Graduate Research Poster Session

The Graduate Student Poster Session provides an introduction to the impressive research activities currently taking place in our graduate programs. Students are encouraged to participate even if they are only in the beginning stages of their studies. Non-traditional research, such as work conducted at internships or creative portfolios, is also applicable for this competition. Held annually in the spring semester, the Poster Session recognizes the ongoing contributions of graduate students to the betterment of our local, state and global communities.

14th Annual Poster Session: Thursday, March 12, 2-4pm, Stern Center Ballroom

Poster Proposal Cover Sheet: Deadline to apply - Wednesday, March 4


  • Poster Proposal Cover Sheet and project abstract should be emailed to or dropped off at the Graduate School located in Randolph Hall, Suite 310.
  • Posters should be created in PowerPoint in LANDSCAPE format set at 54" wide x 40" high. Poster display boards measure 72" wide x 48" high.
  • Participating students may have their posters printed for free at the College Copy Center or the Department of Geology. Deadline to submit posters for free printing: Friday, March 6 @ noon
  • Resources

Student Awards:

  • Winner in Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts, and Education: $500
  • Winner in Sciences, Mathematices, and Business: $500
  • People's Choice: $250 Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association

Congratulations 2019 Winners! 

School of Sciences and Mathematics Winners

  • Christopher Brown, MS Environmental Studies candidate - "Analyzing the Effect of Drainage Infrastructure on Watershed & Stormflow Characterstics"
  • Jessica Karan, MS Marine Biology candidate - "Captive Populations as a Tool for Wildlife Research: Non-Invasive Methods Assess the Stress Hormones and Health of Gentoo Penguins"

School of Humanities and Social Sciences Winner

  • Emily Jaskwhich, MA History candidate - "Documenting LGBTQ Life in the Lowcountry"

People’s Choice Winner

  • Maura Burns, Chelsie Lang, Katherine Lowe, Hailey Ragan, MS Child Life candidates - "The Effects of a Child Life Directed Teddy Bear Clinic on Preschooler's Knowledge"