Student Recognition

Honors Medallion - Fall 2020 Honors Medallion Ceremony

FALL 2020 HONORS GRADUATES AND VIRTUAL MEDALLION CEREMONY

The University Honors Program is proud to announce that this fall, 77 students will graduate with honors distinction. 55 students completed the University Honors Program, 18 students completed the Honors in the Major Program, 1 student earned Dual Honors by completing both the University Honors and Honors in the Major Programs, and 3 students earned Outstanding Senior Scholar status by completing both honors programs and graduating with a GPA of 3.9 or above. The Honors Medallion Ceremony will go live on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. EST on the honors website. We invite graduates and loved ones to enjoy the presentation together! University Librarian, Bridgett Birmingham, will address the students and speak to their accomplishments. The ceremony will also include messages from Dr. Annette Schwabe, Director of the Honors Program; Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost; and Dr. Joe O'Shea, Dean of Undergraduate Studies. 

May the perseverance and resilience you have demonstrated during these trying times spur you on to greater opportunities and successes in your future! We hope that you will stay connected with us!

View the ceremony program and list of graduates HERE.  


 

2020 nchc freddye t. davy Undergraduate Student scholarship award winner

Sneha Kapil, FSU Presidential Scholar and Honors Experience Program student, was awarded the National Collegiate Honors Council's Freddye T. Davy Scholarship Award in September 2020.  She was one of only four recipients to receive this prestigious award nationally.  The award comes with a monetary scholarship, as well as paid registration fees to the National Collegiate Honors Council's (NCHC) 2020 virtual conference.  The Honors Program could not be more proud of Sneha and her continued contributions to the honors community and beyond!

Read more about Sneha Kapil's achievements and involvement at Florida State University.


 

Honors Medallions on garnet tablecloth

Summer 2020 Honors graduates

On behalf of the University Honors Program and the Florida State University community, we would like to congratulate the Summer 2020 Honors graduating class!  The Honors Medallion Ceremony took place virtually on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. This summer, we had 16 students graduate with Honors, 6 students with Honors in the Major, 2 students with Dual Honors (with Honors and Honors in the Major) and 3 Outstanding Senior Scholars (with Honors, Honors in the Major and a Summa Cum Laude GPA status of 3.9 or above). The ceremony included messages from Dr. Annette Schwabe, Director of the Honors Program; Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost; Dr. Joe O'Shea, Dean of Undergraduate Studies; and Amy Haggard, Assistant Director of Alumni & Student Engagement. 

We wish you great success on your life's journey and hope that you will stay connected with us!

View the ceremony program and list of graduates HERE.  


 

Spring 2020 Honors graduates

The University Honors Program and faculty of Florida State University recognized the hard work and dedication of the graduating Honors students on Thursday, April 30, 2020 in a virtual ceremony. The ceremony included messages from Dr. Annette Schwabe, Director of the Honors Program; President John Thrasher; Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost; Dr. Karen Laughlin, Dean of Undergraduate Studies; and Dr. David Kirby, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English.

View the ceremony program and list of graduates HERE.  


Honors in the Major thesis work

Faculty-Student Mentorship Profiles

Each year, upper division students from disciplines across campus participate in an undergraduate thesis project.  It provides the student an opportunity to look deeper into an area of interest and work with faculty members, who assist with direction and guidance throughout the process.  

Read more about the experiences of students and faculty who participated in the Honors in the Major (HITM) thesis program HERE.

(Featured Student: Serena Bradshaw, African-American Studies)


record number of honors graduates!

The FSU Honors Spring Class of 2020 was featured in the FSU News on May 7, 2020.  This semester, FSU awarded a record number of Honors Medallions to the Spring 2020 Graduates!  

"Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 383 high-achieving graduates — the university’s largest class to date — during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, April 30." 

Read the article in its entirety HERE.

(Photo credit: Andrew Myers, FSU Undergraduate Studies)

 


2020 FLORIDA COLLEGIATE HONORS COUNCIL  ANNUAL CONFERENCE - AWARD WINNERS

Congratulations to Allison Laudadio, Atilla Sulker, Roland Spillman and Elizabeth Steidley for their awards in fiction/poetry and freshman writing at the the 2020 Florida Collegiate Honors Council's (FCHC) Annual Conference, which took place during the weekend of February 7-9, 2020 at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida!

Read more about the conference and the attendees.

 

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