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Student Involvement

Honors students are involved on campus through a wide variety of organizations. They participate actively in clubs, volunteer diligently, and compete in research across many disciplines. All Honors College student awards, achievements, and activities can be seen on the News page.

Honors Ambassadors

The Honors Ambassadors program is a student-led initiative composed of volunteers, which strives to improve the Honors College and the community through service, leadership and innovation. Ambassadors help the Honors College tremendously, and each Ambassador is entitled to a sense of achievement because of his or her contribution to the on-going success of the College. Aside from this intangible reward, students can benefit from the program by making connections with other honors students and developing numerous professional skills. Honors Ambassadors is open to any interested Honors student.  Students wishing to volunteer should contact the Honors College at to express interest and to preference up to two committees they wish to join.

There are four Honors Ambassadors committees that reflect four significant areas of focus within the Honors College: Programming, Philanthropy, Marketing, and Recruitment. 

Programming Committee

This committee's main focus is service initiatives with multiple organizations in the community. This year, students will be working closely with the Student Programs student employee team to plan two service-related Living Learning trips.


Student Employee Co-chair: Joey Harrison
Student Co-chair: Lillie Rhodes
Secretary: Claire Perry

Meeting Schedule

Thursdays at 6:00pm on the following dates: 

  • September 17, 2015
  • October 1, 2015
  • October 15, 2015
  • October 29, 2015
  • November 12, 2015
  • November 19, 2015 


  • Service living-learning experiences

Philanthropy Committee

The purpose of this committee is to engage Honors College students in philanthropic efforts of the Honors College, University and beyond. Members of this committee will help fundraise for and plan Honors College Students Give Back Week later in the fall semester and then participate and plan a variety of service activities and events, such as the Cardboard Regatta, in the Spring.


Student Employee Co-chair: Stephanie Griffin
Student Co-chair: Landon Moody
Secretary: Meghan Lower

Meeting Schedule

Thursdays at 7:00pm on the following dates: 

  • September 24, 2015
  • October 8, 2015
  • October 29, 2015
  • November 5, 2015
  • November 19, 2015
  • December 3, 2015


  • Honors College Students Give Back Week (November 9-13, 2015)
  • Cardboard Regatta

Marketing Committee

This committee utilizes creativity and originality when it comes to spreading good word about the Honors College. They will be focusing on the Photography, Videography, and Blogging talents of all willing to join. They will also be documenting their experiences in their fundraising project with the Food Bank of Eastern and Central North Carolina.


Student Employee Co-chair: Patrick Banzon
Student Co-Chair: Amanda Fisher
Secretary: Virginia Melton

Meeting Schedule

Mondays at 7:30pm on the following dates:  

  • September 28, 2015
  • October 19, 2015
  • October 26, 2015
  • November 9, 2015
  • November 16, 2015
  • December 7, 2015


  • Service Project benefiting the Food Bank of Eastern and Central North Carolina

Recruitment Committee

This committee's primary focus is to provide support to the Honors College through recruitment events such as Fall Open House and outreach efforts to schools in our community.  Members of this committee will engage in high school recruitment and complete a service project with the Food Bank of Eastern and Central North Carolina.


Student Employee Co-chair: Kristen Edmonds
Student Co-chair: Madison Buchness
Secretary: Regent Perez

Meeting Schedule  

Wednesdays at 7:30pm on the following dates: 

  • September 23, 2015
  • October 7, 2015
  • October 21, 2015
  • November 4, 2015
  • November 18, 2015
  • December 2, 2015


  • Fall Open House
  • Fall Break Recruitment Trips to various high schools
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