FRCC Student History Research Conference

Front Range Community College-Westminster Campus will be hosting the annual Student History Research Conference on Friday, April 22, 2022. All FRCC students, regardless of home campus, major, or current course enrollment, are encouraged to submit proposed projects for consideration.

The conference free and is open to the public. All attendees must abide by FRCC’s mask mandate for attendance. Please review FRCC’s COVID-19 Updates for more information.

The goals of this conference are:

  • To highlight student research and presentation skills.
  • To provide a forum for students to gain experience in professionalism by presenting their research projects to a broader audience.
  • To increase awareness of historical issues of our global society.

Conference Format


  • presentations of student research
  • interactive discussion about local history with community partners
  • speakers and discussions on local and global historical topics

Virtual synchronous

  • panel presentations in Zoom
  • interactive discussion about local history with community partners

Virtual asynchronous presentations available on-site

Awards for the best research and presentations will be awarded by FRCC history faculty, Student Life, and publishing partners and sponsors.


  • Presentations of papers 6-8 pages in length, to be delivered orally in chaired panel sessions.*
  • Presentations of oral history interviews with papers of at least 3 pages in length, to be delivered orally in chaired panel sessions.*
  • Oral presentations of posters or other media, accompanied by research papers of at least 3 pages. Presentations for posters may be pre-recorded for automated play in between sessions.

*Please Note: You may create a visual presentation using PowerPoint, Prezi, Google Slides, etc., to go along with your oral presentation, but you are not required to do so.

Time & Location

Westminster Campus
3645 West 112th Avenue
Westminster, CO 80031
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Friday, April 22, 2022
9 am - 4 pm


  • Proposal and bibliography: April 8, 2022
  • Full paper submission: April 15, 2022

Instructions for Submission

Requirements for Proposal:

  1. 3-6 sentences in total length
  2. Prospective title/Key words for your paper
  3. Bibliography that includes both primary and secondary sources (your proposal will not be accepted if you haven’t included at least 2 primary sources; avoid using internet sites like as secondary sources)

If you are interested in participating, please submit your project to be presented by April 8, 2022.

Contact Us

Please email any questions, or contact conference director Karen Dropps, or lead history faculty Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant, PhD