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Upcoming Events and Important Due Dates

EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
To confirm the date and time of the events listed, contact the staff in the Honors House by visiting M377 or calling 718-368-5365

Fall 2013
Date/Time Room Event
Wed. 9/4
8:00-2:00 pm
A118
Rehearsal Studio

Presidential Scholars Start of Year Meeting
8:30-9:00Breakfast/Registration/Meet and Greet
9:00-9:30 Welcome
9:30-12:00 Meet the Students/Cohort Groupings
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:30 Co-Curric./Calendar of Events
1:30-2:00 Group Photo

Mon. 9/9 M378 Day and Evening Classes Begin
Wed. 9/11
10:20-12:30 pm
M377 Honors Reps – Job Placements
Session 1: 10:20-11:20
Session 2: 11:30-12:30
Thurs. 9/12
12:40-2:50 pm
M378 Honors Contract Workshop #1
Introduce New Contract Form; Invite Writing Fellows
Session 1: 12:40-1:40
Session 2: 1:50-2:50
Thurs. 9/12
4:00-6:00 pm
M239

Presidential Scholars – KCC Reads Introductory Workshop
Dinner and Discussion

Fri. 9/13
10:00 – 12:00 pm
RAIN DATE: 9/20
Newkirk Station Presidential Scholars Walking Tour with Ron Schweiger
Meet 9:45 am
Victorian Flatbush; take B or Q train to Newkirk Plaza
Mon. 9/16
1:00-3:00 pm
Beach Patio Returning Student Orientation – Ice Cream Event
Tues. 9/17 M240

KCC Reads Inaugural Event
Lecture 10:20-11:20 am
Book Distribution 10 am-4 pm
Faculty Brainstorming 3-4 pm

Tues. 9/17
Time TBD
M378

Presidential Scholars – College Survival Workshop: Study Skills/Time
Management for First Year and New Scholars
Session 1:
Session 2:

Wed. 9/18
4:00-6:00 pm
TBD Student Life: I Wish I Knew Dinner and Dialogue
Thurs. 9/19
10:10-11:10 am
3:00-5:00 pm
M378

Honors Curriculum Strand Workshops
Session 1: 10:10-11:10 am
Session 2: 3:00-4:00 pm
Session 3: 4:00-5:00 pm

Mon. 9/23
Time TBD
M378

CUNY Writing Fellows - Meet and Greet Workshop
Session 1:
Session 2:

Mon. 9/23 or Tues. 9/24
3:00-5:00 pm
M378 Honors Club Meeting #1
Wed. 9/25
4:00-6:00 pm
M378

Recruitment for Salzburg #1
Session 1: 4:00-5:00 pm
Session 2: 5:00-6:00 pm

Wed. 9/25
3:00-4:00 pm
G106

Honors Program/Holistic Health Weekly Yoga
Sponsored by Honors Club/Holistic Health Club

Thurs. 9/26
3:00-6:00 pm
M378

Recruitment for NMUN #1
Session 1: 3:00-4:00 pm
Session 2: 4:00-5:00 pm
Session 3: 5:00-6:00 pm

TBD
3:00-6:00 pm
Adelphi University
Garden City, Long Island
LECOM (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Workshop)
Tues. 10/1
3:00-5:00 pm
M378 Berkeley College Recruitment
Session 1: 12:40-1:40 pm
Session 2: 1:50-2:50 pm

The Transfer Opportunity Program (T.O.P. Scholars) offers scholarships to students who have earned an Associate’s degree from another college. Scholarship amounts may be up to 50% of the tuition at Berkeley College. Classes start in January, April, July and September. Locations include New York, New Jersey and Berkeley College Online - now certified for excellence by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).

Target: Accounting, Business, Fashion, Financial Services, Health Services Management, Information Technology Management, Interior Design, Graphic Design, International Business, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Management and Marketing Communications

Wed. 10/2
11:30-1:40 pm
M378 Mount Holyoke/Smith College Recruitment
Session 1: 11:30-12:30 pm
Session 2: 12:40-1:40 pm
Thurs. 10/3
4:00-6:00 pm
M357 REEO Kick-Off Workshop #1
Fri. 10/4

Call for NRHC proposals for Spring 2014 conference in Niagara Falls, NY ; Deadline 11/15

Fri. 10/4-Sun. 10/6 PTK Regional Conference at KCC
Mon. 10/7
3:00-5:00 pm
M378 NMUN/Salzburg Program Recruitment #2
Session 1: 3:00-4:00 pm
Session 2: 4:00-5:00 pm
Tues. 10/8
3:00-5:00 pm
Cafeteria Club Fair; Honors, PTK and SWA Tables
Wed. 10/9
8:15-10:10 am
M378

Pres. Scholars Breakfast with Dr. Fakhari
Session 1: 8:15-9:00am
Session 2: 9:10-10:10 am

Thurs. 10/10
11:30-1:40 pm

Jennifer Harrington, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY Marco DeSena (teacher and faculty advisor)
Session 1: 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Session 2: 12:40-1:40 p.m.

