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荣誉项目

Explore our dynamic 荣誉项目

College should be a transformative experience—a journey of discovery undertaken among friends 和 mentors you’ll remember forever. The Mount Union 荣誉项目 is dedicated to serving students with the curiosity 和 commitment to get the most out of this journey.

Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds 和 bring an equally wide range of talents 和 interests. All are welcomed into our community-within-a-community, a collaboration between students 和 faculty for creating opportunities in the areas of 社会生活, 服务工作, 奖学金.  

There are two different ways to participate in Honors at Mount Union, 大学的荣誉专业荣誉. You can even do both, if you wish.

There are also many perks that Honors students enjoy during their time on campus. And yet the greatest benefits may be those that come after graduation. The distinction of having Honors on a resume or graduate school application definitely matters—everybody knows that it signifies exceptional promise—but the habits of mind that an Honors student brings to those next stages will pay off for a lifetime. So will the inspiration that comes from working with fellow Honors students, the support of Honors mentors who are here to help you along the way. 

This webpage is designed to provide helpful information for prospective students, 当前的学生, the Mount Union community at large. More than this, we hope that it will also give you a feel for the 荣誉项目 here at Mount Union. If there is anything you can’t find here, please do not hesitate to contact us!

  • 大学的荣誉


    大学的荣誉

    The 大学的荣誉 track is a learning community for students that provides academic 和 social support to engage in a different kind of learning, 鼓励公开询问, empathetic engagement with diverse perspectives, safe spaces for intellectual risk-taking. The curriculum parallels the Integrative Core with specially designed honors sections 和 exciting co-curricular opportunities. Professors in the 荣誉项目 are innovative teachers 和 dedicated scholars who come from a variety of disciplines. Honors courses emphasize intellectual contexts, 学生的自主性, connections among fields of study.

    课程

    第一年研讨会 (FYS) (first year): FYS focuses on a specific topic 和 develops skills in writing, oral communication 和 critical thinking.

    荣誉的基础 (first 和 second years): These courses focus on four major areas of human knowledge – humanities, 自然科学, 社会科学与艺术, building on the skills students learned in FYS. Students are required to take 荣誉的基础 in three of the areas 和 may fulfill the fourth area with an appropriate elective.

    主题与主题项目 (third year): Students take an honors course related to the theme of Engaging Diversity, in which they develop a proposal for a diversity project to be completed in conjunction with a course of their choosing the following semester.

    顶石 (fourth year): Students engage in collaborative work around a complex issue with real-world application. 他们利用知识, skills 和 thought processes acquired throughout their educational experience.

    大学荣誉课程

  • 专业荣誉


    专业荣誉

    The 专业荣誉 track offers the opportunity for intensive, individual study in a major. Although the nature of honors work will vary, it should involve intellectual creativity 和 may take such forms as research, 调查, 或者艺术上的努力. The student initiates 和 plans the honors project 和 works closely with one or more faculty members in carrying it out. 在研究结束时, superior accomplishment should be demonstrated in some appropriate way. Depending on the department’s specifications, students will complete either an honors thesis or honors projects in three courses in the major.

    课程

    荣誉论文/项目: A research/project course designed to meet the needs of the individual student seeking 专业荣誉 at graduation. Prerequisites: junior or senior st和ing, approval of the instructor, the department chair 和 the Honors Review Board. Credit variable, 4-8 Semester Hours.

    For more information contact the 荣誉项目 directors at honors@alexjquintas.com.

    主修课程荣誉

  • 社会


    社会

    The Honors Council hosts several social events this year to connect 和 form friendships with other Honors students. Past events have included a Halloween party at the Nature Center, “圣代星期天”社交活动, its end-of-the-year barbecue.

    A group of Honors students show off their 80’s inspired Halloween costumes before the annual Honors Halloween Party.

  • 服务


    服务

    Each year, the Honors Council organizes at least one student-led service project.  在过去, it has collected supplies to donate to Raider’s Cove, made capes for children in the local hospital, participated in Mount Union’s Relay for Life event, starting a team on Free Rice- a trivia game that donates to the UN World Food Programme for answering trivia questions.

  • 奖学金


    奖学金

    The program provides many opportunities to enhance your scholarly experience at Mount Union. Many professors take their students on trips to museums 和 historical spots. Also, the program provides means to attend conferences such as the 中东荣誉协会 (MEHA)会议和 National Collegiate Honors Council 会议. These conferences allow students to present, 参与讨论小组, become better leaders 和 better Honors students. Mount Union is also a member of the MEHA, allowing students to seek 奖学金 opportunities 和 utilize resources through the organization.

    Two executive honors council members attend the National Collegiate Honors Council 会议 in New Orleans.

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