Apr 27, 2015

FVCC Holds Sixth Annual Conference on Student Research

Approximately 100 students from Flathead Valley Community College and students from Whitefish High School Chemistry Department will present their research projects during the sixth annual FVCC Conference on Student Research on May 1. The event will provide participating students the opportunity to present their research, portfolios and projects to college faculty, staff and students as well as members of the community.


Several student presentations will be delivered, and 85 research posters will be showcased during the event. Project topics will range widely in such categories as biology, biotechnology, natural resources, remote sensing, chemistry, physics, history, psychology and nursing, among others.


The event is open to the public and will take place in the Arts & Technology building on the FVCC campus. Director of The Honors Program at FVCC Christina Relyea, Ph.D., FVCC Chemistry Assistant Professor David Long, Ph.D., and research students Connor Murphy and Zoe Glasser Breeding will kick off the event with an opening address at 12:30 p.m. in the large community meeting room.


Presentations take place from 1 to 2 p.m. and will take place every half hour inside the classrooms located on the upper level of the building. The research poster exhibitions will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. and from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. inside the large community meeting room. The event will conclude with a ceremony honoring event award winners and 2015 Honors Program graduates at 4:30 p.m. in the large community meeting room.


For more information, contact Relyea at 756-3946 or at