2014 Scholars in Action Day

 

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Over 200 Springfield College juniors and seniors presented their scholarly work to the College community on Tuesday, April 15 as part of the 10th Annual Scholars in Action Day.  Scholars in Action Day is designed to showcase undergraduate scholarship at Springfield College. The event is an opportunity for juniors and seniors to share their research, scholarship, and creative activities with the College community.  

Scholars in Action  --  2014 Award Winners

Conference Papers: 

  • Muslim Babar: Romanticization of Africa and African Culture in African American Literature.
    Faculty Sponsor: Alice Eaton
  • Melissa Milich: Internal Thoughts vs External Actions: Capitalism's Reign on Gender Roles and Decisions in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Michael Cunningham's The Hours.
    Faculty Sponsor: Justine Dymond

Conference Presentation: 

  • Joe Brown, Jon Santer, Brian Silva, Andrew Gutman, Gabby Maulucci, Tyler Leahy, and Alanna Grady: Pride Sports Journal Excerpts: Exploring Magazine Writing
    Faculty Sponsor: Marty Dobrow

Experimental Poster: 

  • Cameron Bain and Robert Ramano,  Antibacterial Effects of Plant Extracts vs. Standard Antibiotics. Faculty Sponsor:  Susan Keys
  • Matthew Giannelli and Kevin Freeman:  Effects of Water Pollution on Zebra Fish Development. 
    Faculty Sponsor:  Susan Keys

Descriptive Poster:

  • Michael Ruiz and Eric Aurelien, A 20-year old distance runner with Mitochondrial Myopathy: A Case Study. 
    Faculty Sponsor: Sue Guyer
  • Kristen D’Angelo, Alexandra Lucy, & Leigh Ostrander, The Relationships Among Stress, Hardiness, and Happiness in College Students. 
    Faculty Sponsor: Barbara Mandell
  • Kimberley Estes, The Effectivenss of Story Grammar Marker: A Case Study. 
    Faculty Sponsor: Deb Cook

Analytical Poster -- Science: 

  • Megan Silvia, The Impact of Interspecies Competition on the Growth Rate and Nutritional Content of Plants. 
    Faculty Sponsor: Julianne Smist
  • Nicole Boisvert, The Nutrient – Drug Interation between Vitamin K and Warfarin. 
    Faculty Sponsor: Richard Wood.

Analytical Poster – Social Science:

  • Kathryn Patrick, Teaching Diversity: An Analysis.  
    Faculty Sponsor: Dan Russell
  • Alicia Anelli, Nicole Nelson, Samuel Doherty, Brain Death: The Ethics Behind Sustaining Cardiopulmonary Funtion for the Sake of Someone Else. 
    Faculty Sponsor: Daniel Goldstein.

Dance: 

  • Mikaela Bradley. Dance Interpretation of the Historical Importance of Martin Luther King’s Springfield College Commencement Address. 
    Faculty Sponsor: Cynthia Nazzaro.

Conference Presentation: 

  • Joe Brown, Jon Santer, Brian Silva, Andrew Gutman, Gabby Maulucci, Tyler Leahy, and Alanna Grady: Pride Sports Journal Excerpts: Exploring Magazine Writing
    Faculty Sponsor: Marty Dobrow