Academic Excellence Week 2014

April 6-12, 2014

Academic Excellence Week, a Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership tradition, will beheld April 6-12, 2014, on the University of Northern Colorado campus.

Events scheduled throughout the week will celebrate and honor academic excellence across the university and throughout all of the colleges. Academic Excellence Week is coordinated and sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership, and the Graduate Student Association along with academic departments and programs across the campus.

Research Day

Research Day will be April 10, 2014

Calls for Proposal - Opens January 30 and Closes March 13 at Midnight

Both Undergraduate and Graduate students are encouraged to submit to present at Research Day. Students may also select to compete for the Research Excellence Awards. Classes involved in class projects are also invited to submit to present on Research Day.

  • Calls for Proposals via URSA on line submission form is now OPEN.  Go to your URSA account, to either the student or faculty tab.  Faculty may submit on behalf of their students. 
  • Go to Research Day webpage for more information on how to submit your abstract for inclusion in either the poster or oral sessions.

Academic Excellence Week Schedule


Tuesday, February 25th (pre-AEW event)


5th Annual Teaching and Learning Fair
University Center Panorama Room
11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Wednesday, April 2


Southard Honors Convocation & Recital
Langworthy Theatre
4:40 pm

Friday, April 4 (pre-AEW event)


Monfort College of Business Outstanding Student Reception
Uc Ballrooms
6:00- 8:00 pm

Monday, April 7 


Distinguished Scholar Luncheon
University Center Panorama Room
11:30 am- 1:30 pm

SOLAR Awards
Columbine A&B
4:00- 5:00 pm

Greek Awards Ceremony
University Center Grand Ballroom
5:00- 7:00 pm

Tuesday, April 8


College of Education & Behavioral Sciences Honors Convocation
University Center Grand Ballroom
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, April 9


Honors Ice Cream Social - Open to ALL students!
University Center Lower Level Breezeway
11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Thursday, April 10 RESEARCH DAY


UNC Research Day
University Center - Registration in Fireside Lounge
Everyone invited to view research presentations
Students must apply to present by March 14 via URSA student or faculty tabs
9:00 am- 4:00 pm

Research Excellence Awards Ceremony
Columbie A
4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

School of Biological Sciences
8th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium

April 10, Thursday
Longs Peak Ballroom
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Student Athlete Academic Success Reception
University Center Panorama Room
7:00 am- 8:00 pm

College of Natural & Health Sciences Banquet
University Center Pikes Peak Ballroom
 and Fireside Lounge
5:30- 7:00 pm - Pikes Peak & 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm in Fireside Lounge

Saturday, April 12


23rd Annual Luau
University Center Grand Ballroom
Doors open 4:30 pm
Dinner served 6:00 pm

Sunday, April 13


College of Humanities & Social Sciences Honors Convocation
University Center Grand Ballrom
2:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Cumbres Graduation Reception
University Center Panorama Room
11:00 am- 1:00 pm

More Information

Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership

Campus Box 13

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO 80639-0072

(970) 351-2940

(970) 351-2947 fax