Mississippi-Louisiana Region of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Oxford, Mississippi / March 3-4, 2017

Friday, March 3

4:00-5:30  Registration / Voting Delegate Registration

Chapter registration of Regional Projects and Website/Newsletter/Yearbook Projects

(Projects will be displayed on tables at back of Ballroom; one student and one advisor will be allowed into Ballroom to set up projects before beginning of General Session One. Our objective is to promote better project visibility and a more collegial atmosphere of shared research. JUDGING WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE EVENING EVENTS.)

Four-Year Transfer Partner Fair

Hospitality Room for Advisors (Location TBA)

5:30  General Session I

  • Call to Order – Regional President
  • Welcome/Introduction of special guest – Regional Coordinator
  • Official Greeting from Ole Miss
  • Key Note Speaker – TBA
  • Chapter Roll Call – Regional Secretary
  • Remarks from Phi Theta Kappa headquarters
  • Promotion of Saturday Breakout Sessions
  • Invocation – Regional Officer

6:30  Dinner

  • Regional Slide Show rotates during meal
  • Transfer Partner Announcements

7:15  General Session II

  • Call to order – Regional Officer
  • Remarks from Ole Miss Transfer Coordinator
  • Introduction of All Mississippi Academic Team
  • Presentation of Travel Award
  • Recognition of Regional/International Administrators
  • Presentation of Alumni Awards
  • Individual Awards – Regional Coordinator and Regional Officers
    • Horizon Award
    • Continued Excellence Advisors
    • Bennie Warren Awards
    • Paragon Advisors
    • Golden Key

8:15  Student Dessert Fellowship

Advisor Dessert Fellowship

  • Short Business meeting


9:00  First Business Session

Introduction of our region’s International Officer Candidates

2017 Regional Officer Campaign Speeches

Election – electronic polling begins at conclusion of this session

Saturday, March 4

8:30-9:00  Four-Year Transfer Partner Fair

                       Hospitality Station for Students

                       Hospitality Room for Advisors

                       Regional Advisors’ Meeting

                      ELECTRONIC POLLING ENDS @ 9:00AM SHARP!

9:00-9:15  Morning Welcome/ Announcements for Breakout Sessions

9:15-10:15  Concurrent Breakout Sessions

                       We are planning to have 4-6 individual sessions

10:15  General Session III

  • Call to order – Regional Officer
  • Four Year Transfer Partner Announcements
  • Remarks and introduction – Dr. Ruckel
  • Keynote Address – Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner
  • Regional Update – Dr. Ryan Ruckel
  • Five Star Awards
  • Regional Awards
  • Announcement of 2017 Regional Officers

Lunch vouchers may be used to purchase lunch?


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