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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, May 15, 2019 - 10:49am
Nolan Wiley: When Nolan Wiley (featured center in the photo above), a political science major from Orange, Ohio, found out that he would have enough credits to graduate in three years, he had several meetings with honors advisors who helped him figure out what to do next while st...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:53pm
Chris Vogliano received his undergraduate degree in nutrition and dietetics from Kent State University. Originally from Tallmadge, Ohio, Chris currently resides in Wellington, New Zealand, where he is pursuing a PhD in sustainable food systems. Chris had heard stories of other pe...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:44pm
Katie Greskovich, a senior majoring in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry from Farmdale, Ohio, was interested in the Fulbright Scholarship because she knew that it is a prestigious award, but she had another reason for applying as well: if she were awarded a Fulbright...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:33pm
John Cuturic, a first-year graduate student in the Japanese-English translation program, says his interest in Japanese language and culture developed from multiple sources starting at an early age. When John was growing up, his father was interested in Zen Buddhist culture and ga...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:20pm
Chloe Holm, a sophomore at Kent State from Stow, Ohio, was initially intimidated by the intensity of the Critical Language Scholarship when she first learned about the program when Frank Congin visited her First-Year Experience class to discuss study abroad opportunities. However...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:01pm
Sydney Bihn began her career at Kent State studying middle childhood education. While she liked her initial major, the Sylvania, Ohio native wondered if there might be something out there which she would enjoy pursuing as much as (if not more than) education that would push her m...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 3:49pm
Bart Bixenstine, a 1971 graduate of Kent State University’s Honors College and the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Honors Alumni Award, says that the connections he has made at Kent State continue to help him today, as he has run into and worked with people who also attended...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 3:39pm
Laura Moll, a professor of English at Kent State University, is dedicated to her students. She returned to teaching at Kent State in 2011 after teaching at the university from 1980 to 1990. According to Moll, having “the freedom to select the works that will best reflect and illu...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 11:44am
Jacob Wagner, a senior majoring in biology/pre-medicine from Ravenna, Ohio, participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program this past summer, which is how he found out about the Goldwater Scholarship. At the last meeting for this program, Frank Congin...

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