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Celebration of Scholars

Celebration of Scholars

The seventh annual Celebration of Scholars was held on Friday, April 28, 2017, during Spring Family Weekend. All students, families, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the community were invited to this celebration of student research, scholarship, and creativity.

COS 2017 logoThe 2017 Celebration of Scholars included a poster exhibition, department recognition gatherings to honor outstanding student achievement, and an evening awards ceremony.

Poster Exhibition

The Celebration of Scholars poster exhibition was held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017. More than 80 students and faculty shared their talents and passions. Students presented their senior theses, SURE projects, and exemplary scholarly and creative works completed in a course or through independent research with a faculty mentor. Faculty shared their own scholarly and creative works. 

Students talk to a professor about their research project at the 2017 Celebration of Scholars.

Winning Logo Revealed

All current students were invited to submit a logo for the 2018 Celebration of Scholars. The winning logo was designed by Megan Rivard. Megan received a cash prize of $250. Congratulations, Megan!

Carthage student Megan Rivard displays her winning design for the 2018 Celebration of Scholars. 


If you have questions about the Celebration of Scholars, or how you can become involved in the 2018 event, please contact your advisor or department, or send an email to

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