Student Scholar Showcase

Student Scholar Showcase

The annual Student Scholar Showcase, held during the spring semester, provides students with an opportunity to present their scholarly, research, creative, and/or service-learning projects to the campus community.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
3 - 5 p.m. - Reception, Flint Family Lobby, Schewel Hall

Poster Presentations

Oral Presentations Schedule

  Sydnor Performance Hall
Schewel Hall
Faculty Resource Room 231
Schewel Hall
Room 232
Schewel Hall
8:30-8:45 a.m.   Entry # 92: Claire E. Nadolski
Faculty: Daniel Lang
Project: Evaluating Forcible Humanitarian Intervention in the Case Study of Genocide in Rwanda
Entry # 121: Hannah Michelle Frank
Faculty: Danny Cline
Project: Counting and the Padovan Sequence
8:45-9 a.m.   Entry # 93: Judith Gallegos
Faculty: Laura Kicklighter
Project: The War on Drugs in Mexico: A Look at Education and Child Immigration
Entry # 122: Rebecca A. Matherly
Faculty: Laura Henry-Stone
Project: Small Town Sustainability
9-9:15 a.m. Entry # 150: Darrin R. Warren
Faculty: Chris Magee
Project: A Saxophone Fantasy
Entry # 94: Sarah Nicole Waldrop
Faculty: Kimberly McCabe
Project: Poverty and the Likelihood of Criminal Behavior: Based on Mitigating Circumstances
Entry # 123: Deron N. Turner
Faculty: Barry Lobb
Project: The Generalization and Security of Double Encrypted Vigenère Squares
9:15-9:30 a.m. Entry # 151: William J. Sperrazza
Faculty: Cynthia Ramsey
Project: Song from Tragedy: An Analysis of Music During the American Civil War
Entry # 95: Aaron Robert Moyer
Faculty: Marek Payerhin
Project: The Egyptian Revolution: Overthrowing Hosni Mubarak
Entry # 124: Emily C. Davis
Faculty: Douglas Thomasey
Project: Determining Distance Advantages Using Trigonometry
9:30-9:45 a.m. Entry # 152: Sean-Patric M. Boggs
Faculty: Cynthia Ramsey
Project: From Screen to Staff: Video Games and Music Education
Entry # 96: Chandler Elizabeth Haywood
Faculty: Clifton Potter
Project: God Is In His Heaven and Baldwin is Back in Downing Street
Entry # 125: Matthew Alan Baker
Faculty: Laura Henry-Stone
Project: Planet of Pills: Pharmaceuticals, the Environment, and You!
9:45-10 a.m. Entry # 153: Kenneth A Bosley
Faculty: Chris Magee
Project: Leonardo Fibonacci's Mathematical Research and its Effects on Musical Instruments
Entry # 97: Ashlyn Rose Lindsay
Faculty: Brian Crim
Project: The Casement Report’s Consequence on the British Congo Reform Movement
Entry # 126: Christine Elizabeth Yates
Faculty: Allison Jablonski
Project: Prevention Intern at Horizon Behavioral Health
10-10:15 a.m. Entry # 154: Tresa L. Scruggs
Faculty: Cynthia Ramsey
Project: An American Abstract: An Exploration of the Music from Appalachia
Entry # 98: Spencer T. Murray
Faculty: Brian Crim
Project: Panic and Disarmament: The London Naval Treaty of 1930
Entry # 127: Roslyn Marie Alexander
Faculty: David Freier
Project: Acute Dose Response Effects of gamma-HCH (lindane) on Measures of Innate and Adaptive Immune Function in Female Swiss Mice
10:15-10:30 a.m. Entry # 155: Qianyue Zhang
Faculty: Alina Klein
Project: The Relationship between Cancer Rate and Development of Countries
Entry # 99: Derrick T. Lagoy
Faculty: Lorna Dawson
Project: Are Lobby Groups Stealing Votes in the House from Us?
Entry # 128: Garrett Patrick Corless
Faculty: William Lokar
Project: Self-Consistent Field Analysis of Mixed Zwitterionic/Cationic Surfactant Systems on a Silica Surface
10:30-10:45 a.m. Entry # 156: Kristen H. Donovan
Faculty: Eric Kyper
Project: Gender's Influence on Character Creation (using Skyrim)
10:45-11 a.m. Entry # 157: Kyle W. Ewald
Faculty: Alina Klein
Project: The Return on Investment in Education
Entry # 100: Marie Czerniak
Faculty: Leslie Layne
Project: "And she was like..."
Entry # 129: Lavender Williams and Kara Schaffer
Faculty: Virginia Cylke
Project: Effects of Clothing Style, Color, and Sexual History on Perceived Attraction
