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Symposium for Promotion of Academic and Creative Inquiry

Symposium for Promotion of Academic and Creative Inquiry

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The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is hosting the annual Symposium for Promotion of Academic and Creative Enquiry (SPACE) from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in the Living Learning Center on the Pitt-Johnstown campus.  The event is open to the public.

SPACE provides a forum for undergraduate students to present their work in a variety of disciplines.  This year more than 100 presentations and more than 150 students will participate in the event. Presentations of class assignments, internships, and senior projects in the form of posters or talks will allow each student the opportunity to explain his/her project and answer questions from the audience. Students will present subjects as diverse as original works of creative writing, electical engineering and stream ecology.

The event is being sponsored by Conemaugh Health System and a Phi Kappa Phi Promotion of Excellence Grant.

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Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization." Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the past three years.

Posted by Natalie Bombatch on 3/28/2013 1:30:00 PM