Annual Scholarship Colloquium to Showcase Research-Based Projects

Annual Scholarship Colloquium to Showcase Research-Based Projects

More than 100 MSU students and faculty will be a part of 42 presentations at the Second Annual Scholarship Colloquium from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. this Friday in the Clark Student Center. The colloquium serves to inform the campus and outside communities about the research-based projects undertaken by MSU students and faculty.

Undergraduate and graduate students from the six colleges will be presenting work from a variety of research and creative projects through poster displays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the CSC Atrium. Five podium presentations will be as follows:

10: 20 a.m. Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences

"Texas Means Friends" by Heidi S. Hakimi-Hood


10:40 a.m. Writing Center

"Finding Our Writing Center: The Search for Identity Amidst Misperceptions" by Ashley Campana and Trisha Suhr


11 a.m. College of Health Sciences and Human Services

"Healthy Aging" by Natasha Sutherland


11:20 a.m. College of Science and Mathematics

"Approximating Discrete Closed Curves Using Cubic Curves" by Samantha C. Tomei


11:40 a.m. Dillard College of Business Administration

"Determining and Focusing on Why Students Attend Midwestern State University" by Shelly Agee and Rachel Cooper


Faculty, who earned MSU research grants in 2009-2010, will display posters explaining their work in CSC Wichita I & II from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

As a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), this annual event illustrates distinguishing characteristics associated with MSU's membership: focus on student involvement, small class sizes, close faculty-student interactions, and opportunities for faculty-supervised research and supportive environments.