Presentation titles marked with an * will be representing Georgia College at the 2015 COPLAC Conference. For an overview of the conference session panels see the Session Overview

Schedule Overview

Time Event(s) Location
8:30-9:00am Information and Morning Reception 3rd Floor Student Commons
9:00-10:00am Paper Presentation Session #1 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors
10:15-11:15am Paper Presentation Session #2 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors
11:30am-1:00pm Poster Presentation Sessions and
Mid-Conference Reception
3rd Floor Movement Lab and
Student Commons
11:30am-12:15pm Poster Presentation Session #1 (Odd #'s) 3rd Floor Movement Lab
12:15-1:00pm Poster Presentation Session #2 (Even #'s) 3rd Floor Movement Lab
1:15-2:15pm Paper Presentation Session #3 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors
2:30-3:30pm Paper Presentation Session #4 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors
4:00 - 5:00 URACE Reception 3rd Floor Student Commons
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2015
Friday, April 10th
8:30 AM

Information and Morning Reception (Program and Chair Assignments Attached)

Georgia College Student Research Event

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Biomimetic Modeling of Ni-ARD’s Active Site with Zinc and Nickel Metal Complexes

Morgan Ownbey, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kenneth C. McGill

Session Name: Chemistry I

HSB 209

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Design and Synthesis of Novel Flavonoid Derivatives as Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Anna Kranzlein, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Chavonda J. Mills

Session Name: Chemistry I

HSB 209

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Determining the Degradation of an Antioxidant, Lycopene

Kyle Foerster, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kimberly N. Cossey

Session Name: Chemistry I

HSB 209

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Research Experiences in Materials Synthesis

Kristopher Nelson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Chemistry I

HSB 209

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Do Home Runs Effect Attendance in Major League Baseball?

James Abbey, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Sports Economics

HSB 300

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Does a Championship Season Influence Average Ticket Sales in the Championship City?

Sidney (Matthew) Kennedy, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Sports Economics

HSB 300

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Does Income Inequality In the NFL Affect Team Performance?

Michael Henderson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Sports Economics

HSB 300

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Does Salary Affect Performance In Professional Baseball?

Benjamin (Logan) Murray, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Sports Economics

HSB 300

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

An Examination of College Students’ Stress Levels and Cell Phone Usage

Carly Reineri, Georgia College and State University
Jessica Wheeler, Georgia College and State University
Gabrielle Parks, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Tsu-Min Chiang

Session Name: Stressed Out: College Students

HSB 304

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Perceived Stress Levels by College Students in Relation to Time in a Semester

Amber Bowen, Georgia College and State University
Courtney Harden, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Tsu-Min Chiang

Session Name: Stressed Out: College Students

HSB 304

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Relationship Between Social Media Use and Stress in College Students

Madison Midkiff, Georgia College and State University
Jessica Wheeler, Georgia College and State University
Emily Baker, Georgia College and State University
Kristin Steinberg, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Tsu-Min Chiang

Session Name: Stressed Out: College Students

HSB 304

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Clara Bow: Being the "It Girl" in the Roaring Twenties

Halley Bowman, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Amy M. Pinney

Session Name: The "It" Girl: Can-Can Dancers, Ballerinas, and Venus the Red-Head

HSB 211

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Hair and Desire: Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s Red Head in Venus Verticordia, 1868

Jenna Howard, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Elissa Auerbach

Session Name: The "It" Girl: Can-Can Dancers, Ballerinas, and Venus the Red-Head

HSB 211

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Photographing the Ballerina in Paintings by Edgar Degas

Hannah Greene, Georgia College and State University

Major: Art

Faculty Mentor: Elissa Auerbach

Session Name: The "It" Girl: Can-Can Dancers, Ballerinas, and Venus the Red-Head

HSB 211

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Seurat’s Can-Can Dancers: Post-Impressionism, Mathematics, and Sexuality in Late-Nineteenth Century French Painting

Nikita Harjani, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Elissa Auerbach

Session Name: The "It" Girl: Can-Can Dancers, Ballerinas, and Venus the Red-Head

HSB 211

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Heart and Stomach of a Queen: Elizabethan Politics and the Gender Question*

Jeffrey Jones, Georgia College and State University

Major: History

Faculty Mentor: Aran S. MacKinnon

Session Name: The Politics of Gender

HSB 202

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gender Differences of Coping Strategies in Dealing with College Stress

