News Release

LCSC Research Symposium begins Wednesday

LEWISTON, Idaho - The Ninth Annual Lewis-Clark State College Research Symposium will be held Wednesday through Friday this week at LCSC’s Williams Conference Center. The symposium is free of charge and open to the public.

Hundreds of students from a variety of divisions across campus will present over the three-day period. Other highlights of the program include keynote addresses, an alumni panel, and a poster session.

The keynote speakers are Michael Holloman, professor of fine arts at Washington State University, at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, and LCSC professor of history Amanda Van Lanen at 1 p.m. on Thursday. Chris Riggs, chair of LCSC’s Social Sciences Division, will facilitate the keynote panel on Wednesday as well beginning at 1 p.m.

Holloman, who is a registered member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation, will present on "Clyfford Still: The Colville Reservation and Beyond, 1934-1939," while Van Lanen’s presentation is titled “Reluctant Producers and Uninformed Consumers: Creating Brand Recognition in Washington Apples, 1910-1930.”

The poster session, available for viewing all three days, includes presentations from the Hells Canyon Institute, the LCSC Teaching & Learning Center, and the psychology, social sciences, political science, justice studies, and biology and chemistry programs at Lewis-Clark State.

In addition, a Faculty Showcase, highlighting the research, writing, and other scholarly work of LCSC faculty, will be on display each day.

The mission of the LCSC Research Symposium is to enhance student academic achievement and professional development, while also awarding research excellence by providing the opportunity for students to present their research in a symposium.

For more information contact Kerensa Allison at [email protected] or 208-792-2348, or Rachelle Genthos at [email protected] or 208-792-2631.