President's Honors College

Be Challenged to Transform the World

Our Honors College offers academically gifted students a creative, stimulating, and challenging course of study.

  • We promote academic excellence through critical thinking, original research, exceptional writing, creative projects, and public presentation of scholarship.
  • We create a shared experience in an intellectual community and prepare students for a life of service and leadership.

A Year in the Life of An Honors Student

  • Honors College Inaugural Gathering (hosted by the president at his residence).
  • Q & A session with Honors Director
  • Fall Colloquium
  • Honors Christmas Dinner Party
  • Evaluation of progress for all honors students
  • Spring Colloquium
  • Leadership role in Academic Symposium co-sponsored by the Honors College
  • End of the year Banquet and honoring of graduating seniors.

The Quincy University President’s Honors College is university-wide and compatible with any major.


“The honors program here at QU has given me the opportunity to expand my academic endeavors both inside and outside of the classroom.”      Kennady Fleer, class of 2023