Student Achievement Takes Center Stage at FOSAApril 22, 2015

On Thursday, April 23, accomplishments from every discipline at Rockhurst University will be on display during the annual Festival of Student Achievement.

The event is designed to showcase the talents of University students in all areas of academics and leadership with a full day of demonstrations, displays and performances.

From math and science to fine arts, each of the entries featured during this year’s FOSA represents an outstanding work done by a University student.

FOSA begins at 2:30 p.m. in the Massman Gallery with musical performances. An opening ceremony featuring comments from Pasquale Trozzolo, ’75, communications expert and founder and executive chairman of Trozzolo Communications Group, follows at 3 p.m.

Interactive stoas, including oral and poster presentations are scheduled to take place in the St. Ignatius Science Center, along with an art exhibition on the third floor of Sedgwick Hall. Students whose research projects have been nominated by a faculty member for inclusion in the Rockhurst Outstanding Research Seminar will begin their presentations at 5 p.m. inside Ignatius Science Center room 115.

The ceremony honoring the student, faculty, staff and organizational recipients of academic, leadership and service awards will take place between 3:30 and 4 p.m. in the Massman Gallery.

Following a closing ceremony at 7:15 p.m. in Mabee Theater, on the first floor of Sedgwick Hall, FOSA will conclude with a Rockhurst University Theatre performance of You Can’t Take It With You at 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Theater.

Find more information on FOSA, including a complete schedule and list of awards, here.

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