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+ - Grant Proposal Workshop

Tuesday, March 28th 

1:30-3:00 pm

Argyros Forum 209C

OURCA invites students to the Grant Proposal Workshop.  Find out how to develop great ideas for research and creative activity, describe your projects, find faculty mentors, and ask for recommendation letters.  Meet students who've written successful grant applications.
The workshop is designed to address your questions before the deadline for the OURCA Undergraduate Scholarly/Creative Grant applications and also to introduce you to practices you can adapt for other applications 
Guest Speakers:

Dr. Julye Bidmead, Director, Fellowships and Scholar Programs and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences  

Dr. Kelli Fuery, Assistant Professor, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts


+ - Poster Design and Presentation Workshop

Monday, April 17th

2:00-3:00 pm

Argyros Forum 209C

OURCA invites undergraduate students to the Poster Design/Presentation Workshop. Find out how to develop a better poster design to grab the attention of your audience through use of better lay-out and visuals.   Also, develop your skills as a presenter to engage your audience about your project.
This workshop is tailored to students presenting at CUSRD and National/International Conferences, but all are welcome to attend. 
Guest Speakers:

Dr. Julye Bidmead, Director, Fellowships and Scholar Programs and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences  

Dr. Criselda Toto, Assistant Professor, Schmid College of Science and Technology  


+ - SURF Information Session

Wednesday, February 15
2:00-3:00 pm

Argyros Forum 209A


This session provides all the information students and faculty mentors need to know about the SURF program. Past SURF fellows and OURCA representatives will be available to answer your questions.

Students and faculty interested in the SURF program are encouraged to attend.

  • General overview of the program
  • Who can apply for SURF
  • Application requirements and process
  • Program dates
  • Funding distribution for SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Requirements & responsibilities of the SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Expected time commitment for SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Housing information
  • Weekly faculty seminars and professional development meetings
  • Social activities

Presenters –

OURCA Ambassadors and past SURF fellows:
Jessica Bocinski
Lena Romano
Shannon Corenthin
Nicole Hornaday




OURCA Deadlines & Events 
Spring 2017

Monday, May 8th
Wednesday, May 10th
Sandhu Conference Center
Invitation Only
Wednesday, May 10th
12:00 – 1:30 pm
June 5th - July 28th