Program Announcements

Program Announcements


If you are interested in applying for the Great Conversations Honors Program this semester, please download and fill out the application - Application for Honors Program. Please email your completed application as a single attachment to Wanda LaBar, the Honors Secretary ( by FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017. The Honors Council will review your application and contact you shortly after Spring Break.

Spring 2017 Honors Student Meeting

The Honors program's semester meeting will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017. It will be from 6:30pm - 7:30pm in Alumni 307. This is an important informational session for current students and our new student candidates. Please make arrangements to be there.   If you have any questions or concerns, please send email to

Summer Abroad Program - Trip to Belize

Two of MU's Honors students will participate with 22 other Honors students from 11 other PASSHE schools to learn about the challenges of globalization and development in Belize (a small English-speaking county in Central America). Honors students from across the system start with an intensive campus experience May 25-28 (2017) learning about Belize. We then travel to Belize May 29 and return Jun 12.

Spring 2017 Co-Curricular Opportunities for Honors

·Film and discussion: "The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue to Hope" on Wednesday, February 8th at 7:30pm in North Manser with Producer/Director Mike Ramsdell

·Short Films and Discussion: PA forest conservation heroes (Gifford Pinchot's Conservation Legacy and Mira Lloyd Dock: A Beautiful Crusade) on Thursday, February 23rd at 4pm-5:30pm in 104 Allen Hall.

If you are interested, the application link is below for you to download and complete all the information. The application is due TUES FEB 7 to Wanda LaBar (, the secretary for the Honors Program. Members of Honors Council will conduct interviews of the applicants on THURS FEB 9 in the Traditional Reading Room of the Library (11:30am-1pm). Interviews will NOT be held outside of this time, but you may request a slot for 11:30-12, 12-12:30pm or 12:30-1pm if necessary. Here is the application link:  Honors Belize trip application