Gulf Coast symposium open for submissions

Posted on: January 17, 2013

Have a personal narrative about growing up in Galveston, research into an aspect of the island's rich history or a discovery about island wildlife to share?
 
College of the Mainland’s first symposium, “The Gulf Coast: Past, Present and Future,” will allow individuals to present publicly their work illuminating the rich, history-filled area.
 
“We liked the idea of exploring this region from different lenses,” said Dalel Serda, COM professor and co-organizer of the event. “We are extremely open to how students want to interpret it.”
 
The Gulf Coast symposium is open to individual or group projects in fine arts, science, humanities, math or social and behavioral sciences.
 
To enter, students and nonstudents must present an abstract explaining their work and its importance in 100-200 words by March 1.
 
Individuals with accepted works will share them in a 15-minute oral presentation or a poster at the symposium on May 4.
 
A symposium review committee will award scholarships to winners the oral presentation and poster winner in each subject area, communication and humanities, STEM, fine arts and social and behavioral sciences.
 
For more information visit www.com.edu/symposium.


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