The University Honors Program sponsors Hanging with Honors, a seminar series that brings in experts to discuss interesting topics with honors students, faculty, staff, and the community. Hang out with the honors community and learn something new!
Adventuring with Honors!
Downtown Exploration | Month of September| Various Locations
Hosted by Honors students and staff
Welcome back to campus Blugolds, we’ve missed you.
Follow the Sunday Shoutout to participate in Adventuring with Honors. In this individualized event you can solve riddles, find objects/places around Eau Claire, and take pictures to be entered into a raffle! Prizes include gift cards, items, and tee-shirts from the Honors program and local Eau Claire businesses. If you can't participate in person, check out the Honors Instagram page on Wednesdays to answer trivia and be included in the prize drawing.
Hanging with Honors Opportunities
Stifling Stress: Mental Health During the Pandemic
Wednesday, September 30th | 5:00-6:00 PM | Virtually via Zoom
Presented by: Paula Chiara, Counseling Services
Let’s be honest, stress sucks. Join the Honors Program virtually on Wednesday, September 30th at 5pm to learn about how to manage stress during a pandemic for yourself and friends. This event will be presented with Paula Chiron who is a counselor and Outreach Coordinator for UWEC Counseling Services. Participate in meaningful discussions via breakout groups to brainstorm helpful hints with your peers and gain a support system. You aren’t alone right now! Join us using this zoom link.
Crisis, Communication, and Community Resilience: More than an Alliteration
Monday, October 5th | 4:00-5:00 PM | Online
Presented by: Mary Worley, Communication and Journalism Professor
In the wake of a devastating crisis, communities are challenged to discover how they can bounce forward and discover a new normal. Floods, tornadoes, food insecurity, mass shootings -- a few examples among many that not only have a direct impact on individuals, but spark national conversations through news and social media. This discussion will focus on the process of community resilience and how communication can foster critical change at individual, community, and systemic levels. Join us online to learn about this intriguing topic that has become even more relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic.