Three projects were selected for funding for research work in 2020:
- Zander Dale: No REZervations: Creating Navajo Pop Art, Mentor: Gratia Brown
- Rose Gaffner: An Examination Throughout the Years: Societal Trends and Billboard Top 5 Charts 2006-2016, Mentor: Emily Fenster
- Charlotte Huschka: A Student Approach to Retention on a Micro Level: Why do Students Stay, Mentor: Tammy Katuin
These students will join thirty six previous SOAR recipients, each project evaluated using the SOAR-Scoring-Rubric. SOAR projects are solicited in at the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters, the program incepted at VCSU in 2014.