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Embrace the Challenge

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 Coffee Hour Lecture Friday, February 27, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Bldg. 41, Room 420; Guest Speaker:  Philip Lee, David A. Clarke School of Law; Title:  The Socio-Legal Construction of Race in America.  Honors Coffee Hour events offer an interactive forum where faculty share exciting ongoing research.  All students are welcome to attend. 

News & Past Events

8/6/12 - Honors freshman, Jasmine Preston, receives the Society of Daughters of the US Army Scholarship.  Congratulations, Jasmine!

3/1/12 - UDC Honors Program Takes Flight

Honors Students Visit New York
In October, a group of Honors students and faculty learned about America's immigration history by visiting Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and New York City -- topped off with a classic New York deli dinner of pastrami, latkes, and kugel at Katz's Deli.

Honors Students receive IPAD's
The Honors Program held its Welcome Back Lunch for returning students on Monday, August 23.  Dean Petty, College of Arts and Sciences, was on hand to give the three returning Honors students with the highest GPA's new Apple iPads.  Congratulations to Alfred Durham (Jr., Criminal Justice), Lihua Mao (Sr., Education), and Sayomi Stallings (Sr., Mathematics).  Freshmen Orientation for new Honors Students will take place Friday, Sept. 3 from 9:30 - Noon in Bldg. 41, Room A-05.

Honors students and faculty enjoyed a historical tour of Philadelphia in February. In addition to visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, they learned about our nation's founding documents at the National Constitution Center, and they saw the world premiere of "The Eclectic Society" at America's oldest theater, Walnut Street Theater."

(Picture: Honors students Travis Branham, Nikola Abdul, and Sayomi Stallings enjoyed famous Philadelphia sites, including the Liberty Bell.)










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

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