The 50th Honors Institute will be at Loyola University

We’re excited to announce that Honors Institute 2017 will be June 5-10 at Loyola University’s Lake Shore Campus in Chicago, Illinois.

Honors Institute is a weeklong event that focuses on the Honors Study Topic and Phi Theta Kappa’s honors programming as a whole. Internationally recognized speakers examine the Honors Study Topic from their unique perspectives. Small group seminars allow participants to exchange ideas about how the presentations relate back to the Honors Study Topic.

Educational forums dive deeper into Honors in Action as a whole, breaking down the processes behind conducting an Honors in Action Project. Educational field trips let attendees see the Honors Study Topic at work in the real world.

“We can’t wait to bring Honors Institute to Chicago and Loyola University,” said Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner, Phi Theta Kappa’s President and CEO. “Honors Institute has always been a very special event. It’s intimate, it’s informative, it’s educational and it leaves a lasting impact on all who attend.”

Speakers and a full schedule will be announced in the coming months.

This will be the 50th Honors Institute, which began in 1968 at Endicott College in Massachusetts. It was launched to mark the 50th birthday of Phi Theta Kappa and to give chapters a better understanding of the Honors Study Topic, which had been developed the year before.

You can read more about the history of Honors Institute and those responsible for it in the 2015 issue of Visionary magazine, beginning on page 7.