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UW-Eau Claire Celebrates
Honors Week April 21-27

RELEASED: April 21, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is celebrating its 36th annual Scholastic Honors Week Monday, April 21, through Sunday, April 27. 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 21

  • No events planned

Tuesday, April 22

  • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. — Used Book and Movie Sale – Eagle Room (Theta Alpha Kappa)
  • 2-5 p.m. — Omicron Delta Kappa's Workforce and Graduate School Seminar – Ho Chunk and Oneida Rooms of the Council Fire

Wednesday, April 23

  • 4:30 p.m. — Student Debate - "The 2008 Economic Stimulus Package" — Seniors Robyn Fennig, Muskego, Sarah Fisher, Edgerton/Milton, Aaron Brewster, Stanley, Brandon Lee Miller, Bay City, Jared Koerten, Plover; and junior Tony Angeles, Bloomington, Minn. – Room 100 of Hibbard Hall (Omicron Delta Epsilon)
  • 4:30 p.m. — Juegos Florales Poetry Reading Competition in Spanish – Presidents Room (Sigma Delta Pi)

Thursday, April 24

  • 7 p.m.-midnight — Annual SOPHS Telethon with TV 10 – Towers TV Lounge/TV 10 studio (SOPHS)
  • 7:30 p.m. — 11th Annual Ann Devroy Memorial Forum - Featured Speaker is Ms. Dana Priest, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist – Schofield Auditorium

Friday, April 25

  • 8:30 a.m. — 23rd Annual Kaleidoscope of Nursing Research Day - keynote speaker is Dr. Julie Johnson Zerwic presenting "Evidence-based Practice in Heart Health." Luncheon keynote speaker is Jane Poeschel presenting "Health Alert: Could Snoring & Chronic Pain Be Related?" – Davies Center and Nursing Building (Sigma Theta Tau, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Continuing Education)
  • 4 p.m. — Reception for inductees and members – Room 104, Nursing Building (The Delta Phi Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing: Sigma Theta Tau)
  • 5:30 p.m. — Induction Ceremony – Room 119, Nursing Building (Sigma Theta Tau International)

Saturday, April 26 Honors Day

  • 11 a.m. — Initiation – Davies Theatre (Phi Kappa Phi)
  • 1 p.m. — Initiation – Schofield Auditorium (Alpha Lambda Delta/Phi Eta Sigma)
  • 1 p.m. — Initiation – Alumni Room (Beta Gamma Sigma)
  • 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 (Omicron Delta Kappa)
  • 4 p.m. — Initiation – Alumni Room (Sigma Gamma Zeta II)
  • 5:30 p.m. — 2008 Honors Banquet – Spruce/Tamarack, Davies Center (Seating will begin at 5 p.m.)

Childcare will be provided 3:30-8:30 p.m. in the Student Organization Complex of Davies Center by the Future Teachers Club.

Sunday, April 27

  • 11:30 a.m. — 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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