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UAA Honors College
Honors at UAA
The Univeristy Honors College offers customized pathways of coursework and experiential
learning designed to meet students' unique academic goals. Because being an Honors
student is about a lot more than success in classes and a strong GPA, Honors students
choose a track in community engagement, global and multicultural studies, leadership,
or research and creative activity. Our highly motivated Associate and Bachelor degree
students enhance their education in a way that is meaningful to them by working with
Honors faculty to design a program of coursework, extracurricular activities, and
immersion projects that enriches their college experience. Honors College graduates
are deep thinkers, collaborative learners, and passionate individuals with advanced
skills and experiences in their chose fields of student, which will distinguish them
from their peers when they enter the job market or seek postgraduate education.
Customize your Pathway: 4 Academic Tracks
Community Engagement Track
Students will build their commitment to civic life through the provision of service and and assistance to their communities, and engage with community issues by staying informed and participating in a way they find meaningful.
Global and Multicultural Studies
Students will develop their foundation for a career in public and professional service and community engagement. They will foster a lifelong commitment to be an engaged and responsible citizen, staying mindful of the local, national, and global impact of their personal decisions.
Students will develop the skills and disposition to function as a leader in any field, and will learn to execute a vision that involves others to work collaboratively towards a shared goal.
Research & Creative Activity
Uniquely crafted to their discipline of creative expression or rigorous scholarship, students will develop their skills and confidence in their personal creative process or the rigors of academic research. Students will develop a familiarity with many aspects of the creative or academic process ranging from conception or question formulation, methdology, implementation, revision, and exhibition or dissemination.
Contact the Honors College
Honors College Administration:
- Claudia Lampman - Dean of the Honors College
Office: RH 103A
- Donna Aguiniga - Chair, Honors Faculty Board
Office: PSB 222C
- Leslie Tuovinen - Honors Academic Advisor
Office: PSB 206G
- Joseph Bruner - Student Success Specialist
Office: PSB 206H