Friday May 4: Honors College Poster Sessions, day 3 of 3

Session 7, May 4, 9:00 – 11:00 AM

  • Rachel Calkins, Art: The importance of LGBTA+ representation in visual media
  • Hannah Carty, Athletic Training: Effectiveness of joint mobilizations to increase dorsiflexion in individuals with chronic ankle instability
  • Darian Crum, English: Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures
  • Aleksey Green, Speech-Language Pathology: Children’s books: The role of literacy in development
  • Courtney Greig, Criminology and Criminal Justice : Social Disorganization Theory and its effect on homicide
  • Nicole Hoover, Recreation and Sport Management: Medical Voluntourism: Ensuring we’re helping, not hurting
  • Morgan Lesich, Elementary Education: Related arts in schools: An analysis of their developmental benefits
  • Latesha Merkel, Fine Art: The impact of representation and diversity both present and lacking in western animated media
  • Jordan Meadows, Criminology and Criminal Justice: True purposes of the correctional system in America
  • Justin Ottino, Criminology & Criminal Justice: Columbine, causes and a new era of school safety
  • Autumn Piccione, Political Science – Legal Studies: Take Back the Night
  • Olivia Strother, Speech-Language Pathology: Effect of deaf parents on hearing children’s language development
  • Kate Sullivan, Finance: How language affects women: Women talking, talking to them, and talking about them

 Session 8, May 4, 12:30 – 2:30 PM

  • Shan Antony, Health Sciences: The disparities of rural health care: The history, diagnosis, and prognosis of a forgotten population
  • Jacob Barton, Marketing: Time is money: Student involvement and its effect on job candidacy attractiveness
  • Zachary Blankenship, Aviation Management: An analysis of common factors in recent school shootings
  • Kaitlynn Goekler, Science Education: Science education instructional models: Which model best promotes inquiry
  • Tanzania Jackson, Marketing: Media’s influence on social movements
  • Samantha Jones, Psychology: Breastfeeding attitudes: United States regional differences and attitudes toward breastfeeding
  • Megan Osmon, Biology with Specialization in Medical Lab Science: Chemotherapeutic resistant breast cancer cell lines
  • Madeline Riley, Human & Environmental Systems: Mayflower descendants: Mother’s mortality in a founding population
  • Adam Rogutich, Professional Aviation Flight Technology: Pilotless aviation: Is it becoming a reality?
  • Dylan Stolz, Biology: A novel method for determining lung fungal burden in experimental invasive aspergillosis
  • Peyton Webb, Elementary Education: Educational games: Reaching higher levels of fun
  • Brianna Wells, Science Education: Uncovering misconceptions in the classroom

Session 9, May 4, 2:30 – 4:30 PM

  • Joshua Chinsky, History: A deeper look at the gun culture in America
  • Amber Compton, English: Sexual education and the consequences
  • Kelsey Golden, Political Science: Public policy that promotes comprehensive sexual education in schools benefits students’ sexual health and wellness
  • Brianne Huxford, Dietetics: Type one diabetes: The real trigger
  • Wendell Kirkman, Chemistry: Comparing public opinion of climate change in Costa Rica and the Midwestern United States
  • Ashley Koontz, Athletic Training: Depression: Analysis of causes, susceptible populations, mental health impact and treatment options
  • Samantha Maxwell, Elementary Education: Animals in the classroom and their effects on student learning and behavior
  • Alexis Mele, Speech-Language Pathology: Is that true? Parental beliefs about bilingual education
  • Katherine Neese, Biology with Specialization in Medical Lab Science: Women’s healthcare: How has it changed?
  • Anna Neihart, Business Administration: How the national housing market differs from Vigo County, Indiana, and a comparison of housing market sources
  • Erial Pena, Human Development and Family Studies: Grandparenthood: The effects of grandparents raising grandchildren
  • Brandy Protz, Athletic Training: Treating chronic disease with unconventional medicine: A comparative analysis
  • Rileigh Roberson, Communication: Marketability of multilingual candidates compared to monolingual candidates during the career search
  • Alysa Woodall, Baccalaureate Nursing: Anxiety: What is it and how is it managed?

