Honors Advisory Boards

Student Advisory Board

An advisory board of Cal U honors students, the Student Honors Advisory Board (SHAB) is elected annually to advise the director and associate director, participate in the faculty Honors Advisory Board, and provide programming and events for honors students. The SHAB also hosts game and movie nights, ice cream socials, and organizes local excursions. Members also assist with the organization of the Intersections Undergraduate Research Conference and preparation of honors students for conference presentation.

The 20120-2021 SHAB executive board:

  • President: Larry Wiles (senior)
  • Vice President: Mattie Sloneker (junior)
  • Secretary – Devon Latchum (junior)
  • Treasurer – Madison Adams (sophomore)
  • HAB/Alumni Representative – Kaitlyn Collins (senior)
  • Ambassador – Caden Moran (senior)
  • Social – De Andra Thompson (sophomore)
  • Coaching - Caitlyn Urban (junior)
  • Service – Natalie Rickert (sophomore)
  • Academic & Professional Development – Jahneek Fant (senior)
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Darrek Harshberger (sophomore)
  • Communications Strategist – Melissa Heintzinger (junior)
  • Member-at-Large - Jocelyn Crouthamel (sophomore)

Faculty Advisory Board

An advisory board of Cal U faculty helps to guide the University Honors Program. The board's primary function is to advise the director on developing the program and assisting honors students with their educational plans. The board also presents awards to outstanding seniors each year.

The director appoints board members based on support for the program, participation in Honors Program activities, achievement in Honors program coursework and thesis projects.

University Honors Program Advisory Board (2021-2022)

  • Summer Arrigo-Nelson (Zoology, Department of Biology, Geology, & Environmental Sciences)
  • M.G. Aune, UHP Director (English, Department of Culture, Media, & Performance)
  • Peter Cormas (Childhood Education, Department of Education)
  • Craig Fox, UHP Associate Director (Philosophy, Department of Culture, Media, & Performance)
  • Justin Hackett (Psychology, Department of Social Sciences)
  • Rebecca Hess (Health Science, Department of Exercise Science & Sport Studies)
  • Paul Hettler (Economics, Department of Business, Economics, & Enterprise Sciences)
  • Marta McClintock-Comeaux (Director of Women's Studies, Department of Health & Human Service Professions)
  • Cynthia Persinger (Art History, Department of Culture, Media, & Performance)
  • Monica Ruane Rogers (Library, Department of Culture, Media, & Performance)
  • Laura Tuennerman (History, Department of Humanities)
  • Ayanna Walker (Health Science, Department of Exercise Science & Sport Studies)