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Activities available to Honors students includes cultural events, annual spring break trips, local skiing and hiking, community service projects, and Phi Eta Sigma, a national freshman honor society.

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    Winter 2015

    5 Honors students travel to Costa Rica with Social Work

    Five honors students traveled to Costa Rica for 2 weeks during Spring Break. They joined the Social Work department and learned about Costa Rica's Health Care System and Social Work. The picture was taken at La Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica. 

    March 2013 

    New Honors freshman Mica Pointer and two current students, Francesca and Kayla, congratulate poet and playwright EWU Honors Professor Jonathan Johnson at the premier of his new play, "Ode" based on the life of John Keats.


    Saturday, October 22, 2011
    Honors transfer students, sophomores, and freshmen at the NW Museum of Art and Culture – MAC “Seeing Impressionism:  Europe & America”


    The annual Liberty Lake Old Growth Cedars Hike
    Saturday, October 8

    Honors UK Trip
    Spring Break 2011





    Honors Program & F. B. Huston Convocation2010 Honors Convocation

    Graduating students who have completed the Honors program and Recipients of the Frances B. Huston medallion joined Eastern Washington University President Dr. Rodolfo Arevalo for the 2010 Honors Program & F. B. Huston Convocation at EWU's Showalter Auditorium. Click here to see a slideshow of the event or download photos from Flickr.

     Honors/EPIC American Southwest Spring Break Adventure 2010
    John Dodge, Tabitha Brown, Shar Lichty, Jacob Powell, Camille Troxel, and Talia Torrano proudly display a copy of Eastern Magazine at dusk on the banks of the San Juan River in south-east Utah. All are current students participating in the Honors Program/Epic Adventures spring break trip in March 2010. The adventure included river rafting and service work in a national park. "After four days in the river," says Honors Program Director Dana Elder, "their Eagle spirit was stronger than ever."

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    March 2010

    Tibetan monk Geshe Phelgye with the EWU Compassionate Interfaith Society and Honors student Jordan Biltoft, EWU Philosophy Club.

    Photo of Tibetan Monk Geshe Phelgye and the Compassionate Interfaith Society



    The EWU Honors Program and Phi Eta Sigma participated in The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life, a fun-filled and inspirational overnight event that raised money and awareness to support cancer patients and survivors.

    Students, the Honors office staff, family, and friends rallied at the Honors/Phi Eta Sigma Team tent. Team members took turns walking or running around the EWU track all night.


    Honors/EPIC Guatemala Spring Break Adventure 2009

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    Students had an Opportunity To: 

    See our video on You Tube.

    Contact Information

    Honors Program
    217 Hargreaves Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2822
    fax: 509.359.2823

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