The Honors Program is designed for intellectually talented and motivated students.
We provide small sections of core curriculum classes, multidisciplinary colloquiums, lunch and dinner seminars, book discussions and other academic and cultural events.
We have offices and a student lounge in Terrell Hall, and student accommodations, classrooms, study rooms and a common room in Bell Hall – the only residential hall on the college's historic Front Campus.
We provide students with an intellectually challenging and rewarding academic experience, which will allow them to stretch their minds, craft unique records of experience and accomplishment and achieve their longer term academic and professional goals.
215 Terrell Hall
Campus Box 29
Milledgeville, GA 31061-0490
ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state's designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, residential learning communities, study abroad and myriad internships.
CONGRATULATIONS TO. . .
Ashlyn Burch and Cristalei Polk who did poster presentations at the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at Duke University . Ashyn's poster was entitled, "Silicon Strip Detector Research and Development for the LHC (Large Hadron Collider)" and Cristalei's poster was entitled, "Atomic Molecular Optics Laboratory."
Mary Eve Spirou who presented her paper, "The Political Voice of Women in the Georgia General Assembly” at the Southern Political Science Association in New Orleans.
Mikaela Lafave who presented her paper, "Madness versus Beauty: An Examination of the Portrayal of Melancholy in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet, and Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet,” at the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference at Ohio State University.
History major Luke Manders who has been awarded a Gilman Scholarship to study Spanish in Cuzco, Peru.
Honors director Dr. Steven Elliott-Gower who won the Georgia Political Science Association's 2014 Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Gower also won the award in 2013! http://www.gcsu.edu/gov/gpsaaward.htm
Ashlyn Burch who has been awarded a summer research internship at the world-famous CERN research institute in Switzerland. http://infox.gcsu.edu/content/junior-study-european-organization-nuclear-research
Anne Zimmerman who has won an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. This is a enormously prestigious national award. We are so proud of Anne, and thank Anne's research mentor, Dr. Caralyn Zehnder. http://infox.gcsu.edu/content/georgia-college-student-receives-national-science-foundation-award
Anna Democko for her article entitled, "A Georgia College Student's View of the Kongo Across the Waters Exhibit," published in Global Atlanta.
David Robeson who received an Honors research conference grant to present a paper entitled, "Heavy-Metal Pollution and Bioremediation of Lead Contaminated Soils and Vegetation" at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Dallas, TX
Honors alum Katie Regan ('10), whose co-authored article, "Assessment of University Condom Distribution Program" has been published in the Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality.
Anne Zimmerman who received an Honors research conference grant to present a paper, co-authored with Dr. Caralyn Zehnder entitled, "Inoculation with rhizobium and herbivory by Megacopta cribraria affect soybean phytochemistry and successive herbivores" at the Georgia Academy of Science Annual Meeting in Augusta, GA
Cannon McClain who won first place in the sophomore men category of the Georgia National Association of Schools of Singing Auditions.
Ashlyn Burch, Mikaela LaFave, Grace London, and Kevin Morris who presented papers and posters at the Georgia Collegiate Honors Council Annual Meeting in Macon.
Lori Berry who received an Honors research conference grant to present a paper, co-authored with Dr. Sam Mutiti, entitled, "Nutrients and Isotopes as Tracers in Understanding Water Surface..." at the Geological Society of America's Southeastern Regional Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Kevin Morris who received an Honorable Mention for his work on the Economic Affairs Council at the Southeastern Model Arab League competition at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC.
Lori Berry who won best Earth and Atmospheric Sciences section student presentation at the Georgia Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting in Valdosta, GA. http://issuu.com/../nucleus_2014 (p. 11).
Anne Zimmerman who has been selected to participate in an NSF-funded summer research experience for undergraduates internship at the Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO.
Lori Berry for her paper entitled, "Retired Agricultural Site's Impact on Groundwater and Surface Water Quality" presented at the 2012 Geological Society of America's Annual Fall National Meeting in Charlotte, NC.
Rujeko Chinomona who received an Honors research travel grant to co-present a paper entitled, "Cooling of Rb-85 Atoms to Ultracool Temperatures Using Lasers" at the 2012 Women in Physics annual meeting in Lincoln, NE.
Anna Fontaine who received an Honors research travel grant to present her design work for Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice and who won first place in the Design Competition at the 2012 Georgia Theatre Conference in Americus, GA
Former Honors director, Dr. Doris Moody, who received the 2012 Hemphill-Sallstrom Faculty Award.
Krissy Anderson, Lauren Darrow, Sophia Markowich, Oluwaseun Oyewole, Jim McPhail, and Amelia Zuver who were selected for the prestigious GEM leadership program.
Katie Ragan whose article, "The Public Health Impact of HPV Vaccinations," was published in The Corinthian (2012).