Honors Day 2017

Honors Day was established to celebrate scholarly and creative activities in the liberal arts on Alma’s campus.

This year’s Honors Day is Thursday, April 6, 2017.

2016 Kapp Honors Day Prize WinnersOver the years, Alma College has fostered a tradition of involving undergraduate students in high-level scholarship and creative work. Our students have presented the results of their work from the laboratories, library, and studios in local, national and international venues.

All Alma students are invited to present their work on this exciting day. The Honors Day Committee encourages submissions of quality projects displaying methods of scholarship and creativity appropriate to their authors’ disciplines. Students who are interested should consult with their research or academic advisors.

Visionary for Detroit Revitalization Gives Honors Day Address

A Detroit business leader who participated in the “game-changing” effort to increase homeownership and revitalize Detroit neighborhoods will deliver the keynotes address for Alma College’s 21st annual Honors Day.

Gary Torgow, chairman of Chemical Financial Corporation, will speak at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 in the Remick Heritage Center. Admission is free and open to the public; no ticket is required.

Honors Day activities continue Thursday, April 6, as Alma College students share their original research, creativity and talent in morning and afternoon sessions at various locations around campus. The 2017 winners of the Ronald O. Kapp Honors prizes will be announced at 4:30 p.m. in the Remick Heritage Center lobby.

Torgow will talk about the innovative work that Talmer Bank, a private bank which he founded and which recently merged with Chemical Bank, has done to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods.