Building Hopes & Homes – Sam Settelmeyer

June 24th, 2013 saw nine Honors College students, one instructor, and one student advisor all on a train traveling across the Hungarian countryside to Cluj, Romania. They definitely did not fit in, as the collection of bulging luggage, miscellaneous food, and characteristically loud “American” conversations caught the eyes and ears of every local on the […]

See, Do, LEARN: Honors College Makes the Most of Students’ Service Trips

On a fall afternoon in the Honors College enclave in Strand Ag Hall, instructor Dave Kovac started a session of HC 299 by playing Blood, Sweat and Tears’ 1969 hit “God Bless the Child.” He challenged about a dozen students to hear all — every nuance — of the band’s cover of the Billie Holiday […]