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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.

May Alumni Spotlight: Jacqueline Hawkins

Our May Alumni Spotlight features 2003 Honors Scholar Jacqueline (Schulz) Hawkins.  Jacqueline graduated summa cum laude, majoring in English and minoring in history.  Her Honors thesis was titled “Modernizing the Canterbury Tales.”  As an undergraduate, Jacqueline received the Philip H.

April Alumni Spotlight: Ben and Jonathan Kleppinger

Our April Alumni Spotlight showcases not one, but two of our Honors alumni.  Members of our Honors Alumni Facebook group may remember an article posted last month about Ben Kleppinger (2009) taking over brother Jonathan Kleppinger’s (2010) post as managing editor of the J

March Alumni Spotlight: Amanda McCracken

This month, our Alumni Spotlight features Amanda McCracken, 1999 Honors Scholar.  Amanda graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Chemistry and completed an Honors thesis titled, “Readin’, ‘Ritin’, and ‘Rithmatic – the Parents’ Perspective,” which focused on the legal rights of parents in education.  She is cu

January Alumni Spotlight: Erin Michalik Klarer

We begin our 2015 Alumni Spotlight series with Erin Michalik Klarer, 2004 Honors Scholar.  Erin graduated from EKU with a bachelor’s degree in English with a dual emphasis in literature and technical writing and a certificate in Women’s Studies.  Her Honors thesis was titled “Comic Books and Popular Culture: Reflections Through Art and Literature.&

December Alumni Spotlight: Emily Stewart

Our December Alumni Spotlight shines on Emily Shearer Stewart, 2006 Honors Scholar.  Emily graduated cum laude from EKU with a bachelor’s degree in English and completed her Honors Thesis titled, “Star Trek and Social Commentary.”  She went on to complete an MA in English from EKU in 2008 and a Ph.D.

November Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Newman

This month, we’re spotlighting Jessica Newman, 2003 Honors Scholar.  She completed an Honors thesis titled “Lou Wolfinbarger V.

October Alumni Spotlight: Charles Woolum

Our October Alumni Spotlight shines on Mr. Charles Woolum, a 1999 Honors Scholar.  Charles graduated with a B.S. in Statistics with a Mathematics minor and completed an Honors thesis titled, “Chinese Food: Myths and Realities.”  While at EKU, he was named to the Dean’s List.  He went on to receive a B.S.

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