New this Week – Week of Jan. 30

It’s a great day to be a Bronco! We are highlighting several scholarships in this edition with deadlines that are quickly approaching. Please click on the Scholarships and Reports from Abroad tabs to take advantage of many opportunities.

Are you concerned about not having enough volunteer hours? Need a summer internship? Need a j-o-b for next year? Have no fear, the honors college is here! We have some wonderful opportunities specifically geared toward honors students, so be sure to check them out!

You’re Invited to Meet Our New Dean, Dr. Gary Bischof!


Welcome At Western
Check out this timely message from the Haenicke Institute for Global Education:

Dear Campus Community,

The U.S. presidential election ended a turbulent campaign in which statements were made that created anxiety for many groups in the United States. As this country moves through its transition, I am writing to assure you that Western Michigan University is committed to being a welcoming and supportive place for everyone. I want to echo President Dunn’s post-election statement and emphasize that all of us in the Haenicke Institute for Global Education and at WMU value the diversity on our campus and the community.

We are proud to be advocates of diversity and have developed a “You are welcome here” poster to assure our students of this fact. We appreciate any support you can give us in spreading the message of this campaign.  We invite you to print your own poster or submit poster requests to the Haenicke Institute at
Wolfgang Schlör
Associate Provost Haenicke Institute for Global Education


Test Prep Books Available
Are you studying for the LSAT, GMAT, GRE or MCAT? The honors college has purchased test prep books for each of these exams. If you are interested in checking one of these books out, please visit the front desk and be prepared to show your Bronco Card and provide your email address and phone number. Test prep books can be checked out for one week at a time.

Friendly Reminders and Helpful Hints
There are many opportunities and events for you to get connected, get involved and get focused in this week’s newsletter, so be sure to click through each page to get the information you need.

Students receive credit for attending honors college sponsored events by swiping their Bronco Cards with a member of the honors college staff and remaining for the duration of the program.

All honors college forms related to advising can be found under the Advising tab on the website:

As always, feel free to reach out to us with any questions, comments, or concerns.

Request for photos: We are always interested in the events and activities of our honors students. Please send photos to be used on our social media sites and in our eNewsletter (along with a brief description) to: Renee Allen.

Please send us a message or call when you are requesting to join the Lee Honors College closed Facebook group if you are not using your last name on your personal Facebook page. Your first and last name are necessary for the verification and approval process. If you haven’t connected with us already, here are the links to our website and various social media pages:

Facebook closed group for Honors Students













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