In addition to other event programming, the University Honors Program sponsors Meals with Honors, a seminar series for Honors students, faculty, staff and the community that regularly invites fascinating speakers. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in the company of the Honors community while expanding your education on a wide range of topics. Make sure to RSVP (use the link below for Meals events)!
Honors Virtual Huddle
Join us using this link on Wednesday, May 6th anytime between 4:30 and 5:15pm to to say hi to your friends, colleagues, and Honors staff. It is also a chance to get know Dr. Fielding and ask questions, give feedback for us about how things are going and what we can do to enhance your Honors experience. We hope to see you there!
Meals with Honors Opportunities
UWEC Student Managed Investment Fund
Thursday, May 14th |2:00-3:00 PM | Online
Presented by: Nick Schone, Honors Student and Business Management Major
Students studying Finance at UWEC have the opportunity to apply to take part in the Student Managed Investment Fund. With a team of junior and senior analysts, students go into in-depth research on the market conditions, industry analysis and security-specific financial analysis to buy, sell and hold securities in a real investment portfolio. In this presentation, Nick Schone, a junior analyst in this course, will highlight the course and the type of research that he and his peers have done. If you are a finance/business student, are currently investing in stocks or have an interest in getting started, this is a wonderful opportunity to get a glimpse into the investment world.
Challenges and Rewards of Being an Educator
Friday, May 8th | 12:00-1:00 PM | Online
Presented by: Ted Molkentin, Honors Student and Mathematics Secondary Education Major
Ted Molkentin is a second-year mathematics secondary education student from Jackson, Wisconsin. He has always had a passion for math, teaching, and mentoring others. Through his time serving as a mathematics tutor at UWEC, his placement experiences, and tutoring mathematics and chess in high school, he has gained extensive teaching experience. At this event, he will be speaking to his involvement in the Center for Urban Teaching or CfUT. Through CfUT, Ted has attended professional development conferences, toured urban schools around the nation, and taught summer school wherein he taught mathematics, science, and religion to 7th and 8th grade students in the city of Milwaukee. Ted also served as a support teacher for a reading class. He will be presenting on how this experience helped him develop disciplinary, lesson planning, communication, and teamwork skills in a way that he would have never been able to do within the typical classroom. In his talk, he will be presenting more information on his experiences with CfUT, and some of the challenges and rewards of teaching in an urban setting.