HON 200 in Alaska

Environmental Stewardship Global Engagement Leadership

COVID-19 Information

While Virginia Wesleyan University is currently open for campus visits, we recognize that many people may still prefer to take advantage of virtual opportunities to learn more about the Batten Honors College. Therefore, we invite you to participate in any of our virtual visit opportunities. For more information, click here.

The Batten Honors College of Virginia Wesleyan inspires, engages, and prepares academically talented students to become impactful leaders, and environmental stewards in the global community. Through small classes, personalized instruction, and especially purposeful, faculty-student interaction, the Batten Honors College equips students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of an ethical and influential global citizen who understands the interdependence of society, culture, and the natural world.

Why the Batten Honors College?

  • Financial Support
  • Living/Learning Community
  • Interdisciplinary Seminars
  • Service Learning
  • Advanced Experiential Learning
  • Honors Capstone Course

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Scholarship Competition
Application Deadlines

November 4-5, 2021
(Application Deadline is October 8, 2021)

February 10-11, 2022
(Application Deadline is January 14, 2022)

March 3-4, 2022
(Application Deadline is February 4, 2022)

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Study Away

Amanda Gerni '19 in Haines, Alaska, summer 2016.

Societies and Resources from Local Practices to Global Impact

This course examines the ways that societies adapt to and transform the natural environment. Journey from the ancient cities of Chichen Itza and Ek-Balam and explore the co-evolutionary process by which man transforms and is transformed by the natural environment.

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BHC Student Spotlight

Jenna Whitener '21

Dalton Powers '21
Business (BA) with a focus in Accounting
Apex, NC

Read Dalton's story  More Batten Scholars


Batten Honors College Matriculation Ceremony 2021

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