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Building Our Community Through Involvement
The Honors College Experience
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. In addition to attending these events, student leadership positions are available to Honors students in a variety of areas. For more information regarding the opportunities listed below, email the Honors College at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 419.372.8504.
- Free Thinkers Society
The Free Thinkers Society seeks to establish a community of like-minded thinkers where members can hold intelligent discussions. They hope to meet and sharpen their minds through the sharing of ideas and thoughts amongst each other. This collaborative group of intellects represents the pursuit of enlightenment and open-mindedness.
- Honors Association for Gender Sensitivity (HAGS)
HAGS exists to raise awareness of issues that all genders face in the academic world, the workplace, and society in general. HAGS works to promote an understanding of these issues within the group as well as with the BG community.
- Honors Opening Weekend Group Leaders (OWGLs)
OWGLs help facilitate the Intro to Honors orientation program. Introduction to Honors (in conjunction with the Office of New Student Orientation and First Year Programs) is a comprehensive program designed to welcome, orient, and prepare students as they transition to college.
- Honors College Ambassador
Ambassadors serve as positive student representatives for the Honors College at various recruitment events for prospective BGSU Honors students. They speak with these prospective students both one-on-one and in groups. They may also provide tours within Honors Housing.
- Honors Scholars - formally known as IMPACT
Honors Scholars seeks to provide a challenging intellectual experience for a small group of exceptionally achievement-oriented BGSU Honors students who grow as thoughtful and committed citizens and who realize the wisdom of pursuing that growth through studying critical thinking and moral development.
HSA is a student organization that seeks to foster learning in and outside of the classroom by providing all motivated BGSU students with opportunities to enhance their learning through alternative educational experiences and through social interaction with one another.
- Mock Trial
The Mock Trial team is a group of students who work as a team to learn more about the American legal system and to develop improved listening, presentation, and thinking skills.
- Peer Facilitators
Upperclass students who have successfully completed HNRS 2010: Introduction to Critical Thinking are eligible to serve as Peer Facilitators. These students help faculty design their section of the course, facilitate class sessions, and serve as strong role models to incoming students in the class.
- Student Advisory Board (SAB)
Student Advisory Board (SAB) members provide advice regarding the evolution of the Honors College. In particular, SAB members offer input related to program requirements, course offerings, faculty and staff expectations, and student involvement and learning community expectations.
The Tuition Raffle is the second largest student-run fundraiser on campus. Tuition Raffle committee members work together to coordinate all aspects of this project.