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Honors Ambassadors

The 2017 Honors Ambassadors Honors Ambassadors assist with both on- and off-campus recruiting events. They help by meeting with prospective students and their families at events, calling and writing Honors College invitees, hosting visitors to campus, sitting on Honors College panels, and visiting high schools.

Honors Ambassadors also help to enact the mission of the Honors College to acculturate students to the mission of the Honors College, which is to help them to become critical, independent thinkers who are active in the design and pursuit of their own education, globally aware and engaged, and prepared to lead successful and fulfilling professional, civic, and personal lives. Ambassadors aid in the planning and execution of programming that prepares students to create supportive and creative learning environments and to perform in a variety of environments and contexts.

Any freshman, sophomore or junior International or Disciplinary Honors student may apply to be an Ambassador.

Ambassadors are selected based on their application and an interview. Final selections are made by Honors Advisor, Julie Boyer and a committee made up of current Ambassadors. Applications will be available in February, 2018 for 2018-2019. If you have questions about becoming an Honors Ambassador, please contact Julie Boyer at j_boyer@uncg.edu.


Gray Hall Honors Fellows

Gray Hall Honors Fellows help to create a vibrant Honors residential community by creating and implementing peer-led programs for their fellow residents in Gray Hall, the Honors residence for upperclassmen on the Quad. Their programs address the Lloyd International Honors College mission of helping students to acculturate a life of the mind, become active in the design and pursuit of their own education, and become globally aware and engaged. They represent the best qualities of a Lloyd International Honors student in their attitudes, habits, integrity, and enthusiasm.

Each Honors Fellow programming focuses on these areas:

  • Civic engagement and service learning
  • Disciplinary Honors and undergraduate research in the arts and humanities
  • Disciplinary Honors and undergraduate research in the social sciences and business
  • Disciplinary Honors and undergraduate research in the physical sciences and health professions Professional and academic development
  • Professional and academic development

Gray Hall Honors Fellows must reside in Gray Hall. If you are interested in becoming an Honors Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year, please download this application description (*PDF) and the application form (*PDF). If you have questions about Gray Hall Honors Fellow, please contact Maria Hayden at m_hayden@uncg.edu.


The Honors OWLs Program

The Honors OWLs Program is the Lloyd International Honors College's official mentoring program for incoming Honors students. The OWLs assist incoming students in their transition to UNCG and the Honors College. They also assist the Honors College with Honors Orientation and move-in to the Honors Residence Halls. The OWLs represent and foster the sense of community among all Honors students no matter if they are in International, Disciplinary or Full Honors.

If you are interested in applying to be an OWL, please fill out the application form.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Tiera Moore at tcmoore@uncg.edu.


Bronze Leadership Challenge: Honors College Cohort

The Office of Leadership and Service Learning (OLSL) offers a comprehensive Leadership Challenge Program that engages students over three series of workshops: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. In the first series, the Bronze series, students learn what leadership is and learn about their own leadership strengths and interests. Each semester, the Honors College leads its own cohort of students through the Bronze series. Students who complete the series are recognized with a bronze medallion and a certificate at the end of the academic year. Once students have completed the Bronze series, they can pursue Silver and later Gold. If you are interested in joining the Honors College Cohort for the Bronze series, please contact Dr. Muich at rmmuich@uncg.edu.