The Honors Program recognizes the outstanding achievements of our students at a number of points in the year. In accordance with the Honors purpose statement, these awards recognize of consistency and high achievement in coursework, as well as outstanding commitment to service and leadership.
At least once a year, each student who has achieved a 4.0 GPA for the previous semester is presented with a certificate honoring their achievement at the Honors Dinner / Awards night. Students are encouraged to invite friends or family to the banquet.
Honors medallions are awarded to each student who has completed the Honors Program at the Senior Send-off Banquet.
The Outstanding Service award is given each semester during the awards banquet. Students are nominated by their peers, and a final decision is made by the Honors Program staff.
The Outstanding Professor award is given each semester during the 4.0 awards banquets. Professors are nominated by their students, and a final decision is made by the Honors Program staff.
At the Senior Symposium, the best poster or posters receive an award for excellence, and the awardee’s name and college are engraved on a plate that is displayed in the Honors Program office.
Stoles are awarded during the Senior Send-off banquet each spring for Service and Leadership. Stoles may be worn at graduation, along with the Honors medallion. Those honored with a stole will have their names engraved on a plate displayed in the Honors Program office.