HERU 2019 Conference - Presentation Schedule

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - Day One
Time Room Presentation Title Presenters
7:15am - Registration
8:00 - 9:30am - Welcome and Breakfast
Dr. Martha Bradley, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean of Undergraduate Studies
9:50am - 12:00pm - Morning Breakout Sessions
9:50-10:30am Alpine The UConn Honors Leadership Experience: Catalyzing Student Capacities for Change Leigh Fine
9:50-10:30am City Creek Let's Make a Deal: Honors Learning Contracts as Opportunities for High-Impact Learning Kristine Miller, Heidi Appeal
9:50-10:50am Ballroom 1 (East) Building an Honors College from Scratch Christian Brady, Czarena Crofcheck, Sally Foster, Kondwani Phwandaphwanda, Mark Jacobs
9:50-10:20am Ballroom 2 (West) Don’t Stop Believing: Student Success Stories and the Case for Looking Past the Standardized Test Score Aaron Reynolds, Amber Thackeray, Jennifer Wiseman
9:50-10:50am Bonneville Honors Wellness Ambassadors: A Peer Mentoring Program to Promote Holistic Wellness Katie Maxwell
10:20-10:50am Ballroom 2 (West) Broadening Access to Honors: Pathway Program Targeting First Generation and Low Income Students Justin Micomonaco
10:30-10:50am Alpine Personal Leadership For Honors Students of the Medical School of Amsterdam UMC Yvonne Pannekoek
10:30-10:50am City Creek Integrating HIPS Across the Curriculum: Immersive Gaming and Student Retention Scott Breuninger
10:50-11:00am Morning Break
11:00-11:30am Ballroom 1 (East) The Calhoun Discovery Program at Virginia Tech: Integrating Disciplinary, Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Honors Education Thanassis Rikakis
11:00-11:40am Ballroom 2 (West) Teaching Climate Change in an Era of Fake News & Disinformation Adam Kuban
11:00-11:40am Alpine Promoting Civic Engagement Through the Honors College Forum Course Noah Pittman, Lynda Coon
11:00-12:00pm Bonneville The Fully Engaged Student: Awareness, Attention and Mindfulness in the 21st Century Classroom Phillip Bimstein
11:00-12:00pm City Creek Curricular Innovations: Experiential Learning and Community Engagement from First Year to Capstone Anne Marie Halstead, Jacqueline Smith-Mason
11:30-12:00pm Ballroom 1 (East) Transdisciplinary Problem-Solving in the Innovation and Discovery Studios at Virginia Tech Stephanie Lewis
11:40-12:00pm Ballroom 2 (West) Developing Sustainability Policy in a Multidisciplinary Honors Course Peggy Ann Johnson
11:40-12:00pm Alpine Honors College Seminar Series: How to Change the World! Policymaking for Future Government and Nonprofit Leaders Ralph Rosado
12:15 - 1:45pm - Lunch in Fort Douglas Ballroom
Human Rights in Honors Education - Sylvia Torti, Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox
2:00 - 4:30pm - Afternoon Breakout Sessions
2:00-2:20pm Bonneville One Course Shall Rule Them All: Development, Curriculum, Pedagogy, Mentoring, and Alumni Engagement Steven Lynn
2:00-2:30pm Alpine The Contribution of Honors and Scholars in Larger Social Debates Sylvia Turner
2:00-2:30pm Ballroom 2 (West) Birth to 7: Achievements and Challenges in a Developing Honors College Sarah Cook
2:00-2:40pm Ballroom 1 (East) Keeping Honors Students Engaged at the Upper Levels: Building Greater Flexibility into an Honors Curriculum Art Spisak, Bob Kirby
2:00-2:40pm City Creek Addressing Real-World Issues of Student Choice Makes All the Difference in a Co-created Multidisciplinary Course Marca Wolfensberger
2:20-2:40pm Bonneville Managing External Engagement Using a Continuum Model Toni Doolen, Kellie Parker, Kevin Stoller
2:30-3:00pm Ballroom 2 (West) Are Honors Colleges Just? Edward Munn Sanchez
2:30-3:00pm Alpine Meaningful Honors College Service-Learning Joseph Feinberg
2:40-3:20pm Ballroom 1 (East) Creating Dual Degree Bachelor’s/Master’s Programs in an Honors College Elizabeth Raisanen
2:40-3:20pm Bonneville "What We Talk About When We Talk About . . . Anything": Engaging Alumni & Community in the “Great Conversation” (and Raising Scholarship Funds at the Same Time!) Mallory Chesser, William Monroe, Hannah Barker, Martha Hayes
2:40-3:20pm City Creek Shaping A Career in Honors Education with Courage, Curiosity and Community Donna Meyer
3:00-3:20pm Alpine A Community-Engaged Honors Curriculum at an Urban, Jesuit University Amelia Zurcher
3:00-3:20pm Ballroom 2 (West) In Search of Appropriate Benchmarks: Should Public Honors Colleges Compare Themselves with Private Liberal Arts Colleges? Gabe Paquette
3:20-3:30pm Afternoon Break
3:30-4:00pm Alpine An Inquiry-based Model for Designing Civic/Community-Engaged Teaching & Learning Endeavors Adam Kuban
3:30-4:10pm Bonneville Cultivating Relationships with Key Stakeholders: Alumni, Parents and Corporate Partners Anna Pressler, Erin Burnette
3:30-4:10pm Ballroom 2 (West) Research Collaboratives For the 21st Century François G. Amar
3:30-4:30pm City Creek Grace & Grit: Infusing Professionalism and Resiliency in the Honors Experience Sally Foster
