Graduate Professional Student Conference

The Graduate and Professional Student Conference is a free opportunity for graduate and professional students to highlight their work while practicing their presentation skills.  Students will get the chance to participate in competitions through oral, poster and exhibitions for the chance to win cash prizes. We would like to remind you that this conference is not strictly about research, this conference is open to all graduate and professional students to present their research, proposals, case studies, or exhibitions.  If you do not see a section that fits with your work please email, we can and will create a space for you to present! 


8th Annual Graduate and Professional Student Conference 


Join our Keynote Event with Aisha Moore

Submit your abstract by Monday, March 22nd. If you are unable to use the link to register, please email Abigail at for assistance. All presentations and participation will be held virtually on Friday, April 9th for the 8th annual Graduate and Professional Student Conference. All pre-recorded presentations, materials, and resources will be available on Canvas for participants and judges to access. Each participant will be placed into sections to meet judges and other participants via WebEx to answer questions about their presentation topic. On the day of the conference, registered participants have the opportunity to attend a professional development workshop, receive a free boxed lunch, and a professional headshot for your online profiles. Our keynote speaker will provide a talk on Thrusday, April 8th at 7pm, this talk will be open to the public and recorded for acess at a later date.


Center for Communication Excellence 

Receive free, individualized support on your abstract, Powerpoint, poster, or the presentation itself from trained Center for Communication Excellence (CCE) writing or speaking consultants. Make an appointment today!