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Jon and Gretchen Jones
Happiness as a Skill Offered in Honors
Alumni Jon (’93) and Gretchen (’94) Jones have established a fund in the Honors College at Washington State University to create the Mindfulness-Based Emotional and Social Intelligence (MESI) Certificate in Honors.
Nam Nguyen
Involved student receives Undergraduate Rising Star Award
Nam Nguyen, a Washington State University international business and marketing student, has been awarded the Region V Undergraduate Rising Star Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

Tom and Linda Nihoul
Tom and Linda Nihoul invited as keynote speakers at Honors College Winter Commencement Banquet
WSU alumni Tom and Linda Nihoul will present the keynote address at the December 2018 Honors College Commencement Banquet for our graduating seniors, guests, faculty and staff.

Honors Student Notable Achievements

The following Honors College students were recognized with the 2018 President’s Award for Leadership:

Parker Blekkenk

Devon Holze

Keesha Matz

Nam Nguyen

Hannah Oliason

Savannah Rogers

Garrett Snedecker

Elizabeth Warren

Honors College student Elizabeth Warren received the Virginia E. Thomas Endowed Scholarship

Honors College sophomore, Pierce Claasen received a 2018 summer fellowship to conduct clinical and translational research at the Mayo Clinic Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Honors College students Samantha Reyes and Camille Culbertson were awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.

Honors College students Bogdan (Theo) Mynka, Garrett Snedecker, and Shi Min Tan were awarded Phi Beta Kappa scholarships.

The following Honors College students received Top Ten Senior Awards:

Campus Involvement: Garrett Kalt and Alyssa Norris
 for Campus Involvement; Joanne Kunze for Community Service; Alice Hiemstra for Performing Arts.

Honors Faculty Notable Achievements:

Honors College Assistant Dean, Dr. Robin Bond, received the 2018 President’s Award for Leadership

Honors College Administrative Manager, Debbie Howe, received a 2018 NCHC Award for Administrative Excellence.

Invest & Engage

Double Your Dollars! — Your gifts to the new “Dean’s Notable Achievement Fund” allow you to, literally, double your dollars and your impact. Every gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar by an anonymous donor, providing up to $500,000 total to directly benefit Honors students pursuing high-impact educational experiences.

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