SUNY Orange Achievements in Research and Scholarship Conference Draws Participation from 20 Students

Photo Gallery PHOTO: SOARS Conference photo

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – The third annual SUNY Orange Achievements in Research and Scholarship (SOARS) Conference on Saturday, March 14 drew approximately 65 attendees who viewed 21 presentations on a variety of topics across such academic disciplines as biology, English/literature, political science, psychology, architecture and nursing.

The conference, held in the new Rowley Center for Science and Engineering on the College’s Middletown campus, was designed to promote and highlight research accomplishments and scholarly achievements of SUNY Orange students under the mentorship of SUNY Orange faculty. This year, for the first time, high school students enrolled in SUNY Orange’s Community College in the High School program also participated in the conference.

For consideration, students submitted one of the following four items: a research paper, creative research project, research poster or research brief.

The conference was sponsored by the College’s Academic Affairs division.

Photo caption:

Dylan Simpson, a SUNY Orange student from Newburgh who completed his liberal arts degree this past December, discusses his stem-cell research presentation with attendees at the recent SUNY Orange Achievements in Research and Scholarship (SOARS) Conference. (SUNY Orange photo).


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