A TRADITION OF COMMUNITY
BE INSPIRED by your professors and by your high-achieving classmates inside the special intellectual community that is UA's Honors College.
Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and possess broad academic interests and achievements.
Scholarships and academic benefits
Our 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 advisers in the student’s major;
- an honors residence with private bathrooms; and
- personal academic/career advisers.
HONORS COLLEGE EVENTS
Admissions | Stop by the Honors College Info Presentation during Fall Visit Days:
- Saturday, Oct. 10
- Saturday, Nov. 7
Dream Series Speaker | Ambassador Jennifer L. Brush will launch the series on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at noon.
FEATURED SUMMIT SPEAKER
Apple engineer’s inventive spark ignited at UA
Work is not work, as far as Isil Nugay is concerned.
“Everyday I go to work, I actually say, ‘I’m going to school,’ because I keep learning, innovating,” says Nugay, who punctuates this sentence, as she does most of her conversation, with wide smiles. Her “schoolroom” just happens to be the sprawling campus of Apple Inc., headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., where she is a senior module process engineer.
Welcome, Dr. Ransom!
We’re delighted to introduce Dr. Lakeesha K. Ransom as the new dean of the Honors College.
Dr. Lakeesha K. Ransom
Dr. Ransom is highly experienced in developing innovative learning initiatives and problem-solving strategies, along with entrepreneurship programs. Learn more about our new dean.
She succeeds the college’s first dean, Dr. Dale Mugler, who retired June 30. Thank you, Dr. Mugler, for your service and leadership!
HONORS DREAM SERIES
Retired US Ambassador shares highlights from a career with the U.S. State Department and the United Nations
Meet retired US Ambassador Jennifer Brush as she shares highlights from her 25+ year career with the US State Department and the United Nations.
Wednesday, Oct. 21 at noon.