State Honors Councils in the Southern Region

The Southern Regional Honors Council is proud to support the Honors councils, associations, and organizations in the southern United States. For more information about each council, please click on the council name.

 

Florida Collegiate honors Council

The Florida Collegiate Honors Council (FCHC) is a professional association of undergraduate honors programs and colleges in Florida. FCHC is closely associated with the Southern Regional Honors Council (SRHC) and the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC).

Since the early 1990s, FCHC has held an annual conference in February for Florida Honors students, faculty, directors, and deans. The conference provides an opportunity to network with Honors professionals and Honors students, to share Honors expertise, and to hear presentations from across many disciplines.

FCHC is governed by a 14-member Executive Board: President, Past President, President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, three at-large faculty/professional members, the Scholarship Coordinator, the Writing Contest Coordinator, and three students.

The mission of FCHC is:

  • To provide a forum for sharing information about and improving the quality of Honors programs;

  • To provide students with greater opportunities for intercollegiate Honors program activities;

  • To collaborate with the regional and national organizations which have similar goals;

  • To encourage articulation and collaborative programming between Honors programs at associate and baccalaureate institutions;

  • To increase the public and private awareness of and fiscal commitment to Honors programs and projects.

President
Aaron Hanlin (hanlina@seminolestate.edu)
Seminole State College of Florida


Georgia Collegiate honors COuncil

The Georgia Collegiate Honors Council (GCHC) is an organization formed for the promotion and advancement of honors education in institutions of higher learning in the state of Georgia.

Colleges and universities offering honors programming or having an interest in offering honors work are eligible for institutional membership. Memberships in GCHC may also be held by other institutions, such as foundations or educational organizations, with an interest in honors education.

Each year, GCHC hosts its annual meeting at a selected college or university in Georgia.

President 
Dr. Chenny Gan (cgan@wesleyancollege.edu)
Wesleyan College


Virginias Collegiate Honors Council

The Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC), now more than twenty five years old, joins universities, colleges, and community colleges throughout Virginia and West Virginia to support and enhance programs and activities to meet the needs of exceptionally talented and motivated students. 

The mission of VCHC is to:

  • provide a forum for sharing information about honors programs,

  • provide students with greater opportunities for intercollegiate honors programs activities, 

  • collaborate with regional and national organizations which have similar goals,

  • encourage articulation between two- and four-year honors programs, and

  • increase public and private awareness of and fiscal commitment to honors programs and projects.

President
Dr. David Metzger (dmetzger@odu.edu)
Old Dominion University