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Alliance4.0

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The Delaware State University Honors Program announces the review of applications for the Fall 2013 Cohort of Alliance4.0.

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Mission The mission of Delaware State University Alliance4.0 is to provide talented and motivated students with learning opportunities and community support that creates an environment conducive to academic excellence and perfection. The Vision As members of Delaware State University Alliance4.0, the students will successfully earn semester GPAs of 4.0 The Goals The goals of Alliance4.0 are for each member to Improve his/her learning skills and practices, and Earn a 4.0 semester GPA. Application Requirements A student who wishes to join Alliance4.0 must Be enrolled in DSU full-time (12 credit minimum); Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8; and, Complete the web application (make sure you have your schedule including the course codes (i.e., MTSC), course number, section number and meeting times). Application Deadline The deadline to apply for membership in Alliance4.0 is September 13, 2013. Only 200 applications will be chosen! Additional Goals for Alliance4.0 To provide the students with assistance regarding study habits, homework completion activities, etc. To provide the students with a method of grade tracking and planning. To have monthly meetings in which members meet with their Ally groups. To provide a minimum of 2 social events that unite the members of Alliance4.0. To service Delaware State University with a community activity that provides valuable assistance to the campus, faculty, staff and students. To recognize members of Alliance4.0 who are listed on the Fall 2013 President’s List. To recognize and encourage members of Alliance4.0 who do not appear on the Fall 2013 President’s List but worked diligently to earn a 4.0.
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Delaware State University
Honors Program

1200 N. DuPont Highway
MLK Jr. Student Center
Suite 325
Dover, Delaware 19901
Phone:   302.857.7514
Fax:     302.857.7515
Email:   honors@desu.edu
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Student Learning Outcomes

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Pictured are 2013 Honors Program Graduates: Devon Sivels, ReShawn Johnson and Martha Gwengi.

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Honors Program Student Learning Outcomes Student Learning Outcome I To provide talented and motivated students opportunities for intellectual growth and achievement, in small, challenging classes that encourage active intellectual participation, discussion and collaboration in the search for knowledge; Student Learning Outcome II To enhance student skills for analytical/critical thinking, logical examination and appraisal of ideas; Student Learning Outcome III To enhance student skills for problem solving and decision making; Student Learning Outcomes IV To enhance student skills for clear, precise, coherent and persuasive oral communication; Student Learning Outcome V To enhance student skills for clear, precise, coherent and persuasive written communication; Student Learning Outcome VI To engage students in the creative process of formulating a hypothesis, researching those problems and drawing conclusions that lead to either original classroom assignments or larger faculty-mentored research projects resulting in contributions of scholarly work to each student’s chosen field of study.   Honors Program Student Performance Outcomes Student Performance Outcomes I To prepare honors students through experience with department-based honors courses, interdisciplinary colloquia and seminars, and independent study and research to ensure its students academic success; Student Performance Outcomes II To prepare honors students through experience with department-based honors courses, interdisciplinary colloquia and seminars, and independent study and research to ensure its students academic success to ensure its students earn Honors Program Graduate Certification; Student Performance Outcomes III To prepare honors students through experience with department-based honors courses, interdisciplinary colloquia and seminars, and independent study and research to ensure its students academic success to prepare its students for graduate and professional schools.
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Please contact:
Delaware State University
Honors Program

1200 North DuPont Hwy.
MLK Jr., Student Center
Suite 325
Dover, DE 19901-2277
Phone: 302.857.7514
Fax:     302.857.7515
Email:  honors@desu.edu

Honors Program Living-Learning Community

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Pictured are 2013 Honors Program Graduates: Devon Sivels, ReShawn Johnson and Martha Gwengi.

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The Honors living-learning community is designed to integrate curricular and co-curricular experiences that supplement classroom learning and academic curricula. Within the honors community, honors students interact with faculty, residential staff, and student and adult leaders in the DSU community. Honors students participate in service to Delaware State University and the local Dover community.  Honors students are given the privilege of honors residential housing.  Additionally, honors students have membership in the Honors Students Association, where they are given the opportunity to participate in social and extra-curricular events.  
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Delaware State University
Honors Program

1200 North DuPont Hwy.
MLK Jr., Student Center
Suite 325
Dover, DE 19901-2277
Phone: 302.857.7514
Fax:     302.857.7515
Email:  honors@desu.edu

 

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Click here for the Honors Program application form.

