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October 2014

20 NCHC Poster Drafts Due to Dr. Fox by 12:00pm

23 NCHC Travel Meeting at 11:00am in Honors Library

27 NCHC Poster Final Versions Due to Kim by 12:00pm

November 2014

5 NCHC Students Fly to Denver

11 Rachel Chir's Thesis Presentation: "The Moderating Effects of Feminist Beliefs on Thin-idealized Media and Body Image" in the Honors Classroom 11:00am

19 Sarah Martik's Thesis Presentation: "There's a First Time for Everything: Midsummer/Jersey and the First-Year-Show Process for a First-Time Director" in the Honors Classroom 1:30pm

20 Bethann Wilson's Thesis Presentation: "The Effect of Dandelion Extract on Ovarian Cancer Cells" in the Honors Classroom 11:00am

26- Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Break: No Classes

December 2014

Nov. 26- Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Break: No Classes

5 Classes End

8-13 Finals Week

12 Graduate Commencement at 7:00pm

13 Undergraduate Commencement at 10:00am

16 Grades Due

January 2015

MLK Day (Observance-No Classes)

20 Classes Begin

27 Last Day to Add/Drop Classes

February 2015

13 Addendums Due

March 2015

6 Honors students must schedule their thesis presentation by this date.

9-13 Spring Break

20 Taylor Melidona's Thesis Presentation: "Women in Technology:  The True Limitations of Bias and Sterotypes in the Classroom" at 1:30 pm in the Honors Resource Room/Library, Room 167 in Smith Hall

24 Joshua Gebauer's Thesis Presentation: "A Case Study of Bragg Scatter on the KPBZ Radar" at 11:30 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

April 2015

1 Priority Registration begins for Honors students (Fall 2015)

1 Melissa Truby's Thesis Presentation: "TBA" at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Resource Room/Library, Room 167 in Smith Hall

2 Nicole Kuhta's Thesis Presentation:  "Exploring Relationships Between Religiosity, Stress, and Trauma" at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

7 Emily Dickey's Thesis Presentation: "The Major Articulatory and Phonologic Characteristics of Turkish-Influenced English at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

8 Shane Donovan's Thesis Presentation: "Reining is Corporate Inversion: A Political Quandary" at 10:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

8 Shawn Reese's Thesis Presentation: "Weird Birds:  On Writing, a Collection of Short Stories" at  11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

8 Samantha Rudy's Thesis Presentation: "Prison Visitation Room Remodeling and it's Effects on Children and Parent's Emotional States" at 12:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

9 Stephanie Moore's Thesis Presentation: "Feed Me:  An Educational App for Feeding Interventions" at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

14 Undergraduate Research Conference at Cal U

15-19 NCUR (National Conference on Undergraduate Research) students present in Spokane, WA

21 Chelsea Gilliland's Thesis Presentation: "Examining Genetic Diversity Among Rainbow Darters Throughout the Monongahela River Basin" at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

22 Brittany Kusniar's Thesis Presentation: "Career Anxiety and Life After Graduation" at 10:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

22 Kembia Munsanje's Thesis Presentation: "Congressional Obstructionism and Presidential Resolve:  Who Blinks?" at 11:30 am in the Honors Program Resource Room/Library, Room 167 in Smith Hall

22 Ashlyn Neiffer's Thesis Presentation:  "Talking About Abuse: A Design Campaign for the California University of Pennsylvania END Violence Center?" at 12:30 pm in the Honors Program Resource Room/Library, Room 167 in Smith Hall

23 Michael Ortenzo's Thesis Presentation: "How do you Love me?:  An Inquisition of Love and its Theories" at 10:30 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

23 Autumn Franklin's Thesis Presentation:  "Serial Killers: Are They Biologically Created or Socially Constructed?" at 11:30 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

23 Honors students must present their honors thesis by this date

24 Emily Murray's Thesis Presentation: "Sustainability and the Importance of Local Food Systems" at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Resource Room/Library, Room 167 in Smith Hall

28 Tabitha Maurer's Thesis Presentation: "The Relationship Between Depression Symptoms and Stress Among Collegiate Basketball Student-Athletes" at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 in Smith Hall

May 2015

4-8 Finals Week

8 Commencement

June 2015

July 2015

August 2015

24 First Day of Classes

24-31 Add/Drop Period

September 2015

1 HON 499: Honors Thesis Meeting 11:30 AM in the Honors Office

3 Faculty and Staff Convocation Steele Hall 11:00-12:30 PM

7 Labor Day

18 Honors Addenums Due

October 2015

1 SHAB-Pumpkin Spice Social

6 Registration Begins for Winter 2015 Session

12 Columbus Day

16 Last Day to Schedule Honors Thesis Presentations for Fall 2015 Grads

28 Priority Registration University Honors Program begins 6:00 am

November 2015

11-15 NCHC Conference in Chicago, IL

17 Angela Selby's Thesis Presentation: Investigating Ageism in Undergraduates: A Comparative Analysis of Different Academic Majors at 10:00 am in the Honors Program Resource Room/Library, Room 167 located   in Smith Hall

17 Shawn Shannon's Thesis Presentation:  HEATT:  The Other Side of Cross Curricular Education at 5:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 located in Smith Hall

18 Megan Sweeney's Thesis Presentation:  The Effects of Mandatory Therapy for Counselors in Training at 10:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 located in Smith Hall

19 David Casey's Thesis Presentation:  Opportunities and Challenges of Social Media for Athletes at 5:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 located in Smith Hall

25-30 Thanksgiving Break

December 2015

2 Abigail Petrosky's Thesis Presentation:  Women in Government:  An Analysis of GirlGov at 10:30 am in the Honors Program Resource Room/Library, Room 167 located in Smith Hall

3 Last Day to Present Honors Thesis for Fall 2015 Grads

4 Last Day of Classes

4 Last Day to Turn in Honors Thesis Timeline and Declaration Forms for Spring 2016 Grads

January 2016

18 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)

19 Classes Begin

19-26 Drop/Add Period

February 2016

12 Addendums Due no Later Than 4:00 pm in the UHP Office

15 President's Day

March 2016

2 Connor Marshman Thesis Presentation:  The Importance of Educating Graphic Communications Students about the Connection Between Commercial Printing and Art at 1:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

3 Adisa Hargett-Robinson Thesis Presentation:  Grassroots Politics:  A First-hand Account at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 located in Smith Hall

4 Last Day to Schedule Honors Thesis Presentation-Spring 2016 Graduates

7-11 Spring Break

17 Abby Beatty Thesis Presentation:  The Effects of Herbicides on the Mortality and Behavior of the Mealworm Beetle Tenebrio Molitor at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

22 Courtney Kauffman Thesis Presentation:  A "Fresh Approach to Fresh Produce at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

29 Skyler Boehm Thesis Presentation:  Nerve Cell Responses During Wound Healing in Drosophila at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

30 PRIORITY REGISTRATION-HONORS STUDENTS BEGINS AT 6:00 AM

30 Shelby Zikeli Thesis Presentation:  Exploring Relationships Between Native and Invasive Species in Madagascar at 2:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

30 Haley Bashada Thesis Presentation:  Investigating Teaching Strategies in Educating English Language Learners at 4:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

31 Cara Lorenzo Thesis Presentation:  The Effects of Monosodium Glutamate on Chick Development at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

31 Jonathan Veres Thesis Presentation:  The Islamic Heresy:  Religion of Heretical Christianity at 1:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

April 2016

1 Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Term Course or the University

2 Honors Convocation

5 John Troutman Thesis Presentation at 12:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

7-9 NCUR Conference - North Carolina, Asheville

12 Alicia Wadsworth Thesis Presentation:  Acoustic Analysis:  Characteristic Sounds of Flutes of Various Types and Materials at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

12 Lauren Griffith Thesis Presentation:  How We Die:  A Series of Interviews with People who are Facing Death at 12:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

13 Lauren Pezzica Thesis Presentation: #CALUNeedsKay Advertising Campaign at 12:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

13 Lindsey Gasper Thesis Presentation:  The Study of Ovarian Cancer Cell Resistance to Doxorubicin and Cisplatin at 1:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

13 Karina Sanchez Thesis Presentation:  Tracing Patterns of Interaction:  Effect of Romanization on Native Iberian Culture at 2:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

