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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. Students in the Honors Program are invited to participate in various cultural events, co-curricular experiences and honors colloquia to supplement the honors 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 coursework at Tri-C are especially encouraged to consider the Honors Program. More information, qualification criteria and the online membership application are available at

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Scholars Academy

The 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. You will 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 vibrant history.

The program will provide you with a pathway to study leadership and develop your own leadership skills. It is intended to help you to recognize your own potential and to create positive change for yourself and our community. More information and the online membership application are available at

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 Semester and Spring Semester components. The experience includes an individualized student project that address a personal interest to "change the world."  Student projects are showcased at the end of the Spring Semester at the annual Tri-C Student Success Symposium. More information on this program is available at