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The mission of the Honors Program is to create an intensive learning community that will foster academic excellence, encourage civic action, and inspire the University's top students to become strong leaders on campus and in our community.


Honors Program Featured in the UDC freevoice:  “Honors Program Helps Students Explore,” by Melvin Bogard. 

Events - 2015 - 2016

February

Friday, Feb. 5 Honors Lunch from 12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM, Building 41, Room 421
Monday, February 29 Honors Senior Meeting 4:00 - 5:00 PM, Building 41, Room 429

March

Wednesday, March 9 Honors 5k/2k Run/Walk Meet on Denard Plaza at 3:30 PM
Thursday, March 10 12:30 – 2:00 Honors Coffee Hour, Building 41, 421
Topic:  Dr. Mohamed El-Khawas, Political Science, will discuss the issue of Terrorism in the 21st Century
Friday, March 11 Honors Renwick Gallery Trip, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, meet at gallery at 2:00 PM (or on campus at 1:30 PM)
Wednesday, March 23 Honors TED Talks, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Building 41, Room A-03 (small auditorium)
Thursday, March 30 Honors 5k/2k Run/Walk Meet on Denard Plaza at 3:30 PM 

April

Friday, April Honors Potluck Dinner, 5:30 – 8:00 PM, Building 41, Room 421
Tuesday, April 5 English Department Film Symposium, 4:00 – 5:30 PM, Building 41, Room A-03 (small auditorium)
Thursday, April 7 “Grammar 101:  Working Session on Better Writing,”  12:30 – 2:00 PM, Building 41, E-lab 104 - Topic:  Laura Funderburk and Elizabeth Early, English Department, will discuss common writing errors made by college writers of all levels
Tuesday, April 12 TED Talks, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Building 41, Room A-03 (small auditorium)
Wednesday, April 13 Honors 5k/2k Run/Walk Meet on Denard Plaza at 3:30 PM
Tuesday, April 19 Honors National Gallery Trip, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, meet at gallery at 2:00 PM (or on campus at 1:30 PM)
Thursday, April 21 Honors Coffee Hour, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, Building 41, 421 - Topic:  Dr. Sheila Martin, Political Science, will discuss the 2016 Presidential Race
Thursday, April 28 Honors 5k/2k Run/Walk Meet on Denard Plaza at 3:30 PM
Friday, April 29 Honors End-of-Semester Lunch, 12:00 – 2:00 PM, Building 41, Room 421

Honors Schedule Fall 2015

September

Wednesday, September 16 12:30 –  2:30  Honors TED Talks
Friday, September 25 10:30 – 12:00 Honors Orientation
Friday, September 25 – 12:00 – 2:00  Honors Welcome Back Lunch

October

Friday, October 2 5:30 – 9:00 Honors Potluck
Thursday, October 22 2:00 – 4:00 Honors TED Talks
Wednesday, October 28 12:30 – 2:00 Honors Coffee Hour

November

Thursday, November 12 5:30 – 7:30 Honors TED Talks
Thursday, November 19 12:30 – 2:00 Honors Coffee Hour

December

Friday, December 11 12:30 – 2:00 Honors End-of-Semester Lunch

Honors Program

For more information about the Honors Program, please contact:

Dr. Alexander Howe
Department of English
Building 41, Rm 400-16
phone 202.274.5658
ahowe@udc.edu


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