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35 Attend NCHC in Seattle

For the 25th time in the past 26 years, Eastern Kentucky University’s Honors Program boasted the largest number of student presenters of any honors college or program in the nation at the annual National Colle

December Alumni & Friends Newsletter

Our December Alumni & Friends Newsletter is now available!

September Alumni & Friends Newsletter

Welcome to the beginning of a new school year!  In conjunction with the Office of Alumni Relations, we have developed an Alumni & Friends Newsletter.  Our traditional Alumni Spotlights will now be housed within this newsletter, along with other content that we hope you will find relevant and interesting.

May Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Sherry, '09

Our final Alumni Spotlight for 2015-16 features Jonathan Sherry, a magna cum laude Honors Scholar from the class of 2009.

April Alumni Spotlight: Rene Heinrich, '95

Our April Honors Alumni Spotlight shines on Honors Scholar Rene Heinrich.  She graduated from EKU with a bachelor’s degree in Speech, Theatre, and English in 1995.  She was the first student to direct a MainStage play, "The Shadow Box," under James Moreton, former chair of the Theatre department.

March Alumni Spotlight: Amy Fugate Rouse, '04

The EKU Honors Alumni Spotlight for March shines on Amy Fugate Rouse. She graduated an Honors Scholar in May of 2004 with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Women’s Studies. She titled her Honors thesis, “A Health Care Solution.”

January Alumni Spotlight: Heather Partridge, '97

We start 2016 with our January Alumni Spotlight, Heather (Nigg) Partridge.  Heather graduated as an Honors Scholar and magna cum laude in 1997, majoring in English and minoring in political science.  Her Honors thesis was titled, “Loss in the Works of JD Salinger.”  After leaving EKU, Heather received a JD from the University of Cincinnati

December Alumni Spotlight: Josh Sparks, '10

Honors Program note: You may have noticed our Alumni Spotlights have not been posted for the past few months.  The hustle and bustle of the fall semester, accompanied by our first outside program review in several years (click here to read more about this process and the resulting report

August Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Wooton Garrod, '01

We begin our series of 2015-2016 Alumni Spotlights with Sarah Wooton Garrod, 2001 Honors Scholar.  Sarah graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history and a minor in art history.  She received the Kerney Adams Award for Outstanding Senior in History in 2001.  Sarah’s Honors Thesis was titled “Mourning in Madison County

EKU Honors Graduates First Second-Generation Honors Scholar

Katie with her mother, aunt, and EKU Honors Interim Director Dr. David Coleman

On May 14, 2015, the EKU Honors Program once again made history.  During its biannual Honors Convocation, recognizing those seniors who have completed the requirements to be named an Honors Scholar, EKU Honors celebrated its first second-generation Honors Scholar, Ms.