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Four OSU Honors Students Offered a Scholarship for 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright Student Scholarship is an international academic exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government for students pursuing graduate study, conducting research or teaching English abroad. This year, four Honors College students from Oregon State have been offered Fulbright scholarships for the 2024-25 academic year: Emma Baughman of Portland, Mohnish Judge of Lake Oswego, Aubreyanna […]

Kaitlyn Kim named 2024 Hendricks Scholar 

The Honors College is pleased to announce that Kaitlyn Kim has been named the recipient of the 2024 Joe Hendricks Honors College Scholarship for Academic Excellence. Nyssa Engebo, Mohnish Judge, Anna Nielsen, Sophia Fischer, Colin Lindquist and Lindsay Beaman have been named runners-up for this prestigious annual award.  Established in honor of Joe Hendricks, the […]

Honors College student Isabelle James pursues love of animals through the HC Pre-Veterinary Program and colloquium courses. 

Empowering students to pursue their passions is at the heart of the Honors College’s mission at Oregon State, and through the Honors College Pre-Veterinary Program, second-year Honors College student Isabelle James is doing exactly that.  Offered in partnership with the Carson College of Veterinary Medicine, the program facilitates experiential learning by providing students with opportunities […]

Connecting Through Code: Adrian Baker’s Impactful Presence in the Honors College

The Honors College prides itself on fostering a culture where individual growth supports the success of the entire community. But it is HC students like Adrian Baker who make that culture a reality. Adrian is a third-year student pursuing an H.B.S. in computer science with a concentration in simulation and game programming. Raised in Beaverton, […]

HC Student Renata Hemstreet Creates Community in Honors Courses 

The Honors College believes that individual and collective achievement go hand in hand. So too does Renata Hemstreet, a second-year honors bioengineering student whose exemplary teamwork and initiative in group learning has garnered recognition from peers and professors alike.  Looking for a smaller community within OSU, “especially one focused on academic excellence,” Renata joined the […]

Student Spotlight – Andrea Perez

The Honors College offers opportunities for students to study all across the world, and third-year honors microbiology student Andrea Perez aims to study in as many places as she can during her college career. Growing up in Ontario, Oregon, Andrea always aspired to attend college and explore the world outside her rural town. After visiting […]

Sean Bullock – Student Spotlight

The Oregon State University Honors College encourages students to take their studies beyond the classroom and make an impact on the greater community. Third-year mechanical engineering student and recent Goldwater Scholarship nominee Sean Bullock is doing just this through his medical start-up company and his community-centric musical endeavors. Engaging in research has been a priority […]

Maya Sonpatki – Student Spotlight

The Oregon State University Honors College attracts a wide variety of students, from aspiring engineers and chemists to poets and musicians. But they all have one thing in common: a drive to make a difference in the world. Maya Sonpatki, a third-year Honors College student, strives for equity in the healthcare system and plans to […]

Student Spotlight: Shahinaz El Sayed

From the College of Agriculture’s sheep and swine centers to the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University is dedicated to the study and care of animals of all shapes and sizes. This is what attracted second-year Honors College student Shahinaz El Sayed to Oregon State. Born and raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, […]