AMI Poster Session

Student Poster Presentations
2018 Alliance Management Institute (AMI)
January 3-5, 2018 ­ Kansas City,  MO

AMI Poster Session

The Poster Session at the Alliance Management Institute (AMI) allows students to showcase a best practice from their campus Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association or for the nonprofit sector, or research conducted in one or more of the Alliance competency areas. Recognition will be awarded at AMI in four categories: 1) Best Practices in a Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association, 2) Best Practices in the Nonprofit Sector 3) Undergraduate Student Research and 4) Graduate Student Research. First, second, and third place awards will be presented in each category.

2018 Poster Submissions

  1. Best Practices in a Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association 
  2. Best Practices in the Nonprofit Sector 
  3. Undergraduate Research 
  4. Graduate Research 
  5. Past Winners

  Deadlines  

Monday, November 6, 2017  – Intent to apply application is closed. 
Applicants must complete the poster intent to apply application for review. The application requests the Presentation Category, First and Last Name, Names of Additional Presenters, Campus, Working Title, Primary Contact Email, Primary Contact Phone Number. 

Monday, December 11, 2017
Final PowerPoint poster presentation must be submitted to Andrew Juarez.

Thursday, January 4, 2018
Students will share their posters with judges, students, faculty and nonprofit professionals as part of the conference program. Presentation times will be assigned.


Criteria for PowerPoint Posters

Poster Requirements

  • Posters must be created and presented using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Posters must address the criteria (including the required headings) listed below.
  • Students will give a 5-minute oral presentation for their poster on January 4, 2018 (times will be assigned). 
  • See below for Poster Judging Rubrics for Best Practices, Undergraduate Research, and Graduate Research.

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Best Practices in a Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association

The PowerPoint poster content and presentation must:

  • Represent a single project, activity or event that was organized by a group of Nonprofit Leadership Alliance students;
  • Address a minimum of two (2) Alliance competencies;
  • Demonstrate how the project contributed to specific student learning outcomes in each competency area presented;
  • Illustrate collaborative efforts with other constituents/stakeholders;
  • Show overall impact of activity in meeting Student Association goals; and
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the project and its outcomes.
  • Incorporate a minimum of two books and/or peer-reviewed articles.

Include the following headings:

  • Title
  • Project goals/objectives
  • Project outcomes
  • Student activities
  • Competencies addressed 
  • Student outcomes
  • Project/Activity impact 

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Best Practices in the Nonprofit Sector

The PowerPoint poster content and presentation must:

  • Represent a single project, activity or event at a  nonprofit organization as a part of a student internship, service learning assignment, course project, or service activity.
  • Address a minimum of two (2) Alliance competencies;
  • Demonstrate how the project contributed to specific organizational outcomes in each competency area presented;
  • Illustrate collaborative efforts with other constituents/stakeholders;
  • Show overall impact of activity for a nonprofit organization or the nonprofit sector,
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the project and its outcomes.
  • Incorporate a minimum of two books and/or peer-reviewed articles.

Include the following headings:

  • Title
  • Project goals/objectives
  • Project outcomes
  • Organization activities
  • Competencies addressed
  • Organizational outcomes
  • Project/Activity impact 

Undergraduate or Graduate Research

The PowerPoint poster content and presentation must:

  • Address a research or practice question aligned with one or more Alliance Competencies;
  • Include at minimum a summary of the related scholarly literature, the research methods used, key findings and results, analysis and implications for research and practice.
  • Incorporate a minimum of five (5) (for undergraduate) or a minimum of ten (10) (for graduate) books and/or peer-reviewed articles.

Include the following headings:

  • Title
  • Research question
  • Literature
  • Research Method
  • Findings/results/Analysis
  • Implications for Research and Practice

Oral Presentations

Students will present their PowerPoint poster in front of a panel of judges.

  • A laptop, projector and screen will be provided at AMI.
  • More details regarding presentation room and schedules will be sent to participants after submitting their posters. 
  • Oral presentations must last no longer than 5 minutes and must demonstrate professionalism in dress, display, and content.
  • Posters will be created and presented in Microsoft PowerPoint. 

2017 Poster Winners – AMI Denver, Co

First Place – Best Practices
Student: Sabrina Brant
Campus: Georgia College
Week of Community Engagement

First Place – Undergraduate Research
Students: Alyona Strohbehn, Madeline Davidson, and Nadir Khan
Campus: University of Northern Iowa
Addressing Teen Issues in the Cedar Valley

First Place – Graduate Research
Student: Karen Jackson
Campus: Wright State University
What Does Love Have to do with It? Embracing and Articulating Your Value to Propel Your Life and Career

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