Social Science Symposium

2016 Carolina Undergraduate Social Science Symposium

The 2016 Carolina Undergraduate Social Science Symposium will be held at Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. The Symposium provides undergraduate students the opportunity to present their research at a professional meeting. Presentations in any area of Social Science are welcome. The conference will kick off with an exciting keynote address at7 p.m.Thursday, April 21. Students whose papers are accepted will give a 10-12 minute presentation of their research onFriday, April 22.

All presenters will receiveCertificates of Participation. The two best papers and two best posters will receive aCertificate for Excellence in Undergraduate Researchand a cash prize.

Application Procedure (Deadline:Thursday, March 31, 2016)

Interested students should emailDr. Carla Alphonso (calphons@presby.edu)the following items with the term "CUSSS" in the subject line:

1.Abstract (approximate 200 words) that reflects the general content of the paper or poster, author's name, and institutional affiliation.
2.Specify the presentation format: paper session or poster session.
3.Specify the equipment that is desired for the presentation.

To participate in the paper competition, completed papers must be submitted electronically by Friday,April 8, 2016,to Dr. Carla Alphonso (calphons@presby.edu).

Papers or posters with multiple authors may be presented at the symposium. However, to be considered for competition, papers and posters must be single-authored.

A registration fee of $15.00 which includes lunch will be required for all participants (including accompanying professors and non-presenting students/attendees). Checks should be made payable to Presbyterian College.

For more information about CUSSS, please contact: Dr. Carla Alphonso (calphons@presby.edu).

We hope to see you at Presbyterian College in April!