UPDATE 10/19/21 The complete MARCUS 2021 program is now available in PDF.
UPDATE 10/1/21 As per the Center for Disease Control recommendations-Randolph College requires individuals, regardless of vaccination status to wear face masks inside all campus buildings. All MARCUS participants are required to wear masks.
The 23nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference for Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) will take place on Saturday, October 23, 2021, hosted by Randolph College.
MARCUS is a presentation venue for undergraduate scholarship in all disciplines. This event will take place entirely in person on the the Randolph College campus and we will follow the Commonwealth’s guidelines for COVID at that time.
MARCUS was founded and hosted by Sweet Briar College from 1999-2018. Randolph College served first as host in 2015, and has hosted since 2019.
Entrance fee, light breakfast, and full lunch are included with registration.
All attendees, whether or not they are presenting, must register and pay at Brown Paper Tickets prior to the event.
PRESENTERS–We reserve the right to edit abstracts, and/or request abstracts to be rewritten and resubmitted.
8:15-9:00am: Registration, Main Hall Lobby
Breakfast treats and coffee, Nichols Theatre
9:00am Welcome/Keynote, Nichols Theatre
Welcome: Holly Tatum, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Student Research
Keynote Speaker: Sara Beck, Assistant Professor of Psychology Nichols Theatre
“Children’s Interpretation of Song Lyrics in a Multimedia Context”
10:00am-11:45am: Oral Presentations, Student Center and Psychology Building
11:45- 12:45pm: brunch at Cheatham Dining Hall
(please sign in on the MARCUS sheets at the entrance to the Dining Hall)
1:00-2:00 pm: Poster Session I, Hampson Commons
2:00 pm Afternoon Snack Break, Hampson Commons
2:15-3:15 pm: Poster Session II, Hampson Commons
Presentation types are poster, oral presentation, or elevator speech.
Luisa Carrera, Administrative Coordinator
Center for Student Research
2500 Rivermont Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24503