Tyler Lewis, Georgia College and State University
Carly Salzberg, Georgia College and State University
Kristin Steinberg, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Tsu-Min Chiang

Session Name: The Politics of Gender

HSB 202

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Power Hungry Men in The Handmaid's Tale

Anna Hicks, Georgia College and State University

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Mary Magoulick

Session Name: The Politics of Gender

HSB 202

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Role of Gender in Medical Crowdfunding

Patricia Pulliam, Georgia College and State University
Emily Snook, Georgia College and State University
Leigha Chamlee, Georgia College and State University
Avery Parker, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Mary J. Land

Session Name: The Politics of Gender

HSB 202

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:15 AM

An Assessment of the Impact of Acid Mine Drainage on Algal Assemblages

Laura Aycock, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology (Master of Science)

Faculty Mentor: Kalina M. Manoylov

Session Name: Biology II

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Clay "Sludge" and Gypsum Mixtures Effect on Fecal Bacterial in Environmental Samples

Lillie Brannen, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dave Bachoon

Session Name: Biology II

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Effect of Used Coffee Grounds on Kudzu Gug, Megacopta Cribraria, Herbivory*

Tyler Whitehouse, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Caralyn B. Zehnder

Session Name: Biology II

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Initial Studies in the Interaction Between the Cellular Ddx6 and Adenovirus E4 orf3 Proteins

Cristina Clines, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Kasey A. Karen

Session Name: Biology II

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Investigating the Occurrence of Presumptive Pathogens in Commercial and Farmers Market Meats

Paige Stanley, Georgia College and State University
Taylor A. Winslow, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Indiren Pillay

Session Name: Biology II

HSB 207

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Brechtian Theatre Through the Ages

Sarah Burman, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Amy M. Pinney

Session Name: Directing Then, Producing Now

HSB 211

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Directors in the Theatre: Then and Now, and What Does it Mean?

Kayla Carson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Amy M. Pinney

Session Name: Directing Then, Producing Now

HSB 211

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Saved By the Change: Theatre's Impact in the 80s and Today

Jeremy Colwell, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Amy M. Pinney

Session Name: Directing Then, Producing Now

HSB 211

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

A Comparison Between Grip Strength and Swing Velocity in Female Collegiate Division II Softball players*

Brooke Hoffmann, Georgia College and State University
Chris Wilson, Georgia College and State University
Carly Lewis, Georgia College and State University
Clay Ardeeser, Georgia College and State University
Alex Bruner, Georgia College and State University

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Michael A. Martino

Session Name: Exercise Science I

HSB 209

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Comparison of the InBody Bioelectrical Body Composition Analyzer and Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry in College-Aged Students

Stephany Kuzminski, Georgia College and State University
Amrita Dey, Georgia College and State University
Anna Hicks, Georgia College and State University
Neil Doyle, Georgia College and State University
Aliana Romero, Georgia College and State University

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Michael A. Martino, Kelly Massey, Emily Simonavice

Session Name: Exercise Science I

HSB 209

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Correlation of Jackson & Pollock 3 Site Skinfold Test and the InBody 570 Bioelectrical Body Composition Analyzer

Andrew Stapleton, Georgia College and State University
Sarah Brooks, Georgia College and State University
Mallory Foy, Georgia College and State University
Taylor Crow, Georgia College and State University
Kelsey Oakes, Georgia College and State University

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Michael A. Martino

Session Name: Exercise Science I

HSB 209

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Scoliosis Treatment and Complications

Michael Hughes, Georgia College and State University

Major: Athletic Training

Faculty Mentor: Amanda I. Jarriel

Session Name: Exercise Science I

HSB 209

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Redefining the Hero: Black Masculinity in Basquiat’s Per Capita

Daniel Woffington, Georgia College and State University

Major: Art

Faculty Mentor: Elissa Auerbach

Session Name: Hope and Heroes: The Struggle for Self

HSB 202

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The Hope in Change in Carson McCullers' The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Darbyshire Witek, Georgia College and State University

Major: English

Faculty Mentor: Marshall B. Gentry

Session Name: Hope and Heroes: The Struggle for Self

HSB 202

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The Struggle to Find Self: Native American Identity and Stereotypes in the Work of Sherman Alexie

Ashley Gordon, Georgia College and State University

Major: English

Faculty Mentor: Mary Magoulick

Session Name: Hope and Heroes: The Struggle for Self

HSB 202

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Whiteness, The Real Intermediary Agent: Harriet E. Wilson’s Medium for Amalgamation in Our Nig: Sketches from the Life of a Free Black

Hannah Miller, Georgia College and State University

Major: English

Faculty Mentor: Katie Simon

Session Name: Hope and Heroes: The Struggle for Self

HSB 202

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Are There Common Characteristics Among Criminals?

