About

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Established in 2017, the A&S Honors Scholars Program is made possible by the generosity of the Magda and Milton Margolis Endowment Fund for Arts and Sciences.

MISSION

The University of Cincinnati College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program offers gifted undergraduate scholars a caring community of faculty and staff, personalized alumni mentoring, unparalleled access to important research projects, challenging learning opportunities and internships in Cincinnati, the nation, and the world - and the liberal arts intellectual training that will prepare these passionate students to confidently pursue their powerful dreams for the rest of their lives.

VISION

Graduates of the University of Cincinnati College of Arts and Sciences Honors Programs will become:

  • Life-long learners who have developed a love for acquiring and applying knowledge, for embracing new opportunities, and for creating opportunities for others
  • Engaged citizens who take a leadership role in the affairs of their local and global communities
  • Scholar-advocates, applying their knowledge and creative problem-solving to the betterment of society.
  • Individuals who adhere to the highest standards of ethics and conduct themselves with integrity in all aspects of their lives.

CORE VALUES

The primary values that guide the implementation of the University of Cincinnati College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program mission include:

Excellence: Pursuing personal and academic achievement passionately

Community: Respect, and appreciation for diverse peoples and ideas in a global society

Social Responsibility: Living compassionately, demonstrated through practicing social advocacy as an active citizen, fostering camaraderie in the UC community, and exercising stewardship of all resources entrusted to us

Leadership: Demonstrating leadership through tenacity, empathy, and collaboration