UPCOMING EVENTS

Summer Visit Days
For high school juniors and sophomores.
June 24 | July 29 | Aug. 5

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Summer 2016 study abroad to Thailand and Myanmar
3 and one-half weeks in Southeast Asia with Dean Ransom and some of your Honors peers, and a chance to connect with elephants at ElephantsWorld.

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A TRANSFOR­MATIONAL GIFT

Dr. Gary B. and Pamela S. Williams' cumulative commitment of more than $10 million in giving will help ensure the continued growth and development of the Honors College as a leading destination for highly academically-qualified students.

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ONLY HONORS

Honors College ComplexOur college fosters a sense of community for self-challenged, high-achieving learners through:

  • honors merit scholarships are $500 and $1,000;
  • special honors sections of many introductory classes;
  • honors seminars (Colloquia) for second- through fourth-year students;
  • faculty advisors in the student’s major;
  • an honors residence with private bathrooms; and
  • personal academic/career advisors.
Williams Honors Scholars trip to Guatemala

Take the opportunity to explore Antigua, Guatemala, while assisting a community in need.  In partnership with Common Hope (Familias de Esperanza), 15 first-year Williams Honors scholars will be selected to join us during our inaugural Vision Team trip. Our mission will be to aid the children, families, and communities in Guatemala through service projects in areas of education, health care, and housing.

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CONTACT THE COLLEGE

180 S. College St. (show on map)
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-1803
330-972-7966
honors@uakron.edu

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