Honors Students at the Communication Arts Conference


The Honors Program was well represented at this year’s Communication Arts Conference, including three Stuart A. Ryder Scholarship winners.

Congratulations to First-Place finisher Kimmy Blake and to Second-Place finishers Catherine Anderson and Joshua LaFollette!


Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference

Here is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience and to present your work to a larger audience. The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences of Purdue University Northwest has announced the 25th Annual Clement S. Stacy Memorial Undergraduate Research Conference, which will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 7-8, 2017 in Hammond, Indiana.

 The conference is a forum for undergraduate Humanities and Social Sciences scholars from across the upper Midwest to present their projects and discuss the results of their research with fellow students and faculty mentors. Information about the abstract submission guidelines, deadline, and conference details can be found at our Clement S. Stacy Memorial Undergraduate Research Conference webpage. 

If you would like help with your proposal and/or with securing funding to make the trip, please contact Dr. Kaplowitz.

Lunch Meet-and-Greet Next Monday

lunch2The Honors Program will host a lunchtime meet-and-greet to give students a chance to meet others in the program, especially those new to Judson. We’ll also have a Q&A with program director Dr. Craig Kaplowitz as the first installment of this year’s Lunch-With-A-Professor series.

Come join us next Monday, November 14 anytime between 11:00-1:00. Grab your lunch and meet us in the Reed Room (the small meeting room at the north end of the cafeteria) — enter from the corner of the cafeteria near the windows. Feel free to come as go as your schedule allows.

Hope to see you there!

Special World Leaders Forum Event

mary-lou-retton-1Honors Students are invited to attend a meet & greet reception right after the main event of the World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series on October 10. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions of both Mary Lou Retton and Nancy Theis Marshall (former Olympic champion, our chapel speaker and emcee that day). Contact Kristen Egan in the Development Office for more information and to RSVP.

Constitution Day at Judson

united-states-constitutionJudson’s Constitution Day events will include an afternoon talk exclusively for Honors students and World Leaders Forum scholars in Chapel 6 from 12:30-2:00pm on Wednesday, September 21. This talk, entitled “Leadership in a Time of Crisis,” will follow talks in Chapel and at a special luncheon for community and business leaders. Honors students will be hosting tables at the luncheon as well. See Judson’s website for additional details.

Honoring Our Honors Graduates

Honors Ceremony 2016

We honored our Honors Program graduates last night in a short ceremony before the Graduate Reception. Pictured are Eva Bishop, Serena Ching, Will Morris, Lauren Price, Brad Schaefer, Kira Spears, and program director Dr. Craig Kaplowitz. Unable to attend were graduating seniors Cayla Cerny, Rebecca Fiesler, Jon Richardson, and Jarod Schieler.

This is the largest class of graduates we have had in The Honors Program to date, beating last year’s class by one.