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Kristin (Kay) M. Powell
As the Honors Program's Student Life Coordinator, I primarily assist students with academic advising including Summer Orientation. I help market & recruit incoming students for the Honors Program, and. I advise two of the student groups in Honors: the Honors Program Student Organization (HPSO) and The Honors Forum, our literary magazine. I also advise several other groups on campus.
My educational background includes a M.S. in Counseling and College Student Personnel from Oklahoma State (1995), and an M.B.A. from the University of Maine (2005). You can find me on LinkedIn.
In addition to advising, I teach several courses per semester. One of my favorite activities with Honors Students is traveling each year to the Upper Midwest Regional Honors Conference, usually in April. In 2011, as a part of our 50th Anniversary, a group of students called "Honors Ambassadors" and the Honors Program hosted that Regional Conference here at UND. My academic interests include Leadership Theory, Historical Leaders, U.S. Diversity, International Cultures, Censorship, Film Studies, and Social Networking & On-Line Collaboration.
Interdisciplinary Courses Developed and Taught (Partial List)
- Honors 101 – "The Nature of Truth"
- Honors 102 – "The American Experience" & "The Nature of Truth"
- Honors 250 – "Sophomore Honors Portfolio Workshop"
- Honors 292 – "Leaders as Scholars"
- Honors 381 – "Places You Should Go: Italy"
- Honors 391 – "Places You Should Go: Ireland," "Hollywood Musicals," "Censorship in a 'Free Society" "People You Should Know: MLK," "PYSK: Gandhi, ""PYSK: Nelson Mandela," & "PSYK: Malcolm Gladwell"
- Honors 392 – "Web 2.0 Revolutions," "The Supreme Court," "Places You Should Go: Washington D.C." & "Perspectives on Capitalism"
- Leadership 101 – "Learning Leadership"