New this Week – Week of April 17

There are only a few weeks left in the semester and we want to encourage you to finish up those events and volunteer hours. As always, we have some wonderful opportunities specifically geared toward honors students, so be sure to check them out!

Welcome Dr. Montgomery!
WMU’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted April 12 to name Dr. Edward B. Montgomery as the University’s ninth president. Dr. Montgomery is currently dean and professor of economics at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. He will assume the presidency on Aug. 1.

Learn more about Dr. Montgomery at, and please join us in giving him and his family a warm WMU Bronco welcome!

new prez

Thesis Celebrations Days
Thesis Celebration Days will be held Tuesday, April 18 through Friday, April 21. You can receive sponsored event credit for attending and should swipe your Bronco Card with the PSST mentors in the lobby after you attend a thesis presentation. For a full schedule of presentations, click here. The schedule is subject to change without notice. We apologize in advance for any potential inconvenience.

thesis celebration

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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