COSS Mission

The Celebration of Student Scholarship (COSS) is a full-day research symposium that includes posters, talks, and art exhibitions by Concordia students who, under the guidance of a faculty mentor, have engaged in research or scholarship on campus or through extramural opportunities.

COSS provides undergraduate students from all disciplines and levels of experience the opportunity to present high-quality research, scholarship, and creative works in a public venue; to connect with alumni; and to explore the intersections of research, vocation, and career preparedness. 

COSS invites the campus and broader community to engage with student presenters as they showcase their achievements through a variety of scholarly projects. 

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COSS is sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity.

Research Opportunities

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Environmental Engagement

A native of Texas, assistant professor Dr. Jennifer Sweatman joined the Concordia faculty five years ago to teach environmental studies and has since engaged with the region’s environment alongside students.

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Rewarding Research

Continuing his passion for research, senior Zach Strickland spent his summer in Sioux Falls, S.D., working to better understand a rare neurodegenerative disease.

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Dr. Krys Strand

Associate Professor, Biology; Program Director, Neuroscience; Director of National Fellowships and Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Biology, Neuroscience