SUU Honors Program

The SUU honors program provides an interdisciplinary academic experience for motivated learners to enhance their education through innovative curriculum and involvement in a community incorporating SUU’s best faculty members and students.

Benefits of joining the honors program include:

  • An energetic and passionate learning community.
  • Small class sizes.
  • Select honors courses taught by select faculty.
  • On-campus housing in the honors hall (Optional).
  • Honors Commons, computer lab and study area in the university library. 
  • Undergraduate Research Grants to assist in academic and/or creative projects.
  • Participation in honors academic and cultural extra-curricular activities.

Honors students that are fully engaged, earn 21 credit hours of honors course work and complete an  honors capstone project will graduate with university honors. This nationally recognized distinction indicates the student has completed an enhanced and challenging undergraduate experience.

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  • Evan Miller accepted an offer to attend law school at the University of Missouri.
  • Maddie Belliston was selected to be the Student and Community Engagement Chair for the SUU Student Alumni Association.
  • Marggie Glenn presented at the NCHC conference in New Orleans.
  • Ethan Blair was selected to receive the Board of Trustee's Scholarship.
  • Ashlee Humphries accepted a position as the athletic trainer for cheer and dance at Virginia Tech.
  • Damon Swain and Billy Clouse presented at the NCHC Conference in Boston, MA.
  • Over 25 honors volunteers participated in a successful SUU Honors You service day by spending time with underprivileged 4th grade students.