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  

News Archives 

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The Honors Program
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1604
honors@ship.edu

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Calendar of Events

   Fall Semester 2014

Friday, 
August 1-
Saturday,
August 2

 Honors Freshmen Orientation 
Tuesday,
August 26 
 
Honors Welcome Back Picnic
5:30-6:30 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion
Tuesday,
August 28

HSO Meeting
6:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Friday,
August 29    

Deadline for Honors seniors who are completing independent capstone projects in 2014-2015 to submit the "Independent Capstone Project Proposal" form to the Honors office, Presidents Hall.  The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website. 
Tuesday,
September 2

Honors Fall Reception and General Meeting
3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
All Honors students must attend.
Thursday,
September 4    

Volleyball Game
3:30-5:00 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion
Hosted by the HSO Activities Committee
Thursday,
September 4

HSO Meeting
6:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Monday,
September 15

Deadline for Honors juniors to submit the "Election of Honors Capstone Project" form to the Honors office, Presidents Hall. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Thursday,
September 18 

Volleyball Game
3:30 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion
Hosted by the HSO Activities Committee
Thursday,
October 2     

HSO Meeting
6:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Tuesday,
October 7

Freshmen Advising Meeting: Science Majors
3:30-4:15 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall 
All freshmen must attend in order to be approved to register for Honors classes for spring 2015. If you cannot attend this meeting, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu to register for the group makeup session on October 8 or to schedule an individual advising meeting with Dr. Klein.
Tuesday,
October 7

Freshmen Advising Meeting:  Business and Education Majors
4:15-5:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Tuesday,
October 7

Freshmen Advising Meeting:  Social Science, Humanities, and Arts Majors
5:00-5:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Wednesday,
October 8

Makeup Session for Freshmen Advising Meetings
8:10-8:45 a.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
If you plan to attend the makeup session, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Wednesday,
October 15

Mentor/Mentee Scheduling/Study Night
9:15 p.m., Lehman Library
Mentors will be available to answer their mentees' questions about registering for spring 2015 classes.

Thursday,
October 16       
 
Sophomore Advising Meeting
3:30-4:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall 
This session will review registration and important information regarding Honors capstone projects.  All sophomores are required to attend.  If you cannot attend this meeting, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu to schedule an individual advising meeting with Dr. Klein.
Thursday,
October 16    

Junior Advising Meeting
4:15-4:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
This session will review important information regarding Honors capstone projects.  All juniors are required to attend.  If you cannot attend this meeting, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu to schedule an individual advising meeting with Dr. Klein.
Week of October 20    
The Honors Chronicle emailed 
Monday, October 20- Tuesday, October 21
Honors Registration for Spring 2015
All students who intend to register for Honors courses for the spring 2015 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 2015 will be posted on the Honors Program website before registration begins.
Sunday,
October 26
Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest
2:00-3:30 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion
Hosted by the HSO Activities Committee
Monday,
November 3

Deadline for applying for Honors independent capstone project funding for projects to be completed in Spring 2015. Submit applications to the Honors office, Presidents Hall. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Wednesday,
November 5

HSO Meeting
6:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Friday,
November 7
Brainstorm Charity Event
2:30-4:30p.m., CUB MPR  
Wednesday, November 5-Sunday, November 9    
National Collegiate Honors Council Conference
Denver, Colorado 
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.
Friday,
November 14
Deadline for applying for the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship for students who plan to study abroad in Spring 2015. Submit applications to the Honors office, Presidents Hall. The application form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Week of December 1
The Honors Chronicle emailed
Tuesday,
December 2

Annual Holiday Cookie Decorating Party
2:00-3:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Hosted by the HSO Activities Committee  
Wednesday,
December 3

HSO Meeting
6:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Spring Semester 2015
Tuesday,
January 20

Deadline for applying for the 2015 PASSHE Summer Honors Program.  Applications are due by 11:45 a.m. to the Honors office, Presidents Hall
Thursday,
January 22

