The pathway offers
students direct acceptance into Hiram’s Eclectic Scholars
program upon completion of the Tri-C honors program with a
cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.
“This new partnership will
ensure that transfer students from Tri-C will be able to
complete the course of honors with all of the enrichment
available to other Hiram students and be prepared for endless
opportunities beyond graduation,” said Paul Gaffney,
and associate professor of English at Hiram.
The Eclectic Scholars
program offers opportunities for academic enrichment,
professional development and interdisciplinary discourse.
Students take a series of seminar-style courses based around
self-exploration, problem-solving and discussions spanning
Each semester, scholars
are permitted to register early for a course of their choice
— often using the opportunity to
take an upper-level course with greater academic challenge.
Students can also take an
additional three credit hours during one semester of the
academic year at no additional cost. Many students use this perk
to complete internships or research for credit.
Starting this fall, Henry
Honors Hall will be the new home of the Eclectic Scholars
program. The living space will bring together a network of
like-minded peers who respect one another, the concept of
community and the importance of academic and intellectual life.
will have access to programs designed specifically for them as
well as spaces that foster collaboration and support from peers.
Housing scholarships are available for qualifying students.
for more information about the Eclectic Scholars program.