Idea Exchange/Breakfast

Saturday, November 8, 2014: 8:30 AM-9:15 AM
Plaza B, C, E, and F (Sheraton)
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Honors on a (Fraying) Shoestring Budget
Angela Salas , Indiana University Southeast
Cultural Significance of Sea Turtles
Lauren Goldsworthy* , Florida Atlantic University-Jupiter
Transfer Student Experience
Jacci White , Saint Leo University; Thomas Humprhies , Saint Leo University
Camaraderie with a Cause: Solidifying the Honors Program through Service
Natalie Kelly* , Youngstown State University; Ciara Andrews* , Youngstown State University
The Sir Edmond Hillary Guide to the Scholarly Climb
Megan Evans* , Youngstown State University
Stimulating Community Service through Social Events
Stephanie Moore* , California University of Pennsylvania; Emily Murray* , California University of Pennsylvania
The Thrill of the Climb - with NCHC Honors Semesters Committee
Bernice Braid , Long Island University-Brooklyn; Elizabeth Beck , Iowa State University; Clay Motley , Western Kentucky University; Sara Quay , Endicott College; Susan Cannata , University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Jesse Peters , University of North Carolina at Pembroke
"Structuring a Student Honors Government"
John Troutman* , California University of Pennsylvania; Shawn Reese* , California University of Pennsylvania
Lauren Galyen's Honors Climb
Lauren Galyen* , University of Cincinnati
An Honors Tailgate: A Way to Connect Current Students, Prospective Students, Alumni, and Faculty
Nicholas Grondin* , University of South Alabama; Matthew Moore* , University of South Alabama; Caden Moore* , University of South Alabama
An Honors Experience Reconceptualization through Collaboration
Rolando Mendez , Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce; Jose Muņiz* , Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce; Cristina Aponte* , Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce; Stephanie Velazquez* , Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
Evolution of USD's Honors Student Board
Taylor Kress* , University of San Diego
Brightened Birthdays: Gladdening Children One Gift at a Time
Michael Barkett* , Youngstown State University; Mariah DeFuria* , Youngstown State University; Kirstie Feorene* , Youngstown State University; Katina Landgraff* , Youngstown State University
Fish Are Friends, Not Food: An Honors Marine Biology Project
Kara O'Neal* , Southern Arkansas University; Casey O'Hara* , Southern Arkansas University; Addison Ochs* , Southern Arkansas University
Pizza with Professors!
Kate Bruce , University of North Carolina Wilmington
Scholar Wars: Enhancing Community through the Spirit of Competition
Tyler Pabst* , Youngstown State University; Andrew Morgan* , Youngstown State University
Honors in a Large Enrollment Course: Practices for a Specialized Discussion Section
Shaun Vecera , University of Iowa; Elizabeth Shirazi* , University of Iowa
Transformative Civic Engagement through the Teaching of the Holocaust
Kolleen Guy , University of Texas at San Antonio; Abigail Morales* , University of Texas at San Antonio; Allison Abendroth* , University of Texas at San Antonio
From the Unknown to Known: How to Make Honors Programs Swag Worthy
Alison Aloisio* , University of St. Francis; Elizabeth Healy* , University of St. Francis; Lisa Hedrick , University of St. Francis
Fundraising Made Easy: Creative Solutions for Improving Honors Philanthropy
Brock DeAngelo* , Youngstown State University; Jordan Edgell* , Youngstown State University; Alana Lesnansky* , Youngstown State University; Elizabeth Urig* , Youngstown State University; Kayla Zitello* , Youngstown State University
Superwomen Leaders: Climbing out of Adversity
Shannon Patterson* , Dickinson State University; Lexie Adolf* , Dickinson State University; Inga Larson* , Dickinson State University; Margaret Marcusen , Dickinson State University
Leading by Example: Student-Led Leadership
Lexie Adolf* , Dickinson State University; Inga Larson* , Dickinson State University; Shannon Patterson* , Dickinson State University
The Thrill of Creativity: Doing Creative Research Projects in Honors Courses
Lauren Coyne* , Eastern Kentucky University; Maitland Dunwoody* , Eastern Kentucky University; Krissie Hogan* , Eastern Kentucky University; Charlotte Rich , Eastern Kentucky University
Bluehawk Bucks Card
Amber Thoeny* , Dickinson State University
Water for Uganda: A Collaborative Campaign Involving the Ugandan Water Project, Youngstown State University Scholars, and the Greater Community
Georgia Kasamias* , Youngstown State University; Tyler Fond* , Youngstown State University; Audrey Keleman* , Youngstown State University
Honors Supplemental Guidebook for Pharmacy Student Success
Terra Klima* , South Dakota State University
The Honors Yearbook: A Compilation of Memories and Research
Taylor Price* , University of South Alabama
Building Honors Identity: An Integrated First-Year Experience
Leslie Kaplan , University of North Florida; Cristina Helbling , University of North Florida; Rachael Trinklein , University of North Florida
Herd for Hire: The Nerd Herd and Honors Fundraising
Brooke Rampy* , Gardner-Webb University; Merideth Byl* , Gardner-Webb University
LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, D.C.