Thursday May 3: Honors College Poster Sessions, day 2 of 3

Session 4, May 3, 9:00 – 11:00 AM

  • Emily Brady, Physical Education Exercise Science : The benefits of cross-training
  • Alison Cook, Management: Blockbuster: How did it fall
  • Olivia Harpenau, Baccalaureate Nursing : The impact of Kangaroo Care on premature neonate
  • Juan Morales, Biology: Bruxism: what is it? What are its effects and consequences?
  • Mariangel Morales, Biology: Oral health and diabetes
  • Lauren Novick, Biology: The origins and justification of anti-Semitism throughout history
  • Kelly Polacek, Biology: Marine animal strandings and associated rescue efforts
  • Logan Pollard, Construction Management: Societal imprint on the development of the gender binary
  • Whitney Reyher, Psychology: Examining the utilization of sexual violence as a weapon of war
  • Rebecca Rudisell, History: Georgia’s economy and the Confederate war effort
  • Eileen Stinnett, Human Development and Family Studies: Academic success: A parent’s influence on his or her child’s success
  • Courtney Swanson, Psychology: The portrayal of psychopathy in the media: Its effects on public opinion of psychopaths

Session 5, May 3, 12:30 – 2:30 PM

  • Austin Angel, Financial Services: Analysis of the sharing economy: The benefits and challenges
  • Carson Brown, Athletic Training: The role of E-health within patient care
  • Dylan Clem, Information Technology: Impact of social media on today’s youth
  • Cassidy Clothier, Biology: Effects of video game play on behavior
  • Audra Critcheloe, Health Sciences: Standardized testing and its effects on students, teachers and school districts
  • Holly Dusek, Social Studies Education: Enhancing global awareness through international education
  • Hannah Harpenau, Athletic Training: Treating chronic pain with therapeutic modalities and exercise vs. masking chronic pain with opioids
  • Alexis Heck, Business Administration: Which fundamental business aspects make dental practices so successful and how?
  • Sara Leyes, Health Sciences: Workplace wellness programs: Are they a positive or negative contribution from the Affordable Care Act?
  • Colleen Madden, Dietetics: An investigation of body image among NCAA female athletes
  • Sarah Paloma, Athletic Training: Mirror Box Therapy
  • Catherine Smith, Elementary Education: Fasting traditions in the major Abrahamic religions: Spiritual purpose and impact on health
  • Brogan Thomas, Chemistry: Activation of Disilanes with copper complexes and progress towards catalytic incorporation and utilization of intermediate functional groups

Session 6, May 3, 2:30 – 4:30 PM

  • Ben Cvengros, Biology: The effects of urbanization on bird species richness and abundance
  • Shelby Doades, Athletic Training: The Sphenopalatine Ganglion and its role in treating migraine headaches, an epidemic
  • Emma Eckrote, Psychology: The importance of evaluation in global health aid: A review of literature and analysis of Timmy Global Health
  • De’Ja Echols, Criminology and Criminal Justice: The theory of social disorganization: Assault on society
  • Aleta Hart, Chemistry: Climate change: How we can solve the crisis
  • Katelyn Hufford, Baccalaureate Nursing: Twelve-hour shifts in nursing: An analysis of the implications
  • Kara Kraus, Athletic Training: Preceptor facilitated debriefing: Does it improve student clinical performance and work efficacy?
  • Dana Mattioli, Baccalaureate Nursing: Focusing on the caretakers: Understanding prevention and management methods of nursing compassion fatigue in the hospital setting
  • Courtney Natt, Biology: HPV vaccine: Lack of knowledge, skewed perceptions, insufficient Uptake, and methods to increase vaccination and disease knowledge
  • Kaitlin Schwent, Interior Architecture Design: The effect of light and color on interior spaces
  • Jonathan Underwood, Management: Credit score awareness: Presenting the issue and proposing a solution
  • Matthew Unrue, Physical Education Exercise Science: Foster the people: An exploration of socio-emotional health, mental health, and physical health for children in foster Care
  • Andrew VanDenburgh, Marketing: The cultural phenomenon of van life

Wed. May 2: Honor College Poster Sessions – day 1 of 3

Session 1, May 2, 9:00 – 11:00 AM

  • Nolan Brimbury, Recreation and Sport Management: Steroids in baseball: Player psychology and league responsibility
  • Kayla Dunagan, Baccalaureate Nursing: Non-pharmacological interventions to treat Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Kati Dunham, Baccalaureate Nursing: Assessing links to childhood asthma: Adult comorbidities, complications, and outcomes
  • Lorena Dunham, Marketing : Snipping the clip chart: What to use instead
  • Katelyn Gette, Marketing: Care planning for cancer survivors: A systematic review of evidence-based survivorship care plans
  • Brittney Hochhalter, Baccalaureate Nursing: The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and maternal/ fetal outcomes
  • Shai Hollifield, Elementary Education: The gender gap in mathematics: The teacher’s role
  • Emma Hurst, Elementary Education: Down syndrome: Summer camp implications
  • Andrea Perry, Elementary Education: School education on eating disorders
  • Abigail Piccione, Health Sciences: The evolution of personalized medicine
  • Hannah Rose, Speech-Language Pathology: A need for nonprofits in therapeutic services
  • Lydia Stephens, Communication: Monomania vs. multitasking: A quest for maximizing efficient task-handling

