University Honors College - The Honorable mention

Changes to the Honors College Greiner Shared Interest Housing Program Effective 2019-2020

Posted by Tim on December 3, 2018 in Community Announcements, Honors Program Announcements

Changes to the Honors College Greiner Shared Interest Housing Program effective 2019-2020

The Honors College is suspending the sophomore Greiner Special Interest Housing program effective for the 2019-2020 academic year.  We support participation in all University at Buffalo Living Learning Communities and encourage our students to consider a variety of options detailed here: (note: while the Honors College Greiner program may still be listed on this site, it will not be offered for 2019-2020).


Finding Research On and Off Campus Workshop

Posted by Tim on December 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

Are you interested in doing research on campus?  What about finding a funded summer research experience or REU?  The time to look at, and apply for, summer REU’s is over the winter break.  Join us on Tuesday, December 4th at 3:00 pm in 107 Capen Hall for a presentation on how to successfully apply for and engage in research.


Speakers will include Dr. John Atkinson from the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.  He hosts UB’s Environmental Engineering Solutions for Pollution Prevention (EESPP) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU).  Ian DesJardin, an Aerospace Engineering Major and Hannah Seppala, a Physics major who is doing physics and psychology research will also talk about their research on and off campus.

Brought to you in part by the Office of Fellowships & Scholarships and the Honors College.

If you have any questions, please contact Allison Suflita at


University Honors College Spring 2019 Work Study/ Student Assistant (SA) Opportunity

Posted by Tim on December 3, 2018 in Job Opportunity, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Honors College Work Study/Student Assistant Description:
The primary responsibility of the Work Study/Student Assistant (SA) is to support the Honors College Front
Desk/Reception area by providing general office support to the Honors College’s professional staff including:

  • Answering telephones
  • Greeting Honors College guests
  • Answering basic questions
  • Scheduling Advising appointments
  • Checking students in for appointments
  • Upkeep of Don Shack Student Lounge
  • Mailing (some large)
  • Copying
  • Assist with room reservation inquires
  • Assist with programs and events
  • Completing special projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate in a clear and friendly manner
  • Customer service orientation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Previous office work, desired but not necessary.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be accurate, dependable, friendly and willing to work on a team

Desired Availability:
Flexible availability to work for up to ten hours weekly between the hours of 8:15am – 4:30pm

Office Profile:
The University Honors College has a staff of a Director, Administrative Director, three Assistant
Directors, two Academic Advisors and a Graduate Assistant. The Student Assistant/Work Study students
will report directly to the UGE Assistant Finance/HR Manager who also serves as the Honors Office
Manager. Work assignments can be assigned from all Honors College professional staff members.

Interested students, please contact Douglas Hoston at

Applications due December 7th, 2018.

Work Study_Student Assistant Position Description & Application_12-03-18