This Week In Honors

The week of January 18th, 2016

Welcome Back Ice Cream Social... and Free Books!

Thursday, 1/21

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Seven Hills Lounge, Wasylean Hall

It’s never too cold for ice cream! Please join us for ice cream sundaes and hot chocolate. Chat with old and new friends about this semester’s events. Pick up a free copy of She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders by University Keynote Lecturer Jennifer Finney Boylan (while supplies last).

Be sure to RSVP for honors credit. Drop-ins welcome.

Spring Honors Classes

Please let us know if you need assistance with your Spring 2016 schedule. Note that 1/25 is the last day to add day classes.

Spring Calendar Highlights--stay tuned for details!

2/15: Commonwealth Honors Project--proposal deadline
2/17 and 2/18: Book Discussions of She's Not There
2/19: UMass Undergraduate Research Conference--application deadline
2/25: University Keynote Lecture by Jennifer Finney Boylan
4/2-4/3: NYC trip
4/13: Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity
4/22: UMass Undergraduate Research Conference

Use the RSVP form to earn honors events credit

Remember that honors students need to attend two events per semester. These events may be sponsored by our program or by other campus organizations. Please consult the honors calendar on the blog and web site (or even embed the honors calendar in your own google calendar) and respond using our online RSVP form. Please let us know if there are any events on campus we’ve missed; we are always glad to add events to the calendar. The RSVP records are maintained by the graduate assistants; please address any questions to Ellen Snyder (

Contact Us

Commonwealth Honors Program at Worcester State University

Dr. Karen Woods Weierman, Director
Dr. Jennifer Hood-DeGrenier, Assistant Director
Mary Flibbert, Honors Assistant
Ellen Snyder, Graduate Assistant
Beth Powis, Graduate Assistant