Events

Each year, the Honors College hosts a series of major events. Some happen each week; others happen once per semester. Click the associated event below to learn more details about when and where it will happen next.

Honors College Calendar

TXST International Film Festival

Location:
Various
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Louie Valencia
lvalencia@txstate.edu
or
Carole Martin
cm25@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of History, World Languages and Literatures, Center for the Study of the Southwest, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Anthropology, Geography, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Honors College
Between Fame and Infamy: an International Film Festival, Symposium, and Art Exhibition on Celebrity.
Festival runs from February 22 - March 7. See festival website for full summaries, screening times, venues, and sponsors.
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Writer's Circle

until April 23
Location:
302
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jordan Morille
jm1952@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Find a place to test out your creative works in a space that welcomes all kinds of creative writing. Meets every week! Click here for more information
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Wednesday Night Writes

until April 24
Location:
501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas
rmh109@txstate.edu
Find a place to test out your writing in a space that welcomes all kinds of academic, scholarly, and technical writing.
Perfect for Honors students enrolled in HON 4390A Capstone prep & HON 4390B/HON 4090 Capstone.
Meets every week!
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Honors College Community Night

Location:
Honors Coffee Forum; 407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Amy Gillis
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Fun Fun Fun

Grad Chat

Location:
116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Graduate College
Learn about the variety of graduate school experiences from Honors alumni. Click here for more information
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TXST International Film Festival - Symposium Luncheon

Location:
407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Louie Valencia
lvalencia@txstate.edu
or
Carole Martin
cm25@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of History, World Languages and Literatures, Center for the Study of the Southwest, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Anthropology, Geography, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Honors College
Three Student Discussion Groups on Celebrity in European Film, Harry Styles, and Marie Antoinette & the Invention of Celebrity, Taylor-Murphy 101 & Lampasas 407

Between Fame and Infamy: an International Film Festival, Symposium, and Art Exhibition on Celebrity.
Festival runs from February 22 - March 7. See festival website for full summaries, screening times, venues, and sponsors.
Click here for more information
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Fiber Art Night

Location:
407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Gwen Heng
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Calling all TXST students who love fiber art! Join us for our first Fiber Art Night for the semester. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, we want to get creative with you. Let's build a vibrant fiber art community in TXST together! RSVP preferred.
(This event is open to all fiber art types. Bring your own project.)
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6th Annual Naturalization Ceremony

Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michelle Sotolongo
ms84@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
TXST Monarch Center, Honors College, Center for the Study of the Southwest, Department of Student Involvement and Engagement, Attorney for Students, Mano Amiga SMTX
Witness the US naturalization process in action and celebrate new citizens from our own and surrounding communities. Seating is very limited, so an RSVP to attend as a campus guest is strongly encouraged.
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Peter Tschirhart
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
The Stelos Scholars is a selective program for community-minded and intellectually gifted young leaders selected from among the university’s most ambitious students. Applications to join the fall 2024 cohort of the Stelos Scholars will open on Monday, January 8, 2024 and close at 11:59pm on Sunday, March 17, 2024. Results are announced in mid-April.

Note: You must be logged-in to using your TXST NetID and/or Bobcat email to submit an application.
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Pop-up Honors Advising with Michelle

Location:
Lobby
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michelle Sotolongo
ms84@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Honors Advisor Michelle will be at the Laurel Hall Lobby TODAY to answer all your questions about Summer & Fall 2024 Honors courses (and other relevant Honors queries).

Fiber Art Night

Location:
407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Gwen Heng
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Calling all TXST students who love fiber art! Join us for our first Fiber Art Night for the semester. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, we want to get creative with you. Let's build a vibrant fiber art community in TXST together! RSVP preferred.
(This event is open to all fiber art types. Bring your own project.)
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How to Go Abroad with Fulbright

Location:
Lobby
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Louie Valencia
lvalencia@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Department of History, Department of World Languages and Literatures, Housing and Residence Life, Phi Kappa Phi
Interested in teaching or researching abroad?
This discussion is hosted by TXST's Fulbright liaison, Dr. Lisa Haegele from the Department of World Languages and Literatures. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program funds American citizens to study, conduct research, or teach English abroad.
Special appearance tonight by FREE PIZZA!
 
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Pop-up Honors Advising with Michelle

Location:
Shirley R. Harris Student Lounge; 2-20
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michelle Sotolongo
ms84@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Honors Advisor Michelle will be at the LBJ Student Center TODAY to answer all your questions about Summer & Fall 2024 Honors courses (and other relevant Honors queries). Find her at the Shirley R. Harris Student Lounge.

Honors College Community Night

Location:
Honors Coffee Forum; 407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Amy Gillis
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Fun Fun Fun

HONORS@ TXST Baseball

Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Peter Tschirhart or Dr. Heather Galloway
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Discover a world beyond the classroom with the Honors College! This semester, we are hosting a series of events called “Honors@“. We will be going places and experiencing things from sports to the arts.
On Mar 30, we will be going to the baseball game!
Grab your cap and jersey, and join the Honors College faculty in supporting the TXST Bobcats against University of Louisiana.
Meet us at LAMP 407 at 1:45PM. We will walk to the stadium together. Game starts at 2PM. Bring a valid TXST student ID for entry.
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Grad Chat

Location:
116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Graduate College
Learn about the variety of graduate school experiences from Honors alumni. Click here for more information
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Fiber Art Night

Location:
407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Gwen Heng
honors@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Calling all TXST students who love fiber art! Join us for our first Fiber Art Night for the semester. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, we want to get creative with you. Let's build a vibrant fiber art community in TXST together! RSVP preferred.
(This event is open to all fiber art types. Bring your own project.)
Click here for more information
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How to Study Abroad

Location:
Lobby
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Manon Bowen
m_l308@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Education Abroad
The Honors College has course offerings and experiences abroad! Learn about the options for summer 2024 programs.
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas
rmh105@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, IDEA Center, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
The Honors College currently hosts two annual events that showcase undergraduate research on the Texas State University campus: the Honors Research Conference (HRC) in the fall, and the Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) in the spring. These events are planned and hosted in collaboration with the IDEA Center. Click here for more information
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Location:
Trauth-Huffman Hall (THH); 3rd floor
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas
rmh105@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, IDEA Center, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
The Honors College currently hosts two annual events that showcase undergraduate research on the Texas State University campus: the Honors Research Conference (HRC) in the fall, and the Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) in the spring. These events are planned and hosted in collaboration with the IDEA Center. Click here for more information
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