Department of Honors Program

Calendar of Events

Fall 2018

August

         23           All Dorms Open
                       
        
23           Honor Student Association (HSA) helps Freshmen move in 

         27           First Day of Class           

         30           Honors Center Full-body/
                        Honor Student Association (HSA) Meeting

                        Palmetto Phase III, 5:30 pm

         31            PRESIDENT'S CONVOCATION
                         All University,
Gaither Gymnasium, 10:10 pm

         31            First Strike Fair
                        
The Grand Ballroom, 12:00 pm

         31           Add/Drop Ends 

September

  
             1          First Home Football Game
                         FAMU vs. Fort Valley State
                        
Bragg Memorial Stadium, 5:00 pm
            
             3          Labor Day Holiday

                         All classes are cancelled

           
            4-6        Graduate Feeder Conference and Recruitment Fair

           
13          FAMU Connection Presents "Right on, FAMU!"
                          Conceived and Directed by Anedra Small

           
17           Last day to submit Fall Honors Course Contracts 

            18          Honors Center Induction Ceremony
                          The Gallery, School of Journalism, 6:00 pm


           
22          2018 Fall Preview
                          The Grand Ballroom, 9:00 am

           
25          Fall Career & Internship Expo
                          Lawson Center, 9:30 am


            27          Big Bend Heart Walk
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Cascades Park, 6:00 pm                      

            29          Honors APP Workshop
                         
Abstract/ Proposal Writing
                          Honor House, 11:00 am


October
 

3            Founders’ Day Observance (October 3, 1887)
                          Wreath Laying Ceremony
                          Quad/ Eternal Flame, 10:10 am
           
           
5            
Homecoming Convocation
                           ALL UNIVERSITY
                          
Lawson Center, 10:10 am

           
6            
Homecoming Football Game
                          
FAMU vs. Norfolk State
                          
Bragg Memorial Stadium, 4:00 pm

               12            Last Day to submit Abstracts/Proposals for 
                                     Honors Fall Extravaganza
                           
Presentations, Oratorical Contest, Debate, Quiz Bowl,
                            Honors-Got-Talent
 
                                       

           13            2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's
                          
Cascades Park, 8:00 am

        
TBD          HSA Meeting                     

         17-21          ESSENTIAL THEATRE 2018-2019 SEASON
                            In the Red and Brown Water
by Tarell Alvin McCraney
                            Directed by Beth Turner
                            Charles Winter Wood Theatre, Tucker Hall, Edmonds Stage

          
20             Honors APP Workshop
                           
Presentation
                           
Honor House, 11:00 am
                    

                     

        22-26           Spring 2019 Online Registration (By appointment only)
                             

November 

                             All month       Spring 2019 Academic Advisement all month 

          2-4              The Essential Theatre Writing for Life Play
                              Development Series
                              The Long Goodbye
by Anthony Lamarr White
                              Directed by Evelyn Tyler
                              Ronald O. Davis Acting Studio (seating is limited)

         8-10               PRESIDENT'S INAUGURATION

           9                  Last Day to Withdraw

          12                 Holiday--University Closed in Observance of Veterans Day        


        14-17              The National Association of African American
                                Honors Programs Conference (NAAAHP)
                               
Livingstone College, Concord, North Carolina
                               On Higher Ground: Energizing Exceptional Minds for
                               Extraordinary Excellence

                                   14                Honors Center Fall Extravaganza and Graduate School Workshop
                               The Meek-Eaton Black Archives, 11:00 am

                               22-23              Thanksgiving Holiday
                                    (University closed in observance)
 
Nov. 30-Dec. 2       THEATRE UNBOUND SERIES
                                Sugar Ray
by Laurence Holder
                           
     Directed by Luther Wells
                               
Ronald O. Davis Acting Studio (Seating is limited)

December 

    All month           Spring 2019 Academic Advisement all month 

           7                   Last day to submit proposals for the
                                Florida Collegiate Honors Council Conference

      

           9                    MAKing Strides Against
                               Breast Cancer Leon
                         
     Cascades park, 3:00 pm    
      
       10-14               Final Exam Week


          15                   Fall Commencement
                                
Lawson Center, 9:00 am

          16                   Residence Halls close at 9:00 am
                                

Spring 2019

January 

            7                   First Day of Class

         
10                  Honors Center Full-body/
                                Honor Student Association (HSA) Meeting
                               
SGA Senate Chambers, 5:30 pm    

           11                  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Convocation
                                
Gaither Gymnasium 10:10 am
                                
ALL UNIVERSITY

        
11-14               Day of Service
                                (All classes are cancelled)
                  
 
               25                  Last day to submit Spring Honors Course Contracts 
              
            TBD                APP Workshop
                                 Abstract/Proposal Writing

                                       Honor House, 11:00 am

February 

             8                  Black History Month Observance - FAMU Town Hall
                                 ALL UNIVERSITY,
Lee Hall Auditorium, 10:10 am
           
           

          8-10                 Florida Collegiate Honors Council Conference (FCHC)
                                 
Altamonte Springs, Florida

         TBD                APP Workshop
                                 Presentation     
            

        13-17                 ESSENTIAL THEATRE 2018-2019 SEASON
                                   Blood at the Root
by Dominique Morisseau
                                   Directed by Anedra Small  
 
                                     
        

            28                 Last day to submit proposals for the
                                 Florida A&M University
                                 Undergraduate Honors Conference 

March

       18-22                 Spring Break 

       TBD                  2019 Spring Preview
                                
The Al Lawson Center 9 a.m.

March 25-29           HONORS WEEK 2019                          

       26-27                 2019 Honors Conference
                                  Journalism Gallery, 9:00 a.m.
           
          
  27                  "Tutor Rush"
                                  
Coleman Library, 2:00 pm

            28                  Spring Induction and Culminating Seminar
                                  Jounalism Gallery, 6:30 p.m.

           
29                   Recruitment Day: Honors “On the Set”
                                  
11:00 am                                   
        
                               

                                  Honors Spirit and Paraphernalia Day
                                  Honor Student Association (HSA) Kickball Game
                                 
FAMU Intramural Complex, 5:00 pm

 April
         
    All month            
Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 Academic Advisement

             1                   "Game Day" at the Honor House
                                    
2:00 pm

            1-5                 Honor Student Association (HSA) Officer Elctions Begin

            3-7                 ESSENTIAL THEATRE 2018-2019 SEASON
                                   Little Shop of Horrors,
Book and Lyrics by Howard Asman
                                   Music by Alan Menken
                                   Based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith
                                   Directed by Luther D. Wells
                                   Charles Winter Wood Theatre, Edmonds Stage 


            TBD               Walk for Muscular Sclerosis (MS)

                                    Lake Ella, 8 a.m.

April 29-May 3         Final Exams


May                  

              4                    Spring Commencement
                                   
Lawson Center, 9:00 am

             
5                    Residence Halls close at 9:00 am
                             

 

 

 

 

 


 

              
 
 



 
 


Contact Info

1523 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
University Honor House
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: 850.599.3540
F: 850.561.2125

E: honorsprogram@famu.edu