J. Harry & Anna Jeanes Academic Honors Week Events

April 11-15, 2016, marks the 24th Annual J. Harry & Anna Jeanes Academic Honors Week & Convocation. Endowed by J. Harry and Anna Jeanes and overseen by the Honors College, these events are focal points of our academic year and are an ongoing recognition and celebration of the rigorous and exciting undergraduate experience provided for our students. The Honors Convocation is held to jointly recognize undergraduate academic excellence across the University, including recognizing Outstanding Students from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College, and the Schools of Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Music, Nursing, and Social Work.


Honors Program/University Scholars Banquet
(by invitation only)
6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Barfield Drawing Room (Bill Daniel Student Center)

Celebrating the achievements of Honors Program & University Scholars Program seniors and their faculty mentors


Honors Week Convocation
2 p.m. Friday, April 15, 2016
Barfield Drawing Room

Due to limited seating, the Convocation primarily is an invitation-only event for recognized undergraduates and their faculty mentors.

Dr. L. Gregory Jones, Senior Advisor for the Baylor Institute for Faith and Learning and the Williams Professor of Theology and Ministry at Duke University, will deliver the keynote address on "May I Give Her Your Name?" at this year’s Convocation. Phi Beta Kappa inductees will be recognized as a group for their accomplishments; and outstanding students from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College, the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and the Schools of Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Music, Nursing, and Social Work will be recognized, along with their respective Deans/Department Chairs/Program Directors. The Cornelia Marschall Smith Outstanding Professor of the Year Award will also be announced at the conclusion of the program.

A reception for all attendees will immediately follow the Convocation in the adjacent foyer.