Joshua Braumuller, Georgia College and State University

Major: Criminal Justice

Faculty Mentor: Carrie L. Cook

Session Name: Practicing Punishment: Confinement and other Concerns

HSB 201

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Capital Punishment: Currently Practicing States and the Influence of Welfare on Relief

Marcia Anderson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Criminal Justice

Faculty Mentor: Carrie L. Cook

Session Name: Practicing Punishment: Confinement and other Concerns

HSB 201

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Research in Animal-Based Crowdfunding Projects

Veronica Ulicny, Georgia College and State University
Suzie Keim, Georgia College and State University
Sam Jones, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Mary J. Land

Session Name: Practicing Punishment: Confinement and other Concerns

HSB 201

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The Relationship Between Mentally Ill Inmates, Solitary Confinement, and Attempted Suicide

Nicolle Crespo, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Carrie L. Cook

Session Name: Practicing Punishment: Confinement and other Concerns

HSB 201

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Artistically Approaching Solidarity and Leaving Ego Behind: Community Mural-Making in Harrisburg

Ivy Watson, Georgia College and State University
Jessica Jay, Georgia College and State University

Major: Liberal Studies

Faculty Mentor: Sandra E. Godwin, Valerie Aranda

Session Name: SPOTLIGHT PANEL: ENGAGE

HSB 304

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Domestic Violence in Baldwin County: Risks and Correlates

Dayana Aparicio, Georgia College and State University

Major: Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Stephanie M. McClure

Session Name: SPOTLIGHT PANEL: ENGAGE

HSB 304

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

ENGAGEing In Lesson Study

Emily Baum, Georgia College and State University
Kendall Brown, Georgia College and State University
Brian Minter, Georgia College and State University
Taylor Smoak, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mathematics

Faculty Mentor: Angel R. Abney

Session Name: SPOTLIGHT PANEL: ENGAGE

HSB 304

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Theatre Works*

Margaret Langford, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Amy M. Pinney

Session Name: SPOTLIGHT PANEL: ENGAGE

HSB 304

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Do State Financial Aid Programs Affect Graduation Rates?

Stephen Bailey, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: The Economics of Education

HSB 300

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Does Dropping Out of High School Affect the Probability of Spending Time in Prison or Jail?

Alaina Totten, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: The Economics of Education

HSB 300

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Does Obesity Education Affect Adult Obesity?

Cullen Wallace, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: The Economics of Education

HSB 300

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Does Parental Education Affect Child Educational Attainment?

Kenneth Brady, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: The Economics of Education

HSB 300

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

11:30 AM

Mid-Conference Reception

Georgia College Student Research Event

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Tiger (Panthera tigris) in Crisis: Methods to Reduce Impact of Habitat Degradation and Poaching

Alexis Jennings, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Kalina M. Manoylov

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #01

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

The Effects of Chronic Caffeine Exposure on Spatial Learning in Sprague-Dawley Rats

Amelia Fitch, Georgia College and State University
Kelsey Van Boxel, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Kristina L. Dandy

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #05

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Why are Parents Not Vaccinating Children, and How Can the Healthcare Community Help?

Ashley Williams, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Debbie A. Greene

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #07

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Effects of Aspartame on Impulsivity as Measured by a Delay-Discounting Procedure

Brandon Hindman, Georgia College and State University
James D. Callahan, Georgia College and State University
Binal S. Patel, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Kristina L. Dandy

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #09

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Visual Distractors and Cognition

Breanne Eckert, Georgia College and State University
Carly Reineri, Georgia College and State University
Hannah Hagley, Georgia College and State University
Kara Demkowski, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Diana L. Young

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #11

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

A Mathematical Model for Locating a Plane Lost Over a Large Body of Water

Brian Minter, Georgia College and State University
Kirsten Morris, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mathematics

Faculty Mentor: Darin G. Mohr

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #13

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Kudzu Bug Preference Across Four Soybean Varieties

Carson Bowers, Georgia College and State University
Annalisa Grimes, Georgia College and State University
Krista Guyton, Georgia College and State University
Seth Whitehouse, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Caralyn B. Zehnder

