The purpose of the annual Richland College Honors Conference is to enrich the academic lives of all Richland College students.
On Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Richland Honors Program will host its fifth annual conference, this year in partnership with the Richland Institute on Global Citizenship.
All Richland College students and local Honors students are invited to submit presentation proposals, due on Friday, January 25, 2019, at 5 pm, by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at El Paso Hall, room 055—the Richland Honors Student Center.
According to the
Global Citizen movement, “The effects of small actions are not always obvious, but, by working together, specific and tangible outcomes are achieved. Global citizens' voices influence world leaders and decision-makers and contribute to shaping our world.” “The world needs active global citizens who are engaged in the world, knowledgeable about its diversity, and passionate about change.”
To submit a proposal for a 10 to 15 minute individual or group presentation (including audience questions), please follow the steps below:
Title of Presentation (150-Word Abstract):Please explain how your presentation will fit into the Honors Conference theme of Global Responsibility and Citizenship:
Circle one Preferred Presentation Time on Thursday, March 28, 2019:9:30 am to 10:50 am2:00 to 3:20 pm
Audio-Visual Equipment Needs (if any):
Mr. Alfredo Corchado is currently the Mexico City bureau chief of
The Dallas Morning News. He specializes in covering the drug wars and the U.S.-Mexico border, writing stories on drug cartels and organized crime, corruption among police and government officials, and the spread of drug cartels into U.S. cities.
Mr. Ruzo is a geothermal scientist and a National Geographic Young Explorer, known for his science outreach work, and his exploration of Shanay-Timpishka, the 'Boiling River of the Amazon'.
He was raised in Nicaragua, Peru, and Texas. He studied at Southern Methodist University, gaining degrees in Geology (BSc) and Finance (BBA). He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. there.
A Legendary Boiling River Flows Through the Amazon. Can It Be Saved?
Mr. Ruzo's TED talk, The Mythical Boiling River of the Amazon