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March 28, 2022

Join the Honors Newsletter Team!

We are looking for a team of Honors Students to help produce our award-winning newsletter this spring quarter! This is a great opportunity to boost a resume or portfolio, network with other Honors students, AND earn your Leadership co-curricular. If you're interested, please fill out Newsletter Committee Interest Form by Friday, April 1, and direct any questions to honors@calpoly.edu. Check the Honors Fall 2021 Newsletter to see what you can be a part of! 

Seeking Honors Award Nominations!!

The Honors Program is seeking nominations for 3 Awards to be presented at our Graduation Celebration on June 2nd. Please consider nominating your favorite faculty and 2 graduating seniors for the following awards. Descriptions are included in the nomination form links below. Nominations DUE MAY 1ST.

Outstanding Faculty Member Nomination

 
 

NEW Spring 22 Peer Advising Hours!

We are happy to have Emily Becker, Annie Kettman, and Kara Sawamura as our Spring 22 peer adivisors! To learn more about Emily, Annie and Kara and find out when and where they will be available for drop-in advising check out the Peer Advising link.

Still have room for another course this quarter?

Consider HNRS 392: Appropriate Technology for the World’s People, Design

For technical and nontechnical students
GE AREA F, Tech Elective for many Engineering Departments
Class: MW 4:10 PM – 5:30 PM, with
Activity: M 6:10 PM – 9:00 PM or T 8:10 AM – 11:00 AM

Seats Still Available in Honors Courses!!

There are still seats available in a number of HNRS courses including some of the HNRS 299 Honors Seminars. ALSO, remember that next year we will only offere HNRS 361 & 461 each twice: 

HNRS 361 in FA22 & WN23
HNRS 461 in WN23 & SP23

Help Support an Honors Student in their Research!

(from Ulises Graciano-Salas, SR. POLS major)

WHO: 18+, LGBTQ+ individuals, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Students, Social Media account holder(s).
WHAT: 25-30 minute interviews of LGBTQ+ individuals and their experiences on social media.
WHEN: Spring Quarter 2022!
WHERE: Interviews will be via zoom.
WHY: Researching if social media usage changes as LGBTQ+ identity develops.
HOW: Please reach out to Ulises Graciano-Salas at ugracian@calpoly.edu if you are interested!

Save the Date!! Honors Graduation Celebration June 2nd, 6-9pm.

Graduating Seniors we want to celebrate with you! Our NEW! Annual Graduation Celebration will be held on Thursday June 2nd, 6:00-9:00pm in the ATL on campus. Appetizers and beverages will be served. All graduating seniors (includes seniors graduating Winter22/Fall 22) and their family and friends are invited to attend! PLEASE RSVP via the QR code below. We'd like to get a sense of how many people will attend. We will provide more details of the event in early Spring Quarter. 

CO-CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

See Module 2.8 of the Student Handbook for more information about Honors required Co-curricular experiences. Please see the Co-Curricular Experiences link under the Current Students tab for the steps to take to fulfill this requirement. We will post new opportunities that you can consider for fulfilling these requirements as they come up.

 

Teaching/Mentoring

 

Leadership

We are looking for a team of Honors Students to help produce our award-winning newsletter this spring quarter! This is a great opportunity to boost a resume or portfolio, network with other Honors students, and earn your Leadership co-curricular. If you're interested, please fill out Newsletter Committee Interest Form by Friday, April 1, and direct any questions to honors@calpoly.edu.

Campus Events You Don't Want to Miss!!  

TBA

How to submit an announcement for the Weekly Update!

If you have an event that you want to share with our Honors Community, please complete the form (see link below). Announcements received by Sunday 11:59pm will be included in the Weekly Update posted on Monday.

https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/4589651/Honors-Weekly-Update-Announcement-Request

Honors Program Information!

Contact
Phone: 805-756-7029
E-mail: honors@calpoly.edu
 
Honors Commons
Location:5th Floor Library (room 510).
Hours:  Monday 9am to 4pm; Tuesday - Friday: 9am to 4pm

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