The Honors College seeks students with broad interests, varied talents, diverse backgrounds, and—most importantly—a deep passion for learning. To graduate with an Honors degree, you must complete the degree requirements for your major, be a member of the Honors College in good standing, maintain a cumulative 3.2 GPA, and complete a Capstone Project.

Kyra Jackson

Student Profiles

Meet Kyra

"I chose UTA because I knew that I would enjoy the campus and all of the available organizations."


Rebekah Chojnacki, Ph.D.

Assistant Director

Undergraduate Research

Rebekah Chojnacki, Honors College staff

Additional Information: Rebekah Chojnacki (pronounced hoy-NOT-skee) advises juniors, seniors, and Goolsby students in the Honors College with regard to Honors progress, the Capstone Project, and graduation. In addition to advising, Bobbie coordinates the Capstone Project Information Sessions, the Honors Research Symposium (HRS), the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships, oversees Honors Credit Contracts, and serves as a liaison to the Office of Records and Registration and the University Commencement committee. She also teaches UNIV-HN 1131. Rebekah is the current president for Chapter 300 of Phi Kappa Phi.

Cheryl Gralish

Student Development Specialist II

First & Second Year Advisor

Interdisciplinary Studies Advisor

Cheryl Gralish

Additional Info: Cheryl advises all students who are new to the Honors College in their first semester to discuss Honors requirements and benefits during their initial advising session. She also meets with students during their second year in Honors to discuss progress and how the program is going for each students. Cheryl is also the academic advisor for students in the Interdisciplinary Studies program.

Brandon Hoogeveen, M.Ed.

Student Development Specialist II

First & Second Year Advisor

Engineering & Science

Brandon Hoogeveen

Additional Info: Brandon advises all first and second year Honors Engineering and Science students and develops programming for residents in the Honors RLC in Vandergriff Hall. He currently serves as a staff advisor for Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.