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Honors EXCEL

The Honors EXCEL Program is meant to enrich the academic experience of third and fourth-year WVU students. Apply to this program today to get more involved with the Honors College and begin your EXCEL journey.

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Meet this Year's EXCEL Students

Get to know the students in our Honors EXCEL program.
Azeem Khan

Azeem Khan

Through the Honors EXCEL program, I’ve interned with the WVU Government Relations Office to research the intersections of cybersecurity and economic development efforts in West Virginia...

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Isabella Balko

Isabella Balko

The undergraduate research day at the capitol was a great way to interact with lawmakers in our state and inform them about what they can do to make a difference. I met with different legislators from around the state and spoke about my research...

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Ian Dotson

Ian Dotson

My EXCEL experience has granted me confidence and opportunities I would have never expected to find. Through EXCEL, I have been granted the opportunity to study my academic interests at my own pace, and explore my heritage abroad...

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Rachel Morris

Rachel Morris

My EXCEL project centers around creating scientific illustrations to supplement my lab work. Tsetse flies represent an invaluable model system for studying vector biology and symbiotic systems...

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About the Program

Get all the details about how the Honors EXCEL Program works for its students. Find information about student requirements, program benefits, program/project requirements, and how to be successful as an EXCEL student. Learn About the Honors EXCEL Program

Find Honors EXCEL Resources

Get access to special resources for students in the Honors EXCEL Program.

Honors EXCEL Projects

Honors EXCEL projects are as ambitious as they are diverse. These projects are at the heart of the experiential learning program. Learn more about these projects at the page below.

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Honors EXCEL Experiential Learning Credits

Honors students are required to complete experiential learning credits. Learn more about what these credits consist of and how they can be earned by visiting the page below.

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Honors EXCEL Information Sessions

Honors EXCEL information sessions are a great opportunity for students to learn more about the Honors EXCEL program and get feedback on their projects. See times and dates for upcoming sessions by visiting the page below.

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Faculty Fellow Lecture Series

"Use and Abuse of Science"

Vagner Benedito

Join us for the Fall 2022 Honors College Faculty Fellows lecture, "Use and Abuse of Science" with Vagner Benedito, Division of Plant and Soil Sciences, Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

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Audacious Women: Societal and Environmental Impacts on Women through Dance

Maria Maddy and Bec Hyde

Machine Learning Prediction in Cardiovascular Disease

Raafay Uqaily

Biomedical Engineering Major | Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

United Through Sport

Nicholas Eveland

Management Major | Chambers College of Business and Economics

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