- What is Honors?
- First Year Courses
- Apply to the Honors Program
- Tuition Waivers
- Honors Program Goals
- Honors Student For A Day
- Transfer Student Information
- Honors Program Requirements
- Honors Courses
- Joining HPSO
- Advisement Process
- Weekly UPDATES
Honors Program Weekly Updates: 04-15-2014
HPSO ELECTIONS FOR 2014-2015
The Honors Program Student Organization (HPSO) is looking for new officers for the 2014-2015 school year!
Elections will take place Tuesday, April 29th from 8:00-3:00.
There will be a ballot box set up in the Honors lounge where students can place their votes.
If you are interested in running for a position, please email the president, Trista Kirchgesler at email@example.com with the position you intend to run for and a brief biography of yourself (current year, major, leadership positions, etc.) by Friday, April 25th by 3PM.
The positions available are President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Activities Coordinator.
Any Honors student can run for a position, but candidates for President must have stated their intent to become full members of the Honors Program by submitting a Sophomore Honors Portfolio or have already been accepted as full members of the Honors Program.
The descriptions for each position are as follows:
A. The President shall be the principal executive officer and shall have the following duties:
- a. To preside at all meetings of the organization.
- b. To call special meetings of the organization when required.
- c. The President (with consent of the Honors Program Coordinator) shall have the power to designate an alternate committee member for any Honors Committee meeting.
- d. To prepare and file any report required by the University.
- e. To designate subcommittees of the Honors Program Student Organization at his/her discretion.
- f. Sit on the Honors Program Committee
- g. To submit an Officer Roster Card at the beginning of each semester to the Student Involvement and Leadership Office.
B. The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President in the event of absence or vacancy in the office of President. In addition, the Vice President shall:
- a. Perform duties as assigned by the President.
C. The duties of the Secretary shall:
- a. Prepare and file any report required by the University.
- b. Take the minutes of the Organization's general meetings and post them on the appropriate website.
- c. Perform other duties assigned by the President.
D. The Treasurer shall:
- a. Keep records of all financial transactions of the organization and handle all financial matters
- b. To submit financial records for an annual audit of any Student Government funding received to the Student Involvement and Leadership Office at the end of each Spring semester.
- c. Become familiar with University accounting procedures and policies.
- d. Prepare and submit financial reports at meetings.
- e. To perform other duties assigned by the President.
E. The duties of the Activities Coordinator shall:
- a. Plan social events for organization members.
- b. Perform other duties assigned by the President.
NOON KNOWLEDGE LUNCHEONS
As promised, in order to connect undergraduates to UND's research culture and the scholars publishing on this campus, the Honors Program is offering a series of Noon Knowledge Luncheon events featuring FREE FOOD and conversation with scholars from colleges across campus. If you are interested in participating in these lunches, please "register" via the Doodle below to give us a sense of numbers for when we order the grub.
SIGN-UP HERE: http://www.doodle.com/p6bqn4y8hq86uhga
The schedule thus far is as follows for this semester:
April 23 - Mechanical Engineering
"An Open Discussion of Research In Mechanical Engineering"
Dr. George Bibel,
Dr. Matthew Cavalli, and
Dr. Jeremiah Neubert
Educational Programs Internship with the State Historical Society of North Dakota
The State Historical Society of North Dakota has an Education Programs Internship available this summer, working at the Heritage Center and State Museum in Bismarck from June through to mid-August. The start and end date are somewhat flexible, and the intern will be working with me in the Communications and Education Division. The position can be viewed at the link below: https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=11000
If the link doesn't work, the Job ID is 3000327.
The UND Alumni Association & Foundation's Student Organization Sponsorship Program
Looking for sponsorships for your organization's event or initiative over the summer?
The UND Alumni Association & Foundation's Student Organization Sponsorship (SOS) Program will be offering sponsorships throughout the summer! If your organization has events, conferences to attend this summer – apply! We would be happy to sponsor your organization. Apply as early as you can, as sponsorships are awarded as they come in!
Interested student organizations may apply online for SOS funding at UND.edu/involvement (the application is listed under forms).
Orientation Leader position
Do you remember your Summer Orientation Advisement & Registration experience? We are seeking a team of enthusiastic Orientation Leaders to assist in the facilitation of the Summer Orientation program at the University of North Dakota. During the program, Orientation Leaders will be responsible for an array of program details, including but not limited to: assisting new students with course scheduling and registration, assisting with day-to-day administrative duties of the program, assisting with placement exams, and assisting with Orientation tours. We are looking for enthusiastic students from all academic disciplines and backgrounds.
The Orientation Leader employment application can be found at this link: https://und.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/JobXJobDetail.aspx?JobId=8960
Capital Semester in Washington, DC
- Fall: August 27 – December 12, 2014
- Spring: January 14 – May 2, 2015
*Fall Semester Early Deadline: March 1, 2014
*Generous Scholarship Funding Available
Spend a semester in Washington, DC making an investment in your future that will help set you apart after college. This comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit, and furnished housing the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
We've been creating academic internship experiences for over 40 years and guarantee all participants an internship placement. Your options are endless – we work with over 300 different federal agencies, policy groups, international affairs organizations, media outlets, public affairs firms, government relations offices, and nonprofit organizations.
Who you know does matter - especially when it comes to your future job search. Our programs are designed to allow students to make valuable professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. You can participate in a mentor program, as well as roundtable discussions and networking receptions with program alumni.
Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths while enjoying a vibrant arts and culture scene. Take advantage of the free Smithsonian museums, many musical and theatre performances, as well as sports events. You can explore DC and meet fellow program participants through program-planned social activities including a guided tour of the monuments, a day trip to Mt. Vernon, ice staking at the national sculpture garden, and outing to the National Zoo.
COURSES FOR CREDIT
Earn 12 academic credits from the DC Metro Area's George Mason University. Mason was recently ranked #1 Up and Coming University by U.S. News and World Report. Capital Semester has a curriculum that is designed to complement the internship experience.
You will have a front row seat to a variety of exclusive briefings and uniquely D.C. events, allowing you to further explore your career field, make important professional connections and have fun while doing so.
You will have the chance to attend once in a lifetime tours and hear from leaders within such powerful institutions as the State Department, U.S. Congress, White House, World Bank and the Pentagon.
- Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of June 1, 2014.
- Applicants are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of March 1, 2014 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as a 5% tuition discount.
- The early application deadline for Spring 2015 is October 1.
- Applications for spring will be accepted until the final deadline of November 1.
- There is a substantial amount of scholarship funding available, and awards are made based on financial need and merit.
For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org/CS <http://www.DCinternships.org/CS> . Questions may be directed to Dana Faught at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.986.0384.