11-11:15 a.m. Entry # 101: Angela Arthur
Faculty: Leslie Layne
Project: A Poet Writes a Dictionary
Entry # 166 Brian A. Ramsey
Faculty: Eric Goff
Project: Modeling the 2013 Tour de France with Continuous Power and Drag Area Functions
11:15-11:30 a.m. Entry # 167 Brooke Lindsay Niblett
Faculty: Cynthia Ramsey
Project: Short and Sweet: Using Music to Teach Students with ADHD
Entry # 102: Savannah Evans
Faculty: Cheryl Coleman
Project: Examining Thomas Sutpen as a Tragic Hero in Absalom, Absalom!
Entry # 131: John B. Gerke, Eliza B. Redway, and Nick Piraino
Faculty: Bianca Sumutka
Project: The Effect of Multi-Tasking and Technology on Memory Recall and Recognition
11:30-11:45 a.m. Entry # 159: Margaret Scott Pascale
Faculty: Paula Youra
Project: Who Are Relationships Really With: People or Devices?
Entry # 119: Melanie Kathryn Tenney
Faculty: Katherine Gray
Project: The Call for Social Change in Post-War Dystopian Fiction
Entry # 132: Nicolas Shawn Hagen
Faculty: Virginia Cylke
Project: The Effects of Multitasking on the Misinformation Effect
11:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Entry # 160: Desiree Smith
Faculty: Paula Youra
Project: Swords and Skirts: The Battle of Gender Identity in Game of Thrones
Entry # 104: Paige E. Hammock
Faculty: Robin Bates
Project: Dancing Bears and Good Omens
Entry # 133: Jennifer Grace Cormier
Faculty: Domenica Favero
Project: Substance Use in College Students and Social Learning Theory
12-1 p.m. Poster Presentations, Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center
1-1:15 p.m. Entry # 161: Heather Virginia Dodge
Faculty: Siobhan Byrns
Project: Online Privacy Awareness: "Exposed"
Entry # 105: Emma Kinsey
Faculty: Katherine Gray
Project: “To be, or not to be”: Existentialism in Shakespeare’s Hamlet Resulting from Religious Skepticism in the English Protestant Reformation
Entry # 134: Brazil Deszon Johnson
Faculty: Bianca Sumutka
Project: The Prevalence of Transfer Rejection and Concealment and Contributing Factors at Lynchburg College (Perceptions of Lynchburg College Climate)
1:15-1:30 p.m. Entry # 162: Kenneth Wayne Garrett
Faculty: Paula Youra
Project: Popular Media Commentary as a Contributing Factor to Negative Identity of eSports
Entry # 106: Erin Patricia Gough
Faculty: Leslie Layne
Project: Objective Blues
Entry # 135: Annie Besterman
Faculty: Domenica Favero
Project: Comparison of Stigmatization of the Mentally Ill and Individuals with Alternative Lifestyles
1:30-1:45 p.m. Entry # 163: Betsy Nicole Stipa
Faculty: Siobhan Byrns
Project: Thriven
Entry # 107: Patrice S. Gibson
Faculty: Sharon Kready
Project: Dating Violence on the College Campus: Exploring Student Perception and Awareness
Entry # 136: Andrew Bush
Faculty: Virginia Cylke
Project: Death Content on TV and its Effects on Product Evaluations
1:45-2 p.m. Entry # 164: Gillie W. Martin
Faculty: Chris Magee
Project: Stephen Foster and the Early Music of America
Entry # 108: Jessica C. Hamel
Faculty: Kim McCabe
Project: Perception of Mental Illness and Criminal Behavior
Entry # 137: Taylor L. Dalton
Faculty: Kari Benson
Project: Exploring Putative Chemical Signals in Fishing Spider (Dolomedes spp.) Silk
2-2:15 p.m. Entry # 165: Kristen R. Marbury
Faculty: Jeri Watts
Project: Summer Camp: An Opportunity to Prevent Summer Reading Loss
2:15-2:30 p.m. Entry # 109: Nicholas Clay Ferguson
Faculty: Kimberly McCabe
Project: Virginia Inmates: Demographics and Trends
Entry # 138: Isabel Marie Zaru-Roque
Faculty: Kari Benson
Project: The Sexy Scent of a Spider: What the Silk Might Say?
2:30-2:45 p.m. Entry # 110: Rachel Ashlee Hall
Faculty: Kimberly Mccabe
Project: Changing Demographics at Bedford Domestic Violence Shelter
Entry # 139: Diana M. Spangler
Faculty: David Freier
Project: Comparison of the Nitric Oxide Response in RAW 264.7 in  RPMI 1640 and DMEM
2:45-3 p.m.   Entry # 111: Dalyn R. Hall
Faculty: Kimberly McCabe
Project: Exploring Relationships: Childhood and Adult
