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Port Day Schedule - Spring 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

​9:00 - 10:45 a.m. Birdsong School of Social Science
(Joan and Macon Brock Theatre)

Kathryn Alvarado ‘19 (Psychology and Recreation & Leisure Studies), “Using Autobiographical Memory Recall to Influence Future Exercise Behavior”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Taryn Myers

Dylan Ardinger ‘19 (Business), “The Railroad and How it Changed My Path”
Course: MBE 416
Mentor: Prof. Robert Albertson

Emilee Caldbeck ‘19 (Psychology), “Social Learning in Stingrays”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Profs. Soraya Bartol and Taryn Myers

Selena Chambers ‘19 (International Studies), “Communication: From بصل (Basal) to عسل (Easal)”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

Ryan Paul De Los Reyes ‘19 (Psychology), “The Relationship of Parenting and our Personalities: ‘The Dark Triad’"
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Taryn Myers

Brandon Foster ‘19 (Social  Work), “Internship at Beth Sholom Village”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Julie Manning ‘19 (Business and Mathematics), “Busch Internship”
Course: MBE 389
Mentor: Prof. Robert Albertson

​10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

Break

 
​11:00 - 12:45 p.m. Goode School of Arts and Humanities
(Joan and Macon Brock Theatre)

Zachary Burkhart ‘19 (Art), “VR Experiment”
Course: ART 450
Mentor: Prof John Rudel

Madalyn Chevalier ‘19 (Communication and English), “Internship Panel Discussion: Internships in the Humanities”
Course: COMM 481
Mentor: Prof. Kathy Merlock Jackson

Jonathan Croft ‘19 (Communication), “Internship Panel Discussion: Internships in the Humanities”
Course: COMM 481
Mentor: Prof. Kathy Merlock Jackson

Stacie Doughtie ‘19 (English and Women’s & Gender Studies), “Internship in Hofheimer Library"
Course: ENG 483
Mentor: Prof. Adam Ruh

Abigail Horgan ‘19 (Theatre), “The Psychological Foundations of Stella Adler’s Acting Approach”
Course: TH 424
Mentor: Profs. Travis Malone and Sally Shedd

Miranda Klobosits ‘19 (Communication), “Internship at Disney”
Course: COMM 411
Mentor: Prof. Kathy Merlock Jackson

Valerie Miller ‘19 (Communication), “Death Note, Samurai Champloo, and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood”
Course: COMM 411
Mentor: Prof. Kathy Merlock Jackson

Valerie Miller ‘19 (Communication), “Learning about Myself on the Other Side of the World: Studying Abroad in Japan”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

Kristina Sabelstrom ‘19 (Hispanic Studies and Political Science), “Personal, Economic, and Government Uncertainty: U.S. vs. Argentina”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

Kristina Scott ‘19 (Communication), “Internship Panel Discussion: Internships in the Humanities”
Course: COMM 481
Mentor: Prof. Kathy Merlock Jackson

Ashllee Spurlock ‘19 (Communication and English), “Internship Panel Discussion: Internships in the Humanities”
Course: COMM 481
Mentor: Prof. Kathy Merlock Jackson

Ja’Lisa Yates ‘19 (Art), “VR Experiment”
Course: ART 450
Mentor: Prof John Rudel

​12:45 - 1:45 p.m.

​Lunch Break

 

​1:45 -- 3:30 p.m.

Brock School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
(Joan and Macon Brock Theatre)

Andrew Deluca ‘19 (Biology), “The Impact of Ocean Acidification on the Energy Metabolism of Crassostrea Virginica”
Course: BIO 489
Mentor: Prof. Soraya Bartol

Kennedi Jones ‘19 (Biology and Psychology), “SEM-Based Investigation of the Gut Contents of Two Species of Neotropical Harvestmen”
Course: BIO 489
Mentor:  Prof. Victor Townsend

Elizabeth Roberto ‘19 (Biology), “Intraspecific Variation in the Prevalence and Intensity of Ectoparasitic Larval Mites Infesting a Neotropical Cosmetid Harvestman from Belize”
Course: BIO 489
Mentor: Prof. Victor Townsend

