Theodore Roosevelt Honors Program
About the Students
TR Scholars and DSU faculty in Positive Payback South-West North Dakota 2010.
Student Assistant Director
The student assistant director holds an annual Fireside Chat, mentors committee chairs, serves as liaison between the TR Scholars community and the administration, and serves as first-line student advisor.
The TR Executive Committee
Student representatives from each class encourage positive participation, oversee student initiatives, and organize freshman orientation. The executive committee helps shape the program and ensures continuous improvement.
TR Scholar Community Committees
Students can serve on the following committees:
- Housing Committee – the voice of the TR Scholars regarding campus housing issues
- Social Committee – sponsors events that build community, welcomes new students, gives TR Scholars a change to have fun together
- Service Committee – creates opportunities for TR Scholars to give back to the campus and local communities
TR Program Administrative Committees
Students can serve on all of the following committees:
- Long Term Planning Committee – is responsible for providing the philosophical foundation and direction for the continual improvement and evolution of the Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program.
- Honors Curriculum Committee – is responsible to initiate ideas, create solutions, exercise oversight, and work with all persons involved to insure the quality, consistency, and clarity of a reasonably challenging curriculum for the Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program.
- Scholarship Committee- is responsible for reviewing applications for each incoming Freshman class of TR Scholars and serves as a board of appeals for those who have been removed from the TR Program for failure to meet the guidelines for maintenance of program status.
Leadership Studies Minor
The leadership studies minor was implemented at the urging of TR Scholars, with the support of the Honors Curriculum Committee.
The TR Executive Committee designed and implemented a mentor program.
In addition to the leadership opportunities directly linked to the TR Program, TR Scholars serve as members and officers of many campus organizations such as the homecoming committee of the student senate and the campus activity board. Many are student athletes, active in residence life, band, choir, and theatre. They are highly sought after by the community as interns and volunteers.