Target: Students who are civic-minded, want to make a difference, or have an interest in government, nonprofits, public health, or education.

Sun. 10/13
10:00-3:00 pm
KCC Kingsborough Homecoming
Mon. 10/14 Columbus Day KCC Closed
Tues. 10/15
10:00-1:00 pm
Library Breezeway CUNY College Transfer Workshop
Tues. 10/15-10/17?
1:00-3:00 pm
M378 NYU CCTOP Recruitment at KCC– Nija Leocadio
Session 1: 1:00-1:40
Session 2: 1:50-2:50

Tues. 10/15
3:00-5:00 pm

M378 Honors Club Meeting #2
Wed. 10/16
2:00-4:00 pm
M240

Columbia University School of General Studies Recruitment
Session 1: 2:00-3:00 pm
Session 2: 3:00-4:00 pm

Wed. 10/16
4:30-7:00 pm
Library Breezeway CUNY/SUNY/Private Transfer Evening
Wed. 10/16
4:00-6:00 pm
M378/M357

Honors Rep Training
Understanding the Honors Program

Thurs. 10/17
10:00-1:00 pm
Library Breezeway SUNY/Private College Transfer Day
Thurs. 10/17
11:30-1:40
M378

Cornell School of International Labor Relations
Session 1: 11:30-12:30 pm
Session 2: 12:40-1:40 pm

Thurs. 10/17 DEADLINE DATE for fall Honors Contracts
Fri. 10/18
11:00-1:00 pm
M357 Pre-Opera Workshop for Tosca
Fri. TBD
TRAVEL ON OWN

Visit to NYU CCTOP Steinhardt Scholarship Open House/REEO optional event
Must register online at
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/cctop
Meet at NYU Gould Welcome Center (50 West 4th Street) at 10:45 a.m.
Tour – 11:00-12:00 followed by refreshments and an information
session, ending by 2p.m.

Sat. 10/19
10:15-2:30 pm

Off-Campus Honors Trip – Monuments and Memory
Prof. Tina Orsini/Regina Alvarez (917-842-5478)
10:15 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Meet
10:30 a.m. -12:30 a.m. Tour Northern Central Park
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own

Mon. 10/22
4:00-5:30 pm
M378

City-As-Text Post-Trip Workshop - Monuments and Memory
Prof. Tina Orsini

Wed. 10/23
3:00-6:00 pm
M378

PTK Open House
Session 1: 3:00-4:00 pm
Session 2: 4:00-5:00 pm

Fri. 10/25
10:15-2:30 pm
Lincoln Center

Dress Rehearsal for Tosca at the Met
Meet Lou Barella at Fountain 9:45-10:15 am

Mon. 10/28
3:00-5:00 pm
M378

Honors Contract Workshop for Filed Contracts #1 by Writing Fellow
Writing Fellow(s) to be named
Session 1: 3:00-4:00 pm
Session 2: 4:00-5:00 pm

Tues. 10/29
4:00-6:00 pm
M239

Presidential Scholars Workshop
Scholarship Info/Annual Awards Review - 4:00-5:15 pm
Letters of Recommendation - 5:15-6:00 pm

Wed. 10/30
11:30-1:40 p.m.

Brooklyn College Honors Program director visits KCC
Session 1: 11:30-12:30 pm
Session 2: 12:40-1:40 pm

Wed. 10/30

DEADLINE for Fall Honors Symposium Applications

Fri. 11/1
7:30-4:00 pm
CW Post

Visit to C.W Post /Honors Conference

Fri. 11/1
10:30-1:00 pm

Trip to Greenwood Cemetery

Meet: 10:30 a.m. at the Main Entrance to Green-wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn NY 11232
Tour: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Steve Estroff – education director
Transportation: Travel on your Own by Car, Bus or Train; Subway: R train to 25th Street Station, walk one block

Mon. 11/4
3:00-5:30 pm
M378

Honors Contract Workshop for Filed Contracts #1 by Writing Fellow
Session 1: 3:00-4:00 pm
Session 2: 4:00-5:00 pm

Wed. 11/6
3:00-5:30 pm
M240 Honors Symposium
2:00-2:45 pm Practice
2:45-3:05 pmCheck in
3:05-3:15 pm Welcome
3:15-4:30 pm Presentations at 6 Tables
4:30-5:00 pm Reception
Wed. 11/6

