Honors College E-News
February 15, 2016
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Academia: Undergraduate Symposium • Call for Papers
CUR: Eagle Wings • Grants • Posters in the Rotunda • SPUR
Events: Involve Me! • Career Fair • Spring Break
Study Abroad: Scholarship • Chinese Lunch & Learn
Leadership: Washington Center • MUW at Columbus
Services: On-Campus Support Groups
HC: Survey • Request for Pics • Contact Us
♦♦♦♦♦ SPOTLIGHT ♦♦♦♦♦
Honors College Advisement for Fall 2016
Honors College Advisement begins soon! 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”!
•Currently a junior or senior? Click “Current Keystone”!
Note: Students currently enrolled in HON 300 (Research Forum) will be advised during the class meeting Tuesday, March 1.
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.
Fall 2016 Foundations Advisement with Stacey Ready begins Monday, February 22.
Foundations-to-Keystone Advisement with Paula Mathis - February 24, 25 and 26 only.
Fall 2016 Keystone Advisement with Paula Mathis begins Monday, February 22.
♦♦♦♦♦ ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
Call for Papers!
♦♦♦♦♦Center For Undergraduate Research Opportunities♦♦♦♦♦
Eagle Wings Program
Up to $1,500 is available for undergraduate conference travel through this program. Travel must take place in summer or fall 2016. Preference will be given to those students presenting papers for which they are first author.
Click here for more information. Deadline: Friday, February 26
Donald Drapeau Summer Research Grants
Grants of $4000 will be awarded to two undergraduates to pursue work on original research or creative project on a full-time basis during the summer.
More information, including program guidelines and application materials, may be found here. Deadline: Friday, March 11
Posters in the Rotunda in Jackson
Three students will be selected to represent Southern Miss at the State Capital. All disciplines are eligible and encouraged to participate. Poster production and travel costs will be covered.
For more information and to check out the application materials click here. Deadline: Monday, March 1
♦♦♦♦♦ CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
Attend the Involve Me! Fair
Come find your place on campus at The Office of Student Activities' Involve Me! Fair. will be on . Come meet with members of some of the student organizations, learn how they impact the Southern Miss community and find out how you can join organizations that interest you.
Tuesday, February 16 | 11 a.m. | 2nd floor - TCC (map)
Career Fair 2016 hosted by Career Services
Career Services is here to assist students with preparations!
Feburary 15 - 18 | 4 p.m. | McLemore Hall, Room 125
Visit the website to see attending employers and best practices.
Alternative Break Trips
The Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) would love to have you attend one of their two trips during Spring Break or over the summer!
- Spring Break | March 13-17 | Service in the Mississippi Delta
- Summer Break | May 15-26 | Eco-Friendly in Canada
Click the image for details!
Deadlines: March 4
♦♦♦♦♦ INTERESTED IN STUDY ABROAD? ♦♦♦♦♦
♦♦♦♦♦ LEADERSHIP PROGRAM ♦♦♦♦♦
The Washington Center 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