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Honors Symposium

The Honors Symposium offers outstanding undergraduates at UNCG and other area Honors Programs and Colleges the opportunity to participate in an academic conference with concurrent sessions. Each student presents a ten-minute paper which is followed by a question and answer period. The 17th Annual Undergraduate Honors Symposium will be held Friday, February 24, 2017 in the Elliott University Center.

Faculty can get involved by:

  • Offering to serve as chairs at the Symposium.
  • Attending the Symposium and encouraging students to attend as well.

The Honors Symposium Prize, sponsored by UNCG's Lloyd International Honors College, is awarded for outstanding papers submitted to the Symposium. In 2015, the prize, dedicated to the encouragement of high quality academic writing at UNCG, will include monetary awards of $250, $150, and $100 in three categories: Arts & Humanities, Sciences & Professional Schools, and Non-UNCG papers.

For the 2016 Symposium schedule, click here. (*PDF)

For more information about the Symposium, students and faculty may contact the Honors College at 336-334-5538 or by email at askhonors@uncg.edu. For information about past Honors Symposiums, visit the Symposium Page.

Honors Banquet

The Honors College's academic year ends with its Senior Banquet. Graduating students who complete the International Honors Program, Disciplinary Honors Program, or are receiving Full University Honors are invited to an Honors Banquet at which they receive certificates in recognition of their achievements.

Honors Convocation

The Student Honors Convocation will be held on Tuesday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. The event recognizes the academic and intellectual accomplishments of students at UNCG, and honors winners of the Student Excellence Awards, the Graduate Student Research and Teaching Assistant Awards, the Undergraduate Research Awards, and the University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award. For a list of Past Convocation Addresses, click here!

Food for Thought Lunches

Every second and fourth Wednesday at noon during the spring and fall semesters members of the UNCG community gather for lunch and conversation at the Honors College's Food for Thought series. Students, faculty, staff, and community members join in lively discussion about varied topics in the North Spencer Residence Hall parlor.

Campus Events

For more information about what's going on across the UNCG campus, check out the University Calendar.