Jennifer Noiva of Vermillion, received the UND Honors Program Tuition Waiver from the University of North Dakota for the 2008-2009 academic year. Noiva, daughter of Robert and Nancy Noiva, graduated from Vermillion High School and is attending UND this fall.
Recipients of the tuition waiver are honors students, chosen on academic performance and the six honors program goals: thinking, speaking, scholarly inquiry, perspective, citizenship, and civic engagement.
The honors program at UND serves motivated, accomplished students by nurturing creativity, critical thinking, and scholarship beyond the usual academic frameworks. Through classes, co-curricular activities, service projects, and advisement, the honors program creates a learning community that emphasizes intellectual exploration.