Welcome back from Spring Break! I hope you all had a wonderful time. Please see below for the announcements:
Chancellor’s and Foundation Scholarship Winners!
Please help me congratulate the following recipients of the 2014-2015 Chancellor’s and Foundation Scholarship Winners:
All three recipients demonstrate leadership, community service, and a commitment to their education. They could not be more deserving of these prestigious awards. Bravo!
Presidents’ Scholarship Students
The scholarship has been disbursed!!! The amount for the Presidents’ Scholarship is $1,230. Please contact me if your scholarship has not been disbursed.
Graduating from the Honors Program
The requirements for graduating are as follows:
Cum GPA 3.5
12 honors credits of your choice
3 credits of HUM190
(This means you should have a total of 15 honors credits)
Please fill out the attached Graduation Application (attached) and turn in to the Honors Office by April 15, 2014. *NOTE* This application is good for the Honors Program only. If you plan on graduating you will still need to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor to declare graduation.
Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo theme for Friday March 28, 2014 from @ 7:30pm. Come stop by to pick up free tickets!
Student Honors Advisory Council aka S.H.A.C.
SHAC will be touring the Honors Barrett College at the West Campus Thursday April 10, 2014. We will leave at3pm (meet in the Honors room). We will not be done until 5pm approx. RSVP by April 1, 2014, if you would like to come so you can travel in the vans with us!
Alumni Event: April 3, 2014, from 3pm-4:30pm in KSC 1000
If you would like to learn more about what it is like to transfer, please join our Alumni Event! PVCC’s alumni are comprised of former students who are now professionals or are currently attending their continued programs of study. They will be offering their tips and advice. Food will be provided from Pei Wei
Special 1 credit Honors Explores Course
Psychology 298AA: The Art of Team Cohesion:
The course is designed to be an experiential course focused on the process of developing group cohesion—plus we will be traveling to NAU flagstaff for part of the course! The first day of class starts this Friday, March 21, 2014.
Honors Mission Statement
The Paradise Valley Community College Honors Program promotes excellence in learning, academic achievement, leadership, and community commitment. We encourage students to advance their knowledge through innovative and creative projects. Emphasizing service learning and community connections, we promote social responsibility. We develop educational skills to empower students throughout their lifetimes. We provide opportunities for cultural enrichment, educational enjoyment, and personal growth for the entire campus.
MCCCD Honors Mission:
- To foster a climate of excellence both in the colleges and in the surrounding community;
- To raise awareness of the high quality and variety of educational services provided by the Maricopa Community Colleges;
- To promote a sense of the scholarship and community among program participants;
- To encourage students to achieve the maximum benefit from the educational experiences;
- To recognize talent and motivation of outstanding community college students and faculty;
- To serve as a resource for innovation and testing for new methodologies and services that may be extended more widely.