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #15

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Pathogenic Bacteria in Tidal Oakdale Creek on Sapelo Island

Chance Jones, Georgia College and State University
Joshua Thompson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Andrei L. Barkovskii

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #17

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Osteoarthritis and Hyaluronic Acid Injections

Chelsea Head, Georgia College and State University

Major: Athletic Training

Faculty Mentor: Amanda I. Jarriel

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #19

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Effects of Chinese Privet (Lingustrum sinese) on Native Tree Growth in Milledgeville, GA

Magdalena Wilson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Christine Mutiti

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #21

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Christopher Howatt, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Maria Flordesol A. Culpa-Bondal

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #23

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI)

Courtney Bernhardt, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Debbie A. Greene

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #25

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Atomic Molecular Optics Laboratory

Cristalei Polk, Georgia College and State University
Dmitrius Denize, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Hauke C. Busch

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #27

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Analytical Methods for the Detection of Pharmaceutical Pollution of Surface Water in Georgia Using GC/MS

Katherine Hachat, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #29

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Population Dynamics of Algae Isolated from a Shallow Saline Meromictic Lake

Daniel Chung, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Kalina M. Manoylov

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #31

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Determining Iron Concentrations in Various Cereals

David Robeson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Ronald Fietkau

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #33

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Rising Expectations: A Content Analysis of LGBT Stereotypes in American Television Shows

David Tobelman, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Jennifer D. Green

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #35

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Identification of Volatile Organic Compounds Present in Cigarette Smoke via GC/MS Detection

Elaine Smith, Georgia College and State University
Preston Skersick, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #37

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Determination of Fluoride Levels in Mouthwash and Tap Water

Eme Henshaw, Georgia College and State University
Karlton P. Green, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Ronald Fietkau

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #39

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

A Comprehensive Study of the Energy Efficiency of Herty Hall

Jairus Elarbee, Georgia College and State University
Rhett Roberts, Georgia College and State University
Kyle Sorrells, Georgia College and State University
Michael Crawford, Georgia College and State University
Wenu Mutunda, Georgia College and State University
Patrick McNair, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Hauke C. Busch

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #41

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Towards the Synthesis of a Beta-octobrominated Co(II) Porpjyrin

Jamichael Williams, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kenneth C. McGill

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #43

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Using Multi-Step Synthesis for the Production of Hydrogels with Adhesive Properties

Jennifer Deardorff, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #45

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Using Rational Drug Design Toward the Synthesis of Novel Flavonoid Derivatives as Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Jennifer Minnick, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Chavonda J. Mills

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #47

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Mindfulness and Physiological Indicators of Stress

Sean Groark, Georgia College and State University
Matthew DeWitt, Georgia College and State University
Candace Cosnahan, Georgia College and State University
Sara Moore, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Whitney L. Heppner

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #49

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

What’s in Your Wastewater? Analysis of VOCs Contained Within Wastewater Via GC/MS

Jessica Minnick, Georgia College and State University
Kyler Miller, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #51

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

What is the Compliance of Health Care Providers’ Usage of Effective Hand Hygiene vs. Ineffective Hand Hygiene to Decrease the Spread of Infection Amongst Patients During a Hospitalization?

Jessica Parker, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Debbie A. Greene

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #53

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Monitoring Surface Water of Lake Sinclair in Georgia

John Olmstead, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #55

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Accreditation of the Pohl Observatory

Joseph Ronca, Georgia College and State University
Ben Crawley, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Donovan L. Domingue

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #57

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Natural Skeletal Pathologies in a Population of Gray Squirrels

Katelyn Benson, Georgia College and State University
Anna Marie Bosch, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Alfred J. Mead

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #59

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Forensic Collection of Trace Chemicals from Glass

Katherine Bean, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kimberly N. Cossey

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #61

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Degradation of Estrogen: An NMR Study

Katherine Davis, Georgia College and State University
Nina Little, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kimberly N. Cossey

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #1 - Poster #63

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Determining Flow in a Cylindrical Conduit using a 2-Dimensional Fast Fourier Transform

Kathryn Ham, Georgia College and State University
Arthur Shue, Georgia College and State University
Michael Seligman, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Kenneth C. McGill

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #02

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Salamander Springs Soil Analysis

Kelsey Edmonson, Georgia College and State University
Jordan Randall, Georgia College and State University
Magdalena Wilson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Allison R. VandeVoort

