11th annual Research & Scholarship Symposium scheduled

Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by: Helene Sheets | Category: Education

Lourdes University is pleased to host the 11th annual Research & Scholarship Symposium on Monday, April 27 from 4 to 9 p.m. The event takes place at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University at 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public.

The annual Research & Scholarship Symposium highlights research and scholarly work conducted by undergraduate and graduate students at Lourdes University through poster sessions and formal presentations. Diverse research topics across many disciplines are presented each year.

In 2014, more than 40 posters and presentations were given at the symposium. Guest speaker for the 2015 symposium is Tom Brady. Chairman and founder of Plastic Technologies, Mr. Brady is also a member of the Lourdes University Board of Trustees. Chairs for the 2015 Research & Scholarship Symposium are James Chamberlain, M.S., assistant professor of biology and health sciences; and James Minesky, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental sciences.

Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University offers baccalaureate degrees in more than 30 academic majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, liberal studies, nursing, organizational leadership, and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium, the Center for Science Education & the Environment, and Lifelong Learning. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in a variety of men’s and women’s sports. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Discover us online at www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211.

Press Release Contact Name: Helene Sheets
Press Release Contact Email: hsheets@lourdes.edu
Press Release Contact Phone: 419-824-3965
Organization Name: Lourdes University
Organization Address: Sylvania, OH