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Students to Showcase Their Work at Connected Learning Symposium

April 21, 2016

Student projects, performances, and presentations will be on display Tuesday, April 26 in de Witt Hall in a showcase of the Spring semester's best work and the College's Connected Learning philosophy of learning both inside and outside the classroom.

On Tuesday, April 26, the full-day event begins with a rotating electronic poster display including capstone research presentations as well as individual presentations such as Calculus Models for Business. At the same time there will be a food drive run by Business majors and a mock trial involving Criminal Justice students.

Among the projects presented at the Connected Learning Symposium are:
• Exploring Contemporary Issues in Bioethics
• Anatomy & Physiology Comedy Skits
• How Can Teachers Narrow Race & Class Gaps in Student Outcomes
• Service Learning to Make a Difference
• Graphic Design Senior Show
• Thermodynamics of Some Real World Eatables
• Global Boston: Researching Cultural Communities in the Boston/Metro West Area

"Symposium is a wonderful opportunity for students across varied disciplines to showcase their dedication to hard work through varied projects during their semester-long courses," said Communication Professor Erin Vicente.

Vicente also said, "As a Communication Professor and the Speaking Across the Curriculum coordinator, I always enjoy seeing students present, and engage and connect with their audiences through their own voice."

Later Tuesday, the Symposium will continue with the spring concert at 7:30 pm in Yamawaki Auditorium as well as the Graphic Design showcase. The annual Runway show for fashion design and fashion production students will be on Friday, April 29 for the undergraduate show and Saturday, April 30 for the senior collections. Both will begin at 7 pm in the Athletic Center.

-Jillian Moreira