Portz Scholar

College of Architecture & Environmental Design
Serene (Hawes) Montgomery presents her research to CAED.

The National Collegiate Honors Council has announced Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design and Honors College  graduate Serene (Hawes) Montgomery as a 2023 Portz Scholar. Montgomery is the 11th honors student from Kent State to be named a Portz Scholar since the national competition...

Serene (Hawes) Montgomery presents her research to CAED.

The National Collegiate Honors Council has announced Kent State University Honors College graduate Serene (Hawes) Montgomery as a 2023 Portz Scholar. Montgomery is the 11th honors student from Kent State to be named a Portz Scholar since the national competition began in 1990.   “Each year, the National Collegiate Honors C...

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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.  "Each year, the NCHC awards four Portz Prizes, one to a student in ...

Decorative "K" fixture on the Kent campus.

Jessie Maisano graduated in 1994 from Kent State University’s Honors College with her bachelor’s degree in Geology.   Maisano started her time at Kent State University as a Fashion Merchandising major, but once she met Honors College professor, Don Palmer, she was inspired to change her major to Geology and pursue a career path ...

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.  As a member of the graduating class of 2018 this past spring, Megan created and submitted her thesis entit...

The National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) has named Allison Moats, a recent graduate of the Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, as a Portz Scholar for 2014. Allison is a native of Ravenna, Ohio, and received her bachelor’s degree from the Department of Anthropology. Each year, the Portz Prize r...