Honors Events Spring 2013

Creating ePortfolios to Showcase Research
Monday, March 11

*        12:20-1:15pm

*        Location: Electronic Classroom, Mortola Library

*        Students will learn how to create their own ePortfolios, which will be used to reflect on, and promote their research experiences and accomplishments



Lecture on Environmental Law

Lloyd K. Garrison

*        Tuesday, March 12

*        5:00 pm, Robert B. Fleming Moot Courtroom, Pace Law School

*        Lecture by Lisa Heinzerling, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center


Community Meeting

Wednesday, March 20th

*        Common Hour, 12:20-1:15

*        Location: Gottesman

A World of Opportunities
Monday, April 8

*        12:20-1:15pm

*        Location: Kessel C/D

*         Students will learn about prestigious national and international scholarship and fellowship opportunities that relate to the types of research in which they are interested.



Trip to The American Museum of Natural History

Friday, April 12th 

*        Bus leaves at 10:00AM, will return by 3:00PM

*        By reservation only

*        Cost: $5.00



Honors Open Meeting
Monday, April 15th, 2013

*        Come and share your ideas for future Honors events and Honors courses with Dr. Chiffriller and fellow Honors students.

*        Common Hour, 12:20-1:15

*        Location: TBA


The Island President:

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

  • Location: Miller Lecture Hall 
  • Join us in this NATIONWIDE screening of The Island President as we watch the film and learn about how climate change is affecting the people of Maldives. Moderated by Professor Ghassan Karam .


Occupy the Hudson: 24 Hours for the Future We Want to Create

Friday, April 19th

*        Location: Wilcox Gym

*        24 Hour Sleep-Over



The Walk for World Water
Saturday, April 20, 2013

*        The Walk for World Water fundraiser is designed to educate students about the people across the world, largely women and children, who must walk for hours just to reach clean water each day.  Participants will carry containers of water in a public display of solidarity with those forced to do so.

*        We are aiming to take this walk to the heart of Pleasantville to the centrally-located Memorial Plaza. We are currently negotiating sponsorships and plan to raise enough money to build a well in a community that needs it.


Clean Water Act Mock Hearing
Friday, April 26th, 2013

*        Hosting a mock hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on reformation of the nation's 40 year-old Clean Water Act (CWA).

*        Student participants will improve their team-building, research, public-speaking, and other professional skills in addition to gaining familiarity with public policy, US government, and environmental issues.

*        A winning team will be selected based on the strength of their work and the feasibility of their recommendations.


Honors Independent Research Conference
Monday, April 29, 2013

*        6:00-8:00pm

*        Location: Kessel Conference Rooms

*        Come listen to fellow Honors College students speak eloquently about the results of their Independent Research. If you are interested in presenting a paper or project, please contact the Honors College Office at (914)773-3848



Honors Awards Dinner
Monday, May 13, 2013

*        6:00-8:00PM… Dinner will be served

*        Location: Wilcox Gym

*        *Reservations required*Dinner will be served.

*        Graduating seniors will receive their Honors medallions (to be worn at graduation) and their Honors College certificates. This event is open only to graduating seniors of the Pforzheimer Honors College.