Honors Program

Reporting Progress and Confirming Service

At any time during the semester, you may report and update the progress you are making toward completion of your HPEO Unit options. The deadline for reporting progress is the last day of classes (April 27) before finals each semester.  You should submit a paragraph for each of the three units you in which you are serving.  It is not necessary to wait until you have completed all 20 hours in each unit to follow the link in your email to submit paragraphs.

PARAGRAPHS should be submitted by following the link I send to you email.

Ask SUPERVISORS to submit completion of hours verification by following the link I send to their email. This must be done after you have completed your 20 hours in the unit.

QUESTIONS about HPEO should be directed to Mrs. Roberts at: 
LRROBERTS@TNTECH.edu.  
Her office telephone number is 931-372-3707.

To update "Faculty/Staff Assistant":

  1. You and your supervisor need to keep track of your work hours on your own. Keep track of dates and hours of service.
  2. Make sure that your weekly schedule of hours allows you to complete your 20 hours well before the end of the semester.
  3. When you have finished your 20 hours of service, ask your supervisor to mark your service as complete by following the link I sent to their email. Please do not email your paragraphs. 
  4. Follow the link I will send to your email include a summary paragraph describing your service and your own opinions, reactions and feelings about it.

To update "Serve on ASG Committee":

  1. Your committee chair will validate and approve your committee service for the semester.
  2. Follow the link I will send to your email include a summary paragraph describing your service and your own opinions, reactions and feelings about it. Please do not email your paragraphs. 

To update the Participate in 20 hours of community service option:

  1. During the semester, use the forms provided by the University Service Center to keep track of the hours you have served.
  2. When you have completed your service hours, write a summary paragraph for the unit, describing your service experience and submit it via the link I sent in your email.  Please do not email your paragraphs. 
  3. Turn in your Service Log sheet to Mrs. Michelle Huddleston at the University Service Center.
  4. Mrs. Michelle Huddleston at the University Service Center shares updates with me throughout the semester, so she will confirm your service.

To update the Big Sib option:

  1. On your own, keep track of your contacts with your little sibs, and report them on the form provided by the Big Sib chair.
  2. Submit the completed form(s) to the Big Sib chair, as directed, by the agreed deadline.
  3. Write a paragraph summarizing your Big Sib experience for the semester and submit it via the link in your email.  Please do not email your paragraphs. 
  4. At semester's end, Big Sib chairs will certify that you have completed the unit, after reviewing the submitted forms.

To update the Peer Mentor Option:

  1. When you have finished your service as peer mentor, be sure to complete the following two steps:
  2. Ask the Peer Mentor Supervisor to follow the link in their email to verify your service.
  3. Write a paragraph summarizing your service as a peer mentor, along with any feelings or reactions you have and submit that via the link in your email.

To update Other Options:

  1. You and your designated supervisor need to keep track of your service hours on your own. Keep track of dates and hours of service.
  2. When you have finished your service, be sure to complete the following two steps:
  3. Ask your supervisor to follow the link in their email to verify your service.
  4. Write a paragraph summarizing your service and any feelings or reactions you have and submit it via the link in your email.  Please do not email your paragraphs. 

To update Chair an ASG Committee:

  1. Near the end of the semester, write a summary paragraph of your achievements as chair, including any interesting insights achieved or problems encountered and submit it via the link in your email.  Please do not email your paragraphs. 
  2. You do not need to do anything else. The Steering Committee chair will review your service, and verify your successful completion of the semester as committee chair.

To update the Officer for a campus organization:

  1. Start and keep a list of the meetings and other organization events that you lead and in which you participate.
  2. On that list, for each event, list the date, how long the event lasted, and a brief description of what the event was.
  3. Near the end of the semester, before the HPEO deadline, submit the list via the link in your email and paste it into the Unit 3 field.  Please do not email your paragraphs. 
  4. Ask your organization president to follow the link in their email indicating that you have successfully completed the hours that you are reporting. If you are the president, as your organization faculty sponsor to send the email.

To update Coordinate a Special Academic/Extracurricular Project:

  1. Near the end of the semester, before the HPEO deadline, ask your designated project supervisor to follow the link in their email to submit verification indicating that you have successfully satisfied all the agreed-upon obligations and tasks for the project.
  2. Near the end of the semester, before the HPEO deadline, write a paragraph summarizing your project, its impact on your education, and any other comments about it and submit it via the link in your email.  Please do not email your paragraphs. 

To update any of the Unit 2-Scholarly and Professional Options:

  1. Near the end of the semester, before the HPEO deadline, ask your designated project, research, or conference supervisor to follow the link in their email to submit verification indicating that you have successfully satisfied all the agreed-upon obligations and tasks for the scholarly activity, research, or conference.
  2. Near the end of the semester, before the HPEO deadline, write a paragraph summarizing your project, research, or presentation; its impact on your education; and any other reactions to it and submit it via the link I sent to your email.  Please do not email your paragraphs. 
  3. If you have participated in Getting Started in Research (GSIR), confirm with Dr. Barnes or Dr. Strahan that you have completed all requirements for GSIR.