Click here for the Living-Learning Communities application form

Benefits of Membership

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Pictured are 2013 Honors Program Graduates: Devon Sivels, ReShawn Johnson and Martha Gwengi.

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Benefits of the DSU Honors Program Academic Learning Community courses Specialized Classes and Colloquia Smaller honors class sizes Cohort classes – Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior and Senior courses/activities Scholarly, diverse, interdisciplinary, and social activities   Mentoring and Advising Priority advising period Priority registration Honors faculty advising and mentoring Graduate school preparation Thesis preparation and defense preparation assistance   Research/Internship On campus research opportunities Summer research experiences for undergraduates Opportunity to attend and present scholarly workshops and conferences Internship opportunities Study-abroad programs   Recognition Honors Program Graduate designation on transcript Honors cord and sash to be worn with graduation regalia Merit scholarships through the University   Support Network Inclusion in the Honors Program Living-Learning Community Membership in Honors Students Association Support network of honors students Continued support from program staff and faculty mentors   Facilities Honors study lounge Honors student housing for Freshmen in the Honors Living-Learning Community    
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Please contact:
Delaware State University
Honors Program

1200 North DuPont Hwy.
MLK Jr., Student Center
Suite 325
Dover, DE 19901-2277
Phone: 302.857.7514
Fax:     302.857.7515
Email:  honors@desu.edu

Honors Students Association

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Pictured are 2013 Honors Program Graduates: Devon Sivels, ReShawn Johnson and Martha Gwengi.

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The Honors Students Association (HSA) The Honors Students Association comprises all the student members of the Honors Program. The Honors Program Director and Secretary serve as the advisors to the HSA. The Mission of the HSA The Honors Students Association (HSA) is dedicated to the cultivation, maturation, and outstanding academic achievement of the DSU Honors students whose first priority is individual academic achievement while representing DSU as a whole with honor and integrity. The HSA members provide social and scholastic support to the body and inspiration to all the DSU students to achieve academic excellence. HSA Activities The HSA sponsors all social activities planned by the Honors Program. All social events planned by the HSA are done via the auspices of the Honors Program. Honors students who exhibit improper behavior during HSA activities will be forbidden to participate in activities sponsored by the HSA. The Goals of the HSA The main objective of the HSA is for its members to be activity engaged in and support the DSU Honors Program. The goals of the HSA are: For each member to earn a minimum of 3.25 GPA for each semester. To motivate, support, and encourage each member in the successful completion of the DSU Honors Curriculum. For each member to earn membership in the National Honor Society of his/her discipline. To provide social and scholastic activities for its members. To function as a unit body of academic leaders who seek to motivate the DSU student body to academic success. Honors Students Council Honors Students Council consists of the following positions: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Residential Housing Representative. The role of the Students Council is to represent the honors students by serving as liaisons with the Honors Council. The Honors Council must keep the Students Council fully informed of the program and will elicit their cooperation in evaluation and development. This student group should enjoy as much autonomy as possible conducting the business of the committee in representing the needs and concerns of all honors students to the administration, and it should also be included in governance, serving on the advisory/policy committee as well as constituting the group that governs the student association. Elections for governing positions are to be held in April of each year. Terms are for one year and begin on April 15. Freshman may not serve in the position of President. In the event that a council member becomes ineligible for the Honors Program and hence cannot serve in a governing position, an election should be held immediately to fill the open position.  
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Click here for the Honors Program Living-Learning Community application form.

 

Questions or Comments?


Would you like to request additional information?

Please contact:
Delaware State University
Honors Program

1200 North DuPont Hwy.
MLK Jr., Student Center
Suite 325
Dover, DE 19901-2277
Phone: 302.857.7514
Fax:     302.857.7515
Email:  honors@desu.edu

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