Alyssa Taylor ‘19 (Mathematics), “Identification of Secreted Protein-Encoding Genes Involved in Moss Spermatogenesis”
Course: BIO 489
Mentor: Prof. Eric Johnson

Shelby Wright ‘19 (Biology), “Variation in the Elemental Composition of the Exoskeleton of the Neotropical Harvestman Erginulus clavotibialis.”
Course: BIO 489
Mentor:  Prof. Victor Townsend

​3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Global Scholars
(Pearce Hospitality Suite)

Selena Chambers ‘19 (International Studies), “Communication: From بصل (Basal) to عسل (Easal)”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

Nicole Holmes ‘19 (Biology), “Si el bebé no llora..: Coping with Mental Health Abroad”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

Valerie Miller ‘19 (Communication), “Learning about Myself on the other Side of the World: Studying Abroad in Japan”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

Xavier Turner ‘19 (Hispanic Studies and International Studies), “Interpreting Public Health in Costa Rica”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

Kristina Sabelstrom ‘19 (Hispanic Studies and International Studies), “Personal, Economic, and Government Uncertainty: U.S. vs. Argentina”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

Spencer Valenti ‘20 (Recreation & Leisure Studies), “Recreation: The Great Equalizer”
Course: INST 401
Mentor: Ms. Mandy Reinig

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Rec Talks
(Pearce Hospitality Suite)

Kathryn Alvarado ‘19 (Psychology and Recreation & Leisure Studies), “Effects of ADHD Medication on Children”
Course: REC 409
Mentor: Prof. Wayne Pollock

Brianna Brown ‘19 (Recreation & Leisure Studies and Psychology), “Implications of Recreation for Traumatic Brain Injuries”
Course: REC 409
Mentor: Prof. Wayne Pollock

Taylor Cain ‘19 (Recreation & Leisure Studies), “What are Autoimmune Diseases? Why Should You Care?”
Course: REC 409
Mentor: Prof. Wayne Pollock

Celine Henri ‘19 (Recreation & Leisure Studies), “Christian’s Law: Helpful or Harmful?”
Course: REC 409
Mentor: Prof. Doug Kennedy

Whysper Irving ‘19 (Recreation & Leisure Studies), “The Functional Decline in Hospitalized Elderly?”
Course: REC 409
Mentor: Prof. Wayne Pollock

Ann Johnson ‘19 (Recreation & Leisure Studies), “Recidivism of Sexual Offenders”
Course: REC 409
Mentor: Prof. Wayne Pollock

Myles Stevens ‘19 (Recreation & Leisure Studies), “Relationship between Campus Recreation and College Student Success”
Course: REC 409
Mentor: Prof. Doug Kennedy

Friday, May 3, 2019

​1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Honors Convocation
(Convocation Center)
 

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Port Day Poster Session
(C-MAC)

Preshu Anderson ‘19 (Psychology), “Procrastination, Self-efficacy, Time Management, and Academic Motivation”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Craig Jackson

Dylan Ardinger ‘19 (Business), “Market Analyst Intern”
Course: MBE 416
Mentor: Prof. Robert Albertson

Myles Baynard ‘19 (Social Work), “Virginia Beach Community Development Internship”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Patrick Berard ‘20 (Earth & Environmental Science), “Securing a Sustainable Planet Internship”
Course: EES 470
Mentor: Prof. Elizabeth Malcolm and Mr. Gary Kirchner

Anthony Bowden ‘19 (Business), “Implementation Specialist”
Course: MBE 416
Mentor: Prof. Robert Albertson

Sarah Brown ‘20 (Social Work), “Student Conceptions of Sexual Consent”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Sarah Brush ‘20 (Social Work), “A Comparison of Women and their Drinking Behaviors at Virginia Wesleyan University”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Renee Burt ‘19 (Biology), “Comparing Athletes’ Injuries and Perceptions of Playing on Natural versus Artificial Turf”
Course: BIO 470
Mentor: Prof. Philip Rock and Coach Kendyl Clarkson

