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September Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Stockburger

This month, we’re pleased to feature Dr. Stephanie Stockburger as our September Alumni Spotlight. Stephanie graduated summa cum laude in 2004 with a degree in general music and a minor in chemistry.

Sam Shearer Named 2014 Portz Scholar

A member of Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent Honors Program is one of only four Honors students nationally to be named a 2014 Portz Scholar, a dis

August Alumni Spotlight: Mark Ramsay

Our Alumni Spotlight returns for the 2014-2015 year with our August Spotlight, Mark Ramsay.  Mark graduated summa cum laude in 1999 with a degree in public relations and a minor in political science.  His Honors thesis was titled “El Greco as a Cultural Barometer.”  Mark also holds an MBA from the University of Kentucky and currently works as

Submit Your Alumni Update!

We're taking a break from our Alumni Spotlights for the summer while we focus on some other projects here in the Honors Program.  Alumni Spotlights will return in August, and we'd love to include you!  Please update us on all the great things you're doing by submitting your alumni update.

April Alumni Spotlight: Adam Curry

This month, we welcome 2005 Honors Scholar Adam Curry into our Alumni Spotlight.  Graduating magna cum laude with a degree in computer science, Adam completed an Honors thesis titled “The Fundamentals and Creation of Electronic Music: A Technological Revolution That Makes Anyone a Musician.”  Since leaving Eastern, Adam has served in a variety of technical and net

March Alumni Spotlight: Leah Barron

Our March Alumni Spotlight features Leah Barron, a 2010 Honors Scholar from Cincinnati, Ohio.  Graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, Leah’s Honors Thesis was titled “The Family Meal: The Secret to Limiting Childhood Obesity.”  After graduating from EKU, Leah completed a dietetics internship and is now employed as a registered di

February Alumni Spotlight: T.J. Phillips

T.J. Phillips, a 2004 graduate of the Honors Program, is this month’s Alumni Spotlight.  Graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Finance, T.J.’s Honors Thesis was titled “You Got Merged: Socioeconomic Implications of AOL & Time Warner Mergers and Acquisitions.”  After leaving EKU, T.J.

January Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Kay

Our January Alumni Spotlight features Dr. Lisa (Whitis) Kay, a 1991 Honors Scholar who has been a vital part of the Honors Program for several years.  She double-majored in Mathematics and Statistics, minored in English, and completed a thesis titled “Derive vs.

December Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Renfrow

This month, our Honors Alumni Spotlight shines on Daniel Renfrow, a 1999 Honors Scholar and summa cum laude graduate from EKU.  After earning a BA in sociology, he received an MA and a PhD in sociology from the University of Washington, where his dissertation was titled “Sexuality as Social Status.”

November Alumni Spotlight: Katie Patton

This month we are overjoyed in the EKU Honors Program to “welcome home” our alumna Katie Patton—a 2010 summa cum laude and “Honors Scholar” graduate of EKU. She returned to Case Annex in October to accept the position of EKU Honors Program Coordinator.

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