Honors Student Leadership

Honors Student Leadership

The Honors College encourages students to grow as leaders, within the Honors College, Florida Gulf Coast University and the community.  Student leadership opportunities in the Honors College include leading as an Honors Ambassador, Executive Board Representative, House Leader, Mentor, and Senator. Explore student leadership opportunities within the Honors College below. 

Katey Ryan, Honors College Student Senate President

Joining the Honors College Senate and becoming a leader in the Honors community changed my college experience. Not only did it open the door for many wonderful opportunities, but it also introduced me to great friends and mentors.”

Katey Ryan

Honors College Senate President


Honors Ambassadors


The Honors College Ambassadors (A - Team) represent the Honors College through service at recruitment, admission and community events.

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Exec. Board Representatives

Honors Exec Board Student Representatives serve as the student voice on the Honors Exec Board (HEB), faculty that help set the Honors College curricula and policies.

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Honors House Leaders

House Leaders

The House Leaders build and strengthen the Honors student community, encourage co-curricular activities through a point system, and establish deeper bonds of mentorship among students and faculty/staff. 

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Honors Mentors


Honors Mentors work with first-year Honors students to help with the transition to FGCU and the Honors College. Mentors serve as a resource for university transition, involvement ideas, academic skill advice and more.

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Honors Senators


The Honors Senate consists of five committees: Finance, Social, Service, Scholarship, and Procedural. Senators create opportunities for the Honors community and draft and review policies in partnership with the Honors Executive Board and Honors College Dean.

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Leadership on Campus

Honors College students also serve in leadership roles across campus as Residential Assistants (RA), tutors, supplemental instruction leaders, registered student organization leadership and more. Honors Students are encouraged to explore the Leadership Element of Honors as it fits their interests and goals.