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Director: Maria Vandergriff-Avery, Ph.D.

Associate Director: Norris Feeney, Ph.D.

The Catawba College Honors Program cultivates a community of academically gifted students who pursue challenging educational experiences with outstanding faculty. Through interdisciplinary, provocative, and intellectually demanding courses, the Honors Program piques the curiosity of students, encouraging them to become life-long learners whose lives are enriched by their experiences. Honors students take a series of classes that are distinctive in content and quality, and often team taught along with other Honors students; they finish their Honors studies with a senior experience within their major and by providing samples of their work in a portfolio. Honors courses also contribute to the broader educational program of Catawba College in that they meet both general distribution and major requirements. Off-campus study experiences complement the curriculum.