Honors College

The University Honors Program was established in 1978, and designated as an Honors College in 2013. The mission of the Bowling Green State University Honors College is to create a community of scholars through an emphasis on personal and intellectual development and preparation for global citizenship. Members of the University Honors College will develop critical thinking skills, make interdisciplinary connections, conduct original scholarship, and have access to leadership and professional opportunities.

Homecoming 2014

Please join us as we celebrate the 10th annual Honors Homecoming Celebration on October 4, 2014 from 12:30-3:30pm at the Falcon Tailgate Park between the Stroh Center and Doyt Perry Stadium.

Come cheer on your Falcons and visit the Honors College tent at the Tailgate three hours prior to the football game kickoff to connect with new and former Honors students. Food and snacks will be provided.

For more information contact Kerry Klima at the Honors College, kklima@bgsu.edu or 419-372-8502.

Student Involvement

The Honors College offers a wide range of enrichment activities, including guest speakers, service learning programs, Honors faculty discussions, reading groups, cultural events and trips, and a variety of other opportunities. 

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Students in the News

Megan Leiss

Megan Leiss

Megan Leiss, an alumna of the Honors College at BGSU, has been named the 2013 Youth in Philanthropy Winner for her work with Dance Marathon and the contributions she made through her work as the director of the event.

Meresa McKesson

Meresa McKesson

Meresa McKesson has found her perfect fit at BGSU as a Civic Action Leader (CAL) through the Office of Service-Learning. Now in her second year as a CAL, McKesson has taken on responsibility for an important part of the office's biggest event of the year, the Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Challenge.

Scott Brummel

Scott Brummel

Scott Brummel volunteered as a social entrepreneur working with indigenous weavers on the outskirts of Cusco, Peru to help them establish themselves as a Fair-Trade Business, ensuring protection not only for the cultural heritage of authentic Andean weaving but also the livelihood of the weavers.