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2018 Research and Scholarship Day & Mary Ann Parsons Lectureship

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM (USC Alumni Center) 


The Call for Abstracts is now closed.

The purpose of Research and Scholarship Day is to provide a collegial and interactive environment that:

  • Highlights how research enhances nursing practice;
  • Stimulates student interest in research; and
  • Showcases research and scholarship that advances nursing-related science. 

This free event includes:

  • Student and Community Partners Poster Sessions
  • Keynote Address and Award Presentations
  • Lunch and Networking Opportunities
  • Student Oral Presentations 

*It is highly recommended that students, if accepted, attend the poster workshop on March 9th from 12 – 1 pm. The workshop is free.*

Accepted abstracts will be considered for the Best Undergraduate Student Poster, Best Graduate Student Poster and Outstanding Student Poster Award. Awardees will be recognized during the event with a certificate and a $100 cash award.

For more information, contact Gene Brown:

Alumni Center Parking

Parking is available in the Park Street garage on Park and Pendleton Streets adjoining the USC Alumni Center. The garage is managed by the City of Columbia who charges hourly rates for parking ($1 for the 1st half hour, $1 for 2nd half hour, and $1 each additional hour with a maximum of $10/day).

Alternatively, a $5 parking pass (one time use) or $12.00 day pass (unlimited use) for the Park Street garage can be purchased at the conference registration desk.

The USC Alumni Center entrance from the Park Street garage is on the 2nd floor. Street level entrances are on Senate Street.

The Park Street Garage's street address is:
1007 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29201


Click here to view the USC Alumni Center on Google Maps, and generate directions from your departure point to the center.

The Alumni Center's street address is: 
900 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201