Events for First Year Students

Spring 2017 Events

Go Global with Honors Carolina

Friday, January 20 (Noon – 1:00pm)
Koury Residence Hall, Room 176

With Chapel Hill as your launching pad, learn how you can live, intern, and study in some of the world’s greatest cities. Honors Carolina can help you get professional experience in London, Cape Town, Washington DC, and China while getting 15-20 Honors credits. Learn about self-designed fellowship options, faculty-led programs, and application timelines. Lunch will be provided.

Exploring a Law Career

Friday, March 24, 2017 (Noon – 1:00pm)
Koury Residence Hall, Room 176

Will Taylor, Pre-Law and Pre-Graduate School Advisor, will provide insight on building your law school application, legal career options, and other important considerations for exploring the legal field. Lunch will be provided.


Fall 2016 Events

Honors Carolina First Year Brunch

Sunday, August 21 (10:00 am — Noon)
Alumni Hall, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Join us for good food, fellowship, and important information about Honors Carolina. Best of all, you will have an opportunity to meet other first year Honors Carolina students, returning students, faculty and staff.

First Year Career Perspectives Group

Tuesday, September 6, 13, 20, 27 (Group 1, Noon — 1:00 pm; Group 2, 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm)
Graham Memorial 011 (Basement Level)

Join the Career Perspectives group and connect with the Honors Carolina Advising & Career Guides to understand how your knowledge, skills and abilities relate to academic, co-curricular, and career opportunities. Though self-evaluation exercises, you will reflect on what you have done in the past, hone in on what you want to explore in your first year at Carolina, and give thought to your ‘Anywhere’. Please note that this group will meet four times; participants are expected to participate in all four sessions

Pre-Gala, Gala: The Art of Engaging with Art

Friday, September 23 (Noon — 1:00 pm)
Koury Residence Hall 176

Carolyn Allmendinger, Director of Academic Programs at the Ackland Art Museum, will help you hone your observational skills and share tips for navigating the Ackland during the Honors Carolina Gala. Refreshments will be served.

Honors Carolina Gala

Friday, October 7 (7:00 pm — 9:00 pm)
Ackland Art Museum

Enjoy a night at the Ackland Art Museum-complete with appetizers and music, and connect with members of the Honors Carolina Class of 2020.

Building your Pre-Med Application as an Honors Student

Monday, October 10 (5:00 pm — 6:00 pm)
Koury Residence Hall 176

Resa Anderson, Health Professions Advising Coordinator is your resource for up-to-date information on all health professions. Gain insight on required coursework, application timelines, entrance exams, and strategies to maximize your Carolina career. Pizza will be served.

Academic Planning & Honors Carolina Courses

Friday, October 14 (3:00 pm — 4:00 pm)
Koury Residence Hall 176

This workshop is open to all first-year Honors Carolina students. Connect with Academic Advising and Honors Carolina staff and learn important information to help you navigate and plan your academic path, gain insight on important tips for registering for Spring 2017 courses, and enjoy an opportunity to ask your course registration questions.

Course registration is just around the corner so now is the best time to prepare.

First Year Honors Carolina Pre-Business School Application Workshop

Friday, October 28 (3:00 pm — 4:00 pm)
Graham Memorial 039 (Basement Level)

Interested in applying to the Undergraduate Business program in the Kenan-Flagler School of Business? You are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop with Leslie Beisser, Senior Associate Director of Admissions in Undergraduate Business. Learn about business school prerequisites and course planning; what the business school is looking for in an applicant; what you should be doing throughout your first year to best ensure your chances for admission into the business school; summer months planning; and global opportunities available through the business school.