Centennial Honors College

 

Honors Convocation Medalions


Fall 2019 Academic Honors Convocation

  Submit Name Pronunciation

Fall Convocation
Friday, December 13th @ 5:30 PM
Western Hall, Macomb Campus
  Convocation Instructions

Spring 2020 Academic Honors Convocations

Macomb Spring Convocation
Friday, May 8th @ 2:00 PM
Western Hall, Macomb Campus

Quad Cities Spring Convocation
Sunday, May 10th @ 12:00 PM
TaxSlayer Center, Moline, Illinois


Western Illinois University recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of baccalaureate degree candidates each fall and spring semester at its Academic Honors Convocation ceremonies. Baccalaureate degree candidates are recognized and awarded medallions based on the following criteria:

  Academic Distinction:

Baccalaureate degree candidates who meet university academic distinction requirements may graduate as Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Summa Cum Laude.

  • Cum Laude : 3.60 to 3.74 GPA for all work completed
  • Magna Cum Laude : 3.75 to 3.89 GPA for all work completed
  • Summa Cum Laude : 3.90 or higher GPA for all work completed

  Departmental Scholar
Departmental Scholars are the outstanding degree candidates in an academic major as determined by the faculty in the major department.

  Honors Scholar

An Honors Scholar is a student in the Centennial Honors College who has successfully completed:


  College Scholar
Each of WIU’s four academic colleges, the School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach, and the Centennial Honors College select a graduating senior as the college’s outstanding student, who is designated as the College Scholar