Meeting
3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
All Honors students are required to attend.

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, February 6

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
Time TBD, Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall 

Friday, February 8

Deadline for Honors seniors to submit information for the Honors Symposium program to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.

Friday, February 15

Application deadline for Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant. Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Seventy-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year.  For more information, go to apply.phikappaphi.org/Awards.

Tuesday, March 5

Freshmen Advising Meetings
3:30-4:15 p.m.: STEM 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 2019. If you cannot attend this meeting, register for the makeup meeting on March 6 through the SignUp Genius link that will be included in the weekly updates.

Wednesday, March 6

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
Time TBD, Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall
Students who are interested in an Honors leadership role in 2019-2020 are also invited to attend.

Wednesday, March 6

Makeup Freshmen Advising Meeting
12:00-12:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Wednesday, March 6

Mentor/Mentee Scheduling/Study Night
9:15 p.m., Harley Hall MPR
Mentors will be available to answer their mentees' questions about registering for Fall 2019 classes.

Friday, March 15

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

Friday, 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

Wednesday, March 20 - Thursday, March 21

Honors Registration for Fall 2019
All students who intend to register for Honors courses for the Fall 2019 semester must contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu on March 20-21 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 2020 will be posted on the Honors website. 

Monday, March 25

Priority Registration for Fall 2019 Begins

Friday, March 29

Application deadline for Honors summer orientation volunteers
The link to the application will be included in the weekly updates.

Friday, March 29

Application deadline for students who plan to study abroad in the summer or fall 2019 semester. Please contact Ms. Mary Burnett, Director of International Programs, at meburnett@ship.edu, for more information.            

Friday, March 29

Application deadline for Honors mentors for 2019-2020
The link to the application will be included in the weekly updates.

Friday, March 29

Application deadline for 2019-2020 Honors leadership positions
The application is available on the Forms page of the Honors website.

Monday, April 1

Application deadline for Honors capstone project grants for projects to be completed in Summer or Fall 2019. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The application is available on the Forms page of the Honors website. 

Monday, April 1

Deadline for Honors seniors graduating in December 2019 to submit the "Honors Capstone Project Proposal" form to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.  The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors website.

Wednesday, April 10

Honors Student Leaders Meeting
Time TBD, Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Thursday, April 11 - Sunday, April 14

Northeast Regional Honors Conference, Baltimore, Maryland
More information about the conference is available at www.nrhchonors.org

Saturday, April 13

Annual Easter Egg Hunt (C/O)
1:00 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion

Monday, April 15

Application deadline for Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowships
For more information, go to www.phikappaphi.org/grants-awards/fellowship.

Monday, April 15

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 15

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 15

Application deadline for the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship for students who plan to study abroad in Summer or Fall 2019. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The application is available on the Forms page of the Honors website.

Tuesday, April 23 - Wednesday, April 24

Honors Symposium

Friday, April 26

Deadline for graduating seniors to complete the exit interview

Monday, April 29

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 website.

Monday, April 29

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 29

Deadline for Honors committee chairs to submit their year-end reports to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu

Tuesday, April 30

Honors Mentors Meeting
3:30-4:15 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.

Tuesday, April 30

Honors Summer Orientation Planning Meeting
4:30-5:15 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Harley Hall

Wednesday, May 1

Honors Spring Banquet
6:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
We will honor the graduating seniors, recognize the Honors student leaders, and present the annual Honors awards at this year's spring banquet.