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

Honors College Students and Staff Pose at Mat Making Event
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 3:25pm
On February 21, Jackie Searfoss, a representative of the Streetsboro United Methodist Church (SUMC), visited Kent State University to introduce the Honors College community to an initiative that SUMC is very passionate about. At the event, which was organized by Honors College sp...
Students on Stage During Alpha Lambda Delta Inductions
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 11:07am
On Feb. 19, 2020, the Kent chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, The National Honors Society for First-Year Success, held its induction ceremony for eligible members from the fall 2019 semester. At the start of the spring 2020 semester, all first-year, registered full-time students who...
Photo of YES! Magazine Editions lying side by side.
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 1:45pm
Two Kent State Honors College students were recently recognized in YES! Magazine’s Fall 2019 National Student Writing Competition. Madison Greene, a junior majoring in communications studies, was recognized as the contest’s University Winner for her essay, “Carrying the Torch.” T...
View of Florence, Italy
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:46pm
Since its start in 2016, the Freshmen In Florence (FIF) program has allowed a select group of incoming honors freshmen to spend their first semester of college studying at the Kent State campus in Florence, Italy. During the fall 2019 semester, Laura Moll, a professor of English...
Hirsh posing with Posha, a tiger at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, on a day when she was shadowing a zookeeper and learned about tiger husbandry and enrichment.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:38am
Morgan Hirsh, a senior Honors College student studying zoology with a minor in French, was inspired to pursue veterinary medicine
Honors Leadership Academy members pose for photo with Tim Ryan.
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 10:53am
Over winter break, members and advisors of the Kent State University Honors Leadership Academy traveled to Washington, D.C. for an Alternative Winter Break experience, focusing on hunger and homelessness in the nation’s capital. The group spent
Professor Denise Harrison standing by #BlackLivesMatter Quilt Exhibit
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:36pm
When Denise Harrison, Associate Lecturer in the Department of English, teaching in the Department of Pan-African Studies and the Honors Coll...
Elena Neoh holding 2019 Golden Flash Award
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:02pm
Elena Neoh, a human resource management major with a creative writing minor, has been announced as the recipient of the 2019 Golden Flash Award. According to the website for the Kent State Alumni Association, which sponsors the award, the Golde...
Career Conversations Three Female Panelists Speak
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 3:33pm
Throughout the fall 2019 semester, the Kent State University Honors College is hosting the second annual Career Conversations, a series of question-and-answer sessions with Kent State alumni from a variety of professional fields. A total of thirteen sessions will take place in th...
Kent State Honors Alumna Diana Al-Hadid
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 2:08pm
Kent State University Honors College alumna Diana Al-Hadid has made a significant impact on the art world since she graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and a bachelor’s degree in art history in 2003 and subsequently established her art s...