Scholars' Day 2015   

We'd like invite the college community to Scholars' Day 2015, featuring Nicholas Kristof. Scholars' Day will take place April 25 at Brighton and culminate with Nicholas Kristof's keynote presentation April 27.

Applicants: we sent notices of acceptance on Saturday, March 21. Proposals that were accepted and eligible for scholarship competition were also sent instructions for submitting a (required) annotated bibliography. Check your email for these.

Schedule: We will post the schedule as soon as it is finalized. Scholars' Day will begin with poster presentations at 9:30am and conference sessions starting at 10:00am. Lunch, with live music, will be provided free for all attendees. Events will continue after lunch and conclude around 2:30pm.


Nicholas Kristof, photo by Matt Valentine  


Scholars' Day at MCC is an event dedicated to showcasing the work of student researchers and faculty. Scholars’ Day celebrates academic excellence while promoting and encouraging scholarship among MCC faculty, staff, and students.

Scholars' Day 2015 will feature a keynote address by Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and best-selling author, on Monday, April 27. A conference of undergraduate and faculty presentations will take place on the Brighton campus on Saturday, April 25.


Faculty: If you're considering sponsoring student scholarship for 2015, see the suggestions for promoting student work and the 10 Tips for Scholars' Day Faculty Sponsors. If you've been conducting research (e.g., while completing a degree), we invite you to present your work at the 2015 Scholars' Day conference. More information about the event is found on our FAQ page.

Students: More information about the event is found on our FAQ page. For information about effective presentations, see the MCC Library Guide on presentations, or the library's guide on posters.

Submit an application to present by following instructions on our "apply now" page.


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Tickets: To attend the keynote address at the Brighton campus, tickets are required. MCC students, staff, and faculty can obtain a ticket at the Information Desk in the Campus Center, but a ticket will be required. Members of the general public can purchase tickets online at, at the Campus Center Service Desk in the R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, Building 3, or at the Damon City Campus Bookstore. For further information, call the Campus Center office at 585-292-2534.

Tickets are not required for any of the other events during Scholars' Day (e.g., the conference presentations, the DCC colloquium, the Legacy Lecture, etc.).





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