News & Events

2019-2020 Events

  • Freshmen Social, September 01 at Langlow House from 4-6 p.m.
  • Welcome Back Event, September 05 at the Rotunda, Wheelock Student Center, 6 p.m.
  • First Year student Register Hall Gathering, September 13 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Point Defiance Zoo Trip, Tacoma WA, September 21 at 1 p.m.
  • Pumpkin Patch/Corn Maze to the Rutledge Farm, Olympia WA, October 12 at 1 p.m.
  • Halloween Party at Langlow House, October 26 at 7 p.m.
  • Honors Northwest Research Symposium hosted by University of Puget Sound, November 02, 2019
  • Fall Culture Event to the Seattle Symphony: "The Movie Music of John Williams," November 08 at 8 p.m.
  • Thomas Hall Game Night, November 22 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Holiday Party at Langlow House, December 07 at 7:30 p.m.

2018-2019 Events

  • Freshmen Social, August 26 at Langlow House from 4-6 p.m.
  • Welcome Back Event, August 29 at Tahoma Room from 6-8 p.m.
  • Honors Film Series: “Broadway to Silver Screen: Women in Film Musicals," October 5 through November 16, in Thomas Hall, Rm. 272 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Social Culture Event: "Art Walk" Trip to Olympia, WA, October 6 from 11:30-5 p.m.
  • Honors Fireside Chat with Prof. Denise Despres (English Department): "The Barber Surgeons: Theodoric of York," Thursday, October 25th at 6 p.m., Wyatt 109
  • Honors Students Attending Honors Symposium with co-directors @ Seattle University, November 03(all day event)
  • Fall Culture Event: "Antigone" at Norton Clapp Theater, University of Puget Sound,November 3 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Honors Fireside Chat with Prof. Alisa Kessel (Politics and Government): "The Classics American Rape Culture," Wednesday, November 7th at 5:30 p.m., Wyatt 109
  • Honors Study Abroad Talk with Crystal Poole, Payton Gubser, Lura Morton, Kate Gladhart-Hayes, and Jed Pageler on Thursday, November 15 at 5 p.m., Thomas 271
  • Honors Students participating in University Annual Luau, April 13
  • Graduation Reception for Honors Senior Class of 2019, May 18

 

2017-18 Events

  • Freshmen Social, August 27 at Langlow House from 4-6 p.m.
  • Welcome Back Event, August 30 at Tahoma Room from 6-8 p.m.
  • Langlow Tea. Prof. Pepa Lago Graña speaks on Honors Film Series: "Creatures of the Unbridled Reality: Magical Realism in Film," September 21 at 4 p.m.
  • Honors Film Series, September 22 through October 27 at 5 p.m.
  • Fireside Chat: Honors junior, Annie Lamar Summer Research on "Becoming Augustine: Creating a Network Graph of Texts from Plato to Augustine" September 27 at 5 p.m.
  • Pumpkin Patch/Corn Maze Trip to Carpinito Farm, Kent WA October 22
  • Honors Students Attending Honors Symposium with director George Erving @ Pacific Lutheran University, November 04
  • Fireside Chat: Honors Study Abroad Talk with Lillian Bengtson, Grant Garcia, Megan Sanders, Lura Morton, Payton Gubser and Crystal Poole, November 8 at 4 p.m.
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet "Her Story" November 10 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tacoma opera Pantages Theater "Carmen" February 3 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fireside Chat: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities, Nese Devenot presented her work on "Psychedelics" across the glove February 7 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Honors Students participating in University Annual Luau, April 14
  • Graduation Reception for Honors Senior Class of 2018, May 12

Annual Events

Coffee Contact
Upperclassmen meet with freshmen
August / September
Welcome Back
All members of the program get together
August/September
Fall Cultural Event
Event chosen by current students
November
Langlow Tea
Intro to Film series
September/October
Film Series
Title ""Creatures of the Unbridled Reality: Magical Realism in Film""
September/October/November

 

Regional Honors Research Symposium at Pacific Lutheran University
Selected Honors Seniors are able to participate in the Symposium
November
Langlow Halloween Party
All members of the program get together
October
Thanksgiving Feast at Langlow House
Available to Honors Program students staying on campus
November

Honors Fall Philanthropy Event

Food drive benefiting Pierce County children

 November
All Honors Holiday Party at Langlow House
Annual Jeopardy game and much food and fun to be had
December
Honors Thesis Presentations
Seniors give one hour presentations
February/March
Honors Banquet
Farewell to the seniors
April

Honors Spring Philanthropy Event

Food drive benefiting Pierce County children
April
Graduation Reception
Reception for seniors and their families at Langlow House
May