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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.

October Honors Alumni Spotlight: Moriah Beck

Picture of Moriah Beck

1999 EKU Honors Scholar graduate Moriah Beck’s career and life exemplify the adventurous, inquisitive, and service-oriented spirit of the EKU Honors Program.

EKU Honors Program Recognizes Honors Scholars

EKU Honors Scholars

On May 10, 2013, the EKU Honors Program recognized over 50 Honors Scholars that graduated during the 2012-2013 academic year.  Each Scholar was recognized for their outstanding achievements in the Honors Program at EKU.   Faculty mentors were present to officially "cap" each graduating senior and honor those graduates which whom they mentored during their

EKU Honors Student Competes In Fashion Competition

Rebecca Reynolds

Eastern Kentucky University Honors Program student Rebecca Reynolds, Louisville, has been selected to compete in Waterfront Fashion Week as part of her senior thesis.

“It is kind of amazing to see what started out as an Honors Thesis has turned into,” Reynolds said. “Really, when I started, all I knew was that I wanted to sew something.”

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