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #04

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Pedagogical Innovation: Using 3D printer technology in an undergraduate biochemistry course

Kylee Janousek, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Chavonda J. Mills

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #06

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Molecular Docking Studies of Novel Flavonoid Derivatives As Dual Binding Site Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors

Lauren Gainey, Georgia College and State University
Blia Lor, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Chavonda J. Mills

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #08

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Separating Fact from Pseudoscience: A Look at the Efficacy of Six Health-Related Products

Lauren Hovey, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Christine Mutiti

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #10

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Assessment of Silver Nanoparticle Biosorption Onto Soil Nematodes

Lena White, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Allison R. VandeVoort

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #12

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Flavanoid Derivtives as Acetylcholine Esterace Inhbitors

Lindsey Phillips, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Julia Metzker

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #14

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Progress Towards Synthesis of A Novel Trifluoromethyl-Substituted Aurone As A Potential Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitor

Macy Polk, Georgia College and State University
Jessy DePhillips, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Chavonda J. Mills

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #16

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Testing the Feasibility of a Bladeless Wind Turbine Design

Christopher Card, Georgia College and State University
Michael Crawford, Georgia College and State University
Jairus Elarbee, Georgia College and State University
Austin Card, Georgia College and State University
Anderson Kendrick, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Hauke C. Busch

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #18

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Role of Sol-Gels in Modern Day Society

Martin Alcantar, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #20

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Personality Types

Matthew Dewitt, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Whitney L. Heppner

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #26

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Chronic Axial Lumbar Pain

Maxwell Mcclure, Georgia College and State University
Leah Chandley, Georgia College and State University

Major: Athletic Training

Faculty Mentor: Amanda I. Jarriel

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #28

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Various Properties of the Fibonacci Number Sequence

Meghann Gibson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mathematics

Faculty Mentor: Brandon L. Samples

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #32

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

A Comparative Analysis of the Sit-and-Reach Test and the R.S. Smith Sit and Reach Design

Melissa Willard, Georgia College and State University
Carly Grayson, Georgia College and State University
Taylor Williams, Georgia College and State University
Greer French, Georgia College and State University
Lauryn Sanders, Georgia College and State University

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Michael A. Martino

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #34

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Analysis of Hydrocracking Products Using GC-MS

Melissa Youngs, Georgia College and State University
Elizabeth Cronan, Georgia College and State University
Kyle Sorrells, Georgia College and State University
Scott Beauchamp, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kenneth C. McGill

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #36

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Towards the Development of Green Synthetic Methods Involving the Knoevenagel Condensation

Michael Collins, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Koushik Banerjee

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #38

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

From the Ground Up: A Soil Survey Report of Salamander Springs

Michael Ziegler, Georgia College and State University
Zach Dalton, Georgia College and State University
Tori Thomas, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Allison R. VandeVoort

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #40

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Narrowing Down the Respective Binding Sites of Adenovirus E4orf3 and Cellular Ddx6 Proteins

Nathan Anisko, Georgia College and State University
Mary Beth McWhirt, Georgia College and State University
Lindsey Knott, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Kasey A. Karen

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #42

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Six Clinical Case Studies in Adventure Therapy

Noelle Linville, Georgia College and State University
Ashley Kalle, Georgia College and State University
Nicholas O'Dell, Georgia College and State University
Rachel Dent, Georgia College and State University
Aryn Hulslander, Georgia College and State University
Jesse Chapman, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Lee Gillis

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #44

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Interpolating Correlations of Distribution Data for Neoporus Aulicus in the Southeastern United States

Paul Murray, Georgia College and State University
Sergio Minchey, Georgia College and State University

Major: Geography

Faculty Mentor: George W. Wolfe

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #46

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Mindful Conflict Resolution Strategies in College Roommate Relationships

Rachel Potts, Georgia College and State University
Katie Herzer, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Whitney L. Heppner

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #48

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Development of a novel approach for sampling burrowing crayfish utilizing environmental DNA in the crayfish burrows’ chimney structure

Lauren Pace

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Ellen Francy

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #50

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

The Effects of Spodoptera Exigua Herbivory on Soybean Plant Chemistry

Krista Guyton, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Caralyn B. Zehnder

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #52

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Determining the Effects of Balance and Stability in College-Aged Students: Barefoot vs. Shod