Terra Caple ‘19 (Social Work), “Victim Advocate Intern with the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Michelle Carter ‘19 (Business), “LEAD Hampton Roads Intern”
Course: MBE 416
Mentor: Prof. Robert Albertson

Cassandra Caldwell ‘19 (Chemistry and Biology), “Quantitative Determination of Trace Metals in IPAs Brewed in Norfolk and Virginia Beach via ICP-MS”
Course: CHEM 480
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Allison Chism ‘19 (Business), “Norfolk Tides Baseball Club: Ticket Operations Intern”
Course: MBE 416
Mentor: Prof. Robert Albertson

Michelle Clark ‘20 (Social Work), “Does Relationship-Status Affect Attitudes toward or Attendance of Birthing Classes”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Michael Class ‘19 (Earth & Environmental Sciences), “Looking for Micrometeorites: Space Dust on our Rooftops”
Course: EES 489
Mentor: Prof. Katrina Henry

Taylor Coutts ‘20 (Biology), “Atlantic Health Sports Medicine Internship”
Course: BIO 470
Mentor: Prof. Deirdre Gonsalves-Jackson

Jacqueline Crabtree ‘19 (Biology), “‘A Zoo That’s Not A Zoo’: An Exotic Animal Rescue and Husbandry Internship”
Course: BIO 470
Mentor: Prof. Soraya Bartol

Noah Craft ‘20 (Earth & Environmental Science), “The Potential for Vermicomposting Waste Algae from a Phycoremediation Project”
Course: EES 470
Mentor: Prof. Elizabeth Malcolm

Jessa-Mae N. Docor ‘19 (Psychology), “The Relationship between Childhood Trauma on Relationship quality and Social Support”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Taryn Myers

Haleigh Espada ‘19 (Social Work), “Tidewater Youth Services Commission”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Alisha Foster ‘19 (Chemistry), “The Extraction and Quantification of Bilobalide in Standardized Ginkgo Biloba Capsules Using the HPLC”
Course: CHEM 480
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Mary Gowers ‘19 (Social Work), “Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia Internship”
Course: SW 4712
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Robert Grant ‘19 (Social Work), “Internship at Chesapeake Probation and Parole, District 31”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Alli Herbst ‘19 (Criminal Justice), “Internship with JR Law”
Course: CJ 484
Mentor: Prof. Scott Liverman

Elizabeth Hipple ‘19 (Chemistry), “Evaluating Metals Uptake from Stormwater by Freshwater Algea via Mesocosm Experiment”
Course: CHEM 489
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Elizabeth Hipple ‘19 (Chemistry), “Metal Leachate in Mugs from around the World”
Course: CHEM 480
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Brittney Hockey ‘19 (Psychology), “The Effects of Text Modality on Comprehension”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Taryn Myers

Nicole Holmes ‘19 (Biology), “Evaluating the Longevity and Success of Past and Current Extension Projects at EARTH University”
Course: BIO 489
Mentor: Prof. Soraya Bartol

Miya Inge-Arrington ‘20 (Social Work), “Increasing Stress Levels that Lead to Drug Usage and Mental Health Problems”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Cameron Irby ‘19 (Computer Science), “BSU Eats: An Online Restaurant Service”
Course: CS 489
Mentor: Prof. Zizhong Wang

Jocelin James ‘20 (Social Work), “Peer Pressure and Alcohol Use among College Students”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Tiana Johnson ‘19 (Social Work), “Hampton Roads Community Action Program Teen Moms' Support Group”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Jonathan R. Joyner ‘19 (Psychology), “The Stereotypes of Stuttering: Where are they Now?”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Craig Jackson

Ashley Kline ‘19 (Psychology), “Peer vs. Parental Influences on Adolescent and Youth Adult Religiosity”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Craig Jackson

Christina Lehner ‘19 (Criminal Justice), “Intern at Virginia Beach Public Defender’s Office”
Course: CJ 484
Mentor: Prof. Scott Liverman

