2018 AJCU Honors Conference at Creighton University Schedule


The following schedule outlines the events of the 2018 AJCU Honors Conference.

Friday 23 March

9:00-9:30 Welcome from Creighton Honors and Address from Dr. Bridget Keegan, Dean of the Creighton College of Arts and Sciences (Harper 3023).

9:30-10:30: Integrity in Honors Mission and Identity (led by Daniel Murphy, St. Peter?s University) (Harper 3023).

10:45-11:45: Marketing with Integrity (faculty session led by Nicole Nguyen, University of San Francisco, and Kristine Rohwer, Communication and Marketing Strategist, Creighton College of Arts and Sciences) (Harper 3027)

10:45-11:45: Maintaining Connections: Communication across Cohorts, with Faculty/Administrators, and with the General Student Population (student session) (Harper 3029)

12:00-1:00: Catered Lunch, Harper 3023.  Please allow vegetarians/vegans to select their lunch first.

1:00-2:30: Pedagogy and Posters (led by Robert Pampel, St. Louis University, from 1:00-1:30; and by Julie Soukup, Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, Creighton, from 1:30-2:00 (Harper 3023).  Poster viewing will take place at 2:00 in Harper 3028.

2:30-3:00: ?Truthfulness,? presentation by Dr. Anne Ozar, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Creighton, Harper 3023.

3:00-4:00: Joint AJCU/NCHC Reception

4:00-5:00: High Impact in Honors (led by Linda Tredennick, Gonzaga University, and Catherine Kleier, Regis University) (Harper 3023).

5:15: The bus and van will take you back to the Element hotel. 

6:30: Bus and van will take you to dinner (Lo Sole Mio Italian Restaurant)


Saturday 24 March

9:30-1:00: Excursion to the Doorly Zoo (with presentation from Dr. Ted Burk, Professor of Biology, Creighton).  Bus and van will pick you up at the Element at 9:30.  Lunch is not provided, but you can purchase lunch at the zoo.  The bus will retrieve you at the zoo at 1:00.

1:30-2:15 Cura Personalis for honors administrators (faculty session, led by Angela Jones, John Carroll University) (Harper 3027).

1:30-2:15: Expectations and Investments: What to Expect and How to Give Back (student session) (Harper 3029).

2:15-3:00: Honors Advising (led by Jeffrey Hause, Creighton) (Harper 3023)

3:15-4:00: Resource Sharing (open discussion) (Harper 3023)

4:00: Concluding Remarks

4:15-4:30: Bus and van will take you to Element Hotel.

4:30-7:00: Free time for rest or for short excursions around Omaha. 

7:00: Dinner at Cantina Laredo (a short walk from the Element)