Honors Program

Events and Announcements

Fall 2016 Upcoming Events

MOVIE AND PIZZA NIGHT!!!!

Nov. 15th

History Department and the Honors Program Present MOVIE&PIZZA night

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Deanna Wooley, Instructor in the Department of History, will be on hand to introduce the movie and answer questions afterwards.

Everyone is welcome! If faculty are interested in bringing large groups of students, please give us a heads up so we can order enough pizza.

 

Fall Honors Showcase

Thursday April 7th 2017

Our Honors Showcase will be held in the spring on Thursday April 7th 2017. Be sure to come and support your fellow Honors students as they present their finished Honors Projects in order to complete the requirements for their Honors Certificate and Medal.

Fall 2016 Recent Events

Academic Quiz Bowl Halloween Party

Monday October 31 at 6.00p

Are you feeling up for a challenge? Do you want to dress up in your favorite Halloween costume? Come join us at the Quiz Bowl Halloween Party on October 31st at 6:00pm in the Honors Center! All students are welcome to participate or watch the fun! Please preregister with a team of 3 or 4 people by October 27th to participate in the quiz bowl. Food will be provided and prizes awarded for the winners of the competition and costume contest!

QUIZ BOWL HALLOWEEN

Campus visit day

Sunday October 30th

The Honors Program will be welcoming potential honors students during Campus Visit Day!! The Honors Center will be open from 11am-3pm. Please stop by for a tour!

Enrollment Party

Monday October 24th

Trying to decide on Spring 2016 classes? Come to the Honors Program Enrollment Party on Monday, October 24th at noon! We will have Honors faculty and PIZZA! All Honors and Honors-eligible students are welcome.

Final Presidential Debate

Wednesday October 19th

The Honors Program would like to invite you to the Honors Center for a FINAL Presidential Debate Watch Party on Wednesday, October 19th. We will have 6 big screen TVs broadcasting different channels, lots of pizza, and Dr. Michael Wolf (Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and a frequent guest on local TV and radio shows) to explain what it all means to us. 

Everyone is welcome, so bring your friends! If you are planning on bringing a large group, please give us a heads up so we can order enough pizza. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Livschiz (livschia@ipfw.edu).

Final presidental Debate

Midterm study break

October 12th & 13th

Need a break? Stop by the Honors Center for some coffee, tea, and cookies to help get you through midterm week!

Lunch with Honors Program Director

Wednesday October 5 (Noon-1.00p)

The Honors program would like to invite Honors and Honor-eligible students to have lunch with the Honors Program Director. This is an opportunity for you to share your experiences at IPFW in general and with the Honors Program in particular, express any concerns or suggestions you may have, and get answers to questions. We hope to see you on Tuesday or Wednesday! If you would prefer to have an individual meeting with Dr. Livschiz, you can always schedule an appointment at http://ipfwhonorsprogram.simplybook.me.  

If you would like to have lunch, but the scheduled date doesn't work for you--please let us know. If there is enough interest, we can do another lunch in October or later in the semester.

First and Only Vice- Presidential Debate

Tuesday October 4th

The Honors Program will be hosting a Vice Presidential Debate Watch Party on Tuesday October 4 , in the Honors Center located on the 2nd  floor of Helmke Library, accessed by the Sky Bridge. We will have 6 big screen TVs broadcasting different channels, lots of pizza, and Dr. Michael Wolf (Professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and a frequent guest on local TV and radio shows) to explain what it all means to us.

Everyone is Welcome, so bring your friends! 

Honors vice presidental debate

Pinning Ceremony

Thursday September 29th 6pm

You are cordially invited to the Fall 2016 Honors Pinning Ceremony and PARTY on Thursday, September 29 starting at 6 pmThe Pinning Ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate those students who have reached their first Honors milestone--the Honors Pin--after completing at least 9 hours of Honors credits. (You can see the names of the Fall 2016 Honors Pin Recipients on the attached flier.) After the brief but festive ceremony, it will be time to PARTY! There will be food, cake, games, and an opportunity to meet other Honors students, and, of course, celebrate the pin recipients!