Session 2, May 2, 12:30 – 2:30 PM

  • Logan Buck, Psychology: Scientology and cults
  • Emily Fortner, Dietetics: Comparing the perceived barriers and benefits to consuming a plant-based diet
  • Christa Goins, Physical Education Exercise Science: Manual therapy: An exploration of techniques used across multiple healthcare professions
  • Brittany Kemp, Psychology: Do crime and medical status predict medical parole decisions?
  • Carmen Kyrouac, Baccalaureate Nursing: Climate on overall health and a viable future
  • Breana Mattes, Social Work: School social work
  • Tristan Parmley, Physical Education Exercise Science: Digital marketing effects on product quality
  • Emily Williams, Psychology: Advertising to college students: How technology has become the double-edged sword to marketers
  • Richard Wyatt, Chemistry: A shadow of death: An analysis of honey bee research
  • Sierra Young, Finance: The effect of music on academic development
  • Taylor Young, Finance: Globalization and its effects

Session 3, May 2, 2:30 – 4:30 PM

  • Roy Allard, Information Technology: How emotions and poetry relate to college: An analytical dissection and creation of literary pieces
  • Breanna Blythe, Marketing: Being a team player: How does the collegiate teamwork experience actually prepare you for the real world?
  • Alexandria Brown, Human Development and Family Studies: Alzheimer’s: Family resiliency and coping mechanisms
  • Gabrielle Comelleri, English: To read or not to read: An analysis of the literary decline in America
  • Kylie Fendrick, Athletic Training: Incorporation of cardiac screening into pre-participation physical examinations : Secondary school athletic settings
  • Courtney Johnson, Biology: Mammal distribution and camera trapping throughout Vigo County, Indiana
  • Merritt Johnson, Health Sciences: Reviving a dead health system: Stabilizing healthcare through lifestyle modification
  • Christopher Moghadam, Management: Extreme sports
  • Kendra Schroering, Baccalaureate Nursing: The impact of music therapy on individuals living with Alzheimer’s
  • Tanner Smith, Operations and Supply Chain Management: Project CyberGov: A best practice report for social media usage in student government
  • Elizabeth Tarr, Accounting: Bitcoin: Friend or foe?
  • Michael West, Automation and Control Engineering Technology: The effects of computer hacking on society

Dec. 6 – 8: Honors Thesis Presentations

Wednesday, December 6

Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area
8:30am-10:30am
  • Bram Blackwell, Accounting: ASC 606: A new era of revenue recognition
  • Trey Bradley, Baccalaureate Nursing: Vaccines and autism
  • Rachel Griffin, Physical Education Exercise Science: Importance of physical education and recess for the future of our youth
  • Cassandra Ketcham: Diversity in aviation
  • Sydney Posz, Athletic Training: Approved clinical preceptors in the allied health care professions
  • Paige Ripperger, Criminology and Criminal Justice : The differences and similarities of females and males in law enforcement: An update
  • Samantha Ripperger, Textiles, Apparel and Merchandising: From inspiration to reality: The creation of Italian-inspired dresses
​12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Grant Blauvelt, Baccalaureate Nursing: Nursing considerations for the use of neuromuscular blocking agents for critically ill patients
  • Morgan Bowley, Business Administration: The influence social media has on business
  • Alexandra Davis, Biology: Nicotinic Acetylcholine receptors and the synthesis of an associated Fluorescently Labeled Ligand
  • Courtney Heath, Baccalaureate Nursing: Prediction and prevention of dementia in older adults
  • Taylor Murrell, Criminology and Criminal Justice: Prosecutors vs. public defenders: Is it a fair match?
2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Emma Auterson, Psychology: Effects of Greek organization membership on a student’s mental health
  • Steven Bobek, Mechanical Engineering Technology: Ethics of autonomous driving
  • Maggie Hill, Mechanical Engineering Technology: Journey to the unknown: A history of space exploration
  • Molly Hopper, Biology: Dragon mythology across time and cultures
  • Esther Perisho, Biology: Assessing predation risk across nesting habitats in the White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
  • Kaitlin Schwent, Interior Architecture Design: TBA

 

