Honors News

February 17, 2014
SU Honors Students Continue International Service-Learning Project

September 26, 2013
SU Honors Newsletter Wins National Award

September 24, 2013
Honors Student Awarded U.S. State Department Scholarship

April 11, 2013
Honors Students Win Faculty Association Awards  

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1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1604

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Honors Student Organization 



Letter from HSO President Grant Innerst    

Dear Class of 2017,

I would like to congratulate each and every one of you on graduating high school and choosing Shippensburg University to further your education. Even more importantly, I want to congratulate you on being accepted to the Shippensburg University Honors Program and welcome you whole heartedly to it. Ship is a unique and exciting place that offers its students many outstanding opportunities both academically and socially. Not only do you get to experience these great opportunities that all students that go to Shippensburg University have at their disposal, you also have special opportunities that are given to you by the Honors Program. All of the current Honors students and professors are very excited about this upcoming year and what is happening in the program. We hope that you are also very excited about this upcoming year and all of the opportunities that await you. With all of the opportunities and expectations that come with college it can be challenging. It is very natural to feel stress in your first year of college. The Honors Program is here to help you. The Honors Program is not only an academic organization it is also a strong knit social community that helps out its fellow members in any way possible.

These benefits can be really valuable to your college career, but you must put in the effort to reap the benefits that the HSO and Honors Program can offer. The program can only be successful if its members are actively involved and invested in it. Therefore, I strongly urge you to actively involve yourself in the many committees that make up the Honors Student Organization. It will not only benefit you, but it will also make the program stronger.

Coming to Shippensburg University and joining the Honors Program was one of the best decisions that I have ever made.  Now that you have made the same choice I hope that I, along with all the others in the Honors Program, can make it be the same for you. I look forward to meeting with all of you during your summer orientation, but do not hesitate to contact myself or anyone else before that if you have questions. My email is gi7584@ship.edu, and you can find other officers emails at www.ship.edu/honors/current/Honors_Student_Organization/ . Again, I look forward to meeting you and have a great rest of your summer! 



HSO Officers, 2013-2014

Grant Innerst, President
Chris Silvia, Vice President
Brianna Evans, Secretary
Dakota Bricker, Treasurer
Hannah Brant, Historian

HSO Committee Chairs, 2012-2013 

Hannah Greenburg

Dakota Bricker (Co-Chair)
Jacob Painter (Co-Chair)

Honors Read
Madelyn Moyer-Keehn (Co-Chair)
Katherine Miller (Co-Chair)
Owen Ecker (Co-Chair)
Lucas VanHorn (Co-Chair)
Haley Jones (Assistant)
Hannah Brant (Co-Chair)
Megan Fick (Co-Chair)
Krista Bussewitz (Co-Chair)
Jennifer Spangler (Co-Chair)
Amanda Schwarz (Assistant)
Katie Benedict (Assistant)
John Watts (Assistant)

Kelsey Stasyszyn (Co-Chair)
Bri Evans (Co-Chair)

Summer Orientation

Lindsay Rosen(Co-Chair)
Lucinda Kauffman (Co-Chair)
Brooke Clippinger (Co-Chair)

Reach Out

Hannah Dreibelbis (Co-Chair)
Jarrett Voight (Co-Chair)
Lindy Gemmell (Co-Chair)


Nicole Nicholson (Co-Chair)
Amber Herbert (Co-Chair)

Connor Fox (Co-Chair)
Shelby Coghill (Co-Chair)
Melina Godshall (Co-Chair)
Ship Trip

Megan Baer (Co-Chair)
Kiley Petro (Co-Chair)
Heather Hockenberry (Assistant)

Useful Links

 National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC)

Northeast Regional Honors Council