Academic Excellence Week 2015

April 5-12, 2015

Academic Excellence Week, a Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership tradition, will beheld April 5-12, 2015, 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 9, 2015

Calls for Proposal - Opens January 19 and Closes March 12 at 11:59 pm

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 is available through the on line submission form.  Go to your URSA account, to either the student, staff or faculty tab.  Faculty may submit on behalf of their students.  Find the Research Day application box on the URSA page.
  • 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, March 31

College of Education & Behavioral Sciences Honors Convocation
Grand Ballroom
6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Monday, April 6

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

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

Wednesday, April 8

Honors Ice Cream Social
UC Lower Level
11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Thursday, April 9

Research Day
University Center
9:00 am- 4:00 pm

School of Biological Sciences 9th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium
Longs Peak Ballroom
8:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Undergraduate Poster Display: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Mt Evans Ballroom

Celebration of Research & Research Excellence Awards Ceremony
Columbine A
4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

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

Student Athlete Academic Success Reception
Panorama Room
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday, April 3

Monfort College of Business Outstanding Student Reception
University Center
6:00- 8:00 pm

Saturday, April 11

Grand Ballroom
Doors open 4:30 pm
Dinner served 6:00 pm
Tickets required

Sunday, April 12

14th Annual Cumbres Reception
Columbine Suites
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Honors Convocation
Grand Ballroom
2:00- 4:00 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