GURC

Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference

The Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference (GURC) is a platform for outstanding undergraduate scholars and faculty mentors (if applicable) to share results based on outstanding research. GURC holds an annual conference each year for undergraduate scholars from all disciplines and from institutions throughout the Southeast. This year Columbus State University will host the annual conference that provides its members access to a network of Honors expertise and gives Honors students opportunities to present research at a national forum.

  • Date: October
  • Location: TBA
  • Academic Fields: Any
  • Presentation Type: Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
  • Submissions: Proposals acceptance dates TBA for oral and poster presentations as well as performing arts (dance, music, drama) and visual arts (sculpture, painting, photography).
  • Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA in ANY discipline

NCHC

National Collegiate Honors Council Conference

The National College Honors Council (NCHC) is the professional association of undergraduate Honors programs and colleges and their deans, directors, faculty, staff, and students. Each Fall NCHC hosts an annual conference that provides its members access to a network of Honors expertise and gives Honors students opportunities to present research at a national forum.

  • Date: November
  • Location: TBA
  • Academic Fields: Any
  • Presentation Type: Poster Sessions, Student Interdisciplinary Research Panels, and Master Classes (performance classes in drama, music, poetry, and film). Click here for a description of the different presentation options.
  • Submissions: Proposal submissions currently closed
  • Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA

GCHC

Georgia Collegiate Honors Council Conference

The Georgia Collegiate Honors Council (GCHC) is an organization formed for the promotion and advancement of honors education in institutions of higher learning in the state of Georgia. Each year, GCHC hosts its annual meeting at a selected college or university in Georgia, giving Honors students another opportunity to share their research with others while also allowing them to meet and interact with other Honors students.

  • Date: March
  • Location: TBA
  • Academic Fields: Any
  • Presentation Type: Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
  • Submissions: Proposals accepted through January 2019 (TBA)
  • Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA

NCUR

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is dedicated to promoting undergraduate scholarships and creative activity in all fields on study by sponsoring an annual Spring conference for students.

  • Date: April
  • Location: TBA
  • Academic Fields: Any
  • Presentation Type: Poster Sessions, Oral Presentations, and Creative Works
  • Submissions: TBA
  • Eligibility: UWG Honors College students

Model UN at SRMUN

UWG participates in the Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN), competing at SRMUN conferences each year. Model UN is an intercollegiate competition in which students represent countries while simulating bureaucratic decision making as performed in the United Nations.

There is a competitive selection process for determining team membership, in addition to regularly scheduled meetings for preparation and practice. Students who are interested in participating should contact the dean, Dr. Janet Donohoe.