Entry # 140: Jacob E. Thorne, Daniel Thomas Brown, William Ragan Rudisill, and Matthew Lipscomb
Faculty: Will Briggs
Project: From Start to Finish: Development of a 3D racing game
3-3:15 p.m.
Entry # 112: Lisa Ayana Collins
Faculty: Kimberly McCabe
Project: Law Enforcement Preparedness When Dealing With Mentally Ill Persons
Entry # 141: Stephanie R. DeRonde
Faculty: David Freier
Project: Dose Response Effect to Lipomannan from Mycobacterium smegmatis on RAW 264.7 Murine Macrophages
3:15-3:30 p.m. Entry # 168: Stacy Barringer
Faculty: Sean Collins
Project: Gender Differences in Heart Rate Recovery and Heart Rate Reserve Based on Body Composition
Entry # 113: Rachel E. Basham
Faculty: Leslie Layne
Project: Second Language Acquisition (SLA): Internal and External Factors on Individual Success
Entry # 142: Kelley Ann Duerbeck
Faculty: Christine Terry
Project: Lyme Borreliosis: Chronic Infection and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Correlation
3:30-3:45 p.m. Entry # 169: Matt Anderson
Faculty: Lindsay Pieper
Project: Student Perceptions of Security at FBS Games
Entry # 114: Savannah Evans
Faculty: Leslie Layne
Project: Does Language Determine Thought Processes? Another Look at the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
Entry # 143: Anthony Austin McBride, Russell H. Delancy, Nicole M. Mullany, Deron N. Turner, Joe A. Bailey, Michael A. Carey, and Linwood S. Stevens
Faculty: Will Briggs
Project: Dawn of the Living: Wake Up Dead.
3:45-4 p.m. Entry # 170: Daniel Christian Martinez
Faculty: Thomas Bowman
Project: The Role of Practice on Lacrosse Helmet Facemask Removal Time
4-4:15 p.m. Entry # 169: Mariam D. Oweis
Faculty: Nancy Cowden
Project: Functional Movement Screening in NCAA Division III Track and Field and Basketball Athletes
Entry # 115: Janine Fowler
Faculty: Leslie Layne
Project: Equality in Language: The Need for a Gender-neutral Pronoun
Entry # 144: Desiree Skylar Laughlin
Faculty: Allison Jablonski
Project: Forced Apoptosis in the Breast Cancer Cell Line SK-BR-3 using the Inhibitors PD173955 and U0126
4:15-4:30 p.m. Entry # 172: Christine Elizabeth Yates
Faculty: Beth McKinney
Project: Short-Term Meditation Training and Immediate Memory
Entry # 116: Kaitlyn Potts
Faculty: Kimberly McCabe
Project: Examining the Influence of Pornography on Adult Relationships
Entry # 145: Ashley Brewer and Thomas Rodenhouse
Faculty: Allison Jablonski
Project: The Effect of U0126, PD173955, and LY294002 Inhibitors on MDA-MB-453 Cell Proliferation
4:30-4:45 p.m. Entry # 117: Rebecca L. Brummett
Faculty: Katherine Gray
Project: The Value of Survival: An Analysis of Inmate Ethics in Holocaust Concentration Camps
Entry # 146: Karen Elizabeth Butler
Faculty: Nancy Cowden
Project: Fragrance Characterization of the Winter-Blooming Tree, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane'
4:45-5 p.m. Entry # 118: Samantha Chapman
Faculty: Katherine Gray
Project: The Drama of Silence: Pauses in Joshua Mikel’s Lillian Likes It
Entry # 147: Hannah Michelle Frank
Faculty: Will Briggs
Project: Hornet HQ: Web Development in PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript
5-5:15 p.m. Entry # 103: Leah Quinn Vitello
Faculty: Robin Bates
Project: Critical Perspectives on Thomas Eccleshare's Pastoral
Entry # 148: Lisa Huber
Faculty: Michael Solontoi
Project: The Analysis of Planetary Mission Data with Mathematica
5:15-5:30 p.m. Entry # 120: Ashley N. Rynard
Faculty: Leslie Layne
Project: Judging Speakers by Their Dialect: The Negative Perception of Southern American English
Entry # 149: Ethan W. DeSilvey
Faculty: Woodrow McKenzie
Project: Environmental Education in Action

Student Scholar Showcase chair: Dr. Allison Jablonski

Organizing committee: Mr. Tom Bowman, Mr. Darrius Carter, Dr. Sean Collins, Dr. Sandra Hahn, Dr. Joe Meehan, Dr. Maria Nathan, Dr. Marek Payerhin, Dr. Randy Ribler, Mr. Scott Robert, Ms. Nicole Smith, Dr. Bianca Sumutka, Dr. Ken Wagner, and Dr. Barbara Rothermel.