Honors College E-News

February 1, 2016

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♦♦♦♦♦ IN THIS ISSUE ♦♦♦♦♦

Spotlight: Donuts with Dr. Follett • NCUR • SPUR

Academia: Call for Papers • Symposium

Events: University Forum • Eagle Art

Study Abroad: Scholarships • The Scoop

Leadership: MUW at Columbus

Services: On-Campus Support Groups

HC: Survey • Request for Pics • Contact Us

♦♦♦♦♦ SPOTLIGHT ♦♦♦♦♦

Donuts with Dr. Follett!

Gulf Coast Keystone Scholars are invited to an Honors meet-and-greet. Come on by for some doughnuts, coffee, and conversation in the new Honors Student Lounge.
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NCUR Selections

Congratulations to Kristen Dupard, Rachel Lambert, Alexandra Utley, Laurel Duty, and Olivia Herring!

They were selected from more than 4,000 submissions all over the nation to present at the University of North Carolina-Asheville!

Congratulations to the Spring 2016 Eagles Scholars!

Rachel Paris-Harbison, Mary Ryan Karnes, James Fountain, Alexis Tymkiw, Janine Nowak, Sarah Givens, Rose Curtis, Mary Travis, William Walker and Joseph Jelinski were recognized January 22nd at the Eagle Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research Reception!
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♦♦♦♦♦ ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦

7th Annual MadRush URC: Call for Papers

The 7th Annual MadRush Undergraduate Research Conference seeks undergraduate academic research, creative writing and websites in any Humanities or Social Science discipline. Interested students should submit an abstract of their project to madrush@jmu.edu. Deadline: 5:00 PM, February 15, 2016

Please click the image to the right for more information. >>>

Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity

The UGS is an annual event showcasing outstanding work from both campuses, with top presenters earning cash prizes. The submission portal for the 2016 Undergraduate Symposium will open soon! View the 2016 categories.
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♦♦♦♦♦ UPCOMING EVENTS ♦♦♦♦♦

University Forum returns February 16!

The University Forum will feature three guests in the spring of 2016 who are changing how we think about the world. All events begin at 6:30pm in Bennett Auditorium, and are free and open to everyone. Visit the main University Forum site or check out the links below for info.

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Calling all Artists!

The exhibit is open to student, faculty and staff at USM. Eagle Art 2016 is sponsored by the Gulf Coast Library, SGA, and the Division of Student Affairs. It will open on February 16 with a reception and last through April in the Gulf Coast Library lobby. For more information on how to participate, contact Betty Shaw!

♦♦♦♦♦ INTERESTED IN STUDY ABROAD? ♦♦♦♦♦

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

February 15: PKP Study Abroad Grant - GPA 3.75, Summer/Fall 2016

March 1: Gilman - Pell Grant eligible, Summer/Fall 2016 and Academic Year Exchange 2017

Schedule scholarship advisement with Robyn Curtis today!

The Scoop is In!

The Scoop is back with more places for you to travel!


Ready to apply? Visit the Office of International Programs website.

Unsure if abroad is right for you? Read these students' stories.

♦♦♦♦♦ LEADERSHIP PROGRAM ♦♦♦♦♦

Mississippi N.E.W. Leadership Program

Aspiring young women leaders at USM are invited to apply for the Fourth Annual Mississippi N.E.W. Leadership Program, co-sponsored by the Stennis Center for Public Service and Mississippi University for Women (MUW). This five-day, four-night residential program begins May 23 at the MUW campus in Columbus. Deadline: March 1, 2016

♦♦♦♦♦ SERVICES FOR STUDENTS ♦♦♦♦♦

On-Campus Resources

♦♦♦♦♦ WE THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW ♦♦♦♦♦

Enjoy the Southern Miss Mardi Gras break next Monday and Tuesday!!

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