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.

Announcement

New Honors Learning Community Coordinator for 2015-2016 Announced

Katelynn Malecha has been chosen as the Honors Learning Community Coordinator for 2015-2016

Events

Calkins to Offer Public Workshop

Author Susanna Calkins to Offer Public Workshop on Historical Fiction

News

Soupir Selected as Hunger Fellow

Mara Soupir selected as Campus Kitchens Project CoBank Rural Hunger Fellow for Campus Kitchen at MSU, Mankato

Announcement

Honors at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference

Eight honors students and staff traveled to Denver, Colorado

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

Minnesota State Mankato Junior Awarded International Fellowship

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

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

Honors Program Welcomes 46 Incoming Students

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

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

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.