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

Kent State student Sean Fitzgerald co-hosting a sports radio show
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 11:28am
Junior journalism student Sean Fitzgerald shares what it’s like being a resident student advisor, co-hosting a sports radio show and living on the autism spectrum.
Johnson Hall, part of the Honors College Living-Learning Community
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 1:21pm
According to an article posted on the Kent State University website in September 2019, 20 percent of Kent State’s freshman class of 2023 hails from 38 states other than Ohio, as well as from the District of Columbia. The Honors...
Honors College junior Matthew Fowler
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 12:31pm
Matthew Fowler, an Honors College junior majoring in public health and sociology from Brewster, Ohio, is currently completing an internship with the Kent State LGBTQ+ Center for
Honors College junior Rachel Karas
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 9:40am
Rachel Karas, an Honors College junior majoring in journalism with a minor in photojournalism, is looking forward to her internship in summer 2020 with the Columbus Dispatch. As a “metro” intern, she
Honors College senior Evan Harms
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 9:18am
Evan Harms, an Honors College senior majoring in environmental studies with minors in park management and digital media production, completed an internship in 2019 as a naturalist with Cleveland
Elise Rickert, Honors College junior majoring in speech pathology and audiology
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 8:26am
Elise Rickert, an Honors College junior graduating in December 2020 from Greenville, PA, interned at Akron Children’s Hospital during the summer of 2019 as a pediatric research
Honors College junior Mathew Blasio
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 2:10pm
Mathew Blasio, an Honors College junior musical theatre major with a dance minor from Cleveland, Ohio, completed an internship during the summer of 2019 with Woodstock
Photo of the Kent State University arch on the Kent Campus
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 12:44pm
For college students in many areas of study, an internship experience may be a requirement for graduation from their program or an otherwise necessary step to reach the next stage in their education and their eventual careers. Regardless of whether or not it is required, students...
Kent State University sign
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 12:05pm
Lou Raffis, a 1981 graduate of Kent State University’s Honors College, was recently announced as the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Honors Alumni Award. He recalls his time at

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