3:30-4:30pm Ballroom 1 (East) Social and Civic Engagement for First-Year Honors Courses: Challenges and Opportunities Paul Ketzle, Laurence J. Parker, David Hawkins
4:00-4:30pm Alpine Do You See What I See: Visual Literacy in the Honors Curriculum Heidi Appel
4:10-4:30pm Ballroom 2 (West) Accrediting Off Campus Study in Honors: Working with Students to Develop Tangible Research Projects Completed Abroad Jayme Scally
4:10-4:30pm Bonneville Engaging Honors Parents and Families in Philanthropy Tara Williams
5:00 - 8:30pm - Reception & Dinner with Keynote at Red Butte Gardens
Keynote: Dr. Diane Harris, Senior Program Officer at Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Day Two - May 22, 2019
Time Room Presentation Title Presenters
7:15am - Registration
8:00 - 9:30am - Plenary Session and Breakfast
Navigating 21st Century Challenges in Honors: A Conversation around Aligning NCHC’s New Strategic Roadmap with the Needs of Research Institutions - Richard Badenhausen & Art Spisak
9:50 - 12:00pm - Morning Breakout Sessions
9:50-10:20am Ballroom 2 (West) #MeToo, Mental Health, and Eating Disorders; Self-Advocacy and the Shift in Services Offered Becka Neary-DeLaPorte
9:50-10:20am Alpine Promoting a Culture of Wellness in Honors Heather Servaty-Seib
9:50-10:50am Ballroom 1 (East) From (Gifted Education) Theory to (Honors Curriculum) Practice Jaclyn Chancey
9:50-10:50am Bonneville It’s our Party and We’ll Fundraise if We Want to: Activating your Base with Minimal Resources Zachary Martin
9:50-10:50am City Creek Ready, Aim, Research: Foundations of the First Year Project Cheree Meeks
10:20-10:50am Alpine Honors Internationalization at Washington State University: Perspectives and Assessment David Shier, Kim Anderson
10:20-10:50am Ballroom 2 (West) How We Lessen Student Anxieties and Set the Stage for Success Kristen Hermann, Dawn Rendell, Ashley Brand
10:50-11:00am Morning Break
11:00-11:30am Bonneville Alumni Interviewers – Taking Alumni Engagement to the Next Level Sean Goheen, Deyo Olorunnisola
11:00-11:30am City Creek Ditching the filter: Helping students confront imposter syndrome Melissa Johnson
11:00-11:30am Alpine Recruiting the next generation: Lessons learned in GenZ recruitment to The Ohio State University Honors Program. Karrie Mills
11:00-12:00pm Ballroom 1 (East) Honors Summer Bridge: Designing, Piloting, and Participating in a 4-week, 6-credit Interdisciplinary Honors Course Lori Howe, Zachary Taylor, Claire Thomas, Dylan Miller, Emily Jones
11:00-12:00pm Ballroom 2 (West) Staffing Honors for the 21st Century – Growing, Shrinking, and Being Creative with Human Resources Jennifer Lease Butts, Chappell Wilson
11:30-12:00pm Bonneville Alumni as Bridges Between University and Career/Graduate School Lisa Roetzel, Mary Gillis
11:30-12:00pm Alpine Finding Future Leaders: Adapting to Change in the Honors Application Review Process Erin Wessell
11:30-12:00pm City Creek Overachievers: Lessons on Student Success in Honors Justin Micomonaco
12:15 - 1:45pm Lunch
2:00 - 4:30pm Afternoon Breakout Sessions
2:00-2:40pm Alpine Best Practices for Recruiting Students from Rural Communities to Your Honors College Noah Pittman, Chelsea Hodge
2:00-2:40pm Bonneville From Engagement to Social Action: holistic and forward-thinking impacts Kristi Wood-Turner
2:00-2:40pm Ballroom 2 (West) The Hunger Consortium: Doing Good by Doing Honors. An Academic and Community Engagement feeder for Capstone Projects. Sumana Datta
2:00-2:40pm Ballroom 1 (East) First –Year Friendships: The By-Product of City as Text Curriculum Dawn Brooks, Jamie Romine-Gabardi
2:20-2:40pm City Creek Analyzing a Transfer Honors Program – Equity Admissions and Success Seminar Heidi van Beek
2:40-3:20pm City Creek When is Cliché OK? A Deeper Look at Recruiting and Admitting Honors Students Mindy Hart
2:40-3:00pm Ballroom 1 (East) Laying a Foundation: First Year Sequencing at UNM Honors Sarita Jo Cargas
2:40-3:20pm Bonneville “Knowledge changes you. You change the world.”: Community Partnerships and Service Learning at the University of Alabama Jacqueline Morgan, Vicki Holt, Claire Stebbins
2:40-3:20pm Ballroom 2 (West) Reimagining Online Learning for Authentic, Unique, and Impactful Honors Experiences Maikel Alendy
2:40-3:20pm Alpine Service Learning for Social Justice in Honors: Making an Impact with First Year Students Bess German
3:00-3:20pm Ballroom 1 (East) Innovations in Honors and University General Education Curricula Terry Hunt
3:20-3:30pm Afternoon Break
3:30-4:10pm Bonneville (fund)RAISING Honors Rebecca Bott-Knutson
3:30-4:10pm City Creek The NEXUS Program: A New Model for Interdisciplinary Honors Education Matthew Bribitzer-Stull, Kristin Farrell, Ian Ringgenberg
3:30-4:30pm Alpine Becoming a Critically Reflective Practitioner: Implications for Honors Advising Anna Ochs
3:30-4:30pm Ballroom 1 (East) Let’s Play! Teaching Intellectual Traditions with the Reacting to the Past Pedagogy Ginger Smoak, Ann Engar
3:30-4:30pm Ballroom 2 (West) Show me the money!: Priorities, budgets and staffing Chappell Wilson, Jonathan Kotinek, Timothy Hulsey