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Seventh Annual Center for Research Excellence Symposium

On Thursday, March 18, the Alcorn State University School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences and the School of Arts and Sciences hosted its 7th annual Center for Research Excellence Symposium (CRES). The event was held virtually.

Students and faculty members had significant showings in the symposium with multiple first and second-place award wins for their projects. The categories consisted of undergraduate oral, graduate oral, professional oral, undergraduate poster, and graduate poster. 

Since 2013, CRES has been instrumental in strengthening students’ expertise, which allows them to present their research in various professional settings. Each year, a multitude of oral and poster presentations make the symposium an exciting celebration of the research culture at Alcorn.

The awardees for best undergraduate oral presentations are as follows:

1st Place: Emmanuella Nnuji-John

2nd Place: Meghna Bajaja

The awardees for best graduate oral presentations are as follows:

1st Place: Uday Gella

2nd Place: Kaelin Travis

The awardees for best professional oral presentations are as follows:

1st Place: Dr. Martha Ravola

2nd Place: Dr. Debarshi Roy

The awardees for best undergraduate poster presentations are as follows:

1st Place: Favour Afolabi

2nd Place: Praise Ola

The awardees for best graduate poster presentations are as follows:

1st Place: David Tanner Martin

2nd Place: Ty’Mesha Nabors

For additional information, please contact McGee at 601.877.6198 or kmcgee@alcorn.edu.