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Poster Presentation Workshops

UPDATE 04-15-20: These sessions will be hosted online Subscribe to our YouTube channel to follow-along with our Research How-To Video Playlist regardless of whether you were accepted to compete. Those who were accepted received an e-mail on how to access the necessary files.

In an effort to prepare students for the presentation submission, Smith Institute for Applied Research is offering Poster Presentation Workshops during several dates and times in March in the MACMAS Lab.

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2020 CIAA Essay Contest- Win a Scholarship!

The CIAA is providing a scholarship for students through the CIAA Essay Contest! Last year, JCSU student Adrien Simmons won the contest and was awarded a $5,000 scholarship. To enter, submit a 700-800 word essay (save files as LastName_FirstName_CIAAEssay) to essay@kenstonjgriffin.com, by February 15, 2020 on the following topic: The CIAA has been supporting basketball for 75 years to serve students of its member institutions. What impact has your CIAA school had on this Legacy?

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Annual Student Poster Competition

UPDATE 04-15-20: Subscribe to our YouTube channel to follow-along with our Research How-To Video Playlist even if you were not accepted to compete. Those who were accepted received an e-mail on how to access the necessary files.

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Abstract Submission Guidelines

UPDATE 04-15-20: Although applications for the presentations are closed, you can still subscribe to the Smith Institute YouTube channel where we’ll post videos in our Research How-To Video Playlist regardless of whether you were accepted to compete. Those who were accepted received an e-mail on how to access the necessary files.

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Student Poster Competition Guidelines

UPDATE 04-15-20: The student Poster Competition will be hosted virtually between Thursday, April 23rd through April 28th. Stay tuned for further how to cheer on JCSU undergraduate students! Subscribe to our YouTube channel to follow-along with our Research How-To Video Playlist regardless of whether you were accepted to compete. Those who were accepted received an e-mail on how to access the necessary files.

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MACMAS Lab Open Hours

Smith Institute for Applied Research announces the MACMAS Lab Open Hours. The Multidisciplinary Applied Computational Modeling and Simulations Lab will be available for students, faculty, and staff to use on a first-come, first-served basis without reservation on Tuesdays from 9:30am-12pm and Wednesdays from 1:30pm-4:30pm in Yancey Hall 114. (more…)

Recognize your Student Researcher During Grantsmanship 2020

Have you mentored students in a research project beyond their Senior Investigative Paper and outside of a classroom setting between January 1 – December 31, 2019? If so, Smith Institute for Applied Research and Government Sponsored Programs and Research, would like to honor them at our Annual Grantsmanship Awards Ceremony. This year’s date is Tuesday, February 18th. Faculty must submit their student researcher information by January 24th (more…)

FREE Access to Student Opportunity Center With JCSU E-mail Address

Students and faculty get FREE access to the Student Opportunity Center (SOC) with your JCSU e-mail address? SOC is  an organization dedicated to connecting students with national conferences, research opportunities, and internship opportunities across the globe. (more…)

EmPOWERED to Serve Scholars Application

College Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors are encouraged to apply for the American Heart Association EmPOWERED to Serve Scholars Program by January 20, 2020. The program is geared towards college students who are actively addressing social determinants of health such as food insecurity, safe housing, job opportunities and access to health care. (more…)

Beatties Ford Road Research Experience for Undergraduates

Applications are due February 1, 2020 for the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Presented by Davidson University, UNC Charlotte, and Johnson C. Smith University, the Beatties Ford Road experience provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to conduct community-engaged research in Charlotte from June 14 to August 8, 2020. The REU is aimed at addressing inequalities in food, housing, and health through a grant provided by the National Science Foundation. (more…)

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