Cohen Honors College Weekly Update


Honors Community News

Honors LLC Invites you to a Masquerade Formal


You are invited to dress up for a night of dancing and food to celebrate the end of a successful year. 

The Honors LLC formal will be hosted on April 13th, 8:00 p.m.-11:00p.m., in the RSC Santa Fe Room.

RSVP by April 5. 










How2Heal Logo and Art Competition

adAs announced in last week's update, Honors student Ngoc Vuong has been awarded $5,000 by the Wichita Community Foundation to start his mental health initiative, How2Heal. Now Ngoc needs your help! 

How2Heal is hosting a student design competition to select their logo. Learn more about submitting here

As part as of their mission to address substance abuse and mental issues with creativity, How2Heal is also hosting an art contest called PhotoVoice. The selected submissions will be exhibited as qualitative data on mental health and substance abuse in the Wichita community. Learn more about submitting here


D.C Internship Information Meeting


Apply to be an Honors Ambassador

The Cohen Honors College is looking for engaging students to serve as Honors Ambassadors. As an Honors Ambassador, you will assist the Cohen Honors College at various events and activities throughout the year by interacting with prospective and current students, university faculty and staff, and alumni. Over the course of the year, you will volunteer approximately 10-15 hours in a variety of ways including mingling with students and parents at programs, serving on panels and hosting information tables.

To learn more about being an Honors Ambassador, the benefits and to submit your application, go to must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. Friday, April 26. If you have questions, please contact Trish Gandu at


WHEAT T-Shirt Sale and Board Game Night

Take advantage of WHEAT's limited time t-shirt sale!

Place your order now! Use the promo code "pi" at checkout to receive 3.14% off your purchase. The new 2019 t-shirt design will soon replace this one, so make sure to grab one while you can.

Join WHEAT for a board game night on Monday, April 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in RSC 258. Feel free to bring friends, whether they are in the Honors College or not. Food and refreshments will be provided. 


Faculty and Staff Development - National Collegiate Honors Council

Professional development opportunities abound this summer with NCHC! Find honors-focused training on teaching and learning, experiential education, advising, program assessment, and so much more created by trusted professionals from the honors community. Which stops will you add to your honors roadmap this summer?

Faculty Institute

Destination: Cooperstown, NY.

Registration Deadline: April 15


Honors Advising Institute

Destination: Orlando, FL.

registration Deadline: May 1


Best Practices in Honors Assessment and Program Review

Destination: Lincoln, NE.

Registration Deadline: June 14


All NCHC 2019 Events



Honors Is Seeking Summer Research Institute (SRI) in First Year Research Experience (FYRE) Peer Mentors!

SRI in FYRE is hosted on the WSU main campus June 2-6, 2019. SRI Peer Mentors will assist with camp preparation during the months of April and May. The SRI Peer Mentors will serve as a mentor, lead team building activities, help an incoming fellow Shocker transition into college life, participate in research alongside the campers, and assist the SRI team with other activities the week of the camp. If you have an interest in research, helping students explore their interests in research, and are looking for a short term paid position - please apply.


Summer and Fall Registration Open Monday 7:00 A.M.

Fine Arts and Engineering students must always meet with their major’s academic advisor prior to registering.

Health Profession students must meet with their academic advisor until they are juniors.
Undecided students must meet with their college academic advisor until they select a major.
If you receive an error message when you attempt to register and you are not one of the above students, please email

If you have met with your college academic advisor and you receive an error message when you attempt to register, please email

 If you are one of the students above and you have not met with your college academic advisor, please contact their office to get your appointment set up. You will not be able to register prior to that appointment.

Honors Office News


Printing Available in Honors Office

Student computers and printers are available for use in Hubbard 113A.


Academic Advisor Out of Office - Appointment Protocol 

The Honors Academic Advisor will be out the office Friday, April 5, Thursday, April 11th and Friday April 12th. There are many appointment times available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (8th, 9th, 10th).

Please email to make an appointment or ask any questions you may have as we go through this registration cycle.

To schedule an Honors Advising Appointment email or If you happen to be in Hubbard Hall or nearby when a question occurs to you, please feel free to stop by to see if the Honors Academic Advisor can visit with you immediately.

Office Hours of the Dean

Walk-Ins: Thursday 2:00-3:30.

By Appointment: Email


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