Honors College

Honors College students sitting around a table

The Honors College engages students in critical analysis of the foundations of our society, fosters global civic responsibility, and focuses on independent research by taking advantage of the resources of a great research university while providing a rigorous and unified approach to the liberal arts core. Small classes combined with the living-learning communities of Colvin, Estabrooke and Balentine Halls provide Honors students with an exemplary student-centered and community-engaged learning experience. The College continues to innovate, build capacity, create partnerships, and enhance the lives of Maine’s future leaders in business, science, engineering, education, and the arts. Some of the Honors College’s ongoing initiatives include:

  • The core course sequence: Civilizations: Past, Present and Future
  • The Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE)
  • The Servant Heart Research Collaborative (SHRC)
  • National Collegiate Honors Council Conference travel
  • Rezendes Global Service Scholarship
  • Opportunities for students to study abroad, do internships, and engage in research
  • And more!

Learn more about the Honors College on our website.

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