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

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...
Students at the Honors College Donor Recognition Event
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 2:28pm
On December 3, 2016, The Honors College hosted a Donor Recognition Event celebrating alumni and friends who so generously supported our students and programs in FY16. Guests mingled with our students and learned more on how their contributions impact academic success. English pro...
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 1:53pm
How do age-related events contribute to the onset of Alzheimer's disease? Senior biochemistry major Paige Bidinotto hopes that her thesis research will help provide some insight. Bidinotto is completing her undergraduate thesis under the direction of Dr. Gemma Casadesus-Smith,...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:47am
Sophomore Honors student Nathaniel Seres spent the fall 2016 semester studying abroad in Chengdu, China to study the country's history, culture, and language. Seres is pursuing degrees in both English and teaching English as a second language, with a minor in Chinese. Prior to t...
Will Scharlott (left), senior visual communication design major, and Aiofe Mooney (right), assistant professor in the School of Visual Communication Design
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 8:47am
How can design increase the awareness of diversity in the arts?
Natalia Roman, senior communication studies major, presents a poster session on her thesis research.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 9:42am
Natalia Roman is a senior communication studies major who is currently investigating the messages Latina college students receive in regards to gender and career. Roman is completing this study for her Senior Honors Thesis under the direction of Dr. Suzy D'Enbeau, assistant prof...
Research Uncorked is a series sponsored by the Honors College that connects the Kent community with Kent State research.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:29am
The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Water Street Tavern in downtown Kent. "When the View from My Office was a Castle" will feature Candace Perkin...
Honors students take a photo during the annual Honors Community Picnic held during Welcome Weekend.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 8:36am
This fall, the Kent State University Honors College enrolled 421 new freshmen at the Kent campus. The 2016 freshman class is up 2.2% from last year's freshman class and beats the previous record of 419 enrolled students in 2013.
Author, Political Consultant, and Social Critic Naomi Wolf will present "Empowered Citizenship" on October 5.
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 12:15pm
Author, political consultant and social critic Naomi Wolf will present “Empowered Citizenship” on Wednesday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the KIVA as part of the Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series. One of the world’s most influential feminists and the bestselling autho...