Welcome to Honors

The Renée Crown University Honors Program students begin with the First Year Experience, where they are paired with peers and a student mentor, engage in a semester of shared activities, and gain awareness of campus life. Honors students excel in attaining scholarships, awards, fellowships, recognition at professional conferences, publication, internships, and entrance to graduate school and service organizations.

At graduation, Honors students have completed a rigorous curriculum that represents breadth, collaborative capacity, global awareness, command of language, and depth. Each student completes a three-semester, independent thesis, and has contributed to community and campus civic engagement.

Funding Opportunities

 

In the Honors Program we are dedicated to supporting our students in their research endeavors, study abroad, and their overall professional development.  Through our generous donors and supporters, we have the privilege of extending these opportunities to students in the Renée Crown University Honors Program.

Honors can fund the following activities for Honors students:

    • Professional Development Grant: Receive $1,000 to attend a conference, professional training, or activity that enhances career development.
    • Internship Grant:  Receive $3,500 to defray the cost of living or other expenses associated with taking on an internship.
    • Study Abroad Grant: Receive $1,500 to help defray travel costs associated with studying abroad.
    • Thesis Funding Support: Receive up to $5,000 toward research costs for the Honors Thesis project.

Funding Recipient Stories

Tyler Aitken -

Ellen Clark -

Jose Venegas -

Alexis Taliento -

Grace Engel -

Ananya Chandra -

Charlotte Ebel -

Cassidy Snyder -

Allison Myers -

Aaron Shinn -

Anna Hill -

Colin Mashkuri -

Latest News

Alumna mentoring Laura Marsolek for her Capstone

October 29, 2011

 Posted on insidesu, The College of Arts & Sciences connected  jewelry historian Mary Gilbert Palmer ’65 with Honors Junior Laura Marsolek.  Read the whole thing … And remember, if you need advice on your Capstone, come and see us.  You never know where it will lead you!  

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Stride Pianist Stephanie Trick

September 27, 2011

Stride pianist Stephanie Trick was our honored guest last week. Sponsored by the University Arts Presenter and Phi Beta Kappa. Fabulous!! Fun to learn that Honors student Dylan Hsu also dabbles in stride piano. It’s not for the faint of heart!

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Adrienne Mallette shown in a boat with kids in the Dominican Republic

Congratulations Alaina Mallette

September 26, 2011

  Congratulations to Honors student Alaina Mallette, who was invited to the 2011 Geological Society of America annual meeting to present a poster about the work she did last summer in the Dominican Republic. Alaina is heavily involved in the DREAM project (Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring Project). More information on the DREAM project can…

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