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The Honors Council, with representatives from each of the university’s schools and colleges, sets the policies and outcomes for the Honors Program.  It oversees all program elements, including the review of project and thesis proposals, and participates in the selection of each year’s new students.

Honors Council Members

Robert Garner PhD

   Robert Garner, Ph.D., Council Chair

   Assistant Professor and Chair of Chemistry Department

   School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering

 Stephanie Grote-Garcia


   Stephanie Grote-Garcia, Ph.D. 

   Associate Professor of Teacher Education

   Dreeben School of Education

 Adeola Coker


   Adeola Coker, Ph.D.

   Associate Professor

   Feik School of Pharmacy                         

 Blaine Jacobs


   Blaine Jacobs, Ph.D.

   Assistant Professor

   School of Osteopathic Medicine

 Veronica Acosta


   Veronica Acosta, Ph.D.

   Professor of Biology

   School of Math, Science and Engineering

 Diana Allison, Ph.D., ASID


   Diana Allison, Ph.D., ASID

   Program Coordinator, Instructor of Interior Design

   School of Media and Design

 Kelly Pittman


   Kelly Pittman

   Instructor of Accounting

   H-E-B School of Business

 David Armstrong, Ph.D.


   David Armstrong, Ph.D.

   Assistant Professor of English

   College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

 Carolyn Majcher, OD


    Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO

    Senior Clinical Instructor

    Rosenberg School of Optometry         

 Joanna Soles


  Joanna Soles, DHSc, ATC, LAT

  Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

  Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing & Health Professions

 Sarah Luna


   Sarah Luna, PT, DPT

   Assistant Professor

   School of Physical Therapy

 Kevin Vichcales


   Kevin B. Vichcales, Ph.D.

   Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

 Heather Rodriguez


   Heather Rodriguez

   Dean of Enrollment and Admissions                   

 Sandy McMakin


   Sandy McMakin

   Dean of Student Success

 Jean Loden


   Jean Loden

   Director, Honors Program