Leadership

Opportunities

As a member of Honors Congress, you have access to leadership opportunities as early as your freshman year.

There are two types of opportunities available: committees and directorships. (Executive Board positions are available to those who have served at least one year as a Director.)

Committee Positions

Committee members are extremely valuable to the functioning of Honors Congress.

Committee members assist our Directors by providing new ideas for events and setting up/planning the events. By becoming one, you can meet fellow driven Honors classmates and build lasting relationships!

There are a total of 9 committees, headed by the respective Director, that can be applied for. In the application, you are prompted to select your top 3 choices, however you can only be placed in one committee per semester.

  1. Academic Committee

  2. Social Committee

  3. Volunteer Committee

  4. Housing Committee

  5. Fundraising Committee

  6. Publications & Marketing Committee

  7. Historian Committee

  8. Special Events Committee

  9. Philanthropy Committee

Applications for committee positions open at the beginning of every semester and interviews are conducted shortly after. Head over to KnightConnect for more information and the application!

Directorship Positions

Directors hold a position and make up the Honors Congress Officer Board.

Directors head the generation of events, setting up/planning of events, and distribution of tasks to their committees. The Directors serve for a full year (two semesters) following the normal year, starting in the Spring semester.

There are a total of 9 directorships that can be applied for.

  1. Director of Academic Affairs

  2. Director of Social Affairs

  3. Director of Volunteer Affairs

  4. Director of Housing Affairs

  5. Director of Fundraising

  6. Director of Publications & Marketing

  7. Historian

  8. Director of Special Events

  9. Director of Philanthropy

Applications for directorships open towards the end of the Fall semester and interviews are conducted shortly after. Head over to KnightConnect for more information and the application!

executive Board

The Executive Board of Honors Congress oversee the entire organization and the Directors. The E-Board handles things such as necessary paperwork and act as the liaison to the Burnett Honors College faculty and staff. Please note that Executive Board positions are only available to Honors Congress members who have previously served in a directorship for at least one year.

There are a total of 5 E-Board positions that can be applied for.

  1. President

  2. Vice President

  3. Treasurer

  4. Secretary

  5. Director of Membership & Recruitment

Applications for Executive Board open towards the end of the Fall semester and interviews are conducted shortly after. Head over to KnightConnect for more information and the application!

Where Are We?

The Honors Congress office is located at the Burnett Honors College Computer Lab and is open on the weekdays. For office hours, click here.

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