Lee Honors College

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Stop by the honors college April 21-24 for our Thesis Celebration Days! Click here for the full schedule.

Congratulations to Connor Smith, new class president!

Entrepreneurship: Understanding Startup Communities: Honors students who traveled with Dr. John Mueller on this new spring Study in the States course presented to community members at a meeting at Starting Gate their thoughts on how the gears mesh and put forward an idea for an business incubator like those they saw on their travels.

Congratulations to Jake Tholen on his Barry Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention!

Congratulations to Team Lee Honors College who took the top prize in the Kalamazoo Literacy Council Scrabble Fest!

WMU student team wins national WEGE sustainability prize. A team of five Western Michigan University students, including honors college student Kelsey Pitschel, has won the 2015 Wege Prize, besting teams from around the nation in the eyes of an international panel of judges whose task was to assess the teams' ability to use design principles to tackle sustainability problems.                                                                         

2015 Presidential Scholars Convocation
Congratulations to all of the honors college students selected as presidential scholars. 

Photo of Carl Lee.Longtime WMU friend, honors college namesake Carl Lee dies at 96
The Lee Honors College staff, faculty and students were saddened to learn of the passing of Carl E. Lee Sunday, Feb. 22. The generosity of Carl and his beloved wife of more than 60 years, Winifred Lee, who preceded him in death on Oct. 23, 2012, has benefited thousands of WMU honors students. A public memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Carl and Winifred Lee Honors College. Memorials may be directed to the Carl and Winifred Lee Honors College or Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Church. More information

Western's Major Monday series features honors student Jasmine Scott

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