"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 symposium
Who can participate?
Open to all OCC students
All disciplines welcome!
How do you participate?
Join the 2021-2022 Symposium Canvas Shell
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.
When are the key dates?
Intent to Submit Due, November 8, 2021 (on the Canvas Shell)
Abstract/Project Description First Draft Due, December 6, 2021 (on the Canvas Shell)
Abstract/Project Description Revisions Due, April 15, 2022
This submission will be printed in our program and handed out at the event. Check out some Sample Abstracts, these Abstract Resources, and the Abstract Scoring Rubric
This form is on our Symposium Canvas site.
What type of work can you produce?
Learn more about a passion topic
Resume and college application builder
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)
2020 Winner, First Author (In the news)
Computational Fluid Dynamic Comparative Analysis of Common Surfboard
Mentor: Angelo Esposito, Engineering & Steve Fuchs, Architectural Technology
Ulrike Green - firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Hellman - email@example.com
Melissa Archibald, Rachel Berman, Erik Bender, Diane Brown, Katherine Donahoe, Kelli Elliott, Robert Ellis, Jerome Fang, Melissa Ferguson, Neil Godfrey, Erin Gratz, Ulrike Green, Amy Hellman, Sharyn Konick, Jon Mochizuki, Duy Pham, Brent Rudmann, Teresa Scarbrough, Michael Sutliff, Marie Tsaasan, Laura Wagner, and Lane Whitlow