Research and Creativity Expo

Proposal Submission Form : TBD for 2022.

The Peru State College Research and Creativity will be held in spring of 2022. The Expo provides opportunities for students to present their original research to their peers, faculty, staff and community members. Student research is a high impact practice that has been shown to increase student engagement and learning. The Expo is a key part of the College's new Strategic Plan, "Engaging the Future."

The Expo is open to all students: Undergraduate and Graduate, Online and On-Campus. Online students can present via Zoom if they are not able to come to campus.

Please review the information below to propose a presentation and register for the Expo. Here is the Proposal Submission Form . Deadline is TBD for 2022.

2021 Research and Creativity Expo Schedule: Spring 2021

Schedule of Events

8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration and Check In
  Al Wheeler Activities Center 
9:00-9:50 a.m.  Poster and Creative Exhibitions
  Al Wheeler Activities Center
10:00-11:15 a.m. Creative and Oral Presentations

Performing Arts Center

Innovation Audit and Change Proposal for the City of Dubuque, Iowa
Christine Kohlmann

Stock Analysis BUS 339 Business Finance
Kelsi Leininger

Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites Among Dog Populations from the Triangle States of Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri
MaKayla Nagengast

The Role of Indigenous Practices in Healing with Ayahuasca
Matthew Davis


Jindra Black Box Theatre

The Definition of a Writer
Joslyn Edmond

Margolis Method
Alfie Steele

Unafraid of the Uncomfortable
Panashe Jacha

How to Self-Produce a Show
Zachary Steele


CATS Conference Room

The Creation of the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB)
Lexi Jasa

The Mightiest of Americans: The Comanche
Barbara Curley-Fail

Divided We Stand: Bipartisanship and Republican Factionalism in the Kansas Legislature; 2015-2020
Jared Koelzer

White Suburbs, Redlines, Black Projects & Green Pockets: An Overview of Sanitary Improvement Districts in Omaha, Nebraska
Patrick King

The Civil Rights Tour
Joslyn Edmond and Kortnie Sheppard

11:30 a.m.  Certificate Presentation
  Performing Arts Center


Submission Information

Proposal Submission Form : Deadline is TBD for 2022.

If you are doing a poster presentation, please know that the posters must by 36"'x 48" and created using PowerPoint. Poster files must be turned into Dana Stovall by TBD for 2022.

Poster Information

Use the templates below to create your poster.

Horizontal templates (.pptx)

Vertical templates (.pptx)

All of these templates have been set up using the Peru State College branding. However, please use whatever color scheme you wish, just keep in mind our logo guidelines when changing colors, design or resizing any logos.

Also, all templates provided are just suggestions; Please feel free to mix and match templates however you wish!

Some of these guidelines are included in each template, but just to reiterate: