2021 Program Highlights

Student Panel

This year's student panel promises to be robust as we bring students from across the country together to discuss navigating honor society leadership roles along with their studies -- and especially through this grueling time in history.

Student panelists include:

  • Moira Armstrong (they/them), National Alpha Lambda Delta member, minor in LGBTQ Studies at Kent State University, Ohio.
  • Justin Egresitz, a PhD student and teaching assistant at North Carolina State University, Epsilon Pi Tau member.
  • Jera’Nae Garner-Donald, Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society, a senior biology major and chemistry minor at Dolores Richard Spikes Honors College Program at Southern University and A&M College.
  • Daquion Mack-Williams, Alpha Kappa Nu Honor Society, student at
  • Abigail Sepich, senior at The George Washington University, president of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars National Leadership Council and student representative on the NSCS Board of Directors.
  • Diego Zometa attends Abilene Christian University and is a student researcher who serves as Region I Student Representative, a regional officer/national board member of Alpha Chi Honor Society.

Advisor Panel
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Supports

Join us for a dynamic discussion with four distinguished faculty and member honor society advisors as they present ways to implement successful Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programming throughout your honor society.

Stacy L. Jones, Ph.D., Interim Dean of Students, The University of Alabama, National Society of Collegiate Scholars Advisor and Phi Kappa Phi Advisor  
Dr. Jessica L. Murphy, Professor of Technology, Jackson State University, Epsilon Pi Tau International Technology Honorary, Region II Trustee, Delta Beta Chapter Advisor at JSU

Leasa Rochester-Mills, Director of Academic Transition Programs, Buffalo State College, Alpha Lambda Delta Advisor
Kimberly Simmons, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology and African American Studies, Interim Director of the Institute for African American Research, University of South Carolina, National Society of Collegiate Scholars Advisor and National Board Member

General Session
IRS and Accounting Updates for Nonprofits

An interactive session presented by Andrea Wright, CPA, MBA, Partner, Johnson Lambert, LLP and J. Calvin Marks, Senior Tax Manager, Johnson Lambert, LLP. Learn about the key changes you need to be aware of for you 2020 filings and beyond.