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Tentative SAC presentation schedule posted

Posted on March 22, 2017

A tentative schedule for the Student Academic Conference (SAC) has been posted on the SAC webpage.

Student Academic Conference seeking volunteers

Posted on March 02, 2017

The Student Academic Conference is looking for volunteers to serve as session chairs, poster evaluators, and to help at the registration table. The volunteer form can be found at the following link or at the SAC website.

This year, there will be nearly 250 presentations.

Student Academic Conference application deadline Feb. 26

Posted on February 23, 2017

The application deadline for the Student Academic Conference is Sunday, Feb. 26. Please encourage your students to present their research or creative activities at the Andrew B. Conteh 19th Student Academic Conference on April 11.

Student Academic Conference application deadline Feb. 26

Posted on February 21, 2017

The application deadline to submit applications to the Student Academic Conference is fast approaching. If you are planning to present your research or creative activities, talk with your mentor and submit your application by February 26.

Encourage students to participate in Student Academic Conference

Posted on February 01, 2017

Please encourage your students to present their research or creative activities at the Andrew B. Conteh 19th Student Academic Conference on April 11. The application deadline is Feb. 26, 2017; undergraduate students who apply by Feb. 5, 2017 will be eligible to participate at the Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars Conference to be held on April 3 at Winona State.

2017 Graduate Lecturer call for nominations, criteria

Posted on January 17, 2017

The Graduate Student Lecture Series will be held during MSUM’s Student Academic Conference on April 11, 2017. Attached you will find details on the criteria for nominating and selecting the Graduate Student Lecturers.

Deadline to submit nominations is Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Please submit application materials to graduate@mnstate.edu.

Student Academic Conference application deadline Feb. 26

Posted on January 06, 2017

As the Spring semester begins, remember the 19th Annual Student Academic Conference to be held on April 11, 2017. Please consider encouraging students to present their research or creative activities or to attend to learn from other students. The application deadline is February 26, 2017; undergraduate students who apply by February 5, 2017 will be eligible to participate at the Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars Conference to be held on April 3 at Winona State.

Also, MSU Moorhead can take up to four undergraduate students to present a poster to Minnesota state legislators at the State Capitol on March 2. If you have a student who would be ready to present, please contact Oscar Flores, flores@mnstate.edu, by January 11, 2017 with the student’s name and email, your name, the title of the project and an abstract of up 250 words.

Encourage Students to Participate in SAC

Posted on December 05, 2016

Please consider encouraging your students to present their research or creative activities at the 19th Student Academic Conference to be held on April 11, 2017. Applications are now open; the deadline for applications is February 26, 2017.  Read the rest of this entry →

Student Academic Conference Submissions Open

Posted on November 29, 2016

It is never too early to start thinking about the Student Academic Conference. The 19th Student Academic Conference will be held on April 11, 2017. Applications for students’ submissions are now open.

Please consider encouraging your students to present the results of their research or to attend and learn from other students. If you have any questions regarding the SAC, please contact Oscar Flores at flores@mnstate.edu.

Thank You, Dr. Andrew Conteh

Posted on October 05, 2016

Wednesday, Oct. 5 | 6-8:30 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

After more than 30 years, Dr. Andrew Conteh is retiring and moving to California. Before he leaves, we want as many people as possible who have been touched by this extraordinary man to say “thank you.”  Read the rest of this entry →

2016 Graduate Lecturer Call for Nominations

Posted on January 12, 2016

Each year the Graduate Student Organization along with the Graduate Council solicit and nominate one or two graduate students to the Graduate Student Lecture Series. The lecturer is chosen based on the significance of their graduate research and potential contribution to their field of study. The Graduate Lecturers will present their work at the Student Academic Conference on April 12, 2016 either in person or via distance technology. Deadline to apply is Friday, January 22nd. Please see attachment for more information.

Start preparing for the Student Academic Conference

Posted on October 29, 2015

Student-centered education through mentoring
student research and creative activities

It’s not too early to inform your students of the upcoming 18th Annual Student Academic Conference. Although the conference isn’t until April 12, 2016, encourage them to start researching and preparing their presentations.

Consider making participation or attendance in the SAC part of your spring semester syllabus.

To view SAC Handbooks from the past, read about past keynote speakers and find out more about the conference, visit www.mnstate.edu/sac or email acconf@mnstate.edu.

 

 

Start preparing for the Student Academic Conference

Posted on October 27, 2015

Student-centered education through mentoring
student research and creative activities

Ask your advisor or professor how you can participate in the 18th Annual Student Academic Conference and showcase your academic project on April 12, 2016. It’s not too early to start researching and preparing your presentations.

To view SAC Handbooks from the past, read about past keynote speakers and find out more about the conference, visit www.mnstate.edu/sac or email acconf@mnstate.edu.

From urban turkeys to Miley Cyrus: MSUM, Concordia highlight student research

Posted on April 17, 2015

Culture war: The need for younger audiences at classical music concerts

Posted on April 14, 2015

Music major to present at Student Academic Conference April 14

By Meghan Feir

Over the years, as more musical genres have sprung up, concertgoers have been offered a rising selection of performances to attend. Unfortunately, classical music concerts have taken a hit because of the wide variety in music entertainment, along with a lack of musical knowledge and unawareness of concert etiquette. Senior music major Tania Arseculeratne is greatly aware of this well-documented problem and recognizes the need to attract younger audiences to classical music. Read the rest of this entry →

Student Academic Conference is today

Posted on April 14, 2015

The schedule for this year’s Student Academic Conference presentations can be viewed here and online at www.mnstate.edu/SAC. Read the rest of this entry →

Yahya Frederickson, English, keynote speaker at this year’s Student Academic Conference

Posted on April 13, 2015

Yahya Frederickson will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Student Academic Conference on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. To view the full schedule and list of presentation abstracts for this year’s Student Academic Conference, visit www.mnstate.edu/sac.

Biography

Yahya Frederickson teaches writing and literature at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He holds a B.A. in The Individual and Society, an individualized major, from MSUM, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Montana, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of North Dakota. Between graduate degrees he taught for six years in Yemen, initially as a Peace Corps Volunteer. He served as a Fulbright Scholar in Syria in 2005 and in Saudi Arabia in 2011. Read the rest of this entry →

Continuing communication: The effects of Right Hemisphere Damage

Posted on April 13, 2015

Graduate student to present at Student Academic Conference April 14

By Meghan Feir

For graduate student Stephanie Peterson, the research she will be presenting at this year’s Student Academic Conference hits close to home. After watching her grandmother experience right hemisphere brain damage (RHD) after a stroke and watching a family friend receive speech therapy, Peterson became interested in speech-language-hearing sciences at a young age. Read the rest of this entry →

‘How Moorhead Got Its Start’: Student shares how transportation kick started our community

Posted on April 13, 2015

Anthropology major to present at Student Academic Conference April 14

By Danielle Rebel

When people began settling in Moorhead, it was a time of ball gowns and waistcoats. Traveling required a much greater effort than it does today. But the course of a century, a lot can change. Read the rest of this entry →

Creating compliance: Improving behavioral intervention in the classroom

Posted on April 10, 2015

Graduate student to present at Student Academic Conference on April 14

By Meghan Feir

School Psychology graduate student, Sean Soehren, entered the program knowing he wanted to help struggling students in the classroom, and through his research, he may be able to assist educators with new methods of growing classroom compliancy.

His presentation topic, “Increasing Compliance Using Mystery Motivator and Sure I Will Behavioral Interventions,” is based on the research he did on behavioral intervention for his thesis. Soehren worked with second graders with reading disabilities and extreme behavioral issues last spring to find a way to increase compliance for the benefit of the classroom. Read the rest of this entry →

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