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Honors News

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Honors Program students and faculty routinely represent the campus, community, and state in their roles as leaders, researchers, and global citizens. As individuals and as members of the honors community, students and faculty make regular contributions to our society by combining their unique talents, interests, and gifts with the skills, knowledge, expertise, mentorship, and support they receive from Minnesota State Mankato.

News

Honors Program Welcomes 46 Incoming Students

46 new entering-first-year students will join the Honors Program in Fall 2014.

Announcement

Minnesota State Mankato Sophomore Awarded Prestigious Study Abroad Award

Sophomore Makenzie Petzel was awarded a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Appointment of Next Honors Program Director at Minnesota State Mankato

Dr. Anne Dahlman has been appointed as the next Director of the Honors Program

New Honors Learning Community Coordinator for 2014-2015 Announced

Ali Oku has been named the new honors first-year learning community coordinator for the 2014-2015 academic year

Minnesota State Mankato Junior Awarded International Fellowship

Abrar Zawed was recently awarded a RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) Fellowship

Honors Welcomes New Graduate Assistant

The Honors Program welcomes a new member to their staff

Congratulations to Honors Student Alex Mozey!

Alex Mozey receives scholarship and prestigious accounting award

The Palestinians in Syria and the Syrian War

Sociology Fellow from the Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry to lecture at MSU, Mankato

Ginny Walters will join the Honors Staff as the Assistant Director of Honors / Fellowship Coordinator

Ms. Ginny Walters will join the Honors Staff in August as the Assistant Director of Honors / Fellowship Coordinator

The Honors Program Welcomes New First-Year Students

The Honors Class of 2017 includes six valedictorians and six students who were awarded major university scholarships

Honors Student Katie Westermayer Wins Grant

Katie was one of 50 students nationwide to win a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant.

Honors Students Awarded Research Funds

Six honors students have been awarded funds to support their research

The Honors Beacon has New Editor-in-Chief

Rachael Igo is the new editor-in-chief for the 2013-2014 academic school year

Congratulations to Honors Student Abrar Zawed

Zawed receives scholarship

Congratulations to Honors Student Tatiana Soboleva

Soboleva receives scholarship

Congratulations to Kurtis Malecha!

Malecha will attend grad school at the University of California, Irvine in the fall

Congratulations to Honors Seniors!

Students will graduate with Honors from Minnesota State Mankato this spring

Honors Council for Fall 2013 – 2016

The Faculty Association Executive Committee has selected faculty to serve on the Honors Council for Fall 2013 – 2016

News

Minnesota State Mankato to Host 2015 Upper Midwest Regional Honors Conference

The theme of the 2015 conference is “Confluence and Conflict”

Honors Program Class Contributes to Mankato Magazine

Honors class project published in March 2014 issue of Mankato Magazine

Dr. Emily Stark Publishes Article in Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council

Stark’s article describes how the Honors Program partnered with the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

Junior Lauren Bach Elected to National Collegiate Honors Council Board of Directors

Will be first from university to serve on National Collegiate Honors Council Board of Directors.

New Council Members Appointed to the Honors Council

The Faculty Association Committee Selected 3 Faculty to Serve on Honors Council

Minnesota State Mankato Honors Program Student Ina Pae to Attend Selective International Leadership Training Program

Pae will join 70 students chosen for their commitment to human rights and international service

Honors students and staff to attend Upper Midwest Regional Honors Conference

Honors students and staff will travel to Duluth to attend the Upper Midwest Regional Honors Conference

Honors at the Minnesota State Mankato Undergraduate Research Symposium

Twenty-two honors students presented their research

The 3rd Annual Honors Spring Luncheon was held on Friday, April 5th

The Honors Spring Luncheon is an event to wrap up the school year and reminisce on all that has been accomplished.

Grace Webb Studies Abroad Spring Semester

While in Ecuador, Webb conducted an internship with a local city newspaper

Honors Student Wins Minnesota State Foundation Grant for Research

Tatiana Soboleva won a Foundation Grant from the Undergraduate Research Center.

Annual Honors Curling Challenge

For the past three years, Honors faculty have hosted a learn-to-curl social at the Mankato Curling Club.

Masada Public Presentation: Japanese Internment Seminar & Masadas in Honors 401

Saburo and Marion Masada spoke about their experiences living in the Japanese American Internment Camps.

Events

Free Tickets to Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Theater Presentations through Honors

Every year, the Honors Program purchases tickets for Honors students to be able to attend various theatrical presentations.