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Leadership Development

Leadership is a pillar of the Kugelman Honors Program. We have many opportunities for student leadership through our Honors Council, Honors Mentor Program, and Honors Resident Assistant positions.

Students completing challenge at Honors Retreat 2018
Honors Council Annual Leadership Retreat

Honors Council

All current Honors students are encouraged to attend Honors Council, which holds meetings every Tuesday of the spring and fall semesters at 5:30 p.m. in Building 36, Room 191.

Students who participate in Honors Council can provide feedback on program requirements and Council events, offer input for upcoming Honors events, and enjoy special programming and guest speakers.

Students can also become involved in any of Council's committees:

  • Fundraising Committee
  • Public Relations Committee
  • Service Committee
  • Social Committee
  • Equity and Diversity Committee

Learn more about Honors Council by reviewing the Honors Council Constitution  and Honors Council Bylaws .

Mentor group at Honors Orientation

Honors Mentors

Honors Mentors provide support to first year students as they acclimate to the university and Honors program. Honors Mentors are assigned, and first meet, first year students at Honors Orientation, Honors Mentors and first year students then meet regularly during the new student's first year in the Kugelman Honors Program. 

Current Honors students who are interested in becoming Honors Mentors can apply each spring semester. Mentor applications are shared in the Honors Programs weekly email updates.

Honors leaders outside of Pace Hall

Honors Resident Assistants

Honors Resident Assistants (RAs) live and work in Pace Hall, the Honors living-learning community. Honors RAs provide support and programming for Pace Hall residents, and also support and attend Honors Council events.

Current Honors students who are interested in becoming Honors RAs can apply in each spring semester. RA applications are shared in the Honors Program weekly email updates.