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Honors College News

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 2:07pm

Lyndsey Schley, senior newspaper journalism major and an Honors College student, will be published in the upcoming issue of Watcher Junior on April 3.

Watcher Junior is an online, peer-reviewed journal that publishes undergraduate work related to studies of Joss Whedon. Sponsored by the The Whedon Studies Association and Nebraska Wesleyan University, the journal is published twice a year in both April and October.

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 1:32pm
Linda Spurlock, 2015 Distinguished Honors Faculty Award Recipient

Linda Spurlock, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Kent State University, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Honors Faculty Award.

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 3:42pm

The series will feature monthly discussions that will showcase many various research areas conducted by faculty at Kent State. Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies, will introduce the series.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 2:15pm
The Honors College is accepting nominations for the Distinguished Honors Faculty Award.

The Honors College invites nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Honors Faculty Award. The Distinguished Honors Faculty Award recognizes excellence in Honors teaching based upon years of service, advising of independent work, and a proven record of strong teaching performance.

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 4:27pm
Honors Art Show 2015

The 9th Annual Honors College/College of the Arts Student Art Show will officially begin Thursday, February 26 at 5:00 p.m. with its opening reception.

The student art show demonstrates a collaborative effort between the Honors College and College of the Arts. The exhibit features tweleve creative pieces completed by eight undergraduate Honors students.

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:32am
Gary Shteyngart, Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Studies program at Kent State University, the Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series presents New York Times Bestselling Author Gary Shteyngart on March 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the KIVA.

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:52am
Students walking onto campus from downtown Kent.

The Kent State University Honors College will host the 37th annual conference of the Mid-East Honors Association (MEHA) April 10-12.


Friday, January 23, 2015 - 4:15pm
Dr. Jessica Maisano and Dr. Sharon Mosher, Dean of the University of Texas Jackson School of Geosciences

Dr. Jessica Anderson Maisano, ’94, has been named the recipient of the University of Texas Jackson School of Geosciences 2014 Staff Excellence Award in recognition of her management of the High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility. 

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 2:19pm
Sister Outsider Poetry

Award-winning duo Sister Outsider Poetry will deliver a spoken word performance as part of the Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series on Thurs., Feb. 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the KIVA.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:35pm

Parker J. Palmer, world-renowned author, activist, and founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal, will speak as part of the Kent State University Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series on Tuesday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the African Community Theater located in Ritchie Hall.

Palmer is the author of nine books including best-selling and award-winning titles Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, A Hidden Wholeness, and Healing the Heart of Democracy.


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