LEADERSHIP GATEWAY »
For high-achieving students who are passionate about intellectual pursuits and global perspectives, this gateway offers a challenging and engaging path to achievement through a rich array of classes, experiential learning, and connections on campus and in the local community. Students will take MBC 102, a class involving work with American Shakespeare Center actors and scholars at the Blackfriars Playhouse, or MBC 103, which focuses on conversation and hands-on experiences for academically talented students interested in the sciences.
Will I take classes as part of the Honors Gateway? In your first year you are assigned to a faculty advisor who will assist you in selecting a challenging set of courses. You also will take:
- Honors MBC 101: Orientation to College and to Research and Scholarship Opportunities. This class focuses on exposing you to the variety of resources and activities open to you as a high achieving student. (1 credit)
- MBC 102: A special class for the Honors Gateway which includes activities at the American Shakespeare Center and the chance to work at the Blackfriars Theatre. (1 credit)
- MBC 103: For those especially interested in a degree in the Natural Sciences, this class for the Honors Gateway focuses on how science is integrated across disciplines and explores opportunities to engage in research and projects beginning in your First Year. (1 credit)
What extra-curricular activities will be available to me? There are a wide variety of speakers and events at Mary Baldwin. Members of the Honors Gateway have unique opportunities to meet in small groups with guest lecturers and visitors.
Where will I live? You will either live in Spencer or Woodson residence halls. Commuting students are also eligible for the Gateway.
Meet the staff. The Director of the Honors Gateway is Carol Creager, director of Grafton Library
For more information about the Global Honors Scholars Program at Mary Baldwin, visit www.mbc.edu/honors/
2013 Draft Orientation Schedule