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18th Annual SVC Academic Conference to Launch Virtually

18th Annual SVC Academic Conference to Launch Virtually

by Public Relations | May 05, 2021


LATROBE, PA – The 18th annual Saint Vincent College Academic Conference will be presented virtually beginning at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 5.

The Academic Conference is a multi-disciplinary exhibition of students’ research, creative work and accomplishments. Through oral presentations and poster exhibits, students display their senior thesis research, significant class projects, service-learning activities, internships and more.

Sorted by major, the poster presentations, abstracts and artwork will be available in PDF and JPG format, while oral presentations will be viewed through YouTube and Zoom links. The official program, which includes background information on each student project featured at the Academic Conference, can be found at this link.

In all, the work of more than 200 students, representing all three schools of Saint Vincent College (The School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing and The Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government) will be available for viewing.

New projects, posters and presentations will be continually uploaded to the virtual Academic Conference webpage through the remainder of the spring semester and will be permanently available on the Saint Vincent College website. 

Dr. Kayla Jachimowski, assistant professor of criminology, law and society, and Dr. Sarah Dumnich, assistant professor of mathematics, are the faculty co-chairs of this year’s Academic Conference. Members of the Academic Conference faculty committee include Dr. Tim Kelly, professor of history; Dr. Mitch Taylor, assistant professor of chemistry; Dr. Terrance Smith, assistant professor of business; Dr. Derek Breid, assistant professor of engineering; Dr. Devin Fava, associate professor of psychology; and Dr. Peter Smyntek, assistant professor of interdisciplinary science.  


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