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Students from Western Michigan University visit UMKC to Research Walt Disney

2016 honors college grad Ryan Kohsel used his honors thesis as a starting point for building a successful family business. Read all about it here.

Honors students win the college categories at Kalamazoo's 2017 STAR Awards. Congratulations, Madelyn Aittama for achieving Outstanding College Volunteer and the 2013 Medallions Scholars on winning Outstanding College Volunteer Group!

Congratulations to Erin Caspers on being awarded the ALD Graduate Fellowship and Audrey VanEssen and Kelsey Ennis on being awarded Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships!

Congratulations honors college alumna Alexandra Ferguson on being named a 2016 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow in addition to being admitted to MIT's doctoral program in Brain and Cognitive Sciences!

Congratulations to Alexis Lenderman on being named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow!

Congratulations to Rachel Larson on receiving the Gary L. Buffington Memorial Scholarship!

Congratulations to the 2017 Presidential Scholars!

In an effort to uphold the Lee Honors College vision to provide a welcoming, inclusive environment, we are looking for your perspectives on the current state of our college's climate. Your contribution to this conversation will help advance inclusion and diversity initiatives that provide the college, its students and alumni with the language, knowledge and fortitude to engage with the world around us. 

We are asking current honors students, faculty and staff to take a few minutes to thoughtfully complete a survey on how they perceive the current climate of the Lee Honors College regarding inclusion and diversity.

To access this survey, please visit and click the "student login" button. You will be asked to type in the room number - Mustafa3567. Please complete the survey to the best of your ability. Keep in mind that all responses are anonymous. You have nothing to lose, and everything to gain by being honest, thoughtful and thorough. We thank you for your time and all that you contribute to the Lee Honors College.

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