Honors College Office of the Provost

The Eagles Scholar Newsletter Volume 10 Issue 8

 

Honors Study and Travel: New Prices for India

Students will explore Indian religions, food, music, dress, and much more. Our travels will take us to the capital New Delhi, Amritsar the center of Sikh culture, the planned city of Chandigarh, and the hill station and resort town of Shimla. The finale will include the abandoned capital city of Fatehpur Sikri and Agra where we will see many interesting sites including a sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal, perhaps the most famous and beautiful building in the world. 

Dates: May 9-22, 2022

Learn More:

http://honors.auburn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/India_FlyerLayout_2022.pdf

Reserve your spot now:

https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0k68p2sEh28TuMS

Honors Study and Travel: New York

The Honors College and the Auburn University Theatre Department are joining forces to give students a quintessential tour New York City. Attend four shows that might include: Hadestown, Mean Girls, and Moulin Rouge. Visit the incomparable MOMA as well as the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of a theatre and enjoy the iconic NYC sites, shopping, and street food.

Dates: May 16-20, 2022

Learn More:

http://honors.auburn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/NewYork_Flyer_2022.pdf

Reserve your spot now:

https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dciriKewQUgTsma

Honors Study and Travel: Germany

This trip will immerse you in German culture with a focus on studying Germany’s historic, political, and social environment. Students will visit the famed cities of Munich, Bamberg, and Nuremberg, and  experience the Bamberg Cathedral, the Nuremberg Castle, Rhine River Cruise, and Neuschwanstein Castle, to name a few.

Dates: May 8-18, 2022

Learn More:

http://honors.auburn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Germany_FlyerLayout_2022.pdf

Enjoy Your Break!

With a wee- long break, we hope you take this time to spend with your family, eat well and relax! 

Cup at Cater

It’s the last Cup at Cater for the semester! Grab coffee or hot chocolate and decorate a holiday cookie!

Exam Jam

In preparation for final, students can drop by for tutoring from Peer Academic coaches and free pizza. It will be held Friday, December 3rd from 5-9pm in the Honors RBD Study room.

Break for Breakfast 

Good luck on Finals! Stop in for a special breakfast at Cater on December 7th at 8am! *while supplies last*

Taking Honors Biology, Honors Calculus I, Honors Physics I, or Honors Music Appreciation? Come check us out. Taking non-Honors Physics I, non-Honors Organic Chemistry I, Calculus I, or Philosophy? Come check us out too. Any Honors student is welcome!

You do not have to be in an Honors section to take advantage of peer coaching. Peer Coaching appointments will be available Monday, August 30 – Friday, December 3 Schedule a Peer Academic Coaching appointment through Advise Assist!

The deadline to apply is Friday, November 12th! 

https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9mlsUFcvNL9g8EB

HONR 1077: Peer Instructor Applications for Spring 2022 due tomorrow!

Interested in giving back to our incoming class of Honors students? Apply to be a Freshman Exploration Peer Instructor!

Peer Instructors are an integral part of class, helping students navigate their first year in Auburn and in Honors. They provide an informed voice, serving as representatives of the Honors student experience.

The responsibilities of a Peer Instructor include but are not limited to: attending class, attending meetings with their instructor, co-facilitating classroom discussions, communicating with students, and representing Honors through an upperclassman perspective.

Honors Peer Instructor positions are available to students who are in good standing, currently enrolled in the Honors College, and who have successfully taken Freshman Exploration and completed at least a year at Auburn. Peer Instructors will be enrolled in an Honors Lyceum course and receive credit for their experience.

Applications are Due November 17

Any additional questions can be directed to ekp0006@auburn.edu

Apply:

https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1GH20bGTqOJDLcq

Student Organization Updates

Honors Congress

Last two meetings of the semester: November 17th and December 1st at 7:00pm in Mell 2510 

Honors Serves

Diversity in Honors

Join Diversity in Honors for their last meeting of the semester. They will be hosting a potluck for their Fall Fest. Bring a dish if you can on Thursday, November 18th at 5pm!

Student Opportunities Across Campus

Beat Bama Food Drive

Since 1994, Auburn University and the Food Bank of East Alabama have united students, faculty, alumni and community members to help fight hunger and poverty in East Alabama by challenging the University of Alabama and the West Alabama Food Bank to see who can collect more non-perishable food to help those in need. This good-natured competition has made an impact that reaches far beyond the campuses where it began. Since its inception in 1994, the competition has raised over 6 million pounds of food for Alabamians without proper access to food. Help us win the food fight trophy in East Alabama as we look to beat hunger and BEAT BAMA!!

Barrels are located throughout campus including one at Cater Hall!

Teach for America: IGNITE Fellowship

Teach For America’s IGNITE Fellowship supports current college students in leading virtual, small group learning sessions with students during the school day while receiving skill and leadership development from veteran educators. This is a part-time, paid, virtual opportunity to build meaningful relationships with youth, accelerate student success, and hone your leadership skills. You can learn more on the IGNITE Fellowship website.

Application Due: November 21, 2021 – Sunday
Fellowship takes place February 7 – April 29, 2022

Check out the following events to learn more:

IGNITE Info Session
+ Tuesday, November 16, 2021
5:00 – 6:00 PM Central
RSVP 
Here

Voices Beyond the School Bell: Student and Teacher Panel
+ Thursday, November 18, 2021
6:30 – 7:30 PM Central
RSVP 
Here

Apply:

https://engage.teachforamerica.org/ignite-fellowship

Career Chats

Career Chats allows students to connect with industry professionals in a Zoom Q&A event to learn about their industry. Career Chats is November 18th and 19th. Auburn Career Center has great panels lined up for programs across campus for networking opportunities for students. To read more about the event, view panelist bios, and register, visit their website.

The Washington Leadership Program: Now Open

The Washington Leadership Program (WLP) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from high-potential South Asian American college students for the 2022 summer leadership program scheduled to take place from June 11, 2022 to August 5, 2022.

WLP cultivates the South Asian American community’s next generation of leaders by placing them in congressional offices or federal agencies in Washington, D.C. for eight-week summer internships and a structured leadership-training curriculum.

Though selection to WLP is highly competitive, all South Asian American students who are either US citizens or legal permanent residents are encouraged to apply, regardless of academic focus or professional goals. The backgrounds of past participants have ranged from pre-med to art and social work.

Interns will receive a total stipend of $2,000 and will be required to complete 2-3 short writing assignments during the internship.

Please follow @TheWLP and www.facebook.com/TheWLP for additional information that will provide insight for the application process.

The deadline for submitting applications is January 9, 2022.

Apply:

https://www.thewlp.com/apply-to-wlp-2022

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Last modified: November 16, 2021