We hope you will take a break from studying to come to the party at the Honors Center on Thursday, September 29! 

Fall 2016 Honors Pinning Invitation

Lunch with Honors Program Director 

Tuesday September 27th (12.20-1.10p)

Wednesday October 5 (Noon-1.00p)

The Honors Program would like to invite Honors and Honor-eligible students to have lunch with the Honors Program director. This is an opportunity for you to share your experiences at IPFW in general and with the Honors Program in particular, express any concerns or suggestions you may have, and get answers to questions. We hope to see you on Tuesday or Wednesday! If you would prefer to have an individual meeting with Dr. Livschiz, you can always schedule an appointment at http://ipfwhonorsprogram.simplybook.me.  

If you would like to have lunch, but the scheduled date doesn't work for you--please let us know. If there is enough interest, we can do another lunch in October or later in the semester.

 

First Presidential Debate

September 26th

As the presidential race is intensifying, we would like to invite you to the Honors Center for a Presidential Debate Watch Party on Monday, September 26. We will have 6 big screen TVs broadcasting different channels, lots of pizza, and Dr. Michael Wolf Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and a frequent guest on local TV and radio shows) to explain what it all means to us. 

Everyone is welcome, so bring your friends! If you are planning on bringing a large group, please give us a heads up so we can order enough pizza. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Livschiz (livschia@ipfw.edu).

Honors Presidental debate

Being First  Session 

September 13th at Noon

Location: Walb Union G-21

The Honors Program is hosting a Being First Information Session today at Noon in Walb Student Union G21, and learn more about the opportunities available to First Generation students. Lunch will be provided!!

Being First

Study abroad  Workshop

September 6th & 7th

Honors Center

If you are interested in doing a Study Abroad at any point during your time at IPFW, please contact Meg Underwood, Study Abroad Advisor at IPFW, by email at studyabroad@ipfw.edu. She will be able to talk about Study Abroad, the particular opportunities available to Honors students, and answer any questions you may have.  Meg can discuss funding opportunities, so if you are interested in doing a Study Abroad but worried about how to pay for it. For more information, please visit the Office of International Education, Walb Student Union 145.

Omnibus lectures with Jeb Bush 

September 8th

IPFW invites everyone to join us at the Rhinehart Music Center for the Omnibus Lectures series with Jeb Bush on September 8th at 7.30. Bush who recently ran for the Republican presidential nomination, currently serves as the chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a national foundation focused on education reform. 

The Honors Center will host a Q&A session with Omnibus Speaker Jeb Bush for Honors students and students in Dr. Wolf's POLS 317-Voting, Elections, and Public Opinion.

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Coffee and Cookies Welcome

August 22nd and 23rd

To kick off a great start to the Fall 2016 semester, we invite all Honors students to stop by the Honors Center for our traditional “Welcome Back Cookies & Coffee” from 11am to 3pm on Monday, August 22nd and Tuesday, August 23rd.

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Honors Freshmen Seminar 

August 15th-18th 

This team-taught interdisciplinary seminar will expose students to a variety of topics and incorporate intellectually stimulating discussions and interesting activities for incoming Freshmen. Students will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from faculty representing various academic disciplines and members of university administration.The students will also get a chance to explore different campus resources through a scavenger hunt also an opportunity to discover the hidden animal of Crooked Lake with through the IPFW Department of Biology.This course is open to honors-eligible incoming Freshmen only. 

Honors Summer camp

July 25th-29th 

The Honors Summer Camp is a summer academic program through the Honors Program for high school juniors. Its a four-day learning experience that allows Honors students to interact with different academic disciplines through department faculty lead lessons. An exciting Geology trip to Poe Quarry for a hands on learning experience is also included in this summer camp.