LAST DAY to Return Completed Withdrawal Form(s) to Receive a Grade of “W” to Registrar’s Office by Students Doing Passing Work in Course

Fri. 11/8
10:00-12:00 pm
Baruch Ernst and Young at Baruch College
Sun. 11/10 (Travel and overnight)
Mon. 11/11 (Open House/Return)

Visit Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges
8:45 -12:30 Attend Open House Smith
12:30-4:00 Attend Open House Mount Holyoke
OVERNIGHT (1) TRIP
Sun. 11/10 – Travel from Port Authority to Springfield, MA 12:15pm-3:40 pm
Mon. 11/11 - Return from North Hampton, MA (shuttle provided), 5:00-9:30 pm
Deposit of $25 required; to be returned after the visit

Mon. 11/11

DEADLINE for NRHC Conference Proposals www.nrhchonors.org/ click on “conference” select strand: arts and humanities, business and technology, education, natural and applied sciences, social sciences

Mon. 11/11
12:40-3:00 pm
M378

Kaplan Scholars Educational Leadership Program workshop for eligible students
Session 1: 12:40-1:40
Session 2: 1:50-2:50
Session 3: Rhoda will remain to talk with any students who show up
TARGET: students with 3.50+ GPA and 24-30 credits by deadline date (May 12, 2014, U.S. citizen or permanent resident; target Presidential Scholars and Honors Reps who are members of underserved or under represented populations (black, Latino, Native American); must be a current recipient of federal and/or state financial aid. Nomination form required from someone who knows the program + 2 letters of recommendation; seeking 7 students for a leadership program that provides a scholarship and living stipend

TBD late October or Tues. 11/12
12:40-1:40 pm
M378

Prof. Watson’s Honors Class POL 5600, City Politics
Guest Speaker: A.T. Mitchell

Tues. 11/12
4:00-6:00 pm
M378

Vassar Program Recruitment (RP)
Session 1: 4:00-5:00 pm
Session 2: 5:00-6:00 pm

Wed. 11/13
4:00-6:00 pm
PAC

Dean’s List for Spr 13

Thurs. 11/14
12:40- 3:00 pm
M378

City College Skadden Arps Program at KCC
Session 1: 12:40-1:40; Session 2: 1:50-2:50

Mon. 11/18?

Priority Registration for Spring 2014 Begins
Regular Registration begins Mon. 11/25

TBD
4:00-6:00 pm
V219

Honors Reading Circle
Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan by Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Tues. 11/19
3:00-5:00 pm
G101

KCC Walk-a-thon/ Stride for Scholarships
Fakhari’s Force

Wed. 11/20 M378

Visit from Queens College Honors Program Director Ross Wheeler
Session 1: 11:30-12:30 pm; Session 2: 12:40-1:40 pm
Target: Students with a 3.0+ GPA majoring in science and humanities majors , or business/liberal arts
*Students interested in visiting the campus should contact the Queens College Honors Program director, Professor Ross Wheeler, to schedule an appointment. NOTE: Transfer scholarship money may be available; On campus housing is also an option for students participating in the Honors program.
Travel on your own via E or F train to Forest Hills; then bus to campus;
Sample Schedule: Meet 12:45 pm at the Admissions Center
1:00-2:00 pm – Meet Honors Program director and students
2:00-2:30 pm – Admissions and Transfer Counselors
2:30-3:30 pm – Campus Tour

Mon. 11/25
AND
Tues. 11/26
10:20-2:50 pm

Honors Tabling in Breezeway – Honors Reps

Tues. 11/26
11:30-2:00 pm
M378

Honors Program Open House for Current KCC Students
Session 1: 11:30-12:30 pm
Session 2: 12:40-1:40 pm

Tues. 12/3
3:00-4:30 pm
Distinctions Awards Ceremony
Tues. 12/3

Reading Day – No Classes

Tues. 12/3?
3:00-5:00 pm
2 classrooms

First Meeting: NMUN and Salzburg
Country: TBD

Wed. 12/4
1:50- 4:00 pm
M378

Summer Study Workshop (Costa Rica, Vassar, PIP)
Session 1: 1:50-2:50 pm
Session 2: 3:00-4:00 pm

Wed. 12/4
4:00-6:00 pm
M378

Honors Holiday Party for Students
Sponsored by Honors Club, PTK, SWA

Mon. 12/9 – Sat. 12/14

Final Exams

Fri. 12/13

DEADLINE for Submission of Completed Honors Contract

Sun. 12/15-Sun. 1/5/14

No Classes - Winter Recess



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