About the Henson School
During the fall and spring semester, Henson School buildings have the following hours:
Henson Science Hall
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m.-12:15 a.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 7 a.m.-12:15 a.m.
Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m.-Midnight
Friday: 6 a.m.-5 p.m.
Hands-On Learning & Outreach
The Henson School is home to outreach organizations that support the community while providing hands-on learning opportunities for our students:
The Henson School’s STEM@SU program offers extraordinary opportunities to students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at all levels.
Henson School students are active scholars. They work with SU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity to connect with research opportunities on and off campus. In addition, the STEM Summer Research Program foster a community of undergraduate research and engaged scholarship during the summer months.
Four $3,000 scholarships and 12 $2,000 Henson Scholar scholarships are awarded each year and are renewable as long as the student maintains eligibility.
Careers After SU
Henson School graduates, many of whom continue their education in graduate or professional schools, have excellent employment prospects. Our graduates typically find careers as chemists, mathematicians, physicists, biologists, computer scientists, teachers, geographers, engineers, and environmental health scientists. A sampling of where Henson School graduates are employed in science and technology fields include:
- Census Bureau
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- John Hopkins Hospital
- S. Army and Navy Nurse Corps
- Martin Marietta Services Inc.
- NASA - Wallops Island
- Maryland Department of the Environment
- Computer Science Corporation
- Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
- National Security Agency
Health Professions Advisory Program
SU’s Health Professions Advisory Program helps guide students interested in pursuing careers in health care.