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

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
FAIRPORT, New York- Dr. Sharon Emerson-Stonnell, National President of Alpha Lambda Delta, announced the recipients of the 2019-20 James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships.  Kaitlyn Wertz from Kent State University received a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  Wertz was indu...
President Warren Speaks at 33rd Annual Senior Honors Luncheon
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:25pm
The Kent State University Honors College held its thirty-third annual Senior Honors Luncheon on Saturday, April 6, 2019, honoring senior honors students who will graduate in the spring, summer, or fall of 2019.  To begin the luncheon, Dr. Alison J. Smith, De...
Kent State welcomes the largest freshman class in university history.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 3:49pm
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...
Megan Swoger Portz Scholar
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 4:38pm
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. 
Linda Spurlock, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Kent State University, also serves as a forensic facial reconstruction artist for several medical examiner and coroner’s offices throughout the region.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:28am
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...
Photo of Michael Trauman
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 2:55pm
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 - 5:14pm
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 - 11:46am
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 teaching roles at the...
Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:49am
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 ...
Honors College Library
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4:18pm
  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...