Honors National Conference: NCHC 2018

Honors staff members Kate Hanson and Karen Hall have just returned from the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) annual conference, held in Boston this year. Both served as facilitators for workshops, Karen on “Mental Health, Honors and the Three R’s: Resources, Responses and Responsibilities” and Kate on “Experience as Classroom: The Power of Immersive, Contextualized…

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Lunch with author Kim van Alkemade

Students enjoyed a wonderful lunch and conversation about writing with Kim van Alkemade (author of Orphan #8 and Bachelor Girl) last week, an Honors Footnote event organized by Professor Eileen Schell. It was a lively discussion about the compelling stories that can emerge from historical research as well as the challenges of writing and editing.…

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Comedy at the Syracuse Stage

Group of students in front of the entrance to Syracuse Stage

Many Honors students have enjoyed the comedy Noises Off at the Syracuse Stage this fall!  An Honors Footnote group joined Honors & CFSA staff for a lovely walk to the Stage last Friday. Many HNR 100 Honors Orientation Seminar students have also attended performances of the hilarious farce with their classmates and professors.

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Honors Alum Visit

Danielle Smith, Jim Dunford, Kate Hanson

Dr. James Dunford (Syracuse University, 1972, Chemistry) stopped by Bowne Hall for a surprise visit this week. He was among the first students enrolled in the Honors Program. Dr. Dunford shared how important his Honors experience was critical in preparing him for his career in emergency medicine, which began with medical school at Columbia University,…

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A Walk with Prof. John Western

Students gathered on the steps of Hall of Languages

Last Saturday, Honors Students embarked on a familiarization walk down from the Hall of Languages on campus to a site of the Erie Canal. Students learn about local history, sociology and geography in Professor John Western’s Honors course: American Diversity and Unity.  In the course, students examine particular American spaces, and how our past and present culture(s) are to be…

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Congratulations to the University Scholars!

Congratulations to the University Scholars! We are proud to congratulate our Honors students who have been selected as University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University awards. • Farrell Brenner, a women’s and gender studies and citizenship and civic engagement major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and the Renée Crown…

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Patty Terhune & Anjali Alwis Compete for Hult Prize

Patty Terhune, Anjali Alwis and teammates at Hult Prize competition

Patty Terhune & Anjali Alwis Compete for Hult Prize Honors students Patty Terhune (’17) and Anjali Alwis (’16) were part of a team selected to compete in the regional finals for a social entrepreneurship prize. Patty writes: This fall, my team competed in the Syracuse University division of the Hult Prize. The Hult Prize is…

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Giovanna Saccoccio wins Critical Language Scholarship

photo of Giovanna Saccoccio

Giovanna Saccoccio wins Critical Language Scholarship Honors student Giovanna Saccoccio has been featured in SU News for being awarded the nationally competitive Critical Language Scholarship to study Turkish this summer. She worked with the Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising to prepare her application. Congratulations Giovanna! Read the full story on SU News

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Need Funding for your Entrepreneurial Venture or Business Plan?

Logo for iPrize

Need Funding for your Entrepreneurial Venture or Business Plan? Do you have an idea for a business, product, or service? Do you want to pitch your entrepreneurial venture for a chance to win over $140,000 in funding? Then you should apply for the RvD iPrize and CompeteCNY! What is the RvD iPrize? The Raymond von Dran (RvD)…

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