Science Education Students Present at Graduate Research Symposium

Graduate students in Science Education who presented at the symposium (pictured from left to right): Caroline Newman,
Cameron Troutman, Italy White, Dr. Rita Hagevik (Graduate Director), Taylor Hunt, and Cecily Ivey

The Graduate Research Symposium was held from 5:30-7:30 PM on Tuesday, 5 April 2016 in the University Center Annex.

Congratulations to all our EXCELLENT graduate Science Education presenters at the symposium -- Cameron Troutman and Italy White, Cecily Ivey and Taylor Hunt, and Caroline Newman.  A special congratulations is needed for Caroline Newman who received BEST RESEARCH POSTER AND PRESENTATION at this year’s event! Way to go graduate science education!!!

This year’s winners are:

Jessica Mager, Elementary Education

A Study of Daily Five Reading and its Effectiveness Towards Increasing Student Motivation

Dena M. Ali, Public Administration

Improving Firefighter Effectiveness through Wellness

Caroline Newman, Science Education

The Effects of Student Generated Modeling on High School Physical Science Student’s Self-Efficacy and Motivation

Honorable Mention goes to:

Jacqueline E. Barnoski , Nursing

At-Risk and Early-Stage CKD Identification Barriers Amongst Diabetics in the Primary Care Setting


Article contributed by Rita Hagevik

To learn more about graduate science education, contact the Director of Graduate Programs in Science Education, Dr. Rita Hagevik, at, or visit the webpage by clicking here.