Honors College E-News
April 5, 2016
♦♦♦♦♦ IN THIS ISSUE ♦♦♦♦♦
Happenings: Withdraw •Graduate Photos • Leadership Workshop • What's Love Got to do with it? • Dr. Gates • Thesis Boot Camp • Clothesline Project • Take Back the Night
Campus: • $25 Gift Card • Science Fair
Research: Eagle SPUR • STEM
Summer: Archaeological Field School
Leadership: CBCF • Washington Center
Services: On-Campus Support Groups
HC: Request for Pics • Contact Us
♦♦♦♦♦ CONGRATULATIONS! ♦♦♦♦♦
On March 30, several students were inducted at our Founder's Day celebration!
A huge shout-out to our recent inductees to the Ambassador & Mentor Program! We're so excited to have you!
♦♦♦♦♦ WHAT'S HAPPENING ♦♦♦♦♦
Don't forget -- the last day to withdraw from classes is Thursday, April 7!!
Leadership Development: an Exception to the Rule: Dr. Samuel Jones Workshop
Thursday, April 7th, 2pm
Honors students: Please make plans to attend the workshop to be led by Dr. Samuel Jones on Thursday, April 7 from noon to 2:00 pm at Bennett Auditorium. Dr. Jones is Dean of Student Affairs at JCJC and a motivational speaker. The title of his presentation is “Leadership Development: an Exception to the Rule.” It is co-sponsored by the Graduate School, LEC, and VP for External Affairs.
On April 8th at 6 pm in Scianna Auditorium 1003, the Residence Hall Association is putting on a program entitled, "What's Love Got to Do With It". This program is to raise awareness about domestic abuse and sexual assault, which will a panel: Rebecca Malley (Title XI Coordinator), Joyce Sartin (Domestic Abuse Survivor and founder of Daughters of Baca), Bob Press (Associate Professor of Political Science), and Dr. Stacy Henry (Professor of Sociology). They are collecting donations for the Domestic Abuse Family Shelter. Please consider bringing diapers, clothes, toiletries, household items, cleaning products, etc. to RHA by Thursday, April 7th.
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!
•April 9 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Speaking Center
The Clothesline Project
Take Back the Night
Please contact Michelle Howard by phone 601-266-4829 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further questions/information.
♦♦♦♦♦ CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
Chance to Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card
Honors senior Matt Hamil needs your help to complete his Honors research project, Modeling Mobile Website Usability. His brief survey will ask you to surf on a specific website using your phone and to answer a few questions. All responses are anonymous and confidential, and participation is entirely voluntary. He’d be enormously grateful if you’d help him by completing the survey available here. Participants will be eligible for a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!
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!
♦♦♦♦♦ RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
STEM Program Fellowships
There are still fellowships available for well qualified students for Fall 2016.
♦♦♦♦♦ SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
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.
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♦♦♦♦♦ 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.
Deadline: Saturday, April 30