HSO Meeting
3:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Tuesday,
January 27
Honors Spring Reception and General Meeting
3:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
All Honors students are required to attend. 
Thursday,
February 5

HSO Meeting
3:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Thursday,
February 5 

Movie Night
7:00-9:00p.m., Presidents Hall 
Hosted by the HSO Activities Committee
Friday,
February 6
Deadline for Honors seniors to submit information for the Honors Symposium program to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu 
Friday,
February 13

Honors Scholarship Application Deadline: Partners in the Parks    
Tuesday, 
March 3
HSO Meeting
3:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Tuesday,
March 17

Freshmen Advising Meeting
3:30-4:15 p.m., DHC  
All freshmen must attend in order to be approved to register for Honors classes for Fall 2015. If you cannot attend this meeting, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu to register for the group makeup session on March 18 or to schedule an individual advising meeting with Dr. Klein.
Wednesday,
March 18    

Freshmen Advising Makeup Session
8:15-8:45 a.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Thursday, 
March 13
Summer 2014 Undergraduate Research Experience Applications Due at 4:00 p.m.
For complete proposal details and requirements, visit http://www.ship.edu/Student_Research/SURE/SURE/.  A proposal template is also available at the SURE website.
For more information, contact Marc Renault, Chair of the Dean of Arts and Sciences’ Advisory Council on Undergraduate Research, at msrenault@ship.edu.
Friday,
March 14
Reach Out Travel Application Due
If you wish to travel with Reach Out in January 2015, the application can be found on the Reach Out website  http://www.ship.edu/Honors/ReachOut/
Week of March 23    
The Honors Chronicle e-mailed
Monday, March 23-
Tuesday, March 24
 
Honors Registration for Fall 2015
All students who intend to register for Honors courses for the Fall 2015 semester must contact Cindy Poe at  cmpoe@ship.edu on March 23-24 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 here. Plan ahead! A tentative list of Honors courses that will be offered in Spring 2016 will be posted on the Honors Program website before registration begins. 
Saturday,
March 28

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

2:30 p.m., Student Rec Pavilion
Hosted by the Activities Commitee

Monday,
March 30
 
Priority Registration for Fall 2015 Begins 
Wednesday, 
April 1
 
Deadline for applying for Honors independent capstone project grants for projects to be completed in Summer or Fall 2015. Submit applications to the Honors office, Presidents Hall. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
 
Friday,
April 3
 
Deadline for candidates for 2015-2016 HSO officers to submit their statements to HSO President Nicholas Ecker at ne8459@ship.edu, and deadline for 2015-2016 committee chairs to submit their statements to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu
The application form will be attached to the weekly update.
Week of April 6
Election of 2015-2016 HSO Officers
Thursday,
April 9

HSO Meeting
3:30 p.m., Presidents Hall MPR
Thursday,
April 9 -
Sunday,
April 12    

Northeast Regional Honors Conference, Gettysburg, PA
More information about the conference is available at www.nrhchonors.org.
Friday,
April 10
Deadline for graduating seniors to complete the senior exit interview
Wednesday,
April 15    
 
Deadline for applying for the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship for students who plan to study abroad in Summer or Fall 2015. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at Honors office, Presidents Hall or cmpoe@ship.edu. The application form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Tuesday,
April 22
  
Honors Symposium
3:30-8:30 p.m., CUB 
Honors seniors will present their Honors capstone projects. All Honors students are encouraged to attend to learn more about the Honors capstone project process and support the graduating seniors. The program will be attached to the weekly updates in April.  
Week of April 27    
The Honors Chronicle e-mailed  
Monday,
April 27

Deadline for graduating seniors to submit an electronic copy of their Honors independent 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 27

Deadline for all students to submit the Participation Policy Tracking Form to the Honors office, Presidents Hall.
The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Tuesday,
April 28  
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 Spirit of Honors Award at this year's spring banquet.
 
Thursday,
April 30    
 
Honors Planning Meeting for 2015-2016
3:45-4:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
All HSO officers and committee chairs are required to attend.
HSO committee chair reports are due at this meeting.  The committee chair report form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.