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33rd Annual Honors Week Begins April 18

at UW-Eau Claire

RELEASED: April 4, 2005

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is celebrating its 33rd annual Scholastic Honors Week Monday, April 18, through Sunday, April 24. This week is the time set aside by the university to recognize students of high scholastic achievement.

The following programs, with the exception of the Honors Banquet, are open to the public and free of charge. All events will take place in Davies Center unless otherwise noted.

Monday, April 18

  • 5:30 p.m. — Initiation - Alumni Room (Sigma Gamma Zeta II)

Tuesday, April 19

  • 6 p.m. — Banquet and awards presentation - Menomoniee Room (Sigma Pi Sigma)
  • 6 p.m. — Initiation and presentation of Karl Andresen Scholarship Award - Alumni Room (Pi Sigma Alpha)
  • 8 p.m. — Banquet/induction - Presidents Room (Order of Omega)

Wednesday, April 20

  • 11:30 a.m. — Brown Bag lunch and presentation - Potawatomi Room (Alpha Lambda Delta/Phi Eta Sigma)
  • 4 p.m. — Economics faculty debate - Davies Theatre (Omicron Delta Epsilon)
  • 5 p.m. — Juegos Florales Poetry Reading Competition in Spanish - Presidents Room (Sigma Delta Pi)
  • 10 p.m. — Midnight scavenger hunt - Meet in Towers Residence Hall lobby (Honors Program Organization)

Thursday, April 21

  • Noon — Nursing research luncheon: speakers Marina Majesk and Amy Green - Tamarack Room ( School of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau)
  • 8 p.m.-midnight — Annual SOPHS Telethon with TV 10 - Towers TV Lounge/TV 10 studio (SOPHS)

Friday, April 22

  • 8:30 a.m. — 20th Annual Kaleidoscope of Nursing Research Day - keynote speaker Lisa Thoma - Davies Theatre (Sigma Theta Tau, School of Nursing, Continuing Education) Closing reception at 4 p.m. in the Potawatomi Room of Davies Center

Saturday, April 23 — Honors Day

  • 10 a.m. — Initiation - Schofield Auditorium (Golden Key)
  • 10:30 a.m. — Initiation - Davies Theatre (Sigma Theta Tau) Reception following the ceremony in the Skylight Lounge
  • 1 p.m. — Initiation - Schofield Auditorium (Phi Eta Sigma)
  • 1 p.m. — Initiation - Alumni Room (Beta Gamma Sigma)
  • 1:30 pm — Initiation - Davies Theatre (Phi Kappa Phi)
  • 2-5 p.m. — Combined reception - Council Fire Room - Sponsored by the Alumni Association and UW-Eau Claire honors groups (For all honor society members, friends and families attending initiations or events)
  • 2:30 p.m. — Initiation - Presidents Room (Beta Alpha Psi)
  • 3 p.m. — Initiation - Davies Theatre (Omicon Delta Kappa)
  • 4 p.m. — Initiation - Schofield Auditorium (Alpha Lambda Delta)
  • 5:30 p.m. — 2005 Honors Banquet - Spruce/Tamarack, Davies Center (Seating will begin at 5 p.m.)

Sunday, April 24

  • 11:30 am — Initiation ceremony - Central Campus Mall or Davies Theatre in the case of inclement weather (Mortar Board) A noon brunch will follow in the Council Fire Room.

For more information, contact UW-Eau Claire's Student Development and Diversity office at (715) 836-2325.

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