Sasha Tadros, Georgia College and State University
Sarah Duren, Georgia College and State University
Erin Griffin, Georgia College and State University
Kathryn Daniel, Georgia College and State University
Matt Sutton, Georgia College and State University

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Michael A. Martino

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #54

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Mindfulness and Attentional Control

Sean Groark, Georgia College and State University
Tyler Lewis, Georgia College and State University
Carly Reineri, Georgia College and State University
Nicolle Crespo, Georgia College and State University
Chase O'Dell, Georgia College and State University
Hannah Hagley, Georgia College and State University
Breanne Eckert, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Diana L. Young

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #56

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Undergraduate Biochemistry Through Service Learning: Combating Childhood Obesity Within the Milledgeville Community

Jennifer Minnick, Georgia College and State University
Katherine Bean, Georgia College and State University
Eme Henshaw, Georgia College and State University
Jessica Minnick, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Chavonda J. Mills

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #58

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Evaluation of culture conditions and enumeration methods of enteric bacteria isolated from ground beef

Taylor Winslow, Georgia College and State University
Paige L. Stanley, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Indiren Pillay

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #60

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

The Variance of Caffeine in Different Brews of Blackbird Coffee

Tracie Self, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kimberly N. Cossey

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #62

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

A Taxonomic Inventory of the Hydradephaga and Hydrophilidae of the Bahamas Based on Light Trap Samples

Zachary Yongue, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: George W. Wolfe

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #64

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Kinetics of Phenolphthalein Fading Experiment using the New Ocean Optics OceanView Software

Zeljka Popovic, Georgia College and State University
Paige Lott, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Ronald Fietkau

Session Name: Poster Presentation Session #2 - Poster #66

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

1:15 PM

Artistic Expression of Emotion

Caleb Gay, Georgia College and State University
Anass H. Ribeiro, Georgia College and State University
Elizabeth C. McCrary, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Whitney L. Heppner

Session Name: Arts and Icons: Creation and Expression in Comedia, Media, Art and Literature

HSB 209

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Clowning Around: Clowning Techniques for Children*

Elaine Friend, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Amy M. Pinney

Session Name: Arts and Icons: Creation and Expression in Comedia, Media, Art and Literature

HSB 209

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Harriet Jacobs' Use of Religious Icons in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Ashley Gordon, Georgia College and State University

Major: English

Faculty Mentor: Katie Simon

Session Name: Arts and Icons: Creation and Expression in Comedia, Media, Art and Literature

HSB 209

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Producing for Digital Media

Lizzy Miller, Georgia College and State University
Erin Churchill, Georgia College and State University
Shannon Stonecheck, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Angela C. Criscoe

Session Name: Arts and Icons: Creation and Expression in Comedia, Media, Art and Literature

HSB 209

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Analytical Techniques Using GC/MS in the Detection of Pharmaceutical Pollution, as Well as Caffeine Contamination, of Surface Water

Nathan Potter, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Coffee, Caffeine, and Chemistry

HSB 207

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Comparing the Amount of Caffeine in Store-Bought Versus Locally Roasted Blackbird Coffee*

Belinda Schaafsma, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kimberly N. Cossey

Session Name: Coffee, Caffeine, and Chemistry

HSB 207

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Comparison Study of the Water Quality the Ocmulgee River

Kelly Taylor, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Coffee, Caffeine, and Chemistry

HSB 207

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Existentialist Views Within the Absurd

Eric Burleson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Amy M. Pinney

Session Name: Danger! We're Gettin Medieval: Gas Lighting, Existentialism and Transhumanism

HSB 202

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Light’em Up: Reconstructing an Early Nineteenth-Century Gas Table

Justin Harrison, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Amy M. Pinney

Session Name: Danger! We're Gettin Medieval: Gas Lighting, Existentialism and Transhumanism

HSB 202

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

The Medieval Tradition of the Dream Vision Form

Mikaela Lafave, Georgia College and State University

Major: English

Faculty Mentor: Craig J. Callender

Session Name: Danger! We're Gettin Medieval: Gas Lighting, Existentialism and Transhumanism

HSB 202

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Transhumanism: Ethical, Genetic, and Social Challenges

Amielle Burch, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Steven J. Elliott-Gower

Session Name: Danger! We're Gettin Medieval: Gas Lighting, Existentialism and Transhumanism

HSB 202

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Early College Students as Organizational Border Crossers: Challenges to Meaningful Membership in the Wider Campus Community

