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

Research Uncorked
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 3:27pm
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Dr. Susan Roxburgh will provide a general introduction to why a sociologist might be interested in focusing on food.
Florence, Italy
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:20am
In fall 2016, incoming Kent State University freshmen will have the opportunity to kick off their college experience in Florence, Italy for the new Honors Freshmen in Florence Program. The semester-long program is designed to immerse honors freshmen in a rich, historic culture w...
Ellen Turk spent her fall 2016 semester studying with the Columbus Program in State Issues
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:01am
In Fall 2015, Ellen Turk, a Kent State public health student participated in the Columbus Program in State Issues. During her time there, Turk was able to gain priceless experience through networking, watching legislation pass, and shadowing several professionals working in envir...
Research Uncorked
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 4:13pm
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Thus far, the campaigns to earn the major party nominations for the 2016 Presidential election have defied expectations and confounded prognosticators and pundits. Dr. Danielle Sarver Coombs will examine what we learned from 2012 and...
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 9:27am
A senior pursuing a bachelor of science in architecture, Adam DeChant is currently working on a Senior Honors Thesis that explores material connections not covered in the standard curriculum. For his project, DeChant is utilizing various metals such as steel, wood and other comm...
Rosemary Heredos
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:33pm
A senior pursuing degrees in both English and vocal performance, Rosemary Heredos is currently working on a Senior Honors Thesis that provides a perfect fusion of her two areas of study.
Kenneth Bindas, Kent State Florence professor
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 3:34pm
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Dr. Kenneth Bindas tells the story of the CCC's construction of the Virginia Kendall Reserve, which today is part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, in Northeast Ohio. Drawing upon a wide variety of government documents, oral histo...
Sara Newman
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 5:01pm
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 5:30 -6:30 p.m. Sara Newman, Ph.D., discusses some puzzling case studies she found in The Insane Hospital Reports, a collection of reports from nineteenth-century America insane asylums.
Megan Carrasco (left) and Dr. Suzy D'Enbeau (right), assistant professor of communication studies, discuss Carrasco's thesis research.
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 12:49pm
Megan Carrasco is a senior communication studies major with a concentration in applied communication. She is also pursuing minors in public relations and Spanish. Her Senior Honors Thesis/Project titled "The Ideal Millennial Working Woman: A Thematic Analysis of How Gender and Ge...
Photo of Christina McVay
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 11:14am
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 5:30 -6:30 p.m. Ravenna native and successful musician Frederick Loudin and his wife, Harriet, were outspoken 19th century advocates of racial equality, yet very few are familiar with their history. This talk shares their history and contributions to...