USA Today Publishes Commentary on Need for Honors Programs By SMC's David Bird
USA Today College published an opinion piece on the need for honors programs in institutions of higher education by Saint Mary’s Assoc. Professor David Bird. A Spanish professor and the director of the College’s honors program, Bird argued that just as universities and colleges across the nation create programs to support students with a variety of learning needs, there is also an important need to establish academic programs that challenge gifted students. Read the USA Today article by David Bird
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