MCHHS Student Research Symposium

22nd Annual McQueary College of Health and Human Services Student Research Symposium

Each year the McQueary College of Health and Human Services hosts an annual Student Research Symposium that showcases the scholarly work of our undergraduate and graduate students. This research is mentored by faculty members in the various departments of the McQueary College of Health and Human Services (MCHHS).

Time, date, and location: The 22nd Annual MCHHS Student Research Symposium will be held from 1 - 3 p.m. on Friday, May 4 in the Plaster Student Union Grand Ballroom. 

This symposium is open to all graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in programs within the McQueary College of Health and Human Services. The purpose of this symposium is to allow students to present scholarly or creative projects they have been conducting during the past year. The event is free and all CHHS faculty and students are encouraged to attend.

Abstract submission deadline: Tuesday, March 27th, (by 11:59 p.m.). 

Faculty research mentors are strongly encouraged to assist students in writing quality abstracts for submission.  Once submitted, the faculty research mentor listed by the student will be notified and asked to review the student submission.

Note: Special characters such as italics, bold type, and Greek symbols cannot be maintained by our submission system.  View the submission form here.

Download the abstract submission form

For further assistance, please email Dr. Melissa Fallone (

Poster fees and information

  • Poster Specifics: Posters must fit within a 4' X 6' space on a poster board.  Templates and a tutorial on how to create posters may be found on the here. If the presentation will require electricity or a table, please indicate the need when submitting the abstract.

  • Sending files: To have your poster printed, send the file as an attachment to the CHHS email address.

  • No charge deadline: There will be no charge for printing posters submitted to the CHHS office on or before 5:00 p.m. on April 12th.  After 5:00 p.m. on April 12th, normal poster production fees apply (see poster production web page for a summary of regular fees).

  • Extra Color: Solid color background will result in a fee regardless of submission date (additional cost of $10 or more depending on amount of color used)

  • Final deadline:  Final deadline for turning in posters to be printed by the Dean’s Office is THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. (CST).  Posters submitted after April 19th are not guaranteed to be printed by the Dean’s Office.
  • Additional information: For more about printing posters visit this link. For more concerning the creation of a poster, visit the CHHS poster production website.
  • Submission: Your poster must be submitted using the poster order form (linked here or found on the MCHHS website under poster production). You must create your poster using Microsoft Power Point. To submit, email the Dean's Office directly here. The poster must be in final format and utilize the 42" x 56" poster template.

  • Note: No changes will be made by the Dean's Office (i.e. if your poster contains errors, the errors will not be corrected).

  • Pick-up: You will be notified by the Dean's Office when your poster has been printed and is ready for pick-up.