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Honors Program

Mentorship Opportunities

Montana Tech believes in the power of mentorship. As a member of the honors program, you will have opportunities to engage with key leaders in the campus and community. This will be the second cohort of the honors program so you will not only have the faculty and staff mentors, but you will also have built in peer mentors with the Fall 2019 cohort!

2019-2020 Honors Cohort

The 2019 Cohort will be your peer mentors. Here they are hanging out in the honors’ lounge and hoping for 16 new students to join them next year.

Students from left to right are: Kaleb Starr, Cody Tofflemire, Bridget Lee, Grace Mulholland, Quinn Corbin, Jaden Cleveland, Logan Reed, Isaac Gilfeather, Kris Bosch, and Hunter Boles

Other Mentors

Taryn QuayleTaryn Quayle, Director of the Honors Program. She organizes the program and provides support to the honors program students. Taryn received the 2019 Outstanding New Professional Award from the American College Personnel Association Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education!

Dr. Carrie VathDr. Carrie Vath, Dean of Students & Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management. Dr. Vath designed the honors program and has been teaching the seminar.

Chancellor Les CookDr. Les Cook, Chancellor. Here, Dr. Cook is showing off his cookie decorating skills! Dr. Cook joined the honors students on their bike ride through Durant Canyon and had them to his home for dinner.

Dr Beverly HartlineDr. Beverly Hartline, Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School. Dr. Hartline brought the 2019 honors cohort to Lydia’s for a nice dinner.
Joe McClaffertyJoe McClafferty, Vice Chancellor for Advancement and University Relations. Joe will be having the honors students to his home for dinner in the Spring.
MastersDr. Mike Masters, Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and musician extraordinaire will be hosting the honors program students for a dinner out in the community where he will also be performing.
HutchinsDr. Dave Hutchins, Professor, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. Dr. Hutchins brought the honors cohort through Durant Canyon to learn about restoration efforts in the community.