What is QUEST?

Quest is a Symposium dedicated to sharing the scholarly and creative pursuits of faculty, staff and student of the State University of New York at Oswego. It is sponsored by the Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee, The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and the Office of the Provost. The standard, individual talk presentation is 12 minutes, with 3 minutes for questions. Other forms of presentations, such as panels, symposia, plays, readings, recitals, and demonstrations are strongly encouraged. More details on the various types of presentations can be found here.  A brief history of Quest can be found here.

When and where will QUEST be held?

QUEST will be held on Wednesday, April 9th 2014, from 8am until 9pm, in lieu of regular classes.  Most activities will be held in the Campus Center. Other activities should not be scheduled during this period, as students are expected to attend Quest.

Who can present at QUEST?

The entire campus community (students, faculty, and staff) may participate in QUEST.

How do I submit a talk or propose an activity?

Proposals for presentations and activities can be made using the Presentation Submission Form.  Submissions for 2014 will be accepted  until Wed., March 12, 2014.

Can I look at last year’s abstracts to get an idea of what is being presented?

Yes, here's a link to QUEST 2013 abstracts. Links to the 2013 schedule are on the Quest home page.  

Will there be a keynote speaker to celebrate QUEST?

Yes, The talk will be in the Campus Center Auditorium at 1:00 P.M. The speaker has not been chosen yet.