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

Friday, December 3, 2021 - 11:12am
For any college student, navigating the first semester of the academic year can prove to be challenging, but for incoming freshmen, the experience of their first semester of college courses may be even more difficult. Adding in the idea of adjusting to a new atmosphere, higher le...
Brainchild Student Staff and Advisor Fall 2021
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 11:05am
The Kent State Honors College literary and art magazine Brainchild is a creative outlet for honors students to showcase a wide variety of literary writings and creative art works. Brainchild is an opportunity for undergraduate honors students to publish their works and be feature...
Photo of the outside of the Honors College on a fall day, with two students sitting on a swing.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:33am
On Saturday, September 18, first-year Honors College students gathered in the KIVA for an Honors College Academic Forum to hear from various departments on campus, concerning academic resources and opportunities available for students regarding research.  The event was organized...
Honors Students Listen to Career Conversations Alumni Speak
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 9:59am
For its fourth consecutive year, the Kent State University Honors College is hosting “Career Conversations,” a series of alumni speaking events which take place throughout the fall semester.
2021 Freshman Honors College students outside of Honors College
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:01pm
Photo of 2021 Portz Scholar Sarah Hagglund, posing for the camera in green/white polka dot shirt.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 3:50pm
The National Collegiate Honors Council has announced Kent State University Honors College graduate Sarah Hagglund as a 2021 Portz Scholar. Hagglund is the 10th honors student from Kent State to be named a Portz Scholar since the national competition began in 1990. 
Photo of Alpha Lambda Delta Medallion
Monday, August 30, 2021 - 12:25pm
FAIRPORT, New York – Eileen Merberg, Executive Director of Alpha Lambda Delta Academic Honor Society, announced that the Kent State University chapter has
Senior Honors College student Alex Hyde, posing for photo with dog.
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 3:56pm
Alex Hyde is an upcoming spring 2021 graduate of the Kent State Honors College. He is a biology major with a focus on pre-medicine and a medical anthropology minor.
Dr. Elizabeth Howard standing with one of her Freshman Honors Colloquium classes.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:59am
Elizabeth Howard, an award-winning instructor in the Honors College Freshman Honors Colloquium, passed away on April 10th, 2021. Dr. Howard’s contributions to the Honors College and Kent State University meant much to our students and colleagues over the years. In addition to tea...