Graduate Student Research Funding

Graduate students engaged in research projects can receive support to extend research efforts and pay travel expenses when students present their research.

Guidelines

Log on to Moodle to access the necessary forms which are listed in Resources for Graduate Students - Graduate Student Research Forms.

 

If you receive an award, please ensure that the program for the conference reflects the fact that you are affiliated with Lynchburg College.

Students receiving prior funding include:

Student Program Topic Venue
Bailey, Wendy Leadership Studies Students' Competence to Transition into Adult Life Dissertation research
Bauman, Jesse Science Engaging Students in Sustainable Practices at Lynchburg College through Project Based Learning National Center for Science & Civic Engagement Washington Symposium and Capitol Poster Session
Bowes, Brittney History Family Ties and Horses:  How Equine Bloodlines Helped Cement Social Status Among Virginia Elite Virginia Social Science Association Conference, Norfolk
Captain, Jennifer Clinical Mental Health Counseling ADHA and Giftedness: Similarities and Misdiagnosis VACES Counseling Graduate Student Conference, Regent University
Carr, Lauren Counseling Counseling Strategies: Bipolar Disorder Virginia Association for Counselor Education Graduate Student Research Conference
Dempsey, Sunshine English House of Grass: The Ecopoetics of James Dickey's Into the Stone South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Erickson, Nels Science Education Contribution of Illegally Dumped Tires on Water Quality Degradation 2014 Student Scholar Showcase and the 2014 Environmental Virginia Symposium
Gardner, Christopher Special Education Death Penalty Cases in Virginia pre-Atkins SPED 605
Gleeson, J. Curt Counseling Counseling Families with Parental Cancer Virginia Counselors Association’s 2011 convention
Gleeson, John (Curt) Counseling Parental Cancer: Implications for Family Counseling Virginia Association for Counselor Education Graduate Student Research Conference
Gooden, Shaqua Business RyanAir: Low Fare Charges Cambridge (UK) Business & Economic Conference
Hall, Lana Physical Therapy Research Poster Presentation on Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for Parkinson’s Disease American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Combined Sections Meeting
Huber, Lisa Science Education The Analysis of Planetary Mission Data with Mathematica American Association of Physics Teachers Conference
Jain, Rahul MBA The Relationship among Training Opportunities, Job satisfaction, and the Three Components of Organizational Commitment in the US Manufacturing Sector International Conference of Management and Behavioural Science in India
Jennings, Hollie Educational Leadership The Goals of Misbehavior Virginia Alternative Educators Association
Knight, Santina English An Episode in Monacan DNA College English Association Conference, Richmond
Lampkin, Sarah Counseling Northern Identify: Stereotypes in Popular Culture Game of Thrones Conference, The Ohio State University, February 8, 2014
Lester, Sarah Counseling Immigration Youth Population Virginia  Association for Counselor Education Graduate Student Research Conference
Lewis, Douglas Counseling Grief Experiences of an African-American Child after Sudden Death: A Retrospective Analysis Virginia Psychological Association Conference
Lewis, Douglas Counseling Grief Experiences of an African-American Child after Sudden Death: A Retrospective Analysis Virginia Social Sciences Conference
Lewis, Douglas Counseling Grief Experiences of an African-American Child after Sudden Death: A Retrospective Analysis & Clinical Interventions VACES Graduate Student Annual Conference in Harrisonburg, Virginia
Lumsden, Stacie Counseling Counseling Strategies: Bipolar Disorder Virginia Association for Counselor Education Graduate Student Research Conference
Moss, Meghan Business Administration Specific Areas Effecting An Increased Turnover of Nurses in The Medical Community Cambridge Business and Economic Conference
Norman, Benjamin English Chrysopoeia: Metaphysical Reflections on Transformation in James Dickey’s The Owl King South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Rolfes, Melissa Counseling Incorporating Meditation and Yoga into Group Therapy: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Virginia Counselors Association’s 2011 convention
Rolfes, Melissa Counseling Mindfulness-techniques as an intervention for helping professionals coping with compassion fatigue Virginia Counselors Association Conference
Sanzone, Robert (Zach) Counseling Arthur Miller’s The Crucible Association for Core Texts and Courses
Scott, Melissa English "Smiling Lessons" College English Association Conference, Richmond
Shiree, Royal English “Victory’s Mama,” excerpt from Identity Crisis College English Association Conference, Richmond
Thomas, Allison Music Dame la Música: an Exploration of Latin Music through Rafael Méndez Virginia Music Educators Association Conference
Willis, Rachel English Exploration of how Jake Barnes, protagonist of Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, maneuvers violence as it relates to his gender identity College English Association Conference, Richmond

 

Other Funding Sources: For resources beyond the Graduate Studies Committee's Research funding program, students may contact Dr. Allison Jablonski, LC's director of Student-Faculty Research (jablonski@lynchburg.edu), to inquire as to whether support may be available from specific endowed funds held by the College.