Celebrating Academic and Creative Scholarship
Please save the date, April 9, 2013, for the first Festival of Excellence. Faculty, students, and staff will have an opportunity to present during this symposium designed to celebrate scholarly work conducted throughout the institution. The five major categories for presentation are: leadership, outdoor engagement, community engagement, creativity, and global engagement.
Workshop types will include concurrent presentations, poster sessions, and creative work demonstrations /presentations.
- Concurrent Sessions: Faculty, students, and staff will prepare a 15-30 minute presentation on a research topic, publication, or paper. Additional Q&A time is included. Presenters can propose to present as an individual or as part of a panel. Venues will include classrooms and theatre style rooms on campus.
- Poster Sessions: Faculty, students, and staff will create posters that feature research projects and presentations. Presenters will have 30 minutes to share information and answer questions about their posters which will be set-up all day in one of the campus venues.
- Creative Works: Faculty, students, and staff who have projects which relate to the fields of fine arts, music, theatre, visual arts, poetry, etc. should apply within the Creative Works category. Artistic venues will include a variety of campus sites that are conducive to the specific activity or media.
Work created during 2012 and 2013 is eligible for presentation. Additional details can be found on the Festival of Excellence proposal application. All applications will be due by 5:00PM, February 8, 2013.
All questions regarding this date can be directed to: Joan Fitton, Director, Sponsored Research and Grants, firstname.lastname@example.org