Honors Program at Lake Erie College | Painesville, OH
Join a community of high-achieving scholars on an innovative, empowering and personalized academic journey.
By reflecting upon the learning opportunities present in every facet of life, students’ increased self-awareness, concern for the welfare of others and career readiness will more effectively position them for post-graduation personal and professional success. The Lake Erie College Honors Program is customized for each student, guided by faculty coaches and the student's own areas of focus.
Your Journey to Personal and Professional Success
The Honors Program at Lake Erie College is a four-year path to personal and professional growth through an emphasis on self-reflection, communication effectiveness, integrative thinking and applied learning.
What are the benefits of joining the Honors Program?
Graduate with an honors diploma from the Lake Erie College Honors Program
Stay involved with peers who are academically excellent
Academic programming (travel, lectures, honors reception, etc.)
Enhanced honors classes
Undergraduate research and leadership opportunities
Personal academic advising and support with your senior capstone research project
Official honors recognition on final LEC transcript
Earn tiered scholarships
Earn Tiered Scholarships
Incoming Freshmen are eligible to earn scholarships that increase by $1,000 each year until Senior Year, maxing out at $4,000.
Honors Program Learning Objectives (PLO)
Self-Reflection & Metacognition:
Students will critically reflect on their personal interests, values, learning strategies, contextual frames, assumptions, and habits of mind, equipping them for lifelong learning and strategic decision-making.
Students will develop their skills in verbal, non-verbal, and written communication so as to support their post-graduation career and academic pursuits.
Integrative & Applied Learning:
Students will develop their capacity to draw connections across ideas and experiences, empowering them to synthesize multidisciplinary concepts and apply learning in a variety of contexts.
Students will design, execute, and present to the campus community a significant intellectual project, demonstrating the skills necessary to produce either new knowledge through independent research or an original creative composition.