Event Schedule

Friday, April 21 2017, 9am-2pm  - Student Academic Showcase

- University Library, Sacramento State - various locations

Students will compete for a scholarship by identifying a documented problem in their field of study and by presenting a unique, actionable solution to improve, address or ameliorate the issue.

9am-11am – Round 1: Student presentations - Global Lounge (Next to Grumpy mule)

Students will receive one 15-minute appointment with 2 judges who represent regional employers. Students should use the first 5 minutes of the presentation to "pitch" their idea. The second 5 minutes should be used for employer Q&A. The last 5 minutes should be allowed for judges to score the presentations. 

11am-1pm – Employer-Student Reception - Library Art Gallery

Students are invited to network, mingle and talk with employers. Students can ask about how to get a summer internship, or ask for some interviewing advice. Appetizers will be provided on the Library Art Gallery patio.

At 12:45pm, finalists invited to present in Round 2 will be announced. The top two undergraduate and top two graduate presentations will be selected. 

1pm-2pm - Round 2: Finalist Presentations & Awards - Global Lounge (Next to Grumpy Mule)

The top 2 undergraduate students and top two graduate students will present to a group of judges to compete for the awards. One undergraduate and one graduate winner will be selected. Winners will be announced after finalists are scored. Winners will be awarded based on highest score.