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News Archive

Honors College news is meant to highlight current college opportunities and the successes of the students and alumni who participate in the Honors College academic experience. Students and alumni are encouraged to tell us about their academic, personal, and professional accomplishments.

Honors College News

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 7:49pm
From snow-capped mountains in Alaska to the tropical beaches of Hawaii to the South Korean countryside and palatial modern architecture in Oman, a diverse collage of students from around the country and the world has descended on campus. Together, they make up Kent State Universi...
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 8:38pm
The Kent State University Honors College is proud to announce that Honors College student and political science major, Megan Swoger, has been named by the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) as a 2018 Portz Scholar. 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 3:28pm
Strength, tenacity, courage and unrelenting persistence.   March is Women’s History Month, and all across our country, we are honoring women who have shaped America’s history by working together and showing their strength, tenacity and courage to not only overcome great obstacle...
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:55pm
Kent State University’s Honors College is a Living-Learning Community where first-year students like Michael Trauman have discovered a home away from home, and a place where they can pursue their dreams.
Dr. Anne Stankiewicz, Class of 1977
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:14pm
Dr. Ann Stankiewicz, class of 1976, has been named the 2017 Distinguished Honors Alumni Award recipient. The Distinguished Honors Alumni Award was established in 1997 to recognize an outstanding Honors College alumna or alumnus for her or his professional success, contributions t...
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:46pm
Alison Smith will become the new dean of Kent State University’s Honors College, effective July 1. Smith currently serves as the acting chair in Kent State’s Department of Geology and has served in various administrative, research and te...
Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 4:49pm
Dr. Brian Greene, world-renowned physicist for his groundbreaking discoveries in the field of superstring theory, will deliver a lecture titled "The Drive to Innovate: Stories from the Frontiers of Discovery" as part of the ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:18pm
  On Monday, February 20, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon, Ph.D., announced that three candidates for Dean of the Honors College will be on campus during the week of March 6.   During the visit, each candidate will hold a public presentation...
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 7:28pm
On December 3, 2016, The Honors College hosted a Donor Recognition Event celebrating alumni and friends who so generously supported our students and programs in FY16. Guests mingled with our students and learned more on how their contributions impact academic success. English pro...
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:53pm
How do age-related events contribute to the onset of Alzheimer's disease? Senior biochemistry major Paige Bidinotto hopes that her thesis research will help provide some insight. Bidinotto is completing her undergraduate thesis under the direction of Dr. Gemma Casadesus-Smith,...