For more than half a century—since 1950—the University of North Texas has observed the tradition of coming together each academic year to honor our most accomplished and distinguished students, faculty, and staff. Honors Day is an important event in the life of the institution.
Academic Departments may submit their award selections here to be included in the campus wide Honors Day ceremony. Due: February 28, 2014
This award section honors students who demonstrate collegiate leadership through the balance of both academic excellence and extracurricular invovlement. Note: You must be nominated in order to apply for this award.Apply
The Student Speaker award goes to a student who carries at least a 3.0 GPA and who has a message to share from the student perspective on the pathway to collegiate scholarship and campus life.Nominate
(Award includes $1,000 cash prize) [Nominations close Feb. 28th]Nominate
The Alton Thibodeaux Award is presented to a member of the University of North Texas community who exemplifies work and dedication to promoting diversity and multiculturalism. The award was inspired by Alton Thibodeaux who served in many capacities for the University of North Texas including administrator and advisor. Applicants will be judged on their involvement and dedication to diversity at UNT. The recipient will be selected by a committee of students, faculty, and staff members.
Named for the late Professor Floyd Graham, this award is presented to a faculty member for outstanding and unselfish service to students. The 'Fessor Graham Award is the highest honor given by the student body. A student committee selects the ‘Fessor Graham recipient and an additional five Honor Professor award recipients. Professors will be judged on teaching excellence, outstanding and unselfish service, publications and scholarly work, and length of service to the university and community.