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Recent Honors-Sponsored Activities

The Honors College sponsors various trips throughout the year at little to no cost to our students. Follow us on Facebook to keep up with our students' travels and achievements. Here are a few of our recent trips:

Honors Student Association Christmas Event, December 2017

The Honors Student Association held their Annual Ugly Sweater Holiday Party where students were able to enjoy food, crafts, and Christmas music!

New York City, November 2017

At the end of the fall 2017 semester, the Honors College organized a trip to New York City, where students visited the National Museum of the American Indian and got to tour the Big Apple.

Be Kind to Humankind: Compliance Workshop on Research with Human Subjects, November 2017

The Honors College partnered with The Office on Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA) and The Office of Graduate Studies and Research for a Discussion on Human Subject Research with Members of Salisbury University's Institutional Review Board. 

Charlottesville: How Did We Get Here? Where Do We Go From Here?, November 2017

The Honors College partnered with the Institute for Political Affairs and Civic Engagement for a lecture to discuss, reflect, and engage with the topic of Charlottesville lead by Honors College Sophomore, Abiodun Adeoye. 

Honors 111 Student Research Conference, November 2017

128 Honors 111 students presented their Honors 111: Creative Thinking and Writing Research projects during the Annual Honors College Student Research Conference coordinated by Dr. Wood, Dr. Kock, and Professor Hill. 

Representing LGBTQ Characters in Young Adult Literature, November 2017

The Honors College brought author of several young adult novels, Malinda Lo, to campus to provide an overview of the history of LGBTQ represenation in Young Adult Literature. 

Honors Student Association Halloween Event, October 2017

Students enjoyed anotehr successful annual Halloween Potluck hosted by the Honors Student Association. A costume contest, pumpkin painting, and a clever Honors House escape room drew students out in full force!

Honors Freshman Orientation, August 2017

The Honors College Class of 2022 enjoyed their Honors Freshman Orientation which brought them to campus for an early move-in to the Manokin and Pocomoke Residence Halls, a family dinner, and class bonding at a local entertainment center with Honors College professors, their Resident Assistants, and upperclassmen Honors students. 

Northeast Regional Honors Conference, April 2017

Students attended the Northeast Regional Honors Conference held this year in Pittsburg, PA. They presented research ranging from Solving Nuclear Waste: A Molecular Approach to Informal Mentorship as an Effective Tool to Connect Adolescents. Next year, students will attend the conference held in Providence. 

Northeast Regional Honors Conference, April 2016

Students attended the Northeast Regional Honors Conference held this year in Boston, MA. They presented research ranging from histories of seventeenth-century colonial Virginia to kangaroos in Australia. Next year, students will attend the conference held in Pittsburgh.

New York City, November 2015

At the end of the fall 2015 semester, the Honors College organized a trip to New York City, where students visited museums and attended a performance of the Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular. A few students even got the chance to go backstage and meet a few of the Rockettes and check out the camels from the show.

Smithsonian National Zoo and DC United Soccer Match, October 2015

The Dean of the Honors College and Faculty Director of the Thomas E. Bellavance Honors Program traveled with a group of Honors students to visit the National Zoo in Washington DC and watch a DC United game.

National Museum of the American Indian, October 2015

Students in Dr. Kalb and Dr. Buss's "Contemporary Native American Literature and Art" class visit the National Museum of the American Indian for a specialized tour of the collection by Smithsonian research specialist Rebecca Trautmann.

New York City, April 2015

During our annual spring trip to New York City, our students visited the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, the Hester Street Fair, the Tenement Museum, Little Italy, Chinatown, and got a tour backstage of Disney Broadway. Other students went to see Broadway shows and to check out the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Northeast Regional Honors Conference, April 2015

Honors students traveled with the Dean of the Honors College and Faculty Director of the Honors Program to Gettysburg for the Northeast Regional Honors Conference. The students presented their research on a wide range of topics and toured historic Gettysburg.

Denver, CO, November 2014

The Dean of the Honors College, Faculty Director of the Honors Program, and student workers attended the National Collegiate Honors Conference in Denver, CO. Here they participated in information sessions about how to incorporate successful examples of Honors activities from around the nation.

Washington, D.C., September 2014
As part of a food-themed Critical Thinking and Writing course, students from three LLCs visited the National Museum of American History's "Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000" exhibit and participated in a walking food tour of the U-Street neighborhood, famed for its soul food and Ethiopian cuisine.

 

Assateague Island, MD August 2014
The Honors College starts off every year with an orientation for the LLCs at Assateague Island National Seashore.  

 

Annual Conferences:

National Collegiate Honors Conference (November, location varies by year).

Northeast Regional Honors Conference (April, location varies by year).

Here is more information about the conferences our students will attend this year.

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