Celebration of Scholars

Important Dates

All Abstract Proposals due by noon on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

Registration (guests not presenters or Faculty Sponsors) planning to attend lunch please register by noon on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Celebration of Scholars?
Celebration of Scholars is an academic conference held at DSU. Research and original student work across various disciplines is presented to fellow students, faculty members, community members, and professionals.

What sort of work is acceptable?
Acceptable work includes research findings, research literature reviews, scholarly critique, literary papers, musical or dramatic performances, and visual outwork. The work should be original, supported by a faculty member, and fit the definition of cumulative production in your main academic discipline.

Why should I present?
Presenting your original work is an excellent way to demonstrate your learning in a public venue. It looks excellent on your resume and is highly desirable for graduate school applications.

What sort of presentations are possible?
Four presentation modes are possible:

    Oral: oral presentation and discussion (10-12 minutes)

    Poster: poster display and discussion

    Fine Arts Performance: music, drama, dance

    Fine Arts Display: display of any sort of visual art