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

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...
Research Uncorked
Friday, July 3, 2015 - 4:05pm
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 5:30 -6:30 p.m. Dr. Joseph Ortiz, professor in the Department of Geology, discusses his research related to climate change, projected global and local climate impacts, and what we might expect in years to come.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:19am
Honors College students were among top winners at the 2015 Undergraduate Symposium on Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity. 
Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Communication Studies
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 9:28am
Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, explores how people manage their privacy on social media and the impact of several factors on subsequent communication practices.
A Senior English Major reads the Daily Kent Stater at the "Behind the Brain Plaza" near Merrill Hall.
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 2:53pm
Each academic year, the Department of English at Kent State University awards student prizes in creative writing, critical writing and writing in freshman English courses. This year, 14 students who are members of the Kent State Honors College were recipie...
Joseph Duffy, 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Honors Alumni Award.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 2:20pm
Joseph Duffy, Ph.D., has been named the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Honors Alumni Award. Duffy earned a bachelor of science in chemistry from Kent State University and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 1990. He graduated magna cum laude and earned graduation with general h...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 2:07pm
Lyndsey Schley, senior newspaper journalism major and an Honors College student, will be published in the upcoming issue of Watcher Junior on April 3. Watcher Junior is an online, peer-reviewed journal that publishes undergraduate work related to studies of Joss Whedon. Sponsore...
Linda Spurlock, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, is the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Honors Faculty Award.
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 1:32pm
Linda Spurlock, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Kent State University, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Honors Faculty Award.
Research Uncorked
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 3:01pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Dr. Claire Culleton, Department of English, will discuss her research into the FBI's surveillance of modern writers under the directorship of J. Edgar Hoover, and will transition from there into a wider discussion of current privacy iss...