Wichita State University is an institutional member of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) and Great Plains Honors Council, which provide honors students the opportunity to attend a national or regional conference. There, they may present original research, organize a panel or be trained as a moderator along with networking with other honors students from across the country or the region.
Listed below are a few opportunities sponsored by the NCHC.
Partners in the Parks
Partners in the Parks is an outdoor learning program sponsored by Southern Utah University and Cedar Breaks National Monument in cooperation with the National Collegiate Honors Council. In 2015 eight projects were created at several national parks across the country offering catered opportunities for collegiate honors students and faculty. Participation in a Partners in the Parks experience fulfills one Honors course requirement.
NCHC Portz Scholars Nominations
Every year all NCHC institutional members are invited to nominate one paper written by an undergraduate honors student to represent their college for the Portz Scholars competition. Please nominate a deserving honors student to represent St. Norbert College! To find out more information, please visit the Portz Scholars Nominations webpage.
National Annual Convention
While the National Collegiate Honors Council is active throughout the year, it is at the annual national conference held in the fall, that members from across the United States gather to share ideas and take part in panels, workshops and lectures about all different aspects of honors programs. There are numerous opportunities for honors students to participate in the NCHC conference as presenters, panel participants, moderators and more.
Please visit the NCHC website for more information about the conference and the numerous opportunities for honors students to become involved and participate at a national level.