Motar Board - National College Senior Honor Society

Preconference Sessions


Joint Committee Meeting
Saturday, August 5
1:30 - 2 p.m.

Collegiate members serving on one of the following conference committees should attend this preconference organizational meeting. All committees meet at the same place and time.

  • Conference Nominating Committee
  • Credentials Committee
  • Recommendations Committee 


Visit TGen, the Translational Genomics Research Institute
Saturday, August 5
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

See firsthand the next generation sequencing technology and biomedical research laboratories where TGen scientists unlock the mysteries of cancer, neurological disease and diabetes. See how TGen’s world-renowned investigators are revolutionizing medicine for patients in Arizona and across the globe. A cash donation of $5 is requested at the door, which includes lunch, a scientific presentation, and a guided tour of the Institute. You must return to the conference hotel by 1:30 p.m. for registration and the Opening Session of the conference. (Note: This tour is limited to 40 participants.) Check your registration confirmation email for instructions to reserve your spot on this tour.

Singers’ rehearsal
Saturday, August 5
1 – 1:25 p.m.

The Mortar Board Singers give a wonderful performance at the Candlelight Luncheon and will be practicing throughout the conference. If you are onsite early, drop in for rehearsal on Saturday from 1 to 1:25 p.m. Can’t participate in the Saturday afternoon rehearsal? Jump in to the rehearsals later in the day! Details will be in the conference program distributed at the registration desk in Phoenix.