Professor William Ressler Selected as the Keynote Speaker at the 16 Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium


Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor

Come and hear Professor William Ressler, Department of Strategic Communication, present “Looking Beyond the Streetlight:  Discovering the Powers of Research” at 8:45 am on April 4 in Emerson A, Campus Center. 

The complete schedule of presentations and abstracts are now available on the website.  The abstract, if one was provided will be listed when you click the presentation titles

Come and watch your classmates, fellow students, and colleagues who represent the Martin Luther King, Park Scholar, and Honors Writing and English programs, as well over 50+ sessions of student posters and presentations next Thursday, April 4, from 8:45 am – 3:50 pm in the Campus Center.

The Symposium will feature over 240 presentations of research, creative writing, and more, representing all disciplines, including the following selections:

              Session Times for Whalen Symposium

8:45 – 9:15 am             Opening Ceremony/Keynote – Professor William Ressler

9:25 – 10:40 am           Sessions 1 and 2

10:50 – 12:05 pm         Sessions 3 and 4

12:10 – 1:00 pm           Session 5

1:10 – 2:25 pm             Sessions 6 and 7

2:35 – 3:50 pm             Sessions 8 and 9

3:50 – 4:50 pm             Closing Reception

*** Faculty Colloquium begins at 5:00 pm in Clark Lounge



Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact MaryAnn Taylor at or (607) 274-3113. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.