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Leadership Distinction: Research

Sample Enhancement Activities

Note: This list is provided solely to give examples. Students should select activities available and appropriate for their research interests.


Conference Examples
  • Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference, USC Lancaster, May 18, 2013
  • American Nurses Association 7th Annual Nursing Quality Conference, Atlanta, GA February 6-8, 2013
  • College Band Directors National Conference, March 23, 2013, Greensboro NC

Discover Seminar: Office of Undergraduate Research
  • Finding Your Path in Research
  • Connecting with Faculty
  • Ethics in Research

Event/Performance Examples
  • Discovery Day attendance (not including required presentation)
  • Mini Baja Team: Design Competition in Mechanical Engineering
  • Christian Siriano Fashion Show
  • Skype with Film Director Christine Yoo
  • David Mettens Senior Clarinet Recital

Research Ambassador
  • Note the semesters/years in which you served as a Magellan Ambassador


Lecture Examples
  • Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society Lecture, Restoration of the Hunley, Fred Tetor, USC Salkehatchie, September 25, 2012
  • Edison Lecture: Hacking – not Hijacking – Automobiles, Friday, October 19, 2012, Dr. Wenyuan Xu, Computer Science and Engineering, Swearingen
  • Transcending Impasses in Population Health Research: Can Complex System Help?, Dr. Ana Kiez Roux, Director, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health at the University of Michigan’s’ School of Public Health, March 16, 2012, Gressette Room, Harper College

Work Shop Examples
  • Rotary Global Grants Workshop, Columbia Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, Gressette Room, Harper College, November 12, 2012
  • Political Science Research Workshop: T. Clifton Morgan, Rice University, “How Could I have Been So Wrong? When Evidence and Theory Diverge”, March 16, 2012, Gambrell 005
  • SCHC Spring Research Workshop, Gressette Room, Harper College, April 17, 2013, 4:30 p.m.
  • Contributing to a Good Research Environment: Plans, Expectations, and Effective Communication, Office of Undergraduate Research, January 31, 2012, Legare College 322
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