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Honors students have plenty of opportunity to socialize, meet like minded peers and develop valuable contacts while in school. Some of the activities Honors students participate in include:

Honors Student Committee
Each campus has an active Honors Student Committee which serves as the student's voice in the Honors College. Find out what's happening with your HSC by contacting your campus Honors Coordinator

Honors Colloquium
Every year, Honors students present their research to their peers and to the Broward College faculty at
our Honors Colloquium.  The event usually coincides with the Honors College Convocation.
Interested in participating? Check out the Call for Proposals 2016

Honors College Convocation
Every May, Honors College students are recognized for their achievements in Honors organizations, within their departments and as scholarship winners to other universities.

International Studies
Study abroad in the Honors program when you participate in International Studies during the spring break or the summer term. A scholarship is available based on need for interested students. 

Phi Theta Kappa
PTK is yet another way to meet other honors students.  Each campus has an active and award-winning chapter of PTK.  Contact the PTK advisors for more information. 

Brain Bowl
Trivia lovers and fans of Jeopardy can try out for the Brail Bowl team, which competes regionally, at the state level and nationwide. More information about joining this team can be found in the Honors Organization tab. 

Math Team
Broward College’s Math Team has competed and won in several state competitions. State competitions are held in Jacksonville at the University of North Florida campus. To join the Math Team, see the Honors Organizations tab for contact information.​

Model United Nations
The BC MUN team travels around the state and across the country to compete in United Nations simulation conferences.  For more information, see the Honors Organizations tab.
Joining an Honors organization leads to making new friends, pushing your intellectual boundaries
and qualifying for a number of scholarships. Join the groups below to get the most out of your
experience at the Honors College.

Honors Student Committee
Help promote scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship among fellow BC Honors students, and
be the link between faculty, staff, the community and the Honors College. For more information on
joining the Honors Student Committee, contact your campus honors coordinator.

Three chapters for each BC campus are open to Honor students. 
The chapters are: 
·         Omega Phi Chapter (North Campus)
·         Mu Mu Chapter (Central)
·         Alpha Delta Rho (South Campus) 
 
Eligibility:
·         You must be enrolled in an associate degree program
·         You must have completed at least 12 hours of coursework in an associate degree program (part-time students may be eligible)
·         You must have a college GPA of at least 3.5
 
Become a member of the state-wide Honors Council and influence the programs and educational
opportunities for Honors students.
 
Join the professional association of undergraduate honors students and network with the country’s
academic elite.
 
Brain Bowl
Do you like trivia? Have a passion for literature, science, or math? Are you a quick thinker?
Brain Bowl is an annual academic competition among teams from participating Florida community
 colleges. Teams consist of up to five members who compete regionally, state-wide and nationally.

The four subject areas questions cover include:
 
·         Humanities
·         Mathematics
·         Social Sciences
·         Natural Science
College-wide competition-style tryouts take place every year in early September. Practices generally begin the last week in September. The practice schedule varies, but teams usually meet twice a week. 
 
For more information, contact one of the coach Prof. Tony Delia, 954-201-2203, tdelia@broward.edu.
 
Math Team
Broward College's Math Team has won both team and individual competitions at the state level.
The team competes at the annual Florida state Math Olympics, held each year near the beginning
of April. Team members travel to Jacksonville to participate in the event, which is located at the
University of North Florida. There are two parts to the event, a team portion and an individual
portion. Winners take home trophies and cash prizes and may also receive a BC scholarship.
 
Team membership is based on a math test administered by the Honors College.

Interested
students should contact Coach Sanford Geraci, 954-201-6634, sgeraci@broward.edu for more information.
 
Model United Nations
The BC Model United Nations researches, debates, and engages with problems and ideas that have an international impact.  Members travel to UN simulations and work to solve these problems with students from around the  world, all while observing the diplomatic idealism of the United Nations.  Currently, the Model UN group travels to the University of Florida, Santa Fe College, and Penn State University. 
For more information, contact Prof. Lisa Lucena, llucena@broward.edu, and Prof. Kevin Coakley, kcoakley@broward.edu.
 
 
 

The Hall of Fame is where the most inspiring student success stories can be found. The students honored here have found success as members of honors organizations, have won transfer scholarships and have been distinguished within their departments.

Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship Winners 

 
 

2016: Ihsane Benkhadra and Sergey Sterlyadev (with Dr. Jones & President Armstrong)

2015: Malak Benkhadra, David Millar, & Jarredd Simpson

2014: Paul Harvel

2013: Miklos Haranghy and Duckenson Joseph

2012: Ronald Bray and Joseph O’Neill

2011: Faithful Okoye

2010: Whitney Johnston

2008: Paola Mariselli and Sarah Santos

2007: Michelle Mills and Ben Walker

2004: Sarah Wiggill

2006: Sally-Anne McDonnell

 

BC My Stories

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Karly M.

 
 
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