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Message from the Director

Joan Digby, Ph.D., Director, Honors Program and Merit FellowshipWelcome to the Honors Program and Merit Fellowship home page. The program was founded on a tradition of excellence, and thousands of our graduates enjoy great success in every imaginable profession. We emphasize critical thinking, articulate writing, experimental and experiential learning and undergraduate research. We hope you will use the program to discover the interests that shape a clear path to your professional future.

The links to your left contain all the information you will need to learn about the Honors Program. If you are thinking about joining the program, you will find our requirements and offerings, as well as a photo gallery that will give you a good idea of who we are and what we do. We hope this will motivate you to take the next step by becoming a member of the Honors Program.

If you are already an honors student, you will find our home page to be an excellent resource as you move forward to complete your degree. Admission requirements, course descriptions, Merit Fellowship events, and tutorial and thesis guidelines are all there to help you, along with policies and tips that make navigating the Honors Program a smooth sail.

I invite you to visit me any time you need help, have a question or an idea that might improve or expand our program. The door is always open.

Joan Digby, Ph.D.
Director, Honors Program and Merit Fellowship