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College of Nursing


    19th Annual Research & Scholarship Day

    Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM (Prisma Health Baptist)
    Co-sponsored by Prisma Health

    Call for Abstracts! (Extended deadline 1/31/20)

    The purpose of Research and Scholarship Day is to provide a collegial and interactive environment that:

    • Highlights how research enhances nursing practice;
    • Stimulates student interest in research; and
    • Showcases research and scholarship that advances nursing-related science.

     This free event includes:

    • Student and Clinical Partners Poster Sessions
    • Keynote Address and Award Presentations
    • Lunch and Networking Opportunities
    • Student and Clinical Partners Oral Presentations

    *It is highly recommended that students attend the abstract writing workshop on Wednesday, January 22nd from 12 – 1 pm, and if accepted to present, the poster workshop on February 28th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Both workshops are free.*

    Abstract Submission Guidelines

    Abstracts may be submitted December 7 - January 31, 2020. Notice of acceptance will be sent to all applicants by Thursday, February 20, 2020. 

    1. Abstracts may be submitted by undergraduate or graduate students, post-docs, and community partners.
    2. Abstracts that have been accepted and/or presented at another meeting are encouraged.
    3. Abstracts may report on a completed research study; research study in progress; evidence based practice projects; and projects that demonstrate innovative changes in education, clinical practice, research, or leadership.
    4. Abstracts will be considered for poster and/or oral presentations.
    5. The student’s project mentor/advisor must review the abstract prior to submission. Mentors/advisors will be notified and asked to confirm their consent of the submission.
    6. Submissions must include:
      a. Title
      b. Author(s) and contact information. Include all authors’ names, credentials and title, primary affiliation and email addresses.
      c. Designated project mentor/advisor name, credentials, title and email address.
      d. Indicate preference for poster versus oral presentation or both.
      e. The structured abstract of 300 words or less should include:  
           i. Background/significance
          ii. Purpose
         iii. Methods
          iv. Results
           v. Conclusions/Implications

    Upload and submit abstracts no later than 11:59PM on January 31, 2020 by clicking here.

    At least one author must be available to present the poster on the day of the event. Detailed poster and oral presentation instructions will be emailed upon acceptance.

    Accepted abstracts will be considered for one of three awards:

               Best Undergraduate Student Poster
               Best Graduate Student Poster
               Outstanding Clinical Partner Poster Award

    Awardees will be recognized during the event with a certificate and a $100 cash award. For more information, contact Gene Brown:


    Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.