Poster Sessions

Day 1: October 24
2:20 pm

 

Poster #101
Connecting Scientists to Students: Use of State-of-the-art Demonstrations to Progress Curricula

Jacob Pawlick
Graduate Research Assistant
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Poster #102
Creating a Culture of Science in the Context of Healthy Living for Marine Life

Dan Sokolovic
Director
Love a Sea Turtle Foundation

Casey B. Sokolovic
Park Scholar
North Carolina State University

Allender Lynch
Department of Nutritional Science
East Carolina University

Kay Sokolovic
Director
Love a Sea Turtle Foundation

Melani Duffrin, Ph.D., RDN
Department of Nutritional Science
East Carolina University

Poster #104
Linking Biochemical Concepts to Food Safety Using Yogurt as a Model

Tahl Zimmerman
Research Associate
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Mariama Ibrahim
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Rabin Gyawali
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Salam Ibrahim
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Poster #105
The UNCG RISE Network: Creating Lasting Partnerships in STEM Education

Malcolm D. Schug
Co-Director RISE Network
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Lynn Sametz
Co-Director RISE Network
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Victoria Lusk
Graduate Assistant
RISE Network
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Kimber Corson
Graduate Assistant
UNCG Wetlands Project
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Kristina Morales
Graduate Assistant
UNCG Wetlands Project
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Day 2: October 25
10:15 am

Poster #201
Leaders in Enhancing Academic Development (LEAD): Best Practices for the Retention of First Year Engineering Students

Tameka Coly 
Adjunct Professor and Program Manager
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Stephanie Luster-Teasley, Ph.D.
Chair
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Bala Ram, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
College of Engineering
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Leotis Parrish, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
College of Engineering
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Poster #202
How to Plan and Implement a STEM Expo

Sarah Windsor
STEM in the Park

Jennifer Awuku
STEM in the Park

Chichi Orji
STEM in the Park

Brett Brenton
Research Triangle Foundation

Poster #203
Science Education Against Drug Addiction Program (SEADAP) Year 3

Rhea Miles, Ph.D.
East Carolina University

Poster #204
Improving the Quality of STEM Education Through Project–Based Learning

Alexandra Kurepa, Ph.D.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Poster #205
The Importance of Improving Underserved and Underrepresented Minority Youths’ Attitudes Toward Science: Validation of a Short Form Assessment of Attitudes in Science Constructs for Fourth Grade (AASC-4)

Melani Duffrin, Ph.D., RDN
Department of Nutrition Science,
East Carolina University

Ashley Roseno, M.A.Ed., MS, RDN
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University

Virginia Stage, Ph.D., RDN
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University

Allender Lynch
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University

Shawn Moore
Center for STEM Education
East Carolina University

Sebastian Diaz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Consortium Research Lead Family Medicine
Ohio University

Day 2: October 25
2:50 pm

Poster #301
Expanding High School Students’ Access to Meaningful STEM Research Experience Through University Partnerships.

Shagufta Y. Raja, Ph.D.
STEM Pre-College Coordinator
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Poster #302
Hunting for Microbes: A Quest to Find Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria in Invasive Plant’s Root Systems

Jennifer S. Stalls
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Julia L. Stevens, Ph.D.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Poster #304
Where Does the Time Go: Trading Traditional Instruction Time for Computer-Based Instruction

Andrea Kunze
North Carolina State University

Teomara Rutherford, Ph.D. 
North Carolina State University

Poster #305
Why Are Fractions So Hard? An Analysis of Error and Growth

Sarah M. Kessler
North Carolina State University

Teomara A. Rutherford, Ph.D.
North Carolina State University