Marie Lerch ‘19 (Criminal Justice), “Internship with JR Law”
Course: CJ 484
Mentor: Prof. Scott Liverman

Genesis McDaniels ‘19 (Social Work), “Samaritan House: Housing Stabilization Internship”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Morgan McDonald ‘19 (Social Work), “Victim Advocate Internship at Samaritan House”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Julie Manning ‘19 (Business and Mathematics), “Continuous Improvement and Marketing Intern for Busch , LLC”
Course: MBE 389
Mentor: Prof. Robert Albertson

Arika Marosi ‘19 (Chemistry), “Evaluating Nutrient Uptake from Stormwater by Freshwater Algea via Mesocosm Experiment”
Course: CHEM 489
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Arika Marosi ‘19 (Chemistry), “Evaluating Phosphorus Uptake by Algae Using Spectroscopic Analysis”
Course: CHEM 480
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Arika Marosi ‘19 (Chemistry), “Evaluating Nutrient Uptake from Stormwater by Freshwater Algea via Mesocosm Experiment”
Course: CHEM 489
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Kaitlin Mozingo ‘20 (Social Work), “Drinking and Driving of College Students”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Erica Radwancky ‘19 (Criminal Justice), “Tidewater Youth Services Commission Internship, Spring 2019”
Course: CJ 484
Mentor: Prof. Scott Liverman

Rodrick Nicholson ‘19 (Computer Science), “In your Bag: A Website for Beginning the Basketball Journey”
Course: CS 489
Mentor: Prof. Zizhong Wang

Poonam Patel ‘19 (Chemistry), “The Effect of Diuretics on Quinine Excretion in Urine Using Fluorescence Spectroscopy”
Course: CHEM 480
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Ricky Perrault ‘19 (Biology), “Vascular Surgery Internship”
Course: BIO 470
Mentor:  Prof. Deirdre Gonsalves-Jackson

William Phillips ‘20 (Social Work), “Prescription Drug Use on College Campuses”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Jacob Pilarski ‘19 (Mathematics), “Installation and Initial Hydrologic Characterization of a Well Field”
Course: EES 489
Mentor: Prof. Katrina Henry

Tarnia Ponder ‘19 (Psychology), “Social Media and Body Esteem”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Taryn Myers

Jetia Pressey ‘20 (Social Work), “Sexual Behaviors of College Students”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Tristen Roberts ‘20 (Social Work), “Virginia Wesleyan Athletes and Binge Drinking”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Kimberly Robillard ‘19 (Chemistry), “Quantification of Cocaine Contamination on Various US Bank Notes”
Course: CHEM 480
Mentor: Prof. Maury Howard

Erykah Scesco ‘20 (Social Work), “Social Work 450 and Sleep Deprivation”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Tomika Sims ‘19 (Social Work), “My Semester as a Community Based Clinical Counselor Intern at Tidewater Youth Services Commission”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Sara Solomon ‘19 (Biology), “Heart Home Care and Hospice”
Course: BIO 470
Mentor: Prof. Philip Rock and Mr. Mark Moran

Jessica Suter ‘19 (Criminal Justice), “Norfolk Sheriff’s Office -- Classification”
Course: CJ 484
Mentor: Prof. Scott Liverman

Skye Swain ‘19 (Social Work), “Senior Internship at DHS”
Course: SW 472
Mentor: Prof. Annette Clayton

Emily Taylor ‘19 (Biology), “Internship at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital”
Course: BIO 470
Mentor: Prof. Eric Johnson

Brittney Troxel ‘19 (Psychology), “The Relationship between Birth Order and Personality”
Course: PSY 480
Mentor: Prof. Taryn Myers

Zachary Ward ‘19 (Business), “Mass Mutual New Agent Internship Experience”
Course: MBE 416
Mentor: Prof. Robert Albertson

Gillian Warrington ‘20 (Social Work), “Identification of Attitudes toward Intimate Partner Violence among University Students”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin

Debbie Winters ‘20 (Social Work), “Identifying Stressors and Determining which Methods Decrease Stress Levels”
Course: SW 450
Mentor: Prof. Ben Dobrin