Brock Scholars and Innovations Scholars from UTC’s Honors College presented their academic research and gave talks on best practices in honors education at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Honors Council in Orlando, Florida. The conference theme was “The Magic of Honors,” and the more than 700 attendees got to enjoy an evening at Universal Studios theme park, featuring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
SRHC is the largest and arguably most active regional branch of the National Collegiate Honors Council. Students made a total of 18 oral presentations and eight poster presentations on diverse subjects in the humanities, natural sciences, fine arts, social sciences, health and nutrition, education, mathematics. They also led three panel presentations on honors practices, including the launch of a new national undergraduate research journal called UReCA!: A Web Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity.
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