Dana Faught , The Fund for American Studies
How to Run an Interactive Murder Mystery
Theresa Dewa* , Arcadia University
Welcome to Our World: An Honors Learning Community Goes Global
Jessica Belongia* , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Elizabeth Wachholder* , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Ashley McCallum* , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Melissa Deller , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Expanding Honors Program Knowledge through Web Video
Nicole Gross* , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Heather Rhoades* , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Brian Schanen* , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Ambassador Program
Abdul Hasbini* , Hillsborough Community College; Patricia White* , Hillsborough Community College; Helene Alt* , Hillsborough Community College; Scott Peabody* , Hillsborough Community College
Unusual Animals and Their Role in Honors Recruitment
Collin Helms* , Gardner-Webb University; Josiah Parke* , Gardner-Webb University
Creating an Effective Honors Student Council at UW-Stout
Megan Hondl* , University of Wisconsin-Stout
Elevating Student Expectations to Achieve Future Goals
David Stockert* , Dickinson State University
Red Cross Blood Drives: A Mix of Community-Service and Fundraising Opportunities
Ashley Orr* , Youngstown State University; Greta Frost* , Youngstown State University
Publicity: Reaching out to an Overwhelmed Generation
Elizabeth Banfield* , Gardner-Webb University
The Grand Canyon Semester
George Gumerman , Northern Arizona University
Scribendi: Art and Literary Publication
Claire Stasiewicz* , The University of New Mexico; Jordan Burk* , The University of New Mexico; Jesse Montoya* , University of New Mexico; Keriden Brown* , University of New Mexico; Neethi Baskaran* , University of New Mexico
It Might be Better Than Rocket Science: Firing up First-Year Undergrads for Research
Rita Barnes , Tennessee Technological University; Miranda McConnell* , Tennessee Technological University; Gabriella Marlow* , Tennessee Technological University
Reviving an Honors College Student Association
Sarah Ragsdale* , University of Central Missouri; Alexandria Richardson* , University of Central Missouri
Focus Group Follow-up: Coding and Analyzing Qualitative Data
Cassandra Erler* , Franklin Pierce University
The Many Ways to Excel
Irena van Nynatten - Janikowska , Hogeschool van Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
Born from a Blank Canvas: BSU Honors Student Congress
Kevin Costa* , Bridgewater State University; Adam Costa* , Bridgewater State University; Jessica Polaski* , Bridgewater State University; Heather Dupont* , Bridgewater State University
Buster Bucks
Joshua Kralicek* , Dickinson State University; Jason Armitage* , Dickinson State University
Sanctuary Literary Magazine: Creativity and Management
Shejuti Paul* , University of Alabama at Birmingham
Covering the Bases: Event Planning for a Substantial and Diverse Honors Population
Jessica Peterson* , Texas Woman's University; Elizabeth Yelverton , Texas Woman's University
Constructing a Multi-Faceted Recruitment Program
Amy Story , Baldwin Wallace University; Katie Adkins , Baldwin Wallace University
Keeping Traditions Alive: Social Programming within the Honors College
Jessica Helf* , Eastern Illinois University; Shirmeen Ahmad* , Eastern Illinois University; Sara Schmidt , Eastern Illinois University
Leadership through Academic Service Learning and Student Engagement
Heather Ciallella* , Arcadia University; Amanda Edholm* , Arcadia University
Moving toward a Balanced Honors Curriculum: Adding Adrienne Rich to the Conversation
Kathleen Ellis , University of Maine; Edie Elwood , University of Maine; Emma Oppewall* , University of Maine; Lucas Roy* , University of Maine; Abbie Wessels* , University of Maine
The Honors Student's Map to Success
Matthew Meier* , Purdue University- Calumet; Emily Wingert* , Purdue University- Calumet; John Rowan , Purdue University- Calumet
Aim for the Sky: Planning of an Honors Freshmen Orientation Experience
Jackie Whitling , Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; Sarah Filipski , Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; Andrew Johnson , Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; Shelby Helwig , Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Partners in the Parks: The Thrill of the Challenge
William Atwill , University of North Carolina Wilmington; Kathleen King , Hillsborough Community College
Publications Board
Richard Badenhausen , Westminster College; Joan Digby , Long Island University/LIU Post; Jeffrey Portnoy , Georgia Perimeter College
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