Student Creative Activities and Research Day


Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Titan Student Union
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m., March 5

Student Creative Activities and Research (SCAR) Day recognizes the high-impact projects developed by CSUF students. It is a unique opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students from across disciplines to come together to share their work. Students present their research or artistic projects through posters or exhibits.

Immediately following the poster/exhibit session, there will be an awards presentation to honor the 7th annual Outstanding Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Awardsand Outstanding Poster/Exhibit Awardsrecipients. Everyone is invited to stay and celebrate the ingenuity, tenacity and creativity of CSUF students!


Titan Student Union: Portala Pavilions A and B

Student Poster/Exhibit Session
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Undergraduate and graduate students will present their research/creative activities through a poster presentation or exhibit. Please see instructions below for how to submit a poster/exhibit.

Awards Presentation

1-1:30 p.m.

  • One undergraduate and one graduate student from each college will receive the Outstanding Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Award (Nominations for this award were due in Fall 2018)
  • Three Outstanding Poster/Exhibit Awardswill be presented. All posters/exhibits presented during the session will be considered for these awards. No additional application is necessary.

Light refreshments will be served, sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP).


How to apply

Email the following information with the subject line: Your last name SCAR Day Submission 2019 to by 11:59 pm, Tuesday, March 5, 2019 (Include all students’ last names in the subject line).

  1. Name of presenter(s)
  2. Email address(es)
  3. College, department, and major
  4. Graduate or undergraduate status
  5. Title of presentation
  6. Faculty mentor’s name, department, and email address
  7. Indicate if you are submitting a poster or art exhibit.
  8. For poster presentations, paste the following statement into your email: I understand that I cannot bring a poster that is larger than 30”x 40.” This signals that you understand that posters BIGGER than this will not fit in the space provided at the event.

The first 60 submissions are guaranteed inclusion in the event. Due to space limitations, we may not be able to accommodate more than 60 posters.Posters cannot exceed 30” x 40.” Posters larger than this size will not be accepted. Posters used at other conferences are welcome if they meet our size requirements.

Faculty, please note: the FDC does not print posters for student events.

Art exhibition: Please contact regarding space requirements.


Please contact Student Creative Activities and Research (SCAR) Fellows:

Nathalie Carrick

Terri Patchen




2018 Outstanding Poster/Exhibit Award Recipients


Holly Suther, Biological Sciences

The Impact of Atmospheric River Events on Ostrea lurida and Crassostrea Gigas Densities in Southern California Estuaries

Mentor: Dr. Danielle C. Zacherl

Paola Clavijo, Health Sciences

Reducing Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Among Cambodians: Evidence from the Change Club Program

Mentor: Dr. Pimbucha Rusmevichientong

Michael Yepez, Educational Leadership

Predictors for 1st Year College Success

Mentor: Dr. Dawn Person