PURC Center

Grant Recipients

 

Summer 2017

 

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

  •  La-Teisha Allen
    • Mentor: Dr. Kaitlin Campbell
    • Project: "Understanding the interactions of vegetables, soil, and ant communities"
  • Stephen Kerns
    • Mentor: Dr. Joong-Lyul Lee
    • Project: "Automated Aeroponics Greenhouse"

 

Spring 2017

 

Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE): Undergraduate Research Awards

  •  Dr. Scott Hicks
    • Project: “Incorporating CURE in First-Year Composition”
    • Department: English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages
  • Dr. Ryan Anderson
    • Project: “A Research Intensive Introduction to American Studies
    • Department: History
  • Dr. Jamie Litty and Professor Terence Dollard
    • Project: “Sequential Art and the Creative Process
    • Department: Mass Communication
  • Dr. Maria Santisteban
    • Project: “Genomics for Undergraduates
    • Department: Biology
  • Drs. Lisa Kelly and Conner Sandefur
    • Project: “Metagenomics Bioblitz: Discovering the Microbial Diversity of the Lumber River
    • Department: Biology

 

Student Scholarship Support

  •  Anisha McDowell
    • Mentor: Prof. Joseph Begnaud, Dept of Art
    • Project: "Experimenting with Watercolors"
  • Kiana Perez-Jimenez
    • Mentor: Dr. Ashley Allen
    • Project: "The Relationship between Self-Compassion, PTSD, Coping and Acceptance in the Military Population"

 

Student Travel Funds

  • Kiana Perez-Jimenez
    • Mentor: Dr. Ashley Allen
    • Presented: "Self-Compassionate and Social Preferences: Do Self-Compassionate People Favor Motivated Individual" at Society of Personality and Social Psychology Conference
  • Lea Tardanico
    • Mentor: Dr. Ashley Allen
    • Presented: "Self-Compassion and Motivated Others" at the Society of Personality and Social Psychology Conference
  • Kimberly Taylor
    • Mentor: Dr. Ashley Allen
    • Presented: "I'm Poor! Can Self-compassion Protect Me? How Socioeconomic Status and Self-compassion Influence Academic Outcome and Affect" at the Society of Personality and Social Psychology Conference
  • Sharon Ayioka
    • Mentor: Dr. John Parnell
    • Presented "Technology and Business Development in Sub-Saharan Africa" at the NAMS Conference
  • Hannah Stockton
    • Mentor: Dr. Jody Thomas
    • Presented: "Exploring Unawareness and Determining Its Significance: Guardian Ad Litum of Robeson County, NC" at Alpha Chi National Honors Convention
  • Neveen Issa
    • Mentor: Dr. Teagan Decker
    • Presented: "The purification and Kinetic Analysis of Lactate Dehydrogenase Extracted from Beef Liver" at Alpha Chi National Honors Convention
  • Mena Issa
    • Mentor: Dr. Teagan Decker
    • Presented: "Being Zabaleen (Garbage Collectors) means a lot" at Alpha Chi National Honors Convention
  • Ereny Gerges
    • Mentor: Dr. Teagan Decker
    • Presented "The Effect of Cadmium from Cigarette Smoke on Lungs" at Alpha Chi National Honors Convention
  • Robbie Juel
    • Mentor: Dr. Lisa Kelly
    • Presented: "Defining Plant Communities and the Vascular Flora of Sampson's Landing, Robeson County, North Carolina" at Association of Southeastern Biologists Conference
  • Noel Bradford
    • Mentor: Dr. Kelly Charlton
    • Presented: "Understanding Cheating Effect of Assignment Type, Appeal Outcome, and Student Sex on Perceptions of Plagarism" at the 29th Annual Convention for the Association of Psychological Sciences
  • Christopher Chapman
    • Mentor: Mrs. Susan Edkins
    • Presented: "Recognition of the Sign and Symptoms of Hypoxia" at Southern Regional Honors Conference

 

Fall 2016

 

Student Scholarship Support

  • Courtney Hockett
    • Mentor: Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art
    • Project: "Experimenting with Pip Pens and Curating the results"
  •  Anisha McDowell
    • Mentor: Prof. Joseph Begnaud, Dept of Art
    • Project: "Manipulation of Self via Digital Media"
  • Carli Thompson
    • Mentor: Dr. Catherine Parisian
    • Project: "Transcribing and Encoding the Letters of Mary Russell Mitford from 1811 for Web Publication"
  • Courtney Hockett
    • Mentor: Prof. Brandon Sanderson, Dept of Art
    • Project: "Experimenting with the Art of Aquascaping and Creating a Living Educational Biorama"
  • Robbie Juel
    • Mentor: Dr. Lisa Kelly, Dept of Biology
    • Project: "An Analysis of the Vascular Flora of Sampson’s Landing, Robeson County, North Carolina"
  • Vivienne-Sarai Leaven
    • Mentor: Dr. John Labadie, Dept of Art
    • Project: "Teaching the Foundations of Animation: From Concept to Completion"

 

Student Travel Funds

  • Dr. Serina Cinnamon
    • Laura Spillman, Mark Czechowski, Alta Davis, Zachary Freeman and Jared Kaiser
    • National Council for Social Studies Conference, Washington D.C.

 

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