HISTORY TIMELINE OF THE HONORS COLLEGE
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Establishment of the Honors Program at MTSU, with Dr. June Hall McCash as Founding
First student graduates from the Honors Program. First Honors newsletter, Honors in Perspective, issued.
MTSU hosts second annual meeting of the Tennessee Honors Council.
Honors College offices transferred to Peck Hall.
A 24-hour Playathon held to raise funds.
Honors self-study issued.
|1990||Dr. John Paul Montgomery named Director of the University Honors Program.|
Establishment of Honors Lyceum.
Wood and Felder Halls designated as Honors Living/Learning Centers.
The Honors Program becomes the Honors College.
First Honors Program graduate and his brother commit to $2 million matching gift for the Honors Building.
Paul W. Martin, Sr. Honors Building dedicated.
Report on the Honors College, A Focus for the Future, issued.
The Honors College hires first full-time associate dean, Dr. Scott Carnicom.
The first incoming class of Buchanan Scholars accepted.
Lyon Hall is refurbished and designated as the Honors Residence Hall.
A Vision for the Future: Master Plan for the Honors College, 2009-2019 issued.
Scientia becomes Scientia et Humanitas and is transferred to the Honors College.
Two students nominated through the Undergraduate Fellowships Office win Fulbright Scholarships.
Three students nominated through the Undergraduate Fellowships Office win Fulbright
Collage wins the coveted Gold Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
(CSPA) for the first time.
Honors Magazine tied for first place in the National Collegiate Honors Council's Newsletter Contest for 2012.
The Chronicle of Higher Education lists MTSU as one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright Students by type of institution for the 2012 academic year. MTSU is among 17 schools listed in the master's institutions category and the only college or university from Tennessee listed in three categories altogether.
Two students nominated through the Undergraduate Fellowships Office win Fulbright Scholarships (Israel and Brazil), and one is named an alternate (Netherlands).
One student nominated through the Undergraduate Fellowships Office receives a Goldwater Scholarship, and one receives an Honorable Mention.
Collage: A Journal of Creative Expression wins the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's highest award, the Gold Crown Award, for an unprecedented second year in a row.
Speaker of the House Beth Harwell receives the second Distinguished Friend of the University Honors College Award during National Women's History Month for exemplary service to the citizens of Tennessee.
Interim Associate Dean Philip Phillips participates in the Harvard University Graduate School of Education's Management Development Program (MDP) Class of 2013.
The University Honors College receives its largest gift to date--a bequest in the amount of 2.5 million dollars from the estate of Nobel Laureate and MTSU Alumnus Dr. James M. Buchanan--to support student scholarships and academic opportunities for honors students.
Dr. Drew Sieg (Biology) joins the University Honors College as its first Visiting Honors Scholar.
The University Honors College welcomes its first class of Honors Transfer Fellows.