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Georgia Southern University elevates Honors Program into new Honors College

Georgia Southern University now encompasses 10 academic colleges with the transition of the  University Honors Program to the Honors College. The move provides a growing community of honors students with enhanced experiential learning opportunities including undergraduate research, creative scholarship and the honors thesis, focusing on professional development, interdisciplinary education and global experiences.  “The elevation of […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2020

Read all about our graduates and their accomplishments in our University Honors Program Graduates online booklet.

Andrea Appleton Wins Goldwater Scholarship

Flowers, for many, may simply be a nice gift for a loved one or something to stop and smell along the way, but to Honors Program biology student Andrea Appleton, they are a window into the intricacies of daily life. “Plants are incredibly diverse and everywhere, and I feel that we have a lot to […]

University Honors Program Student Named Semi-Finalist for Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Samuel Hobbs has been named a semi-finalist for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program (ETA), taking an important step toward his goal of teaching English in Colombia next school year. “I’ve had so many great opportunities here at Georgia Southern that have helped me to develop a true love for teaching and mentoring students and […]

Developing the Research Mindset

Like all Honors Program students, when Molly Rowe graduates with her degree in biology this fall, she will have completed an independent research project in the form of her honors thesis. Unlike a number of her peers, she will also have two publications in scientific journals. Lots of students delving into medical research start out […]