MPCC Scholars Showcase

Represent CSB+SJU Research Community at the MN Capitol! Abstracts due December 1 

The Minnesota Private Colleges’ Private College Scholars at the Capitol provides a powerful opportunity to hear from undergraduates about the wide array of research they’ve undertaken. At this event, scholars share what they’ve learned and take questions from policymakers and the larger MN community, specifically highlighting how their work connects to the public good. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholars invites students interested in presenting to submit a 160-word abstract by December 1 for consideration; up to 2 students/teams will be selected to represent CSB+SJU at this exciting event.  

To apply, email the following info to [email protected] by December 1 at 12pm

  • Name, Major
  • Hometown Address (MN Students are given preference)
  • Research Mentor's name
  • Title of project
  • 160 word abstract
  • Keywords


  • OURS will select our 2 CSB+SJU representatives by Friday, December 2
  • The Showcase will be held on Wednesday, February 15 from 9:45am-11:45am at the MN Capitol. The format will be similar to a poster session where visitors will stop by your poster to hear about your work and ask you questions.
  • From 12-1pm, there will be a complimentary celebration lunch. 
  • An abstract booklet and a listing for the student presenters with their project focus areas 
  • OURS will cover all associated costs with this event, including poster printing and transportation.