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1 WELCOME! Honors Program Advising Meeting

2 Agenda Policy Reminders Internships and Career Services Courses offered in Fall 2014 Jerusalem course Study abroad Graduate opportunities at CUA Fellowship Information Advising for Fall 2014 Honors Social Events

3 ADMISSIONS POLICY GRADUATING WITH HONORS THEOLOGY TRACK HONORS IN LIBERAL STUDIES Policy Reminders

4 Admission Not after Sophomore year Must have a 3.5 GPA at CUA Application for current CUA students, after first semester completed  Interview with Dr. Paxton

5 Graduating with Honors Maintain 3.5 GPA Complete at least one Honors track, with at least B- in all classes Students on probation ( GPA) at the time of graduation will not receive Honors

6 MR. TONY CHIAPPETTA OFFICE OF CAREER SERVICES DR. JENNIFER PAXTON UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM For-Credit Honors Internships

7 Requirements for Internships In good standing in the UHP (3.5 GPA or above) Junior status For elective credit only Fall or Spring semester Minimum 140 hours of work No on-line internships

8 Elements of the Internship Work in the internship organization Written assignments and supervision by the faculty advisor Professional development meetings with Career Services

9 Finding an Internship Consult with Career Services (OCS)  https://www.interfase.com/cua/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl= %2fcua%2fstudent https://www.interfase.com/cua/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl= %2fcua%2fstudent Consult faculty members in the desired field Conduct independent research

10 Applying for Internship Credit Apply for your chosen internship via “Cardinal Connection” Find a faculty advisor (by yourself or with Dr. Paxton) Complete an internship agreement form 

11  HSPH 203  HSHU 101 & 203  HSSS 101 & 203  HSEV 101 & 203  HSTR 203 & 204  MATH 230  Mathematical Topics in Social Sciences I  CHEM 103  Honors section  HSMU 325  History of Music I (Pre-REC MUS 123 & MUS 124)  ECON 103  Microeconomics  TRS 205  Jerusalem in History and Tradition Courses Offered Spring 2014

12 MINOR IN SUSTAINABILITY LIBERAL STUDIES UPDATES THEOLOGY UPDATES Updates on Track Options in the UHP

13 Sustainability Minor (=Interdisciplinary Minor) HSEV 101: Environmental Science and Engineering HSEV 102: Religion, Ethics, and Ecology HSEV 203: The Economics of Energy and the Environment HSEV 204: Environmental Politics and Policy + 1 sustainability elective + 1 for-credit internship or course in “sustainable operations and practices =Sustainability Minor

14 Honors in Liberal Studies Open to students in the professional schools  Engineering, Architecture, Music, Nursing  New: Business and Economics, Social Work, students earning Bachelor of Science degrees in Arts and Sciences Work with Dr. Paxton to create a personalized track Combine four courses from at least three tracks  Only one LC course may be used  Sample Track  Individual and Community: HSSS 101, HSPH 102, HSTR 203, HSHU 203

15 Theology Track HSTR 101 is now only taught in the FYE Late admissions to the UHP can arrange to substitute another TRS class for HSTR 101 HSTR 203 (2 sections) and 204 (1 section)

16 DR. BOB MILLER CORRESPONDING SPRING BREAK TRIP TO JERUSALEM, SPRING 2015 TRS 205: Jerusalem in History and Tradition

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19 Mount of Olives

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22 Broadwall Questions? Dr. Miller- CUA Abroad at

23 CU Grace Schneider Acting Director of Education Abroad Center for Global Education – The Catholic University of America Abroad

24 CUA in Rome Honors Track  HSPH 203 & HSTR 203: Seminar style courses with Rome as your classroom.  Activities, events, and academic excursions in Italy exclusive to Honors Track students.  Less expensive than a semester in DC.

25 Oxford Program  Tutorials, not lectures  Individualized courses of study  Research and write at one of the most highly respected universities in the world.

26 Honors Spring Break! Madrid 2014 Dr. Daniel Garcia-Donoso Discovering Madrid through the Arts Next year, in Jerusalem!

