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CESS Scholarship Symposium Highlights Research Interests of Students, Faculty and Staff

The 8th Annual College of Education and Social Services (CESS) Scholarship Symposium will be held on Thursday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to noon in multiple rooms on the fourth floor of Waterman.

The symposium will showcase the interests of CESS faculty, students and staff encompassing research, scholarship, creative works and pedagogy. It features poster displays, oral presentations, panel discussions, round table discussions and publication displays. The symposium kicks off at 8 a.m. with welcoming comments in Memorial Lounge, followed by oral presentations at 8:40 a.m. and poster sessions at 9:40 a.m. Publications and syllabi sharing starts at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a second session of oral presentations and a panel presentation in Memorial Lounge titled "Strategies for Balancing Career & Life."

Some of the project titles include "Promoting School Connections for Youth in Child Welfare,"" "Semester at Sea: Pursuing Shipboard Education," "Whose Classroom Is it Anyway? Performing the Pedagogical Relationship between White Heterosexual Faculty and LGBQ Students of Color," "Subsisting in a Subhuman Sub-culture: The 'Homeless' Identity," "DCF Book Run: A Mobile iOS Game for Reading Comprehension," and "What Motivates Social Workers To Be Public Child Welfare Workers In Vermont?"