Hannah Robinson – HC Student Spotlight

Third-year honors biology major Hannah Robinson initially came to Oregon State for its wide selection of interesting majors. What she now loves about the university is the supportive, tight-knit communities it has allowed her to join — namely the NCAA D1 Women’s Rowing team and the Honors College. During the on-season, rowing becomes a part-time […]

Research opportunities led Eugene native to Oregon State

Originally published in IMPACT Not many undergraduate students get to be listed as co-authors on research papers. But after more than three years doing research as an undergraduate, honors biochemistry and biophysics senior Seth Harris Pinckney has co-authored two manuscripts, one of which is already published in a prestigious scientific journal. It shares early results […]

Honors College Announces 2021 Hendricks Scholarship Recipients

The Honors College is pleased to announce that Julia Zavala, a fourth-year biology major on a pre-medical track, was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Joe Hendricks Honors College Scholarship for Academic Excellence. Ashley Francis, Madeleine Seifert and Shrida Sharma were named runners-up for this prestigious award. Each year, the Hendricks Scholarship recognizes outstanding […]

Alanna Celaya – HC Student Spotlight

First-year honors kinesiology student Alanna Celaya gained a reputation as a caring person after just one term at Oregon State University. Since starting at OSU, Alanna has been an Honors X service chair and has participated in various community service events on- and off-campus. Honors X is a student-run offshoot of the Honors College Student […]

Patrick Callagy – HC Student Spotlight

Before coming to Oregon State University, honors biology major Patrick Callagy lacked confidence in his social, academic, and professional skills. After nearly four years at Oregon State, Patrick’s skills and confidence have grown dramatically, and he has worked to inspire those around him to grow as well. Taking advantage of every opportunity that came his […]

Honors Remote Learning Perspective – Shrida Sharma

The sudden shift to remote learning in spring term was challenging for students and faculty alike. Remote learning can feel isolating, and finding an engaging environment can be key to staying connected to other people and to class material. Honors psychology student Shrida Sharma found that supportive and engaging environment in BI 311H Genetics. BI […]

Honors Remote Learning Perspective – Grace Knutsen

Oregon State University’s switch to remote delivery of courses in spring term 2020 presented unique challenges for students and faculty alike. Some classes, however, had already laid a foundation for remote success. For students, if not for instructors, the Honors College HC 408 thesis courses, which had previously blended in-person and asynchronous content delivery online, […]