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The eighth annual Create @ STATE: A Symposium of Research, Scholarship & Creativity will be held on Monday, April 16 through Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in the Fowler Center and th Student Union. Create @ State provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present original work in a professional setting.


2018 Categories

  • Agriculture, Engineering, & Technology
  • Business
  • Education & Behavioral Science
  • Liberal Arts and Communication
  • Nursing & Health Professions
  • Sciences & Mathematics

2018 Presentation Types

  • Graduate Oral Presentation
  • Graduate Poster Presentation
  • Graduate Creative Performance or Display
  • Graduate Creative Media
  • Graduate Persuasive Elevator Pitch

  • Undergrad Oral Presentation
  • Undergrad Poster Presentation
  • Undergrad Creative Performance or Display
  • Undergrad Creative Media
  • Undergrad Persuasive Elevator Pitch

Presentation Instructions

Poster Presentation Tips

Oral Presentation

2PS Skill Sets

Please use Arkansas State University's Graphic Standards.

Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be submitted through the online portal at https://create.astate.edu. The online portal is anticipated to be open November 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018.

Abstract Instructions

Abstracts are encouraged from all students who are engaged in faculty-mentored research, scholarly and creative works. Projects must be based on analytic, theoretical and creative frameworks appropriate to the academic discipline.

Quality abstracts include:

  • Novel contributions, innovative thinking or creative techniques
  • An articulated process or method
  • Data collection and analysis, or equivalent to discipline
  • Conclusions, outcomes or pending results
  • Faculty mentor is required to be listed

The submitting student must select from (1) presentation types and (2) categories and then briefly answer the following questions (2-3 sentences):

  1. How is your research/scholarship/creative works original or innovative?
  2. How has your research/scholarship/creative works advanced or benefited your academic career?
  3. How does your research/scholarship/creative works contribute to the field of study and/or benefit society?

Judging Rubric

Oral and Poster Presentation Rubric

Persuasive Business Pitch Rubric

Music Performance Rubric


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