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December 6, 2012

Student projects in art, biology, engineering, french, human development and family studies, philosophy, science, and individual projects.

Display Project Winners

  • First Place—"Future Longevity of Humans," (display project number 11 below) McKenzie Demagall, Carly Gruss, Krystal Henry, Britanni Laskey
  • Second Place—"Wanna go Out?," (display project number 3 below) Emily Marchewka
  • Third Place—"Equal Rights for Gay Marriage," (display project number 8 below) Tara Cope

Colloquium Winner

  • "French Food and Culture in America," (display project number 6 below) Britany Gallagher, Kyle Headlee, Rebecca Henckel, Stephanie McClain

Description of display projects:

  1. Course: Advanced Adolescence
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project Title: Comparing and Contrasting Lives
    Student: Chelsey Ditmore
    Description: Comparing and Contrasting: Showing how gender and parenting styles play a role in coping strategies of Alice and Charlie
  2. Course: Advanced Adolescence
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project Title: The Perks of Being a Nerd
    Student: Rachael Franks
    Description: The perks of being a nerd illustrates the main protagonists struggles and resolutions of adolescence with the ability to cope through reading and writing in Stephen Chbrosky's, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, through male literacy development research.
  3. Course: Developmental Transition to Adulthood
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project Title: Wanna Go Out?
    Student: Emily Marchewka
    Description: A comparison of the dating culture in 1958 to present.
  4. Course: Developmental Transition to Adulthood
    Instructor: Dr. Elaine Barry
    Project Title: Adolescent Suicide: The Numbers and the Toll it Takes on those Left Behind
    Student: Chris Larrabee
    Description: Young people's risk of suicide and impact of adolescent suicide on siblings and parents and communities.
  5. Course: Engineering Design E-Days
    Instructor: Daniel Schiffbauer
    Project Title: E-Days
    Description: Engineering students designed challenging, hands-on activities for middle school students.
    • Project Title: Reverse-Osmosis and Water Treatment
      Students: Mengke Cao, Jean-Raphael Mercier, Seonghan Moon
    • Project Title: Seismic Testing and Acoustics
      Students: Chehab Miguel Villalba, Justin Tartar, Evan Holden, Erin Motto
    • Project Title: Ultrasonic Thickness
      Students: Casey McManus, Olawunmi Yusuff, Michael Liddick
    • Project Title: Surveying and Concrete
      Students: Nathan Kiliany, Kaizuo Li, Audra Tewell
    • Project Title: Robot and Derrick Model
      Students: Nicholas Hewitt, Alex
  6. Course: Intermediate French
    Instructor: Dr. Susan Frenchik
    Project Title: French Food and Culture in America
    Students: Rebecca Henkel, Stephanie McCain, Britany Gallagher, Kyle Headley
    Description: Francophone Culture and Cuisine.
  7. Course: Introduction to Drawing
    Instructor: Joseph Materkowski
    Project Title: Introduction to Drawing Art Exhibition
    Students: Chelsey Durici, Jason Gan, Rob Gilmore, Amber Helmick, John Lin, Aaron Litman, Seth Miner, Chelsea Omasta, Mark Randall, Megan Ranker, James Schamp, Olivia Skoric, Caitlyn Steyer, Alex Strittmatter, Jessem Suppa, Tony Yuan
    Description: Exhibition of student drawings/artwork.
  8. Course: Introduction to Ethics
    Instructor: Dr. Eveyln Pluhar-Adams
    Project Title: Equal Rights for Gay Marriage
    Student: Tara Cope
    Description: Exploring the rights of gay marriages.
  9. Course: Introduction to Ethics
    Instructor: Dr. Eveyln Pluhar-Adams
    Project Title: Helping LGBT Persons
    Student: Yun Shen
    Description: To show concern for LGBT persons by describing their lives.
  10. Course: Introduction to Growth and Development
    Instructor: Jacquelyn Albert
    Project Title: Life Threatening Injuries
    Student: Bobbie Jo Majoros
    Description: How a life threatening injury can change a persons life.
  11. Course: Mammalian Anatomy
    Instructor: Dr. Joseph Shostell
    Project Title: Future Longevity of Humans
    Students: McKenzie Demagall, Carly Gruss, Krystal Henry, Britanni Laskey
    Description: The average life span for humans is approximately 78 years. Many factors are suggested to affect maximum age. We explore some of these factors.
  12. Course: Mammalian Anatomy
    Instructor: Dr. Joseph Shostell
    Project Title: Gallstones and Urinary Structure
    Students: Chrisitina Bowland, Tracy Leapline, John Luckart, Kerry Medvec
    Description: PowerPoint presentation of urinary function.
  13. Course: Mammalian Anatomy
    Instructor: Dr. Joseph Shostell
    Project Title: Origin and Insertion of Muscles
    Student: Scott Spickler
    Description: A synopsis of how muscles attach to bones will be provided.
  14. Course: Mammalian Anatomy
    Instructor: Dr. Joseph Shostell
    Project Title: Heart and Blood Flow
    Student: Courtney Yanak
    Description: Cover functions of heart and incorporate blood flow.
  15. Course: Mammalian Anatomy
    Instructor: Dr. Joseph Shostell
    Project Title: Muscle Sprains and Muscle Structure
    Students: Breanna Filburn, Tori Simpson, Kaitlyn Umbel
    Description: A PowerPoint presentation about our muscle structure, and what a sprain is and treating it.
  16. Course: Mammalian Anatomy
    Instructor: Dr. Joseph Shostell
    Project Title: Tubal Ligation and the Reproductive Systems
    Students: Courtney Collins, Allie Desko, Laura Marinos
    Description: An outlook of the male and female reproductive system.
  17. Course: Mammalian Anatomy
    Instructor: Dr. Joseph Shostell
    Project Title: Mercury and Amalgam Fillings
    Students: Tara Cope, Bobbi Jo Majoros
    Description: Millions of people have mercury fillings. It has been suggested that it may be detrimental to the human body.
  18. Course: Water and Earth Sciences
    Instructor: Mike Comiskey
    Project Title: Youghiogheny River/Safety Tips for Recreational Activities
    Student: Ashley Knauer
    Description: Talking about the different recreational activities a person can do on the Youghiogheny River and Lake, and how to prevent death while on the river.
  19. Course: Water and Earth Sciences
    Instructor: Mike Comiskey
    Project Title: Desalination
    Student: Brigid Corey
    Description: PowerPoint presentation on the desalination process.
  20. Course: Water and Earth Sciences
    Instructor: Mike Comiskey
    Project Title: The History Around the Monogahela River
    Student: Samantha Helmantoler
    Description: The history around the Monogahela River.