Honors College

Welcome to the Honors College

Honors College students have the unique advantage of experiencing a small, intellectually and socially vibrant environment while having access to the vast resources of the major research university at TTU. Honors College students simultaneously benefit from being with others of the same intellectual preparation and commitment while enjoying the advantages of a university environment actively engaged in exploring all areas of human interest and concern.

All students who are admitted to Texas Tech and the Honors College also enroll in a disciplinary college and pursue one or more of the 150+ available majors and concentrations, including one major housed within the Honors College, Honors Arts and Letters. Their education is the result of the integration of all colleges at TTU, including the Honors College, that cultivate the talents and interests of Honors College students and endeavor to meet their changing needs as they develop academically and socially.

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Honors College News

Honors Advisors Receive President's Excellence in Academic Advising Award

The President's Excellence in Advising Award (PEA) is an annual award designed to recognize excellence in academic advising by faculty and/or staff. The four advisors, Ms. Megan Conley, Ms. Lori Lightfoot, Ms. Sarah Timmons, and Ms. Janet Veal, are committed, intelligent, generous, hard-working, overachieving individuals who, as a team, make up one of the most effective and impressive resources the Honors College has to offer. more

The Honors College Celebrates its 2015 Spring and Summer Graduates

On May 15, 2015, the Honors College celebrated the accomplishments of 133 Spring and Summer graduates. 13 of these students graduated with highest honors by completing an additional 6 hours of coursework and successfully writing an Honors thesis. 120 students graduated with honors. At a beautiful medals ceremony at Hemmle Recital Hall, made possible by the incredible generosity of our friends in the School of Music, and a reception following in the SUB Ballroom, friends, families, faculty, and staff feted the new class of 2015.

Heather Medley Receives Outstanding Organization Advisor of the Year Award

Ms. Heather Medley was one of three advisors of student groups on campus to be awarded the Outstanding Organization Advisor of the Year Award. Ms. Medley was nominated for this award by Golden Key International Honour Society in recognition of the incredible support and encouragement she has shared with the student organization. Golden Key students acknowledged her commitment and dedication to student success. more

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