Conference programs from the past several years can be found in our online archive.

Please help us construct a complete archive! Do you have information about past conference locations and themes not listed here? How about an electronic version of a past conference program that you can share? Contact the GPHC archivist.

2019: Coming Up Roses (Tyler, TX; University of Texas - Tyler)

2018: Surviving the Times through Strength, Community, Diversity (Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University)

2017: Exploration Through Honors (Beaumont, TX; Lamar University)

2016: Entrepreneurial Spirit (Siloam Springs, AR; John Brown University/Oral Roberts Univ.)

2015: Honors Transcending Borders (South Padre Island, TX; University of Texas Pan American)

2014: Looking Back - Looking Forward (Fort Smith, AR; Honors International Studies Program, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith)

2013: Connecting in a Digital World (Canyon, TX; West Texas A&M University)

2012: Honors on the Boulevard (Overland Park, KS; Johnson County Community College/Park University)

2011: Experimenting in Honors (Arlington, TX; UT-Arlington)

2010: The Art of the Critique (Tulsa, OK; Tulsa Community College/Oral Roberts Univ.)

2009: People and Perspectives of the Plains (Lincoln, NE; University of Nebraska)

2008: Visionary on the Prairie (Abilene, TX; Abilene Christian Univ./McMurry University)

2007: From Arrows to Aerospace (Oklahoma City, OK; Oklahoma City University/Okla. City CC)

2006: Let Your Dreams Take Wing (Lubbock, TX; Texas Tech)

2005: Ad Astra Per Aspera (Lawrence, KS; University of Kansas)

2004: Bridging Cultures (San Antonio, TX; UT-San Antonio)

2003: Expanding Borders (Fort Smith, AR; Univ. of Arkansas-Ft. Smith/Tulsa CC)

2002: Cowtown as Text (Fort Worth, TX; TCU, UTA, TCCC, TWU, Tyler JC)

2001: Theme unknown (Wichita, KS; Wichita State University)

2000: 21st Century Honors on the Great Plains (Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University)

1999: Theme unknown (Little Rock, AR; Univ. of Arkansas-Little Rock)

1998: Theme unknown (Lincoln, NE; University of Nebraska)

1997: LBJ's Hill Country and the Great Plains: Landforms, Water, and Cultures (San Marcos, Texas)

1996: The Prairie as Text (Emporia, KS; Emporia State University)

1995: Theme unknown (Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University)



1992: Theme unknown (Overland Park, KS; Johnson County Community College)

1991: Theme unknown (Emporia, KS; Emporia State University)


1989: Theme unknown (Abilene, TX; Abiline Christian University)



1986: Theme unknown (Southwest Texas State University)

1985: Theme unknown (University of Arkansas-Fayetteville)