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Current Honors Students

This web page is designed to provide you with the resources and information you need. If you cannot find what you are looking for or have additional questions, please e-mail honors@palmbeachstate.edu.

Beginning in Fall 2022, Honors College students will receive an invitation to join the Honors College Canvas Module. The Honors College Canvas Module will contain Honors College activities and Information, transfer university information, Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Information, volunteer events, and announcements.  If you are a current Honors College student and you have not received an invitation to join our Canvas module, please email honors@palmbeachstate.edu.


Contact Us

Marcella Montesinos, Honors College Director ( Collegewide)
Email: montesim@palmbeachstat.edu

Boca Raton Liaison
Professor Sherry Hall - Office: CA 0221
Email: halls@palmbeachstate.edu 

Lake Worth Liaison/Coordinator
Professor Sandra Demauro - Office: BA 0310
Email: demauros@palmbeachstate.edu

Belle Glade/Loxahatchee Groves Liaison
Professor Kevin Coakley - Office: TEC 206
Email: coakleyk@palmbeachstate.edu 

Palm Beach Gardens Liaison
Professor Robin Fiedler - Office: AA 218
Email: fiedlerr@palmbeachstate.edu 


 

Honors Courses

Honors courses offer class experiences that are interactive, holistic, and in-depth. These courses are limited to 15 students, so you will get all of the benefits of open discussion and intellectual community.  Please visit this link to search for Honors course offerings:  Link to Class Search

 

Honors Project Contracts

Honors Project Contracts will only be offered to students who entered the Honors College prior to Summer 2022.  

All other students are required to take Honors College courses moving forward.  Information regarding Honors College Projects can be found within the Honors College Canvas module.

 

Honors Points

The Honors College Point System is designed to encourage active participation in the Honors community, in the Palm Beach State community, and in the local, national, and international communities to which we belong. Students are expected to earn a minimum number of points, as described in the Point System document below. Points exceeding the max of a total of 100 will not be accepted (except Honors Activities points). In addition, Honors Points may also provide a quantitative basis for scholarship determinations, program awards, and other merit-based benefits.

Honors Point System Form
Honors Co-Curricular Activities

  1. Points summary updates will be issued at the end of each month by email request only to honors@palmbeachstate.edu. We will no longer send notification after each individual submission of activity
  2. Honors College students graduating must submit all points one month prior to the graduation ceremony to be noted in the graduation program.


General Forms

Honors Graduation Application
This application must be submitted to the Honors office (Mail Station #29) by the term's deadline date (see Honors Calendar).

Request for Letter of Recommendation
Honors students needing a recommendation letter from the Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College will need to submit the form three weeks prior.

 

Scholarship Form

Honors College Merit Award: A $500 stipend may be awarded to Honors College participants who have completed at least two honors courses and at least 12 credit hours and a 3.5 GPA in Palm Beach State courses and seek the Honors Gold track.

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