​Thursday, December 7

Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area
8:30am-10:30am
  • Kaitlin Applegate, Chemistry: The underlying truth about global warming
  • Anna Bauer, Baccalaureate Nursing : Influential factors and their effect on the prevalence of breastfeeding
  • Ellie Gaskill, Biology: Major medical superpowers: A comparison of successful healthcare systems
  • Monica Griesemer, Marketing: Marketing to Generation Z: Atmosphere of marketing today and its implication surrounding Generation Z
  • Anna Holowicki, Psychology: The impact of therapy on trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Allison Lence, Baccalaureate Nursing : Mental illness among the incarcerated population
  • Megan Longenecker, Baccalaureate Nursing: Pediatric pain treatment
  • Emily Mathyer, Recreation and Sport Management: Teenagers without homes: What are their options?
  • Bethany McCarty, Chemistry: Chileans’ perceptions of their own healthcare
  • Mallory Stapler, Baccalaureate Nursing: The impact of cesarean sections as a main form of delivery
  • Carlee Tackett, Dietetics : A comparison of organic and non-organic food
  • Kaitlin Wells, Athletic Training: Therapeutic modalities for maximal recovery in high-intensity soccer
2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Seth Barrett, Management: The value of a college degree
  • Kelly Connelly, Mathematics/Mathematics Teaching: The mathematical achievement gap: Math education in the United States versus Asian countries
  • Alexis Crosby, Speech-Language Pathology : History and ramifications of the false link between autism and the MMR vaccine
  • Mikayla Dammerman, Athletic Training: Functional Movement Screening: Can it predict injury?
  • Robert Fraticelli, Music Business : The longevity of classic fuzz circuits: The common emitter amplifier
  • Kelly Hayden, Athletic Training: Infant mortality rates: An alarming issue in the United States
  • Melanie Hocker, Dietetics: A study of bariatric surgery
  • Chelsea Hughes, Athletic Training: How treatment for chronic kidney disease affects prognosis in pediatric patients
  • Audrianna Turner, Athletic Training: The rise in Cesarean Sections
  • Elizabeth Vogel, Biology: Medical conditions linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Jacob Warrick, Automotive and Control Engineering Technology: TBA
  • Alyssa Ybarra,  Social Work : Mental health and social media

 

Friday, December 8

Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area
8:30am-10:30am
  • Jake Brush, Pre-Medicine/Biology: The link between oral and whole body health
  • Shayla Bozdech, Political Science: What are the effects of social media on issue salience?
  • Rachel Calkins, Fine Art: TBA
  • Audra Dial, Finance : Pay gap: An analysis of gender bias and wage discrimination
  • Ashley Fisher, Psychology: Positive psychology within the workplace
  • Mason Gay, Biology: Identification of Forkhead Transcription Factor-regulated genes in cardiogenesis
  • Mackenzie Gruenert, Psychology: Mental health courts
  • Breanna Manriquez, Science Education: The evolution of jokes
  • Kalib McBride, Athletic Training: Exploring the clinical effectiveness of low-level laser therapy
  • Kim Nguyen, Biology with Specialization in Medical Lab Science: Biome of eczema and psoriasis outbreaks
  • Bo Turner, Marketing: Influence of gender, age and race as portrayed in advertising
  • Kasey Wallace, Physical Education Exercise Science: Concussion significance among collegiate women’s soccer players
  • Val Wisler, Recreation and Sport Management: How has Colin Kaepernick impacted the sports industry?
12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Levi Allen, Political Science : Disaster at the ballot box
  • Logan Buck, Psychology: Cults and Scientology
  • Sarah Copeland, Baccalaureate Nursing: Low health literacy endangering health
  • Carmen Cronin, Language Studies (Teaching): Issues in foreign language teaching: Heritage language learners in the Spanish L2 Classroom
  • Sarah Geiger, Elementary Education:  Teaching for the test or teaching for success
  • Abigail Grider, Economics: A comparative study of subjective wellbeing across cultures
  • Cassandra Kawa, Elementary Education: Athletes’ impacts . . . online?
  • Robert Pawlak, Athletic Training: TBA
  • Erin Sartoris, Baccalaureate Nursing: Benefits and risks form childhood vaccinations
  • Jonathan Underwood, Management: Credit score awareness: Presenting the issue and proposing a solution
  • Michelle White, Operations and Supply Chain Management: Trusting the system: The world of adoption
2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Ellie Brown, Biology:  Guts and glory
  • Connor Christman, Criminology & Criminal Justice: Rational Choice Theory: Application of theory to camo-collar crime
  • Conner Davis, Management: Technological contamination :Technology’s effects on our environment
  • Lindsey Davis,  Speech-Language Pathology: Television and language acquisition in young children
  • Haley Hall, Chemistry: Increased prevalence of mosquito-borne diseases, childhood asthma, and cardio-pulmonary diseases due to climate change
  • Brakayla Hillis, Baccalaureate Nursing: Limb replacement
  • Harjot Kaur, Athletic Training : The long term effects of head trauma in athletes
  • Emily Kerner, Psychology: Women in the military
  • Brittany Medsker, Baccalaureate Nursing: The nursing shortage: Patient care, burnout, ethics, and effects throughout the medical community
  • Gabrielle Noel, Health Sciences: How does poverty affect adverse health outcomes in Nicaragua?
  • Emily Virostko, Accounting: Inner city life affecting today’s youth
  • Sasha Wagner, Marketing: How brand, customers, and the cohort effect influence the marketing tactics used in a rural town