Honors College Office of the Provost

Eagle Scholar Volume 5 | Issue 17


Fulbright Awards to Bodet and WillifordHeadshot of Tres Bodet (top) and Carson Williford (bottom)

Congratulations to senior Jean Phillippe “Tres” Bodet III (image top) and recent graduate Carson Williford (image bottom) for recieving a Fulbright Scholarship. 

Read Tres’ Story

Read Carson’s Story

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Congratulations to the new Honors College Ambassadors

The 2016-2017 Honors Ambassadors are:

Joseph Anderson, Alexandra Dobbins, Ross Herring, Brooklyn Holt, Shannon Uhl, Kayla Watson, Matthew Ergle, Sam Lubor, Rebecca Martin, Annabelle McEachin, Matthew Roger, Sarah Tisdale. 

Congratulations to you all!

Read more about the Honors College Ambassadors

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Honors College Film Series: Food Stamped

Food Stamped film coverApril 18 | Haley Center 2370 | 6 pm

An informative and humorous documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet on a food stamp budget.

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Apply for a Peer Instructor Postion

We are now accepting applications for students who are interested in being Peer Instructors for our Honors Freshman Exploration course.  Peer instructors serve as representatives of the Honors student experience and provide an informed voice in our Freshman Exploration course. The responsibilities of a peer instructor include but are not limited to: attending class, attending meetings with instructor, co-facilitating classroom discussions, and communicating with students.  Honors Peer Instructor positions are available to currently enrolled members of the Honors College who have successfully taken Freshman Exploration and completed at least a year at Auburn. Acceptance is based on academic achievement, progress in the Honors curriculum, and involvement and leadership in Honors, university departments and organizations.  Peer instructors will be enrolled in an Honors Lyceum course to receive credit for their experience.  Applications must be received in the Honors office by mail or email on or before APRIL 24, 2017.

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Graduating Honors College students: 

Check your email for an invitation to the Honors College Graduation Medal Ceremony, and RSVP today! During the ceremony we will bestow your well deserved Honors College Medal, and celebrate all of your hard work.

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Congratulations Dr. Barker and James!

During the recent SGA Awards, Dr. Lewis Barker was recognized as Outstand Faculty Member of the Year for the Honors College, and James Smith was recognized as Outstanding Student of the Year for the Honors College.  Congratulations to you both!

Dr. Barker and Joseph Anderson at the SGA AwardsJames Smith and Dr. Baumann at the SGA Awards






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Look out for Cookies

It’s that time of year again. Keep an eye out for cookies and snacks placed in your favorite Honors College study rooms during final exam week.

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New Course Offering

The Honors College is offering a new seminar course that will trace the principal economic, social, and political transformations in Cuba.

Read the flyer.

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Research Colloquium

Honors College student David Consoli will be giving a research colloquium on Wednesday April 26 from 10-11 am in Haley Center 1403.  More information will be posted on our social media sites as the date nears.

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Student Organization Update

Honors Serves

(Message from Cheyenne Redus)

We only have a couple of weeks left of volunteering, but it’s never too late to get involved! Thank you to everyone who applied to be a leader in Honors Serves for the 2017-2018 academic year. We look forward to making announcements regarding new leadership positions soon.


Lee County Youth Development Center – Science Experiments

– Friday, April 21st

– 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

– LCYDC Main Campus –  Chanticleer Learning Center (CLC)

1109 Spring Drive

Opelika, AL 36801

(Third building on the right)


Students will be building coke and mentos rockets. Please contact Joseph Anderson to sign up.


Hospice/Oak Park


Oak Park – Thursday, April 20th

Contact: Bethany Burgess


New volunteers will need to contact Katherine Gamble.


Auburn Day Care Centers

(April 24th will be the last group effort date, but volunteers are encouraged to continue            participation if desired)

– 3:30 – 5 PM (most days will end before 5)

–  720 Slaughter Avenue, Auburn, AL 36832.

– Please contact Rachel Breece for more information.

Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090848acad29a3f94-auburn2


Auburn ACT Tutoring

 – Auburn High School

Wednesday, April 19th

– 3:30 – 4:45 PM in computer lab room 818

– Contact Claire Zhang with any questions.

Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090848acad29a3f94-auburn1


Auburn Junior High Tutoring

 – Tuesday, April 18th and Thursday, April 20th

– 3:30 – 4:30 PM

– Auburn Junior High School

– Tutors will help students with classroom material

Please contact Kylie Mimnaugh if you are interested in helping with this effort.


 Loachapoka ACT Tutoring

– Thursday, April 20th

– 3:15 – 4:15 PM

– Loachapoka High School

– Contact Sam Lubor via email with any questions

Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090848acad29a3f94-loachapoka



Last modified: April 18, 2017