Quest –- the university’s annual symposium dedicated to sharing the scholarly and creative pursuits of students, faculty and staff –- will offer a wide variety of presentations, performances, panels, posters and more throughout Wednesday, April 19.

For the day, classes are canceled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to encourage the campus community to check out the activities.

Again this year, Quest begins with a preview on Tuesday, April 18, at the SUNY Oswego Syracuse Campus. Quest’s opening night and poster session will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. featuring work of students who attend classes at Oswego’s downtown Syracuse Campus, located in the Atrium building, 2 Clinton Square.

The opening event on April 19 will be the Display-to-Archives celebration from 8 to 8:45 a.m. in the Penfield Library Speaker’s Corner (Room 215) recognizing published works of members of the campus community.

Quest will feature a keynote by 1986 alumnus and Chief Financial Officer of Portage Biotech Allan Shaw titled “How to Approach Healthcare with a Business Mindset?” from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Marano Campus Center auditorium, Room 132.

The always-popular poster session will fill the Deborah F. Stanley Arena and Convocation Hall in the Marano Campus Center from 2 to 3 p.m. as students showcase their work in many disciplines.

New features this year include “Puppets Galore!,” a performance featuring work by the Department of Art and Design from noon to 1 p.m. -- moved into Tyler Hall for weather considerations. 

Throughout the day, attendees can check out presentations, award ceremonies and more throughout Marano Campus Center, the Shineman Center, Tyler Hall and Penfield Library.

For more information and a full schedule, visit the Quest website.