Mott Honors College Hosts Successful Winter Retreat – this February the Mott Honors College held its annual Winter retreat in the RTC Building. The day of experiential activities was facilitated by Shannon Sabo and Jeff Kowalewski, MCC faculty members. Students participated in challenging activities on the ground, on the climbing towers and the high-ropes structure. A total of 35 Honors students participated in this annual team-building event.
Michigan Campus Compact Recognizes Two Mott Honors College Students – Honors students LaTeqa Mack and Stephanie Pomper were selected by MiCC to receive the Outstanding Student Commitment to Service Award. Stephanie was involved in many service initiatives at Mott, including tutoring elementary students at Motherly Intercession. LaTeqa (aka, E.Z. Weezy) served as a member of the Mott Campus Clowns for two semesters. The annual MiCC recognition ceremony is held each spring at Michigan State University.
Arianna Pittenger and Sydney Ackerman received top honors at the 2018 MCC Commencement. Sydney won the Phil Braun award as the top student in the 2018 graduating class. Arianna received the Paul Karr award a recognition given to the top all-around graduate (e.g., academics, leadership, community service). Both spoke during the graduation ceremony at the Perani Center in May.
As a requirement for membership in the Honors College, students must attend one retreat per academic year. Retreats are schedule every September and February. On September 24th, the Honors College held its annual Fall Retreat in the MCC Event Center. More than sixty Honors College students and seven MCC faculty members attended.
On October 3 - 4, ten Mott Honors College students attenReplacded the annual MHA conference. The conference was held at the MacMullan Center on Higgins Lake near Roscommon, Michigan. Honors students from across Michigan came together to explore the following theme: "Leaders and Role Models: Communicating, Mentoring, and Leading Through Transitions.
The Honors College held its annual dinner at the Event Center on the Friday before the Commencement Ceremony. Fifty (50) honors students were awarded the Honors College Diploma and Medallion.
In May 2018, the Honors Program clown troupe performed at the summer Special Olympics held in Mt. Pleasant. Twenty-five clowns entertained at the Opening Ceremonies as well as at the Closing Ceremonies & Victory Dance. The clown troupe also performed 30-minute comedy shows in the Special Events area. In addition, the student clowns had the experience of living in a residence hall at Central Michigan University.
Jasmyn Reed, 2015 Phil Braun Award Winner, was selected for the cover of the Summer Issue of Career Focus. Congrats Jasmyn!