2017 PTK Honors Institute

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Special Events

Welcome Social
On Monday, June 5, the first night of the Honors Institute, all participants are invited to a Welcome Social from 9:15 pm – 11:00 pm in the Damen Student Union, First Floor Lobby. Come get to know your fellow Institute participants from across the country and around the world.

Regional Coordinator Reception
All Regional Coordinators and Associate Regional Coordinators are invited to a reception on Monday, June 5, from 10:00 pm –11:30 pm in Damen Student Union, Ireland.

College Transfer Fair
Learn more about college transfer opportunities available to you as a Phi Theta Kappa member on Tuesday, June 6, 12:15 pm – 2:15 pm at the Damen Student Union, Second Floor Lobby. Network with
representatives from four-year colleges and universities on-hand to answer your transfer questions.

Book Signing - Ann Bancroft
Come meet speaker and Polar Explorer Ann Bancroft! Bancroft will sell and sign copies of her book, No Horizon Too Far on Tuesday, June 6 from 12:15 pm − 2:00 pm in the Damen Student Union, First Floor Lobby. Copies of No Horizon Too Far cost $20.00.

Chapter Advisor Luncheon
Chapter advisors are invited to a special luncheon on Tuesday, June 6, at 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm at Mundelien Center, Mundelein Auditorium. All advisors are encouraged to attend this luncheon to network with other advisors.

Educational Forums
Learn more about Honors in Action and the ways you can take what you learn about the Honors Study Topic at Honors Institute back to your chapter and region. Explore more about College Projects, Competitive Edge, and Running for International Office, too.

Optional sessions will be conducted by Phi Theta Kappa staff, members of the Honors Program Council and advisors from award-winning chapters on Tuesday, June 6, from 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm AND Thursday, June 8, from 2:15 pm – 4:30 pm.

Regional Officer Training
All Regional Officers are invited to join Phi Theta Kappa’s Associate Vice President for Student Engagement for training in Regis Hall, Multi-Purpose Room on Tuesday, June 6, from 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm.

Farewell Social
On Thursday, June 8, all participants are invited to a Farewell Social from 10:15 pm – 11:00 pm in Damen Student Union, First Floor Lobby. It’s an opportunity to bid farewell to Phi Theta Kappa friends old and new.

Explore More! Day
On Friday, June 9, no activities or events are scheduled for Explore More! Day. Honors Institute participants are responsible for all fees, including transportation, admissions, lunch and dinner on Explore More! Day.

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