27 Study Abroad!  More than 1/3 of all CUA undergrads study abroad.  Over 75 programs in more than 30 countries.  Financial aid travels with you.  Open to all majors! The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page. -St. Augustine

28 DR. INGRID HSIEH-YEE PROFESSOR DEPT. OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE MSLIS Four Plus One Program

29 Strong Need for Information Professionals A data and information intensive information environment. Strong need for information professionals in nonprofits (public, academic, school, special libraries, archives, museums), government agencies (DoJ, LC, NLM, NAL, Congress, CIA, FBI, etc.), for-profit organizations Major wave of retirements in the library/information science field is projected between (American Libraries)

30 What Information Professionals Do Manage data, information, artifacts in the networked environment Curate and organize digital collections, provide information services, manage and preserve resources for short-term and long-term access Assist users in creating, finding and using information and data

31 Specializations in LIS Master’s degree in Library & Information Science (MSLIS) Cultural Heritage Information Management Digital Libraries Health Sciences Librarianship Information Architecture Information Organization School Library Media Law Librarianship User Services

32 MSLIS 4+1 Program Accelerated graduate study program Up to 12 credits of 500 level LIS courses will count toward your bachelor’s degree and the MSLIS degree 24 credits (8 courses) to earn an MSLIS after 12 LIS credits were earned during undergraduate years at CUA Apply after completing two LIS 5XX courses Eligible for graduate scholarships

33 5XX LIS Courses 522: Digital Content Creation and Management 524: Information Analysis and Communication 525: User Interface Design and Evaluation 551: Organization of Information 553: Information Sources and Services 555: Information Systems in Libraries and Information Centers 557: Libraries and Information in Society

34 LSC 524 Information Analysis & Communication Prepares students to research diverse information sources, assess quality and authenticity of information, and apply intelligence analysis techniques to deliver actionable intelligence for targeted user communities. Offered every fall

35 LSC 522 Digital Content Creation & Management (every spring) Impact of the Internet on communication, social interaction, and research Digital scholarship ( E Science, digital humanities) Personal information management Tools and techniques for digital content creation and management Information ethics Data analysis and management Social media for learning, research, and community building

36 MR. STEWART M C HIE MS. HOLLY TRISKA Graduate Options in the School of Business and Economics

37 NMA in International Development Prepare for a career that aims to end global poverty. What makes CUA unique?  Focus on the human person as the basic building block of an economy  An international student body  Career Development Support  Hands-on experience  Projects in Africa, Central America and the Middle East  Current internships at Catholic Relief Services, U.S. Office of International Trade and the American Red Cross

38 MA in International Development Curriculum:  Includes many courses taught in business schools: - accounting, management and market research - economics, politics and development Graduates work as:  Project Managers  Evaluation Managers  Policy Analysts  Graduates are employed at International Labor Organization (UN), World Bank and various Nonprofit Orgs

39 MA in International Development For more information, please contact me: Holly Triska Program Director

40 UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM JULIE YARWOOD FELLOWSHIPS COORDINATOR 114 M C M AHON Grants and Fellowships

41 Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants Boren Scholarship Harry S. Truman Scholarship George J. Mitchell Scholarship Marshall Scholarship Fulbright Grants  Includes both study/ research grants and English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs)

42 Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants Pre-application Process  Preliminary step designed to help students who are interested in applying for these competitive programs begin to make important decisions about their proposed research/ study plans and academic programs early in the application process and receive valuable feedback from faculty members regarding their potential applications. Spring pre-applications: Fulbright Grants, Marshall Scholarships, Mitchell Scholarships Fall pre-applications: Truman and Boren Scholarships

43 LISA CAMPBELL HONORS UNDERGRADUATE ADVISOR FRESHMEN MUST SCHEDULE AN ADVISING APPOINTMENT WITH LISA BEFORE REGISTERING FOR CLASSES NEWLY ADMITTED STUDENTS WILL MEET WITH DR. PAXTON SPRING 2014 ADVISING StudentAdvisor FreshmenLisa Campbell (also available Thurs. & Fri.) Newly Admitted to UHP & Business & Econ. Majors & Liberal Studies Trackers Dr. Paxton Juniors preparing for Capstone Dr. Shoemaker Other UpperclassmenJillian Moser & Katie Purple

44 Upperclassmen Advising for Spring 2014 Begins Monday, Mar. 17 Browse through our course offerings before appointment (online or grab a print copy tonight) If you’re planning to take an Honors class in Fall 2014, you MUST have an Honors appointment Appointments will be made Monday-Friday, 9:30am-4:00pm Call Jillian ( ) or come by McMahon 107 to schedule an appointment

45 AFTERNOON TEA Alternating Fridays at 4 pm in McDonald with Dr. Rohlf and family HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO CULTURE MINI-LECTURES Every other Friday at 4 pm, alternating in the Walton and McDonald common areas Honors Recurring Events

46 Thursday, April 20 th, 7-8PM This is

47 Honors Overnight (Apr. 10) Student coordinators Courtney Christ & Derek Kuebler will contact you with more information *honorable behavior expected*

48 Keep up with the UHP!

49 Mark your calendars! March 17 th - Advising appointments begin March 24 th - Honors Registration Begins Thursday, April 10 th - Honors Evening Thursday, April 20 th - 7PM- Jeopardy Wednesday, April 23 rd - UHP Spring Dinner Sunday, April 27 th, 2PM- Tour of National Building Museum


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