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News Release

LCSC will hold 11th annual Research Symposium May 3-5

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College students will present their research findings during the 11th annual LCSC Research Symposium, which will be held May 3-5 at the LCSC Williams Conference Center.

The Symposium runs 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day and is free and open to the public.

Along with the presentations by students, most of them seniors, the program will include keynote addresses, a faculty focus session, a student panel on the benefits of conference participation, and a poster session.

Dr. John Rusche will give the Keynote Address at noon to 1:15 p.m. on May 4. He will discuss “US Healthcare: Where do we go from here?”  Rusche, a former Idaho legislator, will talk about the Affordable Care Act and how it made massive changes in healthcare delivery and financing.

A symposium session highlighting LCSC faculty scholarly endeavors will be held on May 3 at noon to 1:15 p.m. Session members are LCSC professors Christa Davis (kinesiology), Kristy Johnson (nursing), Tim Lynch (political science), Pete Van Mullem (business), Jessica Savage (kinesiology), Amanda Van Lanen (history), LaChelle Rosenbaum (social work), and Lauren Nichols (social work). Also on May 3 at 3 p.m. is a student roundtable discussion on the benefits of attending and presenting at research conferences as an undergraduate.

On May 5, the Research Symposium will feature a poster session including presentations from the Hells Canyon Institute, the LCSC Teaching & Learning Center, the psychology, biology, and chemistry programs at Lewis-Clark State.  The posters will be available for viewing at the WCC, and students and faculty will be available for questions from 1-3 p.m. on May 5.

For more information on the Research Symposium contact LCSC professors Kerensa Allison ([email protected] or 208-792-2348) or Rachelle Genthos ([email protected] or 208-792-263). Research Symposium program schedules are listed below.

Wednesday, May 3

9-11:45 a.m. – Social Work & Kinesiology

Noon-1:15 p.m. – Faculty Showcase Panel

1:30-4:30 p.m.– Social Work & Kinesiology

3-4:15 p.m. – Value of Professional Conferences Student Panel

5-7 p.m. – Business

Thursday, May 4

8:30-11:45 a.m. – Kinesiology

10:30 -11:45 a.m. – Nursing

Noon-1:15 p.m. – Dr. John Rusche

1:30-4:30 p.m. – Natural Science & Kinesiology

5-7 p.m. – Business

Friday, May 5

9 a.m.-5 p.m. – Humanities (Center for Arts & History)

9 a.m.-noon – Social Sciences, Kinesiology

1-3 p.m. – Student & Faculty Poster Session