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Honors Program

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Honors House

 

Merrimack Honors offers dedicated honors housing, complete with honors community activities and specially chosen honors RAs, for all students in the Honors Program. 

The Honors Community

The Merrimack College Honors Program is inspired by St. Augustine’s belief that studying with friends is the best environment for learning, challenging oneself and for discovering one’s passions. In describing his early education, he fondly recalls,

“I found all kinds of joy when I was in the company of my friends- talking, reading engaging books together – going from the lightest joking to taking of the deepest things and back again” (Confessions 4: 8, 13).

Our hope is the Honors House reflects the values proposed by St. Augustine. 

Below: Honors RA’s Janelle Clarke (‘15) and Bridget Barnes (‘16)

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Benefits of Honors Housing

  • Live In Community with other Honors students.
  • Engage in transformative learning experience by living and studying with other highly-motivated students.
  • Participate in experiential learning opportunities through honors housing such a special guest speakers, service opportunities, and group outings. 

Honors Housing at Merrimack College provides Honors students with academically focused living quarters where they can live and study together. Beginning with the 2014-15 academic year, Honors Housing is expanding to two residential locations. Incoming freshmen live in a new Honors Living-Learning Community and upperclassmen can choose to live in the Honors House. Both residences pride themselves on a dedication to the Four Pillars of Merrimack Honors: Community, Service, Research, and Leadership.

 

 

 

"Being in the Honor Program I was given the opportunity to live in the Honors House where I was able to connect with students that have similar values to me. I was lucky enough to be paired with girls who have become my best friends. The Honors House has a good balance of respect, community, and diligence and I am happy to of had the opportunity to live here." - Marlo Dell'Aquila, Honors Student"Being in the Honor Program I was given the opportunity to live in the Honors House where I was able to connect with students that have similar values to me. I was lucky enough to be paired with girls who have become my best friends. The Honors House has a good balance of respect, community, and diligence and I am happy to of had the opportunity to live here." - Marlo Dell'Aquila, Honors Student