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Honors Program

Spark your imagination. Share your talent. 在荣誉课程中与其他积极进取的学生联系.

Keystone的荣誉项目有利于那些在本科阶段寻求更大挑战的智力潜力和高动力的学生. The program, 旨在表彰和鼓励学术卓越, stimulates students to work at their own pace, 并促进不同兴趣和不同学科的学生之间的思想和信息交流.

学生们被安置在一个充满挑战但又充满支持的环境中,在这里他们可以发展他们的批判性和创造性思维技能,并找到方法利用这些技能在更大的社区中发挥作用.

Benefits of being an Honors Student

作为一名荣誉学者,你有机会追求个性化的学习计划,并通过各种活动和教育经历进一步丰富.

  • Graduate as a Keystone Scholar
  • Gain priority course registration each semester
  • 在小屋的荣誉学生私人休息室放松或学习
  • 与其他优秀学生和指导教师一起收获小班的好处
  • Gain membership into the President’s Book Club
  • Exchange ideas with other highly motivated students

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

更进一步,加入Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD).

ALD是一个全国性的荣誉学会,它提供了一个学者社区, a platform to develop leadership skills, and financial support through scholarships. In order to qualify to join ALD, you must be pursuing a bachelor degree, be enrolled full-time, and earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher during your freshman year.  邀请将通过电子邮件发送给有资格加入的学生. This takes place the summer before their sophomore year. To join, students must pay a one-time $35.每学期向全国分会缴纳00美元的会费,并参加会议. 所有的学生都将在毕业典礼上佩戴一根弦

Honors Program
Ward Roe
Director of the Honors Program
570-945-8464
Email: honors@bannanabumblebree.com

“我在Keystone的教育变得更加丰富. The honors program challenges me to do my best. 我会把它推荐给任何想要成长的人, create a positive impact on the community, or push themselves in their academic studies.” 

Zoe Stephens, ’21

Wildlife Biology Major

Honors Program Course Work

You begin the honors program in a cohort of talented, motivated students like yourself, 参加FYS荣誉课程和某些情况下的荣誉大学写作课程. By your second or third semester, 你开始完成荣誉项目,这给了你学习经验的灵活性. 从高级艺术项目到较长的研究论文,再到科学实验,再到你和你的教授能想到的任何不同的项目想法, 这些项目将挑战你在Keystone学习的新高度.

Enriched College Writing Course
所有即将入学的优等生都将参加英语1110(大学写作i -学术写作)的特殊课程。. 同侪编辑和修订工作坊补充了师生在课堂内外的互动. 荣誉部分将包含丰富的课程,并由资深教师授课.

Honors-Designated Courses
学生将被要求参加18个荣誉指定学分,除了强化英语1110课程. (修读副学士学位的学生须修习9个荣誉指定学分). 每门荣誉指定课程将由学生和教师签署合同, outlining more in-depth, enriched requirements. 学院的大部分课程都可以获得荣誉称号.

Non-Eligible Honors Courses
所有的Keystone课程都有资格参加荣誉课程的学生获得荣誉称号, with the permission of the instructor, except the following: FYS 1110, COMM 1125, PHED 1110, IT 1115, MATH 1115, MATH 1125, SCI 0050, ACCT 1125, ACCT 1155, ACCT 1160, IT 4710 through 4730, all 1000-level ART studio courses, all Internships, field experiences, student teaching, and experiential learning courses.

 

“教育是你可以用来改变世界的最有力的武器. "

~ Nelson Mandela

Co-curricular Honors Activities & Field Trips

荣誉课程提供课外活动和实地考察,为学生的学术课程增加了重要的维度.

  • Lectures
  • Guest speakers and poets
  • Various cultural events
  • Northeast Region Honors Council
  • Conferences
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Service opportunities
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Corning Glass Museum
Honors program trip to Howe Caverns
Howe Caverns in upstate New York
Honors program trip to Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum in NYC

Graduation Highlights for Our Honors Students

任何在荣誉课程中获得最低累积平均绩点3分的学生.在已设立的荣誉课程中,成绩达到“B”的学生将被指定为荣誉学者. 荣誉学者的称号将出现在他们的文凭上,他们将在毕业典礼上佩戴杰出奖章.

Graduating with honors (summa, magna, or cum laude)
任何攻读本科学位的学生,至少获得3分.500 cumulative GPA will graduate with honors. 荣誉称号将出现在他们的文凭上,他们将在毕业典礼上佩戴金色的荣誉证书.

  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.900 – 4.00 GPA
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.700 – 3.899 GPA
  • Cum laude: 3.500 – 3.699 GPA

Who May Participate in the Honors Program

学生可以通过以下两种方式之一参加荣誉课程:

Admissions invitation

  • 一旦学生被学院正式录取,招生主任可以邀请学生参加荣誉课程.
  • 希望参加的学生必须在四年级的4月1日之前提交完整的入学申请.
  • Students must have a minimum 3.80 cumulative high school GPA OR a 3.高中GPA累计50分,SAT成绩1170分(2016年3月前SAT成绩1100分)或ACT综合成绩24分, 加上高中荣誉水平和/或AP课程的证明.

Faculty nominations

  • 学生在基斯顿学院的第一学期, 教师被要求提交那些符合荣誉项目标准但尚未参与的学生的名字.
  • 经过审查,这些学生可能会被邀请进入荣誉课程,从下个学期开始.
  • Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher to be considered for the honors program.

Honors Contract (PDF)

Faculty Guidelines for Supervising Honors Projects (PDF)

Scholarships

全日制入学的荣誉课程学生可能有资格获得一半学费加学费到全额学费的奖学金.

Contact Us

Honors Program
Ward Roe
Director of the Honors Program
570-945-8464
Email: honors@bannanabumblebree.com

“在荣誉项目中,我受到了挑战和引导,成为校园的领导者,并通过有意义的服务项目更多地参与社会活动." 

Bryan McIntyre   |   Class of 2016, Outstanding Graduate
University of Pennsylvania Law Student

Served as Student Government President