Guidelines

Guidelines for Panel Presenters

Guidelines for students invited to present their work as part of a panel at the Beacon Conference.

Guidelines for Poster-Session Presenters

Information for students invited to present their work during the non-competitive, afternoon poster session.

Guidelines for Panel Judges

An overview of how professors at four-year colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic region can participate in Beacon.

Guidelines for Category Readers

Information about the important role faculty at community colleges play by reading and ranking papers submitted for each of the conference's competitive panels.

Guidelines for Students Submitting a Paper

Information about the conference, how to participate, and why you should consider submitting a paper. 

Guidelines for Faculty Mentors

Information about how to encourage and mentor students interested in submitting a paper and preparing to present.