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Be a Student Participant

"Informative and wonderful opportunity to share with my peers what I am passionate about.  I am happy OCC has created a platform for students to learn from each other and glimpse the expectation as we transfer to university level courses." -Presenter 2019 symposium


FAQ


Who can participate?

  • Open to all OCC students 

  • All disciplines welcome!

How do you participate?

  • In-class or independent project with a faculty or staff mentor

  • Find a mentor from the Potential Mentors list or ask other faculty or staff

  • If you need funding for supplies for your resources currently we are accepting applications for funding.  Up to $100 with some possible exceptions of more is available.  Fill out this form with your mentor Funding Request Form.

What type of work can you produce?

  • Oral presentation
    Presenter at the 2019 event

  • Poster (funding for posters provided)
    Poster presenter at the 2019 event

  • Exibition of Work
    Exibition of Work at 2019 event

When are the key dates?

  • Intent to Submit Due, TBA: This form takes 2 minutes to fill out and lets us know your interest in participating

  • Abstract Revisions Due, TBA: The final version of the abstract will be printed and published online. Check out some Model Abstracts and these Abstract Resources
  • Abstract First Submission Due, TBA:  This submission will be printed in our program and handed out at the event

Why Participate?
  • Learn more about a passion topic

  • Networking

  • Resume and college application builder

  • Prizes

  • Use this to springboard your work to other conferences


Prizes For Top Work


First Author Award

This is the winner of the entire event


Past Subcategory Awards (Varies based on submissions)

  • Oral Presentations (Original Research) 

  • Oral Presentations (Project/Literature Review)

  • Poster Presentations

  • Exhibition of Work



2019 Winner, First Author (In the news)



winner and mentor

Olivia Jäggi 

A Comparative Study on Suicide Prevention

Mentor: Ulrike Green, Anthroplogy



Contact Information


Rachel Ridnor - rridnor@occ.cccd.edu

Hannah Kang - hkang@occ.cccd.edu



Organizing Team


Dean Abernathy • Shazia Aziz • Brittni Doty • Kelli Elliott • Robert Ellis • Jerome Fang • Tara Giblin • Ulrike Green• Amy Hellman • Hannah Kang • Jon Mochizuki • Duy Pham • Rachel Ridnor •  Brent Rudmann •  Guido Sendowsky • Michael Sutliff