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Stay Connected and Become Part of a Community of Support.

Help us stay in touch and connect you with our Honors Community

As alumni and friends of the College, you know the value of support in student success. You are accomplished professionals and your career and life experiences make you a valuable resource for our next generation of scholars and leaders. You can make an impact in a variety of ways, whether it's through providing internship opportunities, serving as a mentor, or contributing to scholarships. If you would like to support the Honors College in putting students first, we can assist you in finding an easy and meaningful way to take part. To get involved in any of the ways listed above, to suggest a new idea for engagement, or to update your information, please contact Candice Crossey in the Honors College Development & Alumni Relations Office. We look forward to hearing from you!


Join the Bear Down Network

The power of the Wildcat community is at your fingertips. Elevate your career and amplify your UA experience by joining the Bear Down Network, an online community and resource exclusive to Wildcats. Get started and join our Honors Group by creating your account today!

Connect Virtually With The Community

The Honors College offers virtual events to enlighten, engage and inform our students, alumni
and donors. If you have a topic or something you would like to see featured, please email us at


The Honors College Big Ideas, Grand Challenges Series

This series is designed to engage students, faculty, and staff in the Honors College, the Arizona campus, and our community in dialogue about important topics that affect us all. Please visit:


HONORS Now: Live Speaker Series 

The Honors College is excited to announce the new Honors Now: LIVE Speakers Series. This virtual speaker event has been created to bring together our vibrant community of Honors alumni and donors. 

These events feature the cutting-edge research of Honors faculty and alumni, in either a large-scale, informative “lecture in your living room” presentation or a smaller, more intimate “conversations from the couch” salon-style gathering. 

We launched our first webinar in August titled Recent Research Resolves Easter Island’s Greatest Mysteries with Dean Terry Hunt. A recording of his presentation as well as a schedule of future presentations is listed below: 


2020 Schedule: The dates, times and topics include:

  • Tuesday, August 18, 5:00-6:00pm: Research Resolves Easter Islands Greatest Mysteries with Dr. Terry Hunt (view recorded webinar). 
  • Homecoming Thursday - Saturday, November 12-14: Arizona’s Rainforest: Research at Biosphere 2 with Dr. Joost van Haren featuring Honors student researchers (view recorded webinar).
  • Tuesday, December 8, 5:00-6:00pm: Through The Looking Glass Of Digital Humanities - Engaging The Next Generation with Dr. Bryan Carter.
    (view recorded webinar).  


2021 Schedule: The dates, times and topics include:

  • Tuesday, March 16, 5:00-6:00pm: New Research Solves Some Big Questions About Easter Island (Rapa Nui). (view recorded webinar).
  • Tuesday, April 6, 5:00-6:00pm: OSIRIS-REx Sample Return from Asteroid Bennu with Dr. Dante Lauretta.


For more information about these programs contact:

The Honors College Development & Alumni Relations Office

HONORS Now Newsletter

Get the latest news on what is currently happening within the Honors College and how you can stay connected as alumni.