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Honors newsletter gets top honor

October 1, 2008

The National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Publications Board has announced the winners of its annual newsletter contest. The Irvin D. Reid Honors College newsletter, With Honors, has been designated first place in the faculty/staff/student-published newsletter category for 2008.

Wayne State University employees Carol Baldwin (Marketing and Communications) and Adam Herman (Honors College) were editors for the issues reviewed by the NCHC for this award.

Graphic design and layout services for With Honors were provided by JCI Design of Dearborn.

Dean Jerry Herron will be presented with the first place award at the annual NCHC Presidential Luncheon, to take place in San Antonio on October 25.

The National Collegiate Honors Council is the premier organization for promoting honors education. The NCHC sets standards for honors programs and colleges. A delegation of NCHC site visitors met with Wayne State faculty, staff and students last fall, prior to the January action by the WSU Board of Governors to create the Honors College.

The most recent issue of With Honors is online at:

For more information, please contact Adam Herman, senior communications officer, Honors College at (313) 577-4621 or aherman@wayne.edu.

The Irvin D. Reid Honors College exemplifies Wayne State University’s commitment to the urban experience and to the enrichment of teaching, service and research. It is the mission of Honors to promote informed, engaged citizenship as the foundation for academic achievement in a diverse global environment.
The college is home to more than 1,300 students who may choose their majors from among the 126 bachelor’s degree programs offered by the university.