Student Showcase Competition

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Competition Outline

This competition will highlight the scholarly work of our students. Students from all majors are eligible to showcase their research, talents, and abilities. 

 

Eligibility

The competition is open to all San Antonio College students who are currently registered and in good academic standing. 

*The award will first apply to any outstanding obligations to Alamo Colleges. Student financial aid recipients will have funds disbursed in accordance with applicable federal regulations.

 

Awards

Competition Awards

We will offer the following award prizes : 

Poster Submission

1st Place: $400 (3 first place winners. One per category)

2nd Place: $200 (3 second place winners. One per category)

3rd Place: $100 (3 third place winners. One per category)

E-Portfolio  Submission

Award Prizes TBD

 

Timeline

Competition Timeline
  • Submission Deadline
    • November 4th By 11:59pm 
  • Student Showcase Symposium - Required
    • November 11th (10am-1pm)
      • Students unable to attend will have to pre-record their presentation and submit to smacal@alamo.edu no later than November 7th. 

 

Templates & Rubric

  • Utilize the following research poster rubric and template in your poster competition submission. Edit the template with your information then save it as a pdf and upload it into the competition submission form.

    Research not done independently or as a group project must include all contributors in the author's section of the poster. If multiple contributors are submitting the same poster, please include individual abstracts. 

    Research Poster Rubric

    Research Poster Template (PowerPoint)

    Types of Research Posters:

    • Qualitative Research
    • Quantitative Research
    • Internship Research 
    • Policy Research

    *These are examples of submissions, but there are multiple possibilities of submission that can be included.

     

     

  • Utilize the following rubric and template in your poster competition submission. Edit the template with your information then save it as a pdf and upload it into the competition submission form.  

    Creative Poster Rubric

    Creative Poster Template (PowerPoint)

    Examples of Creative Posters:

    • Artwork Review (existing or self-created)
    • Filmwork Review (existing or self-created)
    • Poetry/Writing Review (existing or self-created)
    • Comparative Study

    *These are examples of submissions, but there are multiple possibilities of submission that can be included.

  • Utilize the following rubric and template in your poster competition submission. Edit the template with your information then save it as a pdf and upload it into the competition submission form.  

    Experience Poster Rubric

    Experience Poster Template (PowerPoint)

    Examples of Experience Posters:

    • Internship
    • Job Shadow
    • Job (full-time or part-time)
    • Work-Study
    • Service Learning/Community Service

    *These are examples of submissions, but there are multiple possibilities of submission that can be included.

  • Students can self-create a portfolio or utilize one completed in connection to a classroom assignment. 

     

    E-Portfolio Rubric

    E-Portfolio Setup Instructions

 

Submission Process

Students interested in participating must submit a version of their poster or a link to their portfolio in the submission form below. 

All participants are required to present their poster and/or e-portfolio live during the student showcase or provide a pre-recorded presentation of their submission (no more than 8 min).

Submission Form

 

Symposium Champions

Technical/Guideline Questions
Email sac-sec@alamo.edu for any questions on guidelines or criteria.

Student Symposium Champions

  • Project Build - Research Poster
    • Michelle Baland (mbaland1@alamo.edu) 
  • SAC Library - Research in All Categories
    • Call: 210-486-0554 / Text: 210-714-1649 
    • Email: ask@sac.libanswers.com 
  • STEM Academic Success Centers - Research Poster
    • Academic Program Specialist (mramsey26@alamo.edu)
    • Peer Mentor (Rebecca West) 

 

Summer 2021 Submissions

LibGuide & Poster Examples

 

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