usoarSkyline College Social Science and Creative Arts, in conjunction with the Honors Transfer Program, Psi Beta the Psychology Honor Society, and Skyline College Geography will host the 1st Annual uSOAR virtual event on Wednesday, April 28th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

uSOAR provides a multidisciplinary forum to facilitate the exchanges of knowledge that drive intellectual engagement in every field of study and promotes transformative learning through research. This is a free event, available to the public. All are welcome and invited to come to learn about research.

Register for uSOAR at:

The 1st Annual uSOAR program will highlight:

  • The Research Process
  • Faculty Research Experiences
  • Skyline College Research Opportunities
  • Exemplary Student Research Projects from 2020

Skyline College faculty researchers will share lessons learned from their personal research experiences and student leaders will discuss how research has impacted their leadership roles on campus. Faculty panelists for the event include:

  • Liza Erpelo (English)
  • Tony Jackson (Psychology)
  • Kaylee Matheny (Sociology)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shaun Perisho (Psychology)

Along with spotlighting the research process and student research, uSOAR will act as a springboard for future student research projects. The symposium is designed to educate, nurture, and inspire Skyline College students to grow and challenge themselves in academic commitment and pursuit of rigorous, creative, community-based, and culturally relevant scholarship in Social Science and Humanities.

uSOAR is designed to promote excellence in Social Science and the Humanities. Social Science & Creative Arts Dean, Danni Redding Lapuz says, “Our vision with uSOAR is the creation of a symposium to raise our undergraduate research scholar voices and demystify the research process.” We look forward to sharing these research scholar voices with the campus community on Wednesday, April 28th beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Article by Chris Burwell-Woo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *