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Marilyn Bergett retires from the Honors Program

Feb 15, 2012

Marilyn Bergett is retiring TODAY after over 33 years with SU; 26 of those years with the Honors Program! Her contributions are too numerous to list here, but will not be forgotten. Honors will miss her very much.

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Alumni Update

Feb 15, 2012

Honors alum Chris Cresswell,’11 will be having the world premiere of his Nocturne No. 1 for Winds this Saturday Feb. 18th at 2 pm in Setnor Auditorium. The work is a transcription of his solo piano work Nocturne No. 1 “Lonely Tonight”, originally commissioned by the Society for New Music for the 2011 Cazenovia Counterpoint…

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Civic Engagement Interest Meeting

Jan 26, 2012

This Friday, January 27 @ 3:00 pm in 313 Bowne Hall.   We will be holding a general interest meeting for all of our Honors supported civic programs and you’re invited to participate.  313 Bowne Hall is right across the hall from the Honors Suite. The coordinators of the following programs will be on hand…

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Abroad Experience

Jan 25, 2012

Many Honors students who spend time abroad or off campus doing the Honors Course Substitution option put together captivating  journals that are just too good not to share. So we’ve decided to introduce an ‘Abroad Experience’ feature to our blog.  Every so often we’ll publish an excerpt from a student  journal as a snapshot of their experiences…

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SU Abroad Information Session

Jan 24, 2012

Are you interested in going to study abroad?   Here’s your chance to stop dreaming and start planning. SU Abroad is hosting an information meeting this week to promote ALL summer programs for 2012. The meeting will take place this Thursday, 1/26 at 4:00pm at the SU Abroad office.   And remember, Honors has a…

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Interested in funding for your Capstone Project?

Jan 17, 2012

The Honors Program offers prestigious Crown/Wise awards that can provide up to $5,000 to support Capstone Projects.  We awarded more than a dozen scholarships last year; we anticipate similar numbers this year.  The current round of awards is designed for juniors, but seniors can also apply. Go to the Capstone Interactive Orange for details on…

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Honors Alumni Update!

Jan 12, 2012

Alex Pines’ Capstone Project Receives Award Alex (2011 Newhouse) has won third place in the Hearst Multimedia Competition through the Hearst Journalism Awards Program for her Honors Capstone project entitled Our Coast: The Effects of Urbanization and Coastal Development on California Surf Culture.   The full piece and an article by Alex can be found…

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Honors Courses in Photos

Jan 11, 2012

It’s time to start looking forward to your Honors classes! Honors classes are unique in many ways. One such example comes from instructor Catherine Nock, who frequently uses food as a way to connect students both with eachother and more deeply with the course subject. Her latest end of the year gathering was a “Pre-Thanksgiving…

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