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Visionary Woman Honors Program

 

Are you an ambitious individual who wants an opportunity to further your professional and personal development during your time at Moore?  If so, the Visionary Woman Honors Program with its Leadership and Academic Paths is just the thing for you and you’ll receive a $22,000 per year scholarship. 

PROGRAM CRITERIA

  • First Year Students: 3.5 weighted GPA and 1150 SAT or a 25 ACT

  • Transfer Students: 3.5 GPA and 1150 SAT/25 ACT or an essay

LEADERSHIP PATH

The Visionary Woman Honors Program: Leadership Path is a select program developed for highly ambitious, reflective, and independent-minded students who are interested in leadership, entrepreneurship, service, and/or scholarship. Each student will have an opportunity to create her own path as part of the program and will engage in experiences both inside and outside of the classroom that will supplement the academic curriculum.  

The focus of each year is as follows.

  • First Year: Students will focus on Understanding Self and Others, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Scholarship.
  • Second Year: Sophomores will focus on defining their path, working in community organizations that are art-related, and attending networking opportunities.
  • Third Year: Juniors connect with and shadow mentors and apply for fellowships.
  • Final Year: Seniors present at the Women’s Leadership Conference, develop career/life goals, and develop a library or resources for future success.


ACADEMIC PATH

The Visionary Woman Honors Program: Academic Path is a select program developed for highly motivated, reflective, and independent-minded students who are committed to academic success and artistic excellence. As part of the program, each student has the opportunity to engage in experiences inside and outside of the classroom with faculty and other students that inspire your work and enrich your academic experience at Moore.

The focus of each year is as follows.

  • First Year: Introduction and participation in an Honors Seminar in an Art History requirement and participation in the Academic Dean’s Honors Forum of co-curricular programs and lectures by visiting artists and scholars.
  • Second Year: Participation in one Honors Seminar in a Liberal Arts requirement, participation in the Academic Dean’s Honors Forum co-curricular programs and lectures by visiting artists and scholars
  • Third Year: Participation in an Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar that fulfills a Major requirement or elective and participation in the Academic Dean Honors Forum of co-curricular programs and lectures by visiting artists and scholars.
  • Final Year: In the fall semester, participation in an Interdisciplinary Research/Thesis Seminar that fulfills a Major requirement or elective in your major. In the spring semester, participation in a non-credit Thesis Colloquium with Honors Faculty Mentors where students present on the progress of their thesis research, development, and successful completion.

For more Information, please contact the Admissions office at
enroll@moore.edu or 215-965-4015

CLICK ON THE NAMES BELOW TO WATCH VIDEOS OF VISIONARY WOMAN HONORS SCHOLARS

Aliyah Pair ’16, Interior Design
CheneAmelie Bates ’17, Interior Design
Randi Bellamy ’17, Graphic Design
Katie Brubaker ’17, Illustration
Geneva Champaign ’16, Illustration

A group discussion with Keeley Jennings ‘19, Illustration; Judie Thai ‘19, Animation & Game Arts; Brianna Averhart ‘19, Fashion Design; Jeri “Dominique” Evans ’19, Illustration; and 
Courtney Machamer ‘18, Interior Design

REFLECTIONS FROM THOSE FOR WHOM THIS PROGRAM HAS HAD A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT:

“From working with Amy Pickett I learned more about autism than [I had previously known]. The children's behavior varied because each child had different social cues he/she responded to while others didn't understand or would need a different cue. Just like other people, the autistic students were outgoing, shy, etc. but they had different approaches to communicating with people. I didn't see any disability but great ability with observing and occasionally talking to them. It also made me think that I must take locations into consideration when practicing art therapy.” - Hannah Moy

“All of the events had things that could teach me about leadership, but they all had something to teach about finances or entrepreneurship too. The mission trip and the Artsphere job taught me about what it takes financially, resource wise, and what it takes in manpower, as a lot goes into these things to even make them function.” - Juliana Leventhal 

“Dan Gneiding… started out working for Anthropology and then Urban Outfitters, designing logos and labels for the companies. He talked about how Urban Outfitters does not have a set logo, so he was allowed a lot of creativity to come up with new ways of designing for their products. He later designed both the fonts “Ribbon” and “Dude” which are featured on the website losttype.com. He showed us how he makes a lot of variations of his fonts so that people can find just what they need for their project. He also showed us a video that was made as a promotion for his font “Dude”, which was stop animation of a sign painter painting the various letters to highlight the differences in the font families he had made. This was a cool look into the different ways that graphic design and illustration can be used, and I liked learning about his job at Urban Outfitters, because it was actually a studio setting for illustrators/graphic designers. I think I would enjoy working in that kind of setting.” - Katie Brubaker

Above photo of 2015 Visionary Woman Awards Program scholars by Academic Image, along with a photo of scholars from 2014.