Since 1982 guest lectures have been sponsored by the Maricopa County Community College District. It is one of many educational programs offered to the students, faculty, and the general public as a community service. The Honors Program Lecture Series is associated with Phi Theta Kappa and provides intellectually stimulating learning opportunities for academically outstanding students.

Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration

The Honors Study Topic changes every two years so that it will always be a timely and relevant subject of importance to the human experience in a global context. The current Honors Program Guide details the 2014/2015 Honors Study Topic, Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration.

Honor Forums Guide 2015-2016

2015 Honors Forum Guest Speakers

Dr. Claudia Alexander, Geophysics & Planetary Science – PAC (Performing Arts Center)

  • February 18th, 2015, Wednesday @ 7 pm
  • Request for dinner @ 6 pm with speaker
  • Article on Dr. Alexander's Current Project: ROSETTA

Dr. John Medina, Brain Development & Psychiatric Disorders – GCC Student Union

  • April 22, 2015, Wednesday @ 7 pm
  • Request for dinner @ 6 pm with speaker

For more information about the current honors forum series, please visit:


The DVDs for all the speakers are in the Libraries on both campuses. There are also some copies available for check out in the Honors Office at the Southern and Dobson Campus. If you check these out, please be considerate of others and return them as quickly as possible.