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Honor Students' Association (HSA) Events

HSA events for 2013-2014 (subject to change)
 
September 29, 2013: Venetian Pool, Coral Gables
 
October 25, 2013: Halloween Horror Nights, Miami International Mall
 
November 17, 2013: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key Largo
 
December 5, 2013:  Panel discussion of the crisis in Syria, Wesley Gallery, Coral Gables campus
 
December 6, 2013:  Toy S.T.O.R.Y Project Christmas present wrapping, Coral Gables campus
 
December 11, 2013:  Toy S.T.O.R.Y Project Christmas present delivery and volunteer day, Phillis Wheatley Elementary School, Miami
 
January 29, 2014:  Kendall Ice Arena, Kendall
 
February 9, 2014:  Zoo Miami, Miami
 
February 10, 2014:  General Meeting, Coral Gables campus
 
March 1, 2014:  Spirit of Uganda concert, South Miami-Dade Cultural Center, Cutler Bay
 
April 5, 2014:  Relay for Life, University Foote Green, Coral Gables campus
 
April 16, 2014:  General Meeting and election of new officers, Coral Gables campus
 
April 25, 2014:  End of the year banquet and announcement of new officers, Hurricane 100 Room, BankUnited Center
 
TBD:  Ring Theater outing

 

 
HSA Events 2012-2013
 
September 23, 2012: HSA Beach Day at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park filled with loads of activities: Kayaking, Bicycling, Fishing, Hiking/Nature Trail, Historic Site (Cape Florida Lighthouse), a Picnic, Swimming, and Wildlife Viewing.

November 2, 2012: Ronald McDonald House: Cooking a meal and bringing activities (such as board games, coloring books, and toys) to play with the children. The mission of the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children.

November 10, 2012: HSA Day of Service with the Over Town Youth Center. HSA will bring volunteers to tutor and participate in reflective activities with the youth to bring a feel of community connection. These activities include arts and crafts, tutoring with school work, and having a thanksgiving lunch with the center.

November 30, 2012: Viernes Culturales: A surprising mix of old and new, bringing you the classic favorites: dancing under the stars, domino games, Cuban cafecitos, art galleries and artist studios. The beautiful Domino Plaza filled with works by talented local artists and artisans and free tour of Little Havana.

December 1, 2012: Ice Skating at Kendall Ice Arena

March 1, 2013: Laser Light Show, Miami Science Museum

March 9, 2013: HSA Day of Service with the Over Town Youth Center (2nd Trip)

March 30, 2013: HSA Trip to Zoo Miami

March 31, 2013: HSA Beach Day at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park (2nd trip)

April 4, 2013:  HSA Annual Banquet and Officer Election

 

 

HSA Events 2011-2012

  Date:
 
  Event:
 
  Time:
 
  Place:
 
 
  Wednesday, 14 September 2011
 
  1st General Meeting of the year. Come hear about exciting plans for this semester, and enjoy free food and drinks with fellow HSA members.
 
  7:00 pm
 
  UC Flamingo Ballroom C
 
 
  Friday, 23 September 2011
 
  HSA Free Movie Night! Students must sign up for this event on Doodle (via emailed link) in order to participate. *Space is limited tothe first 70 people who sign up*
 
  5:00 pm
 
  Meet at Stanford Circle to take the shuttle to Sunset Place
 
 
  Wednesday, 26 October 2011
 
  Documentary Viewing and Discussion. Film choices: "Waiting for Superman", "Food Inc.", "Inside Job". Free food, popcorn, and drinks. Enjoy a thought provoking night with your fellow Honors Students!
 
  8:00-10:00 pm
 
  LC160
 
 
  9 November, 2011
 
  2nd General Meeting of the year.
 
  6:30-9:00 pm
 
  LC 140
 
 
  Sunday 20 November, 2011
 
  Beach Day at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. Details on this trip were emailed to all Honors Students. *Field trip forms are due on Wednesday 16 November, 2011, in the Honors Program Office - No exceptions!* Filed trip forms are available on the HSA main page (http://www.miami.edu/index.php/honors_program_home/hsa/) or in the Honors Program Office.
 
  10:30 am - 4:00 pm
 
  The bus will leave from the Honors Program Office promptly at 10:30 am. Please arrive at the Honors Program Office by 10:00 am!
 
 
 
 
  HSA T-shirts are available for all HSA members to pick up in the Honors Program Office (Bldg. 20 Y)
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Tuesday 29 November, 2011
 
  The Lowe Art Museum, located on campus next to Mahoney-Pearson Residential Colleges, is offering a free, student-guided tour to all Honors students! The Lowe is a true gem of the university, and every student should visit it at least once! The tour will be held on Tuesday, November 29th at 2:00pm, and will run for about 40 minutes. If you are interested, please RSVP to Jodi Sypher, Curator of Education, at this address: jsypher@miami.edu
 
  2:00 pm
 
  Lowe Art Museum
 
 
  Wednesday 15 February, 2012
 
  Meet the UM 2012 Student Government Candidates. Learn about what student government can do for you this year and be an informed voter! Free food and drinks will be provided.
 
