Gannon University Students Showcase Their Accomplishments at University’s Annual Event
Posted: April 30, 2015
Gannon University undergraduate and graduate students showcased
their scholarly and creative work during the University's annual
"Celebrate Gannon" event on April 14 in the Yehl Ballroom of
Gannon's Waldron Campus Center.
The annual event is the culmination of a year's worth of
scholarship and research and a day for the University to celebrate
students' hard work, excellence and accomplishments. At Celebrate
Gannon, students presented their work in four categories:
undergraduate research and graduate research, undergraduate
scholarship, creativity and engagement.
The creativity category includes performance, visual arts and
creative writing. Engagement includes experiential projects that
demonstrate learning outside the classroom, including
service/volunteerism and mission programs.
Students honored for their work were:
Kyle Martin, "Transition" (visual) and Cassie Bielecki, "Cry Me
a River" (performance).
Platform Presentation, first place: Liz Miller, "The Effect of
Carbon Composite Dynamic Response Ankle Foot Orthothics On
Collegiate Athlete Spring Performance"
Platform Presentation, second place: Brianna Kingston, Hannah
Carlson, Mallory Deuink, Erika Fain and Breanna Currie, "Benefits
of Visual Skills Resulting from the Implementation of the Sanet
Visual Integrator with Traditional Treatment Methods vs. Stand
Alone Conventional Treatment Methods."
Poster Presentation (tie): Elizabeth Gormont, Jamie Markwell,
Nicole Pack and Brittany Potensky, "What Qualities and
Characteristics are Specific to Adolescent Females Who Self-Select
into an After-School Fitness and Nutrition Intervention?" Jacob
Katz "Residential Life Challenge"
Platform Presentation, first place: Haley Hallowell, "Factors
affecting the sex-determination mechanism of the soil bacteria
Lysinibacillus xylanilyticus on the homosporous fern Ceratopteris
Poster Presentation (tie): Miranda Thompson, "The Role of SCAMP3
in trans-Golgi Network (TGN) to Lysosomal Trafficking," Alexander
MacFarlane, Robert Ramirez, "Examination of the role of the
trans-Golgi Network in cell survival during acute cellular stress,"
Jason N. Brandl, Stephen E. Hart, "The Relationship Between Spatial
Memory and Cholinergic Signaling in the Rat Striatum," L. Moukoro,
B. Lawrence, C. Wasser, D. Winge, R. Mong, L. Saunders, D. Starks,
K. Babiarz, J. Hu, "Gannon University's Cosmic-Ray Calorimeter
Platform Presentation: Alyssa Wowk-Kennedy, "Disability Humor:
Sustaining or Stigmatizing" Poster Presentation: Baker Jabir, "A
Survey of Undergraduate Anatomy Education in Pennsylvania"
Platform Presentation: Meredith Gursky, "Enacting Social Change: My
Journey with the 7 C's" Poster Presentation: Cory Lee Pius,
"Improving Commuter Engagement"