The University of Findlay will host the Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity from noon – 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2.
The annual event provides undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to share their research, creativity and professional learning experiences with the University and the community. More than 300 students will participate this year.
Activities begin with an all-campus awards ceremony at 12:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union (AMU). The UF Jazz Ensemble will provide music beginning at noon.
Following the all-campus ceremony, student presentations, college award ceremonies and alumni speakers will happen simultaneously in the AMU, the Davis Street Building, Winebrenner Theological Seminary and the Mazza Museum. A detailed schedule will be available at the event.
New this year, several students will offer short, one-on-one presentations offering a visual analysis of a storybook image on display at the Mazza Museum. Each presentation will be approximately eight minutes long, with time following to discuss the artwork with the student presenter.
Poster presentations, prepared by students from a variety of academic disciplines, will begin at 4 p.m. in Croy Physical Education Center, and a reception will begin at 4:30 p.m.
The University welcomes the following alumni speakers:
- 1:15 p.m., AMU, College of Health Professions, Marti Felder (’00), former R.N. and physician assistant
- 1:15 p.m., WTS, College of Education, Jo Lee, science teacher, Grandview Heights City School District
- 2:15 p.m., WTS, College of Business, Sean Oman (’13), corporate human resources manager, Ohio Logistics
- 2:15 p.m., AMU, College of Pharmacy, Robin Guter (Pharm.D. ’10), director of pharmacy, Ashtabula County Medical Center
- 3:15 p.m., AMU, College of Sciences, Eric Schroeder, D.V.M., large animal emergency and critical care medicine, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and Page Yaxley, D.V.M., diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, founder and director of Veterinary Hospice Care, Michigan State University
- 3:15 p.m., WTS, College of Liberal Arts, Sarah Brown (’02), senior instructional technology consultant in the College of Education, DePaul University