Honors Program

Tri-C’s Honors Program provides an academically rewarding and enriching learning experience for all qualified students. The Honors Program is separate from, but complements, the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Honors students are invited to participate in various cultural events, co-curricular experiences and honors colloquia to supplement the classes they take as part of the program. Membership is free, and scholarships are available. Students intending to transfer to a four-year institution after completing their Tri-C coursework are especially encouraged to consider the Honors Program. More information, qualification criteria and the online membership application are available at tri-c.edu/honorsprogram.

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Scholars Academy

Mandel Scholars Academy curriculum nurtures the region’s future leaders through integrated learning that combines classes, seminars, lectures and events focused on civic and community engagement. Mandel Scholars work collaboratively with community organizations and leaders through guided coursework in the humanities — with a special focus on leadership — while learning about the community, our region and its history.

The program provides students with a pathway to study leadership and develop their own leadership skills. It is intended to help students recognize their own potential and create positive change for our community. More information and the online application are available at tri-c.edu/mandel.

Robert L. Lewis Academy of Scholars

The Robert L. Lewis Academy of Scholars provides an unparalleled experience for ambitious students who have a passion for justice and wish to make a difference in their communities and in the world. This program requires a commitment of a complete academic year and is divided into fall and spring semester components. The experience includes an individualized student project that addresses a personal interest to "change the world." Student projects are showcased at the annual Tri-C Student Success Symposium at the end of the spring semester. Learn more at tri-c.edu/programs/honors/robert-l.lewis-academy-of-scholars/.