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Spring 2009 Lecture Series

 Spring 2009 Lecture Series

Spring 2009

Searching for Athena:

An Exploration of Honors and Gifted Education

Date Speaker Lecture Title
January 19               MLK Day - No Classes           
January 26 Honors Students Study Abroad Presentations
February 2 June McCash, Foreign Languages (retired) Why Honors? Precedents, Perceptions, and Perspectives
February 9 Rolland Pack, Honors College, Freed-Hardiman University Nailing Jell-O to Ivy-Covered Walls: Honors and Higher Education
February 16 Michelle Arnold, Admissions The Journey of an Honors Student
February 23 David Carleton, Political Science No, Gifted Kids Will Not Be Okay: Politics and Advocacy in Tennessee
March 2 Ada Long, National Collegiate Honors Council How Would Athena Score on the ACT? Wisdom and Knowledge in Honors Education
March 9 Spring Break - No Classes  
March 16 Scott Carnicom, Honors College Portraits of "Intelligence" in Popular Films
March 23 Craig Cobane, Honors College, Western Kentucky University Honors in 2025: What Should We Be Thinking About?
March 30 Ron Messier, History (retired) Honors Education Means Knowing "the Other"
April 6 Linda Clark, Reeves-Rogers Discovery School Serving Our Brightest Elementary Students: A Local Blueprint
April 13 Phil Oliver, Philosophy The Best and Wisest Gift: What We Owe All Children
April 20 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations
April 27 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations