Honors Laureate Diploma Focus Areas in Creativity + Innovation and Neuroscience, Medicine, and Culture
We're excited to announce our Honors Laureate Diploma focus areas in both Creativity + Innovation and Neuroscience, Medicine, and Cutlure. Inspired by Virginia Tech Destination Areas, we have collaborated with multiple disciplinary departments (School of Neuroscience at Virginia Tech and VT Creativity + Innovation) to offer Honors students optional focus areas to individualize and enhance their Honors Laureate Diploma.
HOW DO YOU HONORS?
In this new series of Virginia Tech Honors College stories, "How do you Honors?," Honors students across disciplines share their unique experiences and inspiring stories revolved around how they earn Honors credit as well as what makes the Honors College special for them in both their academic career and personal narrative.
Article ItemFrom Biology to Spanish and Spanish to Biology: Katriona Felkel , article
Honors student Katriona Felkel shares how the Honors Faculty-Student Agreement impacted her education by merging her two passions in an unexpected way.
Article ItemThe Honors Difference: Willow Pedersen's Story , article
Honors student Willow Pedersen reflects on her own Honors experience on her personal blog, emphasizing the impact the Honors College has had on her life by encouraging her to learn from experience and connect with transdisciplinary peers.
Article ItemInspired by nature preserve, sophomore writes, illustrates, and publishes children's book for honors course , article
Through words and illustrations, Amelia Schmidt strives to educate today’s youth on the importance of collaboration and preserving the environment through the publication of a children’s book.
Virginia Tech Stamps Scholars Volunteer with Sleep in Heavenly Peace
The Virginia Tech Honors College Stamps Scholars recently took to the top deck of a parking garage to build 24 beds for children in the New River Valley with a national nonprofit organization called Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP). SHP is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to building, assembling, and delivering beds to children in need.
Claire Seibel VCHC Emerging Honors Scholar of the Year Presentation
Claire Seibal, who serves as the Corps of Cadets Representative for the Virginia Tech Honors College Student Council, has been named the Virginia Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Emerging Scholar of the Year. Outside of VTCC, Claire is pursuing a degree in Biological Systems Engineering with a minor in leadership. Watch Claire's VCHC Emerging Scholar of the Year Presentation below.
Recent Honors Stories
Honors Faculty Member Dr. Joanie Banks-Hunt is featured in a new documentary
Dr. Joanie Banks-Hunt, an Assistant Professor at the Honors College who completed her Ph.D. in education psychology with Engineering Education Certification at Virginia Tech, is one of six women featured in a new documentary series titled, “Inspire! Six Trailblazing Women Engineers Inspire the Next Generation.”