SAU Honors Council, Honors Committee, and students. From L to R (all rows) Pablo Bacon, Taylor McNeel, Tim Wise, Rachel Wetherington, Michelle Beavers, Ed Kardas, Taylor Duke, Casey O'Hara, Greg Jetton, Addison Ochs, Kara O'Neal, Todd Connelly, Taylor Mills, Erma Brown, Subir Shakya, Deborah Wilson, and Erma Brown's grandson.
The SAU Honors Council met on Sunday, February 6, 2014 for its annual business meeting. Honors students presented information on the extramural experiences they had participated in over the last year.
Terence Lee spoke of his time in London participating in acting workshops and appearing in plays. Subir Shakya told of his NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates grant at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.
Addison Ochs, Casey O'Hara, and Kara O'Neal spoke of their saltwater aquarium construction project. Taylor McNeel related the details of her trip to South Africa. Michelle Beavers told of her experiences with a NASA research grant and the time she spent in Mississippi learning about marine biology.
Rachel Wetherington described her time working as an intern at the FBI field office in Dallas. Deana Hughes, Joy Tan, and Taylor Duke discussed their trip to New Orleans to attend the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council where all were on the program.
Finally, Taylor Mills revealed that she was the recipient of another NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates grant. This one at North Carolina State University.
One of the goals of the SAU Honors College is to promote extramural education. Thanks to recent contribution by donors to the SAU Foundation that goal has become much more reachable.