Honors College E-News
March 14, 2016
♦♦♦♦♦ IN THIS ISSUE ♦♦♦♦♦
Advising: Foundations • Keystone
Academia: Student Success • Thesis Boot Camp
Research: Eagle SPUR • STEM
Campus: Big Event • Science Fair
Summer: Spain • Archaeological Field School
Leadership: CBCF • Washington Center
Services: On-Campus Support Groups
HC: Request for Pics • Contact Us
Honors College Advisement for Fall 2016
Honors College Advisement is well underway! All Honors Scholars are required to meet with an HC advisor to ensure that they are staying on track in the curriculum.
•Currently a freshman? Click “Current Foundations” below to schedule an appointment. Please remember that enrollment in ACTIVE LEARNING CLASSES IS BY HC ADVISOR PERMISSION ONLY—so come in for advisement soon.
•Currently a sophomore? Click “Keystone Transition”!
*****THERE IS A GROUP TRANSITION ADVISEMENT SESSION FROM 4-5pm ON TUESDAY, MARCH 22 in LAB 201 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND! PLEASE JOIN US!!*****
•Currently a junior or senior? Click “Current Keystone”!
•If you can’t find an appointment with Stacey Ready or Paula Mathis that works with your schedule, you may make an appointment with Kaycee McMullan at the links below.
♦♦♦♦♦ ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
Student Success Workshop
The second workshop in the Student Success Series is sponsored by the Psychology Clinic and will focus on organizational and planning skills for students. If in attendance you will be credited with 10 dining dollars! They are only allowing 45 participants on a first-come basis- so get registered today!
Tuesday, March 22 | 4:00 p.m. | OMH 105
For more information click the image!
Thesis Boot Camp
The Honors College is hosting a workday for Juniors and Seniors to help in the process of writing your thesis. Students MUST have completed HON 301 before attending these meetings. Food and snacks will be provided!
Put these on your calendar:
•April 3 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Speaking Center
•April 9 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Speaking Center
♦♦♦♦♦ RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
STEM Program Fellowships
There are still fellowships available for well qualified students for Fall 2016.
♦♦♦♦♦ CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
Volunteer Opportunity at the Science Fair
Another regional Science Fair is being hosted on campus this semester! The winners of the fair will represent our region at the state and national level. To make this happen they need volunteers. Those who help judge or assist the staff at the fair will be given volunteer hours.
•April 6 | Elementary Fair
For more information on the upcoming fair and to sign up as a judge, visit their home page!
Interested in More Events?
♦♦♦♦♦ Summer Opportunities ♦♦♦♦♦
Spanish in Spain: March 18 Deadline Extension
There is still time to spend this summer in Cadiz, Spain! Immerse yourself in the culture of Spain in the coastal city of Cadiz while you gain proficiency and confidence in the Spanish language. You will also have ample time to travel, explore world heritage sites, and participate in Spanish traditions, such as sampling tapas or spending time in cafés.
For more details, visit usm.edu/study-abroad.
Program Dates: May 15-June 17, 2016
Deadline Extension: March 18, 2016
USM Archaeological Field School
•The Department of Anthropology and Sociology is offering two courses (ANT436 and ANT439) this summer on the Winterville Mounds in the Mississippi Delta.
•For more information please contact Dr. Ed Jackson.
click the image for more info!
♦♦♦♦♦ LEADERSHIP PROGRAM ♦♦♦♦♦
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
The internship programs through the CBCF prepare college students from all over the nation to become principled leaders, skilled policy analysts, and informed advocates through experience with legislators and leaders in all branches of government.
Three internships are available this summer with several scholarship opportunities for interested students.