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October 7, 2019

Heather Hayton Presents at Conference

Director of the Honors Program and Professor of English, Heather Hayton, presented at the 2019 North Carolina Honors Association conference in Raleigh on October 4-5th.

Her talk highlighted the new curricular changes instituted by the Honors Program as part of the Edge: “Joy, Wonder, Discipline: Building a Signature Honors Experience That Adapts to a New Calendar and Curriculum.”
Don McTaggart ’21 also attended the conference and represented the Honors Program with his poster presentation “Development of Pd nanoparticle catalysts supported on carbonaceous ZrO2 for Suzuki cross-coupling reactions.” His presentation detailed the research he did over the summer at Virginia Commonwealth University as part of the competitive NSF-REU program.