  7:30 - 8:30 pm
 
  LC 190
 
 
  TBA
 
  Game Time (formerly called Game Works) - The Shops at Sunset Place; 5701 Sunset Drive, Suite 330
 
  TBA
 
  Game Time - The Shops at Sunset Place
 
 
  Sunday 25 March, 2012
 
  'Canes Baseball game (UM vs. Maryland) with Milkshakes
 
  Game begins at 1:00 pm
 
 
 
 
  Thursday 19 April, 2012
 
  Annual HSA End of Year Banquet
 
  7:00-11:00 pm
 
  Hurricane 100 Room of the BankUnited Center
 
 

 

HSA 2010-2011

 

  Date:
 
  Event:
 
  Time:
 
  Place:
 
 
  Friday, 24 September 2010
 
  HSA Movie Night. Easy A or The Town. You MUST sign up by Thursday! This event is FREE for all HSA members!
 
  5:15 pm for The Town, 6:15 pm for Easy A
 
  Meet at Stanford Circle to pick up movie tickets and to take the shuttle to Sunset Place
 
 
  Thursday, 30 September 2010
 
  HSAs first General Meeting of the Semester! Come and meet the E-board members and hear about plans for the semester. Free pizza for HSA members who attend.
 
  6:30 pm
 
  the RAT
 
 
  7 October 2010
 
  "Lowe-Down" at the Lowe Art Museum: Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The first 30 HSA members to arrive will be admitted free. After that the cost will be only $10.
 
  7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
 
  Lowe Art Museum
 
 
  4 November 2010
 
  HSA members are invited to attend the Lowe Art Museum's Art Lab: The Changing Face of Art and Politics. Light refreshments will be served, and dress is business casual. There is limited space, so please RSVP soon to the Doodle set up for this event.
 
  7 p.m.
 
  Lowe Art Museum
 
 
  6 November 2010
 
  UM vs Maryland Tailgate. Members of HSA are invited to join fellow Honors students for a free ride, free food, and lots of fun at the UM vs Maryland football game! Please RSVP to save your seat on the bus to the Doodle.
 
  Buses depart at 9:30 am
 
  Meet at Stanford Circle and please be on time
 
 
  17 November 2010
 
  General Meeting: Kefryn Reese, Director of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships, will be speaking on unique opprotunities for Honors Students in prestigious awards and fellowships. There will also be a Guest Speaker from Teach for America. Josh Bergman, President of HSA, will speak on upcoming events for the remainder of this semester and early next semester. T-shirts will be distributed at this time, and food will be provided.
 
  7:00 pm
 
  CAS Gallery at the Wesley Foundation (1210 Stanford Drive)
 
 
  27 January 2011
 
  First E-board meeting of the semester. The offices for HSA will be meeting to discuss plans for the Spring Semester.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Friday, 4 February 2011
 
  HSA Movie Night! Come see "No Strings Attached" or "The Fighter" for free (HSA members only) while socializing with fellow Honor Students. An email was sent with a link to a Doodle survey so that we can get an idea of how many movie tickets to buy. Tickets will be purchased for "The Fighter" showing at 7:50pm, and "No Strings Attached" showing at 8:00pm. If these are not your choice of movies to see, you can bring the ticket to AMC Sunset Place 24 and exchange it for a ticket to another movie of equal of lesser value.
 
  7:00 - 7:30 pm
 
  You can pick up a ticket at Stanford Circle between 7:00 and 7:30 pm only! Shuttles to Sunset Place generally run about every half hour.
 
 
  Wednesday, 16 February 2011
 
  HSA's first General Meeting of the semester. Come discuss upcoming events for the semester and input your ideas for future activities while enjoying free food and sodas. Please rsvp to the doodle set up for this event so we can get an idea of how much food to order.
 
  7:00 - 8:00 pm
 
  UC Flamingo Ballroom B
 
 
  Wednesday, 23 March 2011
 
  HSA's March General Meeting. More information will be available soon.
 
  7:00 pm
 
  The Rathskeller
 
 
  Sunday, 3 April 2011
 
  HSA Beach day. More information will be available soon.
 
  12:00 pm
 
  Leaving from Stanford Circle
 
 
  Thursday, 7 April 2011
 
  Lowe Down at the Lowe Art Museum.
 
  7:00 pm
 
  Lowe Art Museum
 
 
  Tuesday, 26 April 2011
 
  HSA's last General Meeting of the year and Elections. Come out for the last HSA meeting of the year to elect the new Executive Board!
Executive Board positions are:
President
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary
Activities Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator
Senator
Candidates must deliver a short 3-4 minute speech addressing their motivations for joining the Executive Board and what they intend to do if elected. All HSA members can vote. Enjoy free food and soda, while socializing with your fellow Honors Students.
***Seniors can pick up their HSA cords for Graduation.***
Please RSVP to the doodle set up for this event.

 
  6:30 pm
 
  Mahoney Classroom 101
 
 
  Friday, 29 April 2011
 
  HSA End of the Year Banquet. Join us for a great free dinner to celebrate the end of the year! RSVP by Wednesday at 3:00 pm to the doodle set up for this event. Spots are limited to the first 50 people.
Villagio Restaurant Merrick Park
358 San Lorenzo Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33146

 
  8:00 pm
 
  We will be carpooling to Villagio Restaurant Merrick Park from UM.
 
 

 

HSA 2009-2010

 

  Date:
 
  Event:
 
  Time:
 
  Place:
 
 
  Thursday, 3 September 2009
 
  HSA Movie Night. Tickets for either Inglorious Bastards or 500 Days of Summer (whichever you prefer) are free for all HSA members. Meet at Stanford Circle 6:40 pm on Thursday as we will head to Sunset via bus. If you are a member of HSA and did not receive an email about this event please email Ms. Andrea DuPuch at adupuch@miami.edu or contact the Honors Program - Office of Academic Enhancement Bldg. 21Y
 
  6:40 pm
 
  Meet at Stanford Circle
 
 
  Monday, 21 September 2009
 
  HSA's first general meeting of the year. There will be T-shirts, food, games, and prizes. They will also be voting on a charity to which to donate the money you have contributed, so come out and support your favorite cause or organization.
 
  5:00 p.m.
 
  Rathskeller (in the Lewis Room)
 
 
  Tuesday, 20 October 2009
 
  Interactive lecture with Dr. William Scott Green. The first in a new tradition of academic events. All Honors students and members of HSA are invited. Due to limited space, you must RSVP by 16 October via email. First 150 students to respond will be able to attend the event. Semi-formal attire required. Dessert and light refreshments will be served.
 
  7:00-9:00 p.m.
 
  Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive
 
 
  Saturday, 24 October 2009
 
  UM vs. Clemson HSA Tailgate. Food and Fun at Land Shark Stadium
 
  Bus leaves Stanford Circle at noon
 
  Land Shark Stadium
 
 
  Thurssday, 29 October 2009
 
  HSA Halloween Party. There will be a costume contest, games, prizes, food and T-shirts.
 
  7:00 p.m.
 
  The Rathskeller
 
 
  Saturday, 5 December 2009
 
  HSA Beach day. Shorty's Barbecue will be served.
 
  Meet at Stanford Circle at noon. We will return to campus at 4:00pm
 
  Key Biscayne - Crandon Park
 
 
  Tuesday, 9 February 2010
 
  General Meeting. Special Guest Dr. Maria Kosinski, Director of Directed Language Study (DILS), will speak about the program and answer Questions. Andrea DuPuch, Director of the Honors Program, will also be attending to answer any questions about being an Honors Student. Come out and help steer the HSA!
 
  7:00 pm
 
  The Rathskeller. Free dinner for HSA members.
 
 
  Friday, 9 April 2010
 
  HSA Movie Night. HSA is buying YOU a movie ticket on Friday, April 9th! So come watch a movie at Sunset with your fellow HSA-ers. Pick your choice of Hot Tub Time Machine or Repo Men. RSVP required. If you are a member of HSA and did not receive an email about this event please email Ms. Andrea DuPuch at adupuch@miami.edu or contact the Honors Program - Office of Academic Enhancement Bldg. 21Y
 
  We leave at 7:00 pm so plan to arrive early.
 
  Meet at Stanford Circle, we will leave via shuttle.
 
 
  Saturday, 24 April 2010
 
  Join HSA at the Miami Art Museum! We will be accompanied by UM Full-time Lecturer, with the Department of Art and Art History, Dr. Joel Hollander. We will eat lunch at the nearby Mezza Mediterranean Grill. RSVP Required. *Note: All expenses are covered by HSA! If you are a member of HSA and did not receive an email about this event please email Ms. Andrea DuPuch at adupuch@miami.edu or contact the Honors Program - Office of Academic Enhancement Bldg. 21Y
 
  We leave at 1:00 pm so plan to arrive early.
 
  Meet at Stanford Circle, we will go to the museum by MetroRail.
 
 
  Thursday, 29 April 2010
 
  HSA Elections: Members not currently on the Executive Board can run for the following positions:
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary
Activities Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator
Senator
Candidates must deliver a short 3-4 minute speech addressing their motivations for joining the Executive Board and what they intend to do if elected. All HSA members can vote. We will have Chipotle Burritos to facilitate this most storied of traditions.

 
  6:30 pm
 
  Mahoney classroom 104
 
 
  Saturday, 1 May 2010
 
  HSA End of the Year Banquet. Join us for a great free dinner, some prizes and, most importantly, the Honor cords for graduating Seniors. If you are a member of HSA and did not receive an email about this event please email Ms. Andrea DuPuch at adupuch@miami.edu or contact the Honors Program - Office of Academic Enhancement Bldg. 21Y
 
  Meet at Stanfor Circle by 7:20 pm; our reservation is at 7:30 pm
 
  *Meet at Stanford Circle, carpooling is welcome.*
Yard House in Coral Gables, Village of Merrick Park, 320 San Lorenzo Ave, (305) 447-9273, www.yardhouse.com