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Fall 2014 Events



Wake Up With Honors

Wednesday, August 27, 8:00am, Honors Lounge, AB4
Join fellow Honors students, faculty, and administrators for free continental breakfast and coffee before starting your first day of classes.

HSAC General Meeting

Thursday, September 4, 4:30 pm, Olson Auditorium, AB4The Honors Student Advisory Council will share their vision for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Mandatory Honors Assembly

Thursday, September 4, 5:00 pm, Olson Auditorium, AB4
Dean Young will discuss the upcoming semester and introduce new administrators. If you are unable to attend the mandatory assembly, please contact the Honors College Office.

Honors College Photo

Thursday, September 4, 5:30 pm, Clock Tower
The annual Honors College photo will be taken at the Clock Tower immediately following the Mandatory Honors Assembly. Please wear your Honors College t-shirt.

Honors Welcome Retreat

Friday, September 5 - Saturday, September 6, University Camp
Registration required

The Retreat is open to incoming Honors students for fall 2014. Registration is required. Please visit the Welcome Retreat page for more information on attendance and cost.

Parents Luncheon

Saturday, September 13, 12:00 pm, LSC Ballroom
Reservations required
The Honors College welcomes the parents and family members of our Honors students. We take this time to visit with the special people who make attending SHSU possible for our students. This event takes place during Bearkat Family Weekend. For more information on Bearkat Family Weekend, please visit the official website.

Spivey Haunted House

Friday, October 31, 7:00 pm, Spivey House
Celebrate Halloween with fellow Honors student. HSAC transforms the Honors dorm, Spivey House, into an enchanted haunted house. Costumes and candy are welcome.

High School Honors Dinner

Friday, November 21, 6:00 pm, LSC Ballroom
Reservations required
The Honors College honors high school seniors who have excelled in their academic career. Invitations to this event are sent out in October. Please contact for more information.

Honors College Open House


Saturday, November 22, 11:00 am, Olson Auditorium

All SHSU students are welcome to attend this event to learn more about the Honors College. This event is in conjunction with Saturdays@Sam. Please visit the Visitor's Center page for information regarding Saturdays@Sam.

Mandatory Honors Assembly

Thursday, December 4, 5:00 pm, Olson Auditorium, AB4
Dean Young wraps up the fall semester and introduces our December Honors graduates. If you are unable to attend the mandatory assembly, please notify the Honors College Office.

HSAC General Meeting

Thursday, December 4, 5:30 pm, Olson Auditorium, AB4
Elections will be held (if necessary).

Honors Medallion Ceremony


Thursday, December 11, 5:00 pm, LSC Ballroom

Honors only event

Honors College graduates are recognized in this intimate ceremony and receive their Honors medallions and stoles to wear at graduation.



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