Ask a Current Honors Student
Do you have a question about the University Honors Program? Honors students from every college at USU serve on the Honors Student Advisory Board, representing their peers and acting as ambassadors to prospective Honors Aggies. They are eager to hear from you—please feel free to send them a message!
Caine College of the Arts
Jenna is a junior in the printmaking BFA program with a minor in art history. Her work has been featured in shows in the CCA's projects gallery and can often be seen in Fine Arts Building hall cabinets or at print sales. Beyond printmaking, Jenna's interests include performing arts, sewing, and writing.
College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Emma is a senior in technology and engineering education. She has worked with a variety of educational institutions to improve learner experiences and develop curricula in Canvas. She is passionate about American history and politics and loves working with historical societies and charities to present pop-up museums. She is the captain of the USU women's water polo team and teaches ski lessons in her spare time.
College of Engineering
Jacilyn is studying biological engineering. She has been part of various research teams in the Department of Biological Engineering and currently works at a biotech company in Logan. In her free time, she loves to explore the mountains by rock climbing, biking, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Emma is majoring in English with an emphasis in literature, and she absolutely loves it! She has been a research assistant in English and is currently a writing fellow and undergraduate teaching fellow. She is enjoying her time at Utah State and is excited to serve again this year on the Honors Student Advisory Board. In her free time, Emma loves to read new books, paint, and write.
Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services
Abbey is a junior studying community health and exercise science with a minor in chemistry. She currently participates in research, acts as president of the USU women’s lacrosse team, and is involved in various clubs on campus. Abbey plans on being a team physician and maybe even a Dean of Admissions after attending medical school. In her free time Abbey coaches, tutors, and adventures outdoors.
College of Science
Abby Butikofer is a senior majoring in applied mathematics and minoring in music (piano) and Spanish. Abby has filled her undergraduate career with invaluable experiences such as participating in research with professors, living abroad in Peru, interning in the economics department of the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C., and studying abroad in Logroño, Spain. She works in the Mathematics and Statistics Tutoring Center, where she tutors fellow undergraduates. Her hobbies include playing the piano, learning new languages, traveling, being creative, and baking chocolate chip cookies.
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources
Erin is majoring in wildlife ecology and management with minors in Spanish, cello, and entrepreneurship. She is preparing for graduate school and life after graduation. She has done field research in Belize and Chile with her Spanish skills, is a published author of a scientific paper, and currently works in a lab on campus examining the green wave idea of large herbivore migration. In her spare time she enjoys swimming laps, casual bike rides, volunteering at the Predator Research Facility, and knitting. She is excited to be a resource for other honors students this year!