Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Westfield State University to host semiannual Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2019
CONTACT: Troy Watkins, twatkins@westfield.ma.edu, 413.572.5523                                         

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

WHAT:         
The semiannual celebration of CURCA includes oral presentations and over

100 posters from talented undergraduates from disciplines across campus.

CURCA helps connect students with faculty to develop a greater understanding of

process, research, and outcomes. As a result, they are also taught how to apply

this knowledge to real-world activities to foster deeper learning and discovery.

Through CURCA, students can apply for funding to support their research or for

travel to conferences to present their work.                  

WHO:            
Provost Diane Prusank, Ph.D., Robin White, Ph.D. (Biology Dept.),

Lamis Jarvinen, Ph.D. (Director of CURCA)

WHEN:         
Friday, Dec. 6, 1–4 p.m.

AGENDA:    
1–1:45 p.m. Welcome and Opening Ceremony

1:45–2:45 p.m. Oral Presentations Session I

3–4 p.m. Oral Presentations Session II

WHERE:       
Ely Campus Center

Westfield State University

577 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA

Founded in 1839 by Horace Mann, Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. This spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society.

For more information about Westfield State, visit www.westfield.ma.edu, www.twitter.com/westfieldstate, or www.facebook.com/WestfieldStateUniversity.

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