13 Rebecca McDonough Thesis Presentation:  A Vector Supreme:  Exploring the Role of the Hippocampus in Social Functioning at 3:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

14 James Novobilsky Thesis Presentation:  Electropolymerization and Characterization of Polyaniline-Ti02 Nanocomposites for Sensing Applications at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

14 Chandler Carey Thesis Presentation: Mathematical Application:  Understanding the Formal Logic Conditional at 12:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

14 Rebecca Robich Thesis Presentation :  A Preliminary Study of the Bacterial and Fungal Communities Present on the Epidermis of Various Salamander Species (Amphibia: Urodela) in Washington County, Pennsylvania at 1:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

14 Elizabeth Moon Thesis Presentation:  Teacher Awareness and Attitudes Towards Graphic Novels at 3:30 pm in the Honors Program Library/Resource Room, Room 167 located in Smith Hall

19 Marissa Neifert Thesis Presentation:  Don’t Think, Just Swipe:  How to Use Marketing to Make the Tough Purchases Easy at 1:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

20 Ethan Klersy Thesis Presentation: Campus Mala in Se:  A Systematic Study of Threats and Crimes Committed at Universities at 12:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

20 Andee Stynchula Thesis Presentation:  Using the Antimicrobial Effects of Zingiber Officinale to Compare the Differences of Allopathic and Homeopathic Medicine Techniques at 1:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

20 Kelsey Baumgardner Thesis Presentation: Fairy Tale Dreams: The Animation of Disney Princess and its Effect on Young Girls at 2:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

20 Daniel Hart Thesis Presentation:  The Formation of STEM Education and its Impacts at 3:00 pm in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall

20 Breanna Lincoski Thesis Presentation:  Percentage of Lyme Positive Ixodes Ticks and Dogs in Southwestern Pennsylvania in Combination with Antibody Type Produced During Infection in K-9 Host at 4:00 pm in  the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144 located in Smith Hall

21 Katie Liebel Thesis Presentation:  The Risks of Control:  A Meta-Analysis of Oral Contraceptives and the Dangers They May Pose at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall  

21 Strike a Spark Conference at Cal U

22 Last Day to Present Honors Thesis Presentations-Spring 2016 Graduates

May 2016

2 Classes End

2-6 Exam Week

6 Graduate Commencement

7 Undergraduate Commencement

10 Grades Due from Faculty

30 Memorial Day

June 2016

July 2016

August 2016

28 New Student Convocation

28 UHP Freshmen Scavenger Hunt and Picnic 1-4 pm SAI Farmhouse

29 First Day of Classes Fall 2016 Semester

29-September 6 Add/Drop Period (with no financial or academic penalty)

September 2016

5 Labor Day (no classes)

23 Honors Addendums Due

23 Last Day to Apply for December 2016 Graduation

October 2016

12-16 National Collegiate Honors Conference Seattle, Washington

14 President Jones Inauguration

14 Last Day to Schedule Honors Thesis Presentation - Fall 2016 Grads

November 2016

2 Priority Registration

10  Rachel Costantini Thesis Presentation:  A Proposed Outdoor Orientation Program for California University of Pennsylvania at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, Room 144, located in Smith Hall, Room 144

15 Dylan Cain Thesis Presentation:  The Effect of Taxes and Regulations on the Oil Industry at 11:30 am in the Honors Program Classroom, located in Smith Hall, Room 144

16 Jasmine Naccarato Thesis Presentation:  The Effectiveness of Integrated Treatment for Substance Use Disorder and Other Mental Illness: A Meta-Analysis at 9:00 am in the Honors Program Resource/Library, Room 167

16 Clairiss Harris Thesis Presentation:  What I Want to be When I Grow Up:  An Artistic Exploration of Gender Formation and Identity at 12:00 pm in the Gallery in the Maderino Library

17 SHAB Social Event

22 Tinamarie Brown Thesis Presentation: The Induction of Seizure like Activity in Drosophila Melanogaster using Caffeine at 11:00 am in the Honors Program Classroom, located in Smith Hall, Room 144 

23-28 Thanksgiving Break

December 2016

6 Last Day to Present Honors Thesis - Fall 2016 Grads

9 Classes End

12-16 Exam Week

17 Undergraduate Commencement