Students invited to Beacon Conference
Eleven Westchester Community Colleges will be part of the Beacon Conference this year - a new record! Nine of our students will present their scholarly papers in panel competitions, and two will display their research in the poster format at the June conference hosted by Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ . The conference , which showcases the achievements of outstanding two-year college scholars in diverse academic disciplines, drew submissions from seventeen community colleges in five states .Our 2008 Beacon Scholars are:
Paper: “The Truth about Honesty: A Study of William Shakespeare’s Othello”
Mentor: Professor Mira Sakrajda
Paper: “Oil Effects on the United States Economy"
Mentor: Professor Noreen van Valkenburgh
Our poster session invitees are:
For further details and directions to the conference, visit www.beaconconference.org.