Guidelines and Judging Criteria
The Academic Festival provides four project categories for you to submit and display your work. Click on each category below to learn about the recommendations, guidelines, and suggestions for submitting projects.
- Posters (research based)
- Exhibits and displays (informational)
- Oral presentations
- Performances (creative/artistic, musical, theatrical)
TO SUBMIT A PROJECT: Please complete the Project Submission Proposal Form.
Printing Your Poster: See the Recommendations and Guidelines for preparing and printing your large format poster. Poster projects should be e-mailed to the helpdesk@ ma.psu.edu when completed so they can be tracked and printed. Anything submitted less than one week prior to needing the poster is not guaranteed. If there are questions regarding the process, students should contact the Mont Alto ITS Helpdesk.
Schedule of Events
12:00–2:30 p.m. — Student presentations and displays in the Multipurpose Activities Center (MAC).
Judging of projects also takes place at this time and students will be available to discuss the details of their projects. Oral presentations and performances will be in 122 MAC.
2:30–3:30 p.m. — Student Art Exhibit opening and reception in The Museum of Temporary Art in the Student Success Center, located on the first floor of the General Studies building.
3:30 p.m. — Awards for the poster and oral presentations as well as student artwork will be announced in the General Studies Building Auditorium.
Projects from Past Years
To view projects from past Academic Festivals, please click on the links below.
2013 Academic Festival
2012 Academic Festival
2011 Academic Festival
2010 Academic Festival
2009 Academic Festival
2008 Academic Festival
2007 Academic Festival
2006 Academic Festival