Making internet connections: Honors common read event moved online

Incoming freshmen in the honors program each year participate in the honors common read event. For this, the class is assigned a book to read over the summer and then meet for an event usually during the first few weeks of class to have a discussion with honors professors and peer mentors on the book.  […]

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Get Out the Yote partners with USD Honors Program

As election season accelerates, student organizations on campus are finding ways to help students get involved and stay informed on the election. Get Out the Yote, a new initiative working under the political science league is developing partnerships with organizations on campus to help students register to vote. One of the partnerships is with the […]

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Honors programs sees changes for fall semester

USD is enforcing new changes with the safety and health of students in mind throughout campus, and the honors program has a new face to oversee those changes. Melissa Berninger is the interim director of the honors program following the departure of former director Scott Breuninger, who now resides in Virginia. The decision on who […]

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Director of Honors Program promoted to full professor

Some know him as a history instructor, some know him as the director of the Honors Program. In his sixteenth year at USD, Scott Breuninger has been promoted to full professor while balancing his administrative duties of running the honors program and academic duties in the history department. Breuninger was hired in 2004 as a […]

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