Great Plains Honors Council Conference 2022

Schedule - at-a-Glance


All Friday events take place at Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center  (Exhibition Hall) 225 W. Douglas. This is walking distance from the conference hotels, across the street from the Drury Plaza.

2:00 - 4:00 pm Poster Set-up 
2:00 - 5:00 pm  Conference Registration 
4:00 - 5:30 pm  Poster Session 
6:00 - 7:45 pm

Welcome Dinner 

Boe Award and Britt Poster Winner Recognition

8:00 pm Moderator Training - or immediately following dinner program
8:00 pm Student Social: Trivia Night
8:00 pm GPHC Executive Board Meeting 


Saturday morning events take place in the Rhatigan Student Center on the Wichita State main campus. Starbuck's will be open on the RSC 1st floor directly below the presentation rooms.

6:00 - 8:30 am

Breakfast at hotel (included with hotel stay)

7:45 - 9:00 am

Shuttles run continuously between Drury Plaza Hotel and Wichita State University Campus, Rhatigan Student Center.

We encourage everyone to use the shuttles since you'll be dropped off at the hotel after the excursions. For parking information, visit Parking at Wichita State.

8:30 - 9:20 am

Boe Award Presentations, Rhatigan Student Center Room 233 & 265

9:30 - 10:20 am

Presentation Session 1, Rhatigan Student Center - 2nd floor

10:30 - 11:20 am

Presentation Session 2, Rhatigan Student Center - 2nd floor

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch and Break, Rhatigan Student Center - 2nd floor

Pick up a boxed lunch - with bottled water inside the box - from the tables set up in the lounge area outside the presentation rooms.

Choice of ham, turkey, or veggie wrap. 

12:15 - 1:05 pm

Presentation Session 3 - Rhatigan Student Center - 2nd floor 

1:15 pm

Meet excursion buses in the Rhatigan Student Center parking lot.

1:30 - 5:30 pm


Buses will drop off at the Drury Hotel.

We encourage everyone to use the shuttle in the morning, but if you need to drive separately to the WSU campus, find Kimberly Engber or Ryan Diehl after the banquet for a ride back to campus.

6:30 pm

Banquet - Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center (Exhibition Hall)

8:30 pm

Walk to the Historic Delano District

Meet on the Century II Plaza to walk across the bridge to Delano. Also in the path of the free Q-Line, which offers free and convenient transportation throughout the downtown area, and Bike Share ICT locations can be found in the area.

Sunday (Hotel)

8:00 am GPHC Business Meeting, Drury Plaza Hotel