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2015 Presidential Scholars Convocation
Congratulations to all of the honors college students selected as presidential scholars.
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
Honor students place second in Rossini Scholarship
Lee Honors College students Amanda Cockroft and Katherine Dayton, both graphic and printing science majors, were awarded second place in the Rossini Scholarship competition. Their project on recycling flexographic printing plates received an award of $9,500, $2,000 of which went to the department. The students attended the FTA Forum, a flexographic printing conference last year to accept the award and were asked to present their research at this year's forum.
Anita Hill to kick off new 'Raise Your Voice' speaker series
Anita Hill, the woman who captivated the nation with her testimony of sexual harassment directed at then-U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, will launch a new speaker series at Western Michigan University.
Western's Major Monday series features honors student Jasmine Scott
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