Mount Union Prepares to Host 11th Annual SCHOLAR Day

April 19, 2018

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The University of Mount Union will host its 11th annual Student Celebration Honoring Our Latest Academic Research (SCHOLAR) Day on Tuesday, April 24 on Mount Union’s campus.

SCHOLAR Day is a campus-wide, day-long event filled with presentations showcasing academic excellence and scholarly research conducted by Mount Union students.

Three formal presentation sessions and two poster sessions will be included this year, highlighting 51 formal presentations and 37 posters. Presentations will represent 27 departments and programs, including Mount Union’s Master of Educational Leadership and Physician Assistant Studies graduate programs.

This event gives students a chance to share their latest academic research with faculty, staff, students, family, friends and the surrounding communities.

SCHOLAR Day Schedule
9 – 9:45 a.m.
Poster Session I and Continental Breakfast
Giese Center for the Performing Arts

10 – 11 a.m.
Presentation Session I
Engineering and Business Building, Tolerton and Hood Hall, and Kolenbrander-Harter Information Center

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Senior Recognition and Honors’ Convocation
Timken Gymnasium, McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Participant Lunch
Peterson Field House, McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Presentation Session II
Engineering and Business Building, Tolerton and Hood Hall, and Kolenbrander-Harter Information Center

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Break and Refreshments
Giese Center for the Performing Arts

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Poster Session II
Giese Center for the Performing Arts

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Presentation Session III
Engineering and Business Building, Tolerton and Hood Hall, and Kolenbrander-Harter Information Center

About SCHOLAR Day
SCHOLAR Day, which began in 2008, highlights the research projects of Mount Union’s undergraduate and graduate students. The continued success of this academic tradition is made possible through the generous support of George ’58 and Sally (Shrake ’59) Stradley of Hartville, Ohio and the Donald and Alice Noble Foundation of Wooster, Ohio.

SCHOLAR Day is free and open to the public. A detailed schedule of all presentations and research abstracts as well as a campus map, can be found online at www.mountunion.edu/scholarday. Programs will be available the day of the event, and guides will be stationed at all presentation facilities.

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