Honors News

Rodney D. Sieh, Liberian investigative journalist, speaks with Honors students

Nov 15, 2018

On Tuesday, November 13th, Rodney D. Sieh, Liberian investigative journalist, spoke with students in the Honors course – Conceptualizing Human Rights. Mr. Sieh is founder and editor of FrontPage Africa, Liberia’s largest independent daily print and…

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Honors National Conference: NCHC 2018

Nov 14, 2018

Honors staff members Kate Hanson and Karen Hall have just returned from the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) annual conference, held in Boston this year. Both served as facilitators for workshops, Karen on “Mental Health,…

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Honors Civic Engagement in the Spotlight

Nov 12, 2018

The the Honors Program, the Shaw Center, the Office of Engagement Programming and the Office of Student Activities were featured in a Daily Orange article about civic engagement. “For students in the Renée Crown University Honors…

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Leonardo Marino’s Senior Thesis Composition Recital

Nov 12, 2018

On Sunday, November 11, in Crouse College auditorium, we enjoyed Leo Marino’s piano composition, “Year,” which consists of 8 movements representing different months and seasons, and plants found during those seasons. Congratulations to Leo on…

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Diwali, The Festival of Lights

Nov 12, 2018

The university community celebrated Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights on Thursday, November 8. Celebrants created 1700 radiant luminaries that lit up the Orange Grove for four hours during the evening. The festivities continued in…

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Honors Professor Sally Wagner comments on “The Year of the Woman”

Nov 8, 2018

Forbes recently asked Honors professor Sally Roesch Wagner to weigh in on this year’s mid-term election, which has been dubbed “The Year of the Woman.” In the article, Roesch Wagner shares some little-known stories from…

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Honors Alum to present at Meredith Symposium

Oct 26, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the College of Arts & Sciences will host the third annual Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences.   The purpose of the symposium is to highlight…

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Megan Phan Awarded the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

Oct 12, 2018

Megan Phan, Honors Program alumnus (Chemistry/Neuroscience, 2018), was awarded the 2018 First Prize in Ethics, from the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. Her essay reflects on the Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter social movements. The essay is written…

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