[College of Education]
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Recognition of Academic AchievementThe faculty of the College of Education recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of its students by bestowing three levels of honors with the bachelor's degree.
- The summa cum laude honors designation requires a grade point average of 3.9 or higher for all college-level work attempted.
- The magna cum laude honors designation requires a grade point average of 3.7 or higher, but less than 3.9, for all college-level work attempted.
- The cum laude honors designation requires a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, but less than 3.7, for all college-level work attempted.
Honors WeekEach spring, the University designates a week in which to recognize students and faculty for their leadership and scholarship excellence. During the Friday of Honors Week, the College will recognize the Most Outstanding Student from each of its programs. In addition, the following awards are among those presented to undergraduate students:
- Kappa Delta Pi Distinguished Undergraduate Scholar Award (general)
- Kappa Delta Epsilon Award (elementary education)
- Kappa Delta Epsilon Award (secondary education)
- Stephen A. Willard Memorial Award (special education)
- Phi Mu Patience Stevens Award (human performance)
- George M. Stopp Award (human performance)
- Janice Bargdill Wilson Award for Excellence in Teaching with Children's Literature (elementary education)