Lamees Aisami, Georgia College and State University

Major: Middle Grades Education

Faculty Mentor: Stephanie M. McClure

Session Name: Focus on the Future: Children and Young Adults

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Impact of Parental Involvement on Emerging Adults’ Career Outlook and Life Satisfaction*

Amelia Fitch, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Tsu-Min Chiang

Session Name: Focus on the Future: Children and Young Adults

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

STEM to STEAM: Middle School Capstone and Sustainability

Lacey Farmer, Georgia College and State University

Major: Early College (7th and 8th grade students)

Faculty Mentor: Sharon Hood

Session Name: Focus on the Future: Children and Young Adults

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

STEM to STEAM: Middle School Capstone and Sustainability

Hely Patel, Georgia College and State University

Major: Early College (7th and 8th grade students)

Faculty Mentor: Sharon Hood

Session Name: Focus on the Future: Children and Young Adults

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

STEM to STEAM: Middle School Capstone and Sustainability

Nikki Grimes, Georgia College and State University

Major: Early College (7th and 8th grade students)

Faculty Mentor: Nikki Grimes

Session Name: Focus on the Future: Children and Young Adults

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

STEM to STEAM: Middle School Capstone and Sustainability

Sharon Hood, Georgia College and State University

Major: Early College (7th and 8th grade students)

Faculty Mentor: Nikki Grimes

Session Name: Focus on the Future: Children and Young Adults

HSB 201

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Al Qaeda’s Ultimate Victory

Kayla Abercrombie, Georgia College and State University

Major: History

Faculty Mentor: Josip Mocnik

Session Name: Graphic Internationalization: Reconstructing the Radical

HSB 211

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Graphic Novels: The New Diamond of International Studies

Nelson Drake, Georgia College and State University

Major: Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Jerry E. Herbel

Session Name: Graphic Internationalization: Reconstructing the Radical

HSB 211

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Laïcité and Islam: Immigration and Radicalization in France

Preston Seavey, Georgia College and State University

Major: Liberal Studies

Faculty Mentor: Jason Rich

Session Name: Graphic Internationalization: Reconstructing the Radical

HSB 211

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Social Media: Reconstructing the International System

Shannon Peak, Georgia College and State University

Major: Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Jason Rich

Session Name: Graphic Internationalization: Reconstructing the Radical

HSB 211

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does Economic Growth Affect Suicide?

Nicholas Hanchey, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Issues in Health Economics

HSB 300

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Affect Hate Crime Rates?

Coy (Miles) Mashburn, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Issues in Health Economics

HSB 300

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Affect Employment?

Kelly Lee, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Issues in Health Economics

HSB 300

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

How do Pharmaceutical Patents Affect Prices and the Death Rate?

Danielle Fraser, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Issues in Health Economics

HSB 300

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does International Migration Affect Economic Growth Rates?

Olivia Moesser, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Issues in Labor Economics

HSB 304

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does Payroll in the MLB Affect Team Performance?

Spencer Horridge, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Issues in Labor Economics

HSB 304

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Does the Gender Pay Gap Vary by State Population?

Jackson Sharpless, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Issues in Labor Economics

HSB 304

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

The Effects of Foreign Language Ability on Employment

Jacob Duncan, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Issues in Labor Economics

HSB 304

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

2:30 PM

Active Participation of Refugees in Refugee Camps

Janik Marschall, Georgia College and State University

Major: Geography

Faculty Mentor: Amy R. Sumpter

Session Name: A Brief History of War

HSB 211

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Nixon and Détente

Richard Kline, Georgia College and State University

Major: History

Faculty Mentor: Josip Mocnik

Session Name: A Brief History of War

HSB 211

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Origin of the Tenth Point: United States and Austro-Hungarian Empire's Diplomatic Relations through the First World War

Matthew Cline, Georgia College and State University

Major: History

Faculty Mentor: Josip Mocnik

Session Name: A Brief History of War

HSB 211

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Piracy in Perspective: the Somalia Context

Narrae James, Georgia College and State University

Major: Geography

Faculty Mentor: Amy R. Sumpter

Session Name: A Brief History of War

HSB 211

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Silencing Iran

Kayla Abercrombie, Georgia College and State University

Major: History

Faculty Mentor: Aran S. MacKinnon

Session Name: A Brief History of War

HSB 211

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Abstract of Research of Crowdfunding Incentives

