Conference Presentations Opportunities

Johns Hopkins University’s 2023 Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium

Queensborough Community College students are invited to apply for Johns Hopkins University’s 2023 Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium. 

Held March 24-25 at the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus, it is an annual symposium hosting students from across the nation interested in presenting their scholarship. The conference will include research presentations from 150 undergraduates, and the opportunity to submit a paper to the Macksey Journal, where it will be peer-reviewed with one-on-one editing help. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Kelly Carter-Jackson. Her website is

Applications are invited from undergraduates currently enrolled at any two- or four-year college, university, or community college. Conference presentations will be a maximum of ten minutes long and can consist of reading a paper (approximately 1,200-1,500 words) and/or presenting a PowerPoint slideshow.

The deadline to apply is January 31st. Submit your abstract here.

SACNAS 2019 - The National Diversity in STEM Conference

The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans (SACNAS) is an inclusive organization with over 45 years of experience fostering, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM. SACNAS serves approximately 6,000 members, a larger community of 20,000, and with 115 SACNAS student and professional chapters throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. 

Join them from October 31 - November 2 in Honolulu, Hawai'i for the largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country. 2019 SACNAS is a 3-day conference which serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM. For information regarding registration details for both attendees and participants, visit the SACNAS 2019 home page. 



SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference - SURC 2019

SURC is a multidisciplinary event that brings together undergraduates and faculty mentors from across the state for a full day of activities.  Students from all academic disciplines are encouraged to submit proposals to present their original research (oral presentation or poster); creative writing; visual art; music performance and composition; dance choreography; theatrical script, or other work.   All students submitting proposals must work with a faculty mentor on their campus before submitting a proposal.

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference—SURC 2019 <>

SURC 2019 will be held at 3 campuses:

•        SUNY Adirondack with SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury<>, April 26, 2019

•        Farmingdale State College<>, April 26, 2019

•        Niagara County Community College<>, April 27, 2019

**The Abstracts Submissions Portal is open from January 28 - March 13, 2019**

The Event Registration will be open from February 11 - April 12, 2019.

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.