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The Society of President’s Scholars and the Provost’s Office are proud to sponsor the Celebration of Quality, an interdisciplinary symposium spotlighting exceptional student work throughout campus.
The symposium is open to all Missouri Academy, undergraduate and graduate students at Northwest and may include work completed either this trimester or any time during the previous year. Faculty and staff are encouraged to recommend the symposium to students and to sponsor their best work, and students are encouraged to submit your work. The Celebration now takes place a bit later in the trimester to accommodate projects undertaken this spring term. If you will have a completed project by March 31 and a faculty member who is willing to sponsor you, please submit your work!
Submissions are due by Friday, March 3. The application form is available online.
This year’s symposium will be 3 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 31. Sessions will take place throughout the afternoon and evening, and there will be a banquet to which all Celebration participants and their faculty sponsors are invited; tickets may also be purchased for guests. Posters, artwork, and other projects also will be displayed throughout the entire event.
The symposium gives the University community a chance to see the work students are completing across disciplines, and it gives participating students an audience beyond the classroom. In past years, students have presented creative writing, original research, and analytical papers. They have given speeches, conducted panel discussions, and displayed original works of art and visual summaries of their projects in science, education and business. They also have presented dramatic readings and played or analyzed music, and some have presented other original work or projects completed in class or during internships. The selection committee is open to new and innovative approaches in what students want to present and how they would like to present it!
Brianna Wilmes, President of the Society of President’s Scholars
Elyssa Ford and Mohammed Meziani, Sponsors of the Society of President’s Scholars
We look forward to seeing you and your work!