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Hundreds of Students Participate in 3rd Annual Create @ stAte Program


JONESBORO -- Approximately 300 undergraduate and graduate students presented their scholarly work and creative presentations Thursday during the third annual research event, “Create @ stAte: A Symposium of Research, Scholarship and Creativity.”

Sponsored by Arkansas State University’s Office of Research and Technology Transfer (ORTT), the various sessions, which represented a multitude of academic disciplines, attracted approximately 500 people, according to Cheryl Dison, director of research development.

Create @ stAte offers students the opportunity to present and share their research, scholarship or creative work in a professional and supportive setting. This program also acts as a platform for students, faculty and staff across the ASU campus to learn more about the variety of research, creative and scholarly projects occurring at ASU.

Here are some scenes from the day’s activities:

Create @ astAte Presentation
Pamela Shultz discusses reducing recidivism.

Create @ astAte PresentationA group of social work students presented their poster on “No Child Left Behind.” Kristi Hall (right) discusses the project with Dr. Beverly Edwards.

Create @ astAte PresentationRobert Monteforte makes his presentation during the Three-Minute Thesis© competition.

Create @ astAte PresentationStudents review some of the poster presentations.

Create @ astAte PresentationThe ASU Trumpet Ensemble performed in the Student Union auditorium, under the direction of Dr. Chris Wilson.