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Members of the Student Conference Planning Committee, with the assistance of judges recruited from outside of IU Southeast, are responsible for judging 6 award categories:

  1. Best Posters
    Posters are judged by members of the Student Conference Planning Committee and a judge from outside of IU Southeast in the following categories: content, format, ability to answer questions, and professionalism. See judging rubric for more information.
  2. Best Oral Presentations
    Oral presentations and performances are judged by members of the Student Conference Planning Committee and judges from outside of IU Southeast in the following categories: content, format, ability to answer questions, and professionalism. See judging rubric for more information.
  3. Chancellor's Award for Creative Achievement
    All posters, displays, oral presentations, and performances are eligible for the Chancellor's award for creative achievement. The award is judged by members of the Student Conference Planning Committee and judges from outside of IU Southeast. The judges are looking for the most creative approach to solving a problem or addressing an issue.
  4. Chancellor's Award for Interdisciplinary Achievement
    All posters, displays, oral presentations, and performances are eligible for the Chancellor's award for interdisciplinary achievement. The award is judged by members of the Student Conference Planning Committee and judges from outside of IU Southeast. The judges are looking for the best example of interdisciplinary/cross-disciplinary work.

2015 Award Recipients - Graduate

Chancellor's Award for Creative Achievement
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 How does Family Engagement Impact Literacy Achievement? Brittany Howell 
Masters in Elementary Education with a Concentration in Reading
Dr. Faye Camahalan
Chancellor's Award for Interdisciplinary Achievement
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Enabling Success: Applying Feminist Pedagogy to Interdisciplinary Studies Jennifer Mason 
MLS, gender studies
Ms. Maria Accardi
The Outstanding Presentation related to Diversity Award
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 What Do You Mean When You Say...: Gender-Linked Language in Courtroom Testimony Anne Hublar
Post-Secondary Instruction & Gender Studies
Dr. Sara Hare
The Best Poster Presentation in Education
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 How does the Development of Growth Mindet affect the Students' Performance in the Classroom Kevin Sims
Secondary Education
Dr. Faye Camahalan
The Best Oral Presentation in Education
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Improving Letter and Sound Knowledge in ESL Students Molly Kopp
Education
Dr. Faye Camahalan
Outstanding Poster Presentation
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Reading Buddies' Impact on Student Attitudes Toward Reading Shannon L. Drummond
Elementary Education
Dr. Faye Camahalan,
Dr. Lisa Hoffman

2015 Award Recipients - Undergraduate

Chancellor's Award for Creative Achievement
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Contemporary Myth: My B.F.A. Thesis Series Shelbi Boehman
Fine Arts-Drawing
Professor Emily Sheehan
Chancellor's Award for Interdisciplinary Achievement
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Germany Remains the World's Musical Devotee Sarah Welder
Germanic Studies
Dr. Michael Hutchins
The Outstanding Presentation related to Diversity Award
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Higher Education and Ethnocentrism Angelica Wiseman, Brent Portal
Psychology
Dr. Robert Lipinski
The Vijay Krishna Reddy Outstanding Communication Studies Award
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Barefoot in the Kitchen? : Lead Characters, Rescues and Parent Roles in Animated Films Michael Chanley
Sociology & History
Dr. Sara Hare
The Outstanding Poster Presentation in Natural Sciences
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Residual Lead along Older Roadways in La Grange, Kentucky Deanne Caffee-Cooper
Geoscience
Dr. Glenn Mason,
Dr. Victor Waingeh
The Outstanding Poster Presentation in Business
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Acquisition: A Deceptively Simple MASM Game Matthew Ballard, Joseph Dukes
Computer Science
Dr. John Doyle
The Best Poster Presentation in Psychology
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Altruism and Trauma History Leamon Daniel
Psychnology
Dr. Diane Wille
Outstanding Poster Presentation
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Kangaroo Care in the Operating Room Jillian Smith, Amanda Howard
Nursing
Professor Janice McMahan
2015 Elementary Student Mentoring as a Means to Health Promotion Millicent Wright, Jessica Reiter
Nursing
Dr. Laura Mcilvoy
2015 No Excuse for Abuse Mary Beth Mattingly, Erica Shireman
Nursing
Professor Linda Wells-Freiberger
2015 Raspberry Pi 2 Big Data Cluster Justin Schwarz
Informatics
Dr. John Doyle
The Outstanding Oral Presentation in Natural Sciences
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Decellularization and re-endothelialization of mouse hearts using induced pluripotent stem-cell derived cardiovascular progenitor cells. April Barnard
Biology
Dr. Elizabeth Rueschhoff
The Outstanding Oral Presentation in Business
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Credit Card Use and Compulsive Buying among College Students Bailey Harper, Jeremy Wethington
Psychology
Dr. Todd Manson
Outstanding Oral Presentation
Year Title Name Mentor
2015 Protein Docking Study: Binding of Plasmodium falciparum Plasmepsin I & II to Normal and Sickle Hemoglobin Sean Marguet
Chemistry
Dr. Victor Waingeh
2015 Smeared History Shannon Bowyer
Fine Arts
Dr. Barbara Kutis
2015 Identity & Gender Perception: Mark Making and Emotion Chelsea Markuson
Fine Arts-Drawing
Professor Emily Sheehan
2015 Plight of the Honey Bees: Colony Collapse Disorder and You Allan Day
English-Writing
Dr. Diane Russell
2015 Toxic Gas Warning Robot Ryan Compton, Adam Striegel, Leo Wu
Computer Science
Dr. Suranga Hettiarachchi
2015 The Brown Hotel and Louisville History from 1923-1945 Joseph Simon
History
Dr. Elizabeth Gritter

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