The Honors Student Organization is a student-run group for Honors Program members and students of any major. Beginning freshman year, students in HSO can apply for a leadership role, volunteer to serve on a committee, as well as lead projects and activities.
HSO students lead numerous leadership and volunteer activities throughout the year, including:
Alternative Spring Break (past trips included helping nonprofits in New York City).
Annual Pittsburgh Great Race volunteering
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Dreams projects
National Collegiate Honors Council and Northeast Regional conferences
Opportunities to serve as Honors Mentors and on theHSOExecutive Board
Pittsburgh cultural and professional meetings and events