Honors Research Symposium
The SCCCD Honors Research Symposium is an opportunity for students to engage in research as an undergraduate. All students taking honors classes throughout the district are invited to apply to present their poster research at this event. Awards are given to the top student proposals and top student posters.
On the day of the symposium, students whose proposals have been accepted display their posters in a large room. During the poster session, students stand in front of their posters, discussing their research with conference attendees and addressing their questions about their projects.
Leon S Peters Scholarship
The Leon S. Peters Scholarship provides $1,000 for exceptional Fresno City College students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and exemplify Mr. Peters’ belief in the importance of quality education.
Mr. Peters was born on a farm southeast of Fresno and attended school in the Fowler area. He was President of Valley Foundry and Machine Works which manufactured winemaking equipment, including tanks, crushers and presses. During WWII, the business manufactured ship winches and valves for the armed forces.
Mr. Peters was involved in hundreds of causes and projects in the San Joaquin Valley, including making Fresno Community Hospital one of the area’s major health care institutions. His community service work was extensive as he believed in a strong commitment to the community. He was a dynamic figure in the business, cultural and civic life in Fresno.
Phi Theta Kappa
- the international honor society for two-year colleges. The organization stresses scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and service. The national organization supports local chapters and develops an annual study topic. Renowned scholars prepare the course outline and study topic materials.
Alpha Gamma Sigma
- the California Community College Scholastic Honors Society. The purposes of AGS are to promote scholastic excellence and cultivate civic responsibility. Applications are available on the AGS website and in the Social Science Division office.View Clubs on Campus