OUR Site Conferences

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: October 12-16, 2016
Location: Seattle, Washington
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: Proposals accepted through March 26 for all sessions except Master Class Proposals.  Master Class submissions are available March 19 through the deadline of September 10, 2016.
Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA

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: November 4-5, 2016
Location: Milledgeville, GA, Georgia College and State University
Academic Fields: Any
Presentation Type: Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
Submissions: Proposals accepted through September 23, 2016
Distinguished Paper Award Submission Deadline: September 23, 2016
Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA

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: TBA
Location: Augusta, GA, Augusta University
Academic Fields: Any
Presentation Type: Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
Submissions: Proposals accepted through January 2017 (TBA)
Eligibility: UWG Honors students or any UWG student with at least a 3.2 GPA

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 6-8, 2017
Location: University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
Academic Fields: Any
Presentation Type: Poster Sessions, Oral Presentations, and Creative Works
Submissions: Website should open for applications October 3, 2016 through the deadline of December 2, 2016
Eligibility: all UWG undergraduate students