Learning Opportunities

TRHLP scholars are presented with a number of opportunities to enhance their overall learning and leadership. . 

Some of these experiences take place on campus, while others take place at a number of sites around the state, country, and even the world. Some of these special opportunities include, guest speakers, campus research presentations, and opportunities for study and service around the nation and abroad. Other opportunities include: 

Study Tours

The TRHLP arranges a study tour every semester to allow scholars to engage in topics that impact the community and the region, as well as topics that broaden the experiences of our students.  Recent study tours have included trips to, the UCTT Powwow in Mandan, ND, and Richardton Abby, Richardton, ND, and tours of local businesses   


Every year a number of TRHLP scholars present at the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference, which involves honors students from universities around the nation. 

Service Learning
The TRHLP offers many service learning opportunities. These volunteer experiences help students learn to collaborate with different groups and individuals as well as promoting responsible citizenship. Students can volunteer on campus or in Dickinson, and many have assisted at DSU events, tailgates, Best Friends Mentoring, and the DVRCC.

Student Leadership Opportunities 

Student Assistant Directors

Student Assistant Directors plan and run all student meetings, events, and activities. They also help mentor the Theodore Roosevelt Executive Committee (TREC) and assist the Program Director and Office Manager. 

Theodore Roosevelt Executive Committee (TREC)

Student representatives from each class promote participation, oversee student initiatives, and organize student events. The executive committee helps shape the program and ensures improvement. 

Mentoring Program

Each year a number of returning TRHLP scholars volunteer to mentor incoming freshman to help with their transition into the TRHLP and college life.