Jordan Lowry, Georgia College and State University
Blake Nipper, Georgia College and State University
Bailey Beckam, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Mary J. Land

Session Name: Animals and Emotions and Media, Oh My!: Crowdfunding Examined

HSB 209

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Crowdfunding and the Media: An Examination of News Coverage on Crowdfunding Operations

Erin Patrick, Georgia College and State University
Raquel Benton, Georgia College and State University
Amanda Norris, Georgia College and State University
Hannah Houston, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Mary J. Land

Session Name: Animals and Emotions and Media, Oh My!: Crowdfunding Examined

HSB 209

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Emotions and Crowdfunding: The Effect of Emotional Appeals on Benefaction

Mikulsky Kailyn, Georgia College and State University
James Beaman, Georgia College and State University
Layne Newman, Georgia College and State University
Taylor Roeck, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Mary J. Land

Session Name: Animals and Emotions and Media, Oh My!: Crowdfunding Examined

HSB 209

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Determination of Caffeine Content in Brewed Caffeinated and Decaffeinated Coffee

Logan Chalmers, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kimberly N. Cossey

Session Name: Chemistry: Water Quality and Sol-Gel Monoliths and Matrices

HSB 207

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Measuring the Effectiveness of a Sol-Gel Matrix in Preserving Essential Oil Concentration

Karen Ehret, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Chemistry: Water Quality and Sol-Gel Monoliths and Matrices

HSB 207

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Synthesis and Characterization of Sol-Gel Monoliths as Glucose Biosensors

Samuel Moore, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Chemistry: Water Quality and Sol-Gel Monoliths and Matrices

HSB 207

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Water Quality Analysis of the Oconee River

Hailee Pekarek, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Catrena H. Lisse

Session Name: Chemistry: Water Quality and Sol-Gel Monoliths and Matrices

HSB 207

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Concern for Climate Change: The Influence of Regional Location and Social Characteristics

Elizabeth Ediger, Georgia College and State University

Major: Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Stephanie M. McClure

Session Name: Global and Local Challenges and Concerns

HSB 201

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

How Motivation Mediates the Relationship Between Intellectualism and Cheating

Elizabeth McCrary, Georgia College and State University
Caleb Gay, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Whitney L. Heppner

Session Name: Global and Local Challenges and Concerns

HSB 201

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Pinching Pennies: The Effect of Global Poverty*

Anna Fusia, Georgia College and State University

Major: Theatre

Faculty Mentor: Steven J. Elliott-Gower

Session Name: Global and Local Challenges and Concerns

HSB 201

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Prescription Drug Use Among Georgia College Students*

Scott York, Georgia College and State University

Major: Criminal Justice

Faculty Mentor: Carrie L. Cook

Session Name: Global and Local Challenges and Concerns

HSB 201

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Danny Parker’s Storytelling Legacy

Mattie Barrett, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Mary Magoulick

Session Name: Memory: An Interdisciplinary Discussion

HSB 202

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Not Worth the Memory: The War Between Collective and Private Memory*

Mikaela Lafave, Georgia College and State University

Major: English

Faculty Mentor: Katie Simon

Session Name: Memory: An Interdisciplinary Discussion

HSB 202

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Weight of Centuries Lies on Children: A Study of Young Harry Ashfield

Catherine Bowlin, Georgia College and State University

Major: English (Master of Arts)

Faculty Mentor: Marshall B. Gentry

Session Name: Memory: An Interdisciplinary Discussion

HSB 202

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Multimedia Storytelling: Producing a Web Series

Shayna Venick, Georgia College and State University
Lexi Scott, Georgia College and State University
Shelby Light, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Angela C. Criscoe

Session Name: Multimedia Storytelling

HSB 304

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Are People That Believe They are Financially Successful More Likely to Develop a Gambling Problem?

Jeremy Grove, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Risky Business

HSB 300

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Do Alcoholic Beverage Companies with Pre-mixed Canned Drinks Generate More Revenue than Brands Without them?

Nickolas Duda, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Risky Business

HSB 300

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Does Drug Use Affect an Individual's Decision to Gamble?

Charles Bittinger, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Risky Business

HSB 300

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Does the Legalization of Medical Marijuana Affect State GDP Growth Rates?

Brian Mills, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: John R. Swinton

Session Name: Risky Business

HSB 300

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Closing Reception

Georgia College Student Research Events

HSB 3rd Floor Student Commons

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM