Honors Planning and Advisory Council
The Honors Planning and Advisory Council (HPAC) is a group of first-year, sophomore, junior, and senior Honors students who offer advice to the Honors Director and plan social and academic events. If you have an idea for an event, please contact one of the HPAC members. If you are interested in joining HPAC, send us an email at [email protected]
To provide students at CSBSJU with camaraderie, curricular enrichment, and opportunity for intellectual development.
- To plan intellectually stimulating events
- To connect honors students with each other, with faculty, and with alumni
- To advise the CSBSJU honors program
Marissa Behounek is a sophomore Chemistry major and History minor from La Vista, NE. She is involved with St. Ben’s swim team and Benedictine Friends. Her favorite part about being in the Honors Program is being able to work with and learn from classmates of different backgrounds and interests. She is excited about expanding and developing new content for the Honors Program.
Molly Mendel is a sophomore Biology major and Writing minor from Edina, MN with a specific interest in academic research. She is a yoga sculpt instructor on campus, participates in Benedictine Friends, Optimist Club, and Chemistry Club. Her favorite part about the Honors Program is the depth of conversation in her honors classes. She enjoys being a part of HPAC and sharing her love for learning with others!