Skip to main content

 Recent Presentations/Performances/Exhibitions 

 

SPOTLIGHT

Recent Presentations/Performances/Exhibitions

Ambrosio, Nora (Department of Dance)

  • (2013) choreographed and presented “Past-Present-Future Tense (I walked, I walk, I shall walk),” a solo dance performed to musical accompaniment by Colleen Gray (soprano, Department of Music) and Nanette Kaplan Solomon (pianist, Department of Music).
  • (2013) choreographed and presented “Rock-Paper-Scissors-Shoot,” a duet performed by dance alumni Josh Pugliese and current student Sonja Gable.
  • (2013) choreographed and presented “Without You,” a group dance performed by senior dance majors for the senior dance concert, Our Fifteen Minutes, as part of the Kaleidoscope Arts Festival.

Amodei, Michelle (Department of Elementary/Early Childhood Education)

  • (2013) presented “Story Cubes: 10 Strategies for Creatively Developing and Supporting Language” Three Rivers TESOL Fall Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2013.
  • (2013) Implementing Action Research with Undergraduate Education Majors,” presented at SRU Professional Development Day, Slippery Rock, PA, October, 2013.
  • (2013) “Paths to Consensus: Acculturating Preschool Teachers to the Components of Classroom Quality,” presented at National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development, San Francisco, CA, June, 2013.
  • (2013) Managing Stress and Taking Care of the “Crazy Business” in Your Life,” presented at NWPennAEYC Spring Conference, Edinboro, PA, May, 2013.
  • (2013) Violence in our World: Helping Children and Families Cope,” Keynote address at Northwest Regional Early Childhood Professional Development, Day, Erie, PA, April, 2013.
  • (2013) “Responding to Trends: Preparing Teacher Education Candidates for Work with Young ELL Students,” presented at Association for Childhood Education International - Institute for, Global Diplomacy, Washington, D.C., April, 2013.

Anderson, Melanie (School of Business)

  • (2013) presented “Who is the Management Accountant” at the Institute of Management Accountants - IMA’s 94th Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans, LA in June, 2013.
  • (2013) presented “Social Media and the Management Accountant” at the Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology (NABET) 36th Annual Meeting in State College, PA, in October, 2013. 

Anning, Jonathan H., Brock T. Jensen (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences), and Chrisopher R. Lefever (2013) “Selecting a resistance assessment method and an optimal load using regression models," Poster presentation at National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2013.

Arnett, Daniel Lee (Department of Physics, major) and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2013) “To the Edge of the Universe,” art exhibition at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Arnett, Daniel Lee, Shane A Chesnutt, Christopher J Solomon (Department of Computer Science, majors) and Sam Thangiah (Department of Computer Science) (2013) “AR. Drone Network,” presented at SRU Spring Symposium, Slippery Rock, PA, April 9, 2013.


Arnhold, Pam, Robert Arnhold, Wendy Fagan, Dallas J. Jackson, and Kelly Sheehan (Department of Physical and Health Education) (2013) presented “High impact practices implementing evidence-based practices for adapted physical activity students in community-based settings” at the Slippery Rock University Professional Development Day in Slippery Rock, PA in February, 2013.

Arnhold, Pam, Robert Arnhold, Wendy Fagan, and Dallas J. Jackson (Department of Physical and Health Education) (2014) presented an ‘in-service’ entitled “Adapted physical education” at Central Intermediate Unite in Decatur, PA in January 13, 2014.


Arnhold, Robert (Department of Physical and Health Education), D. Salkin, and B. Fogel (2013) Adapted Physical Education Town Hall Meeting, Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference. Valley Forge, PA, November 24, 2013.

Arnhold, Robert (Department of Physical and Health Education), L. Tripoli, E. Greczek (2013) “PE Extracurricular Athletics, and Children and Youth with Disabilities: How to Meet IDEA and Section 504 Requirements,” presented at US Department of Education – IDEA Leadership Conference, Washington, DC, July 29, 2013.

Arnhold, Robert (Department of Physical and Health Education), R. Davis, G. Tymeson, D. Poretta (2013) “Past-presidents Panel Discussion,” presented at National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities, Herndon, VA, July 13, 2013.

Arnhold, Robert (Department of Physical and Health Education) (2013) “From the Andrews Sisters to Lady Gaga, Imagine That!: An Advocacy Lesson for APE Teachers,” Keynote address at State Adapted Physical education Conference, West Chester University, June 22, 2013.

Arnhold, Robert (Department of Physical and Health Education) and B. Martin (2012) “Federal and State Mandates for Adapted Physical Education Services,” presented at Montgomery County Intermediate Unit – Teleconference, December 10, 2012.

Arnhold, Robert (Department of Physical and Health Education) and R. Lytle (2012) “Increasing our Impact: Promising Trends in Training and Practice of Related-Services and Specialized Adapted Physical Education Personnel,” presented at 2012 OSEP Project Director’s Conference, July 22-25, 2012.

Arnhold, Robert (Department of Physical and Health Education), G. Tymeson, R. Davis, L. Kelly, and J. Winnick (2012) “Past-President’s Panel on Reauthorization of IDEIA,” presented at National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities, July 21, 2012.

Arnhold, Robert, Pam Arnhold, Dallas Jackson (Department of Physical and Health Education), and E. Kemeny (2012) “Survival in higher education – Developing Independence for your Programs,” presented at American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance national conference, Boston, MA, March 15-18, 2012.

Barger, Zane (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment, Honors Students) and Jessica Sears (Department of Secondary Education, English and Honors Students) (2013) “Fundraising 101: The First Year Experiences of a Student-Run Fundraising Committee” presented at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, on November 9, 2013.

Barger, Zane (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment, Honors Students) (2013) presented “The Plight of the Honeybee: Colony Collapse Disorder in the Appalachian Region” at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, on November 8, 2013.

Barger-Anderson, Richael A., Robert S. Isherwood, and Matthew J. Erickson (Department of Special Education) presented “Partnerships for Success: Parent Workshops in Collaboration with the Karns City School District, Community Members, and Slippery Rock University” at the Midwestern Early Childhood Institute in Grove City, PA in March 2014.

Barnes, Carol and Michelle Millen (Department of Biology, honors students) (2013) presented “How House Highlights the Controversy Behind Bioethical Principles” at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA on November 8, 2013.

Barringer, Megan, Elaina Mitchell (Department of Chemistry, majors), and Paul Birchbichler (Department of Chemistry) (2013) “Differential Adherence Response in Normal and Virus-Transformed Human Fibroblast Cells,” presented at Duquesne University Annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 20, 2013.

Barta-Smith, Nancy (Department of English)
(2013) presented “Coming Full Circle: The Return of the Repressed in the Wide Arc of a Professor’s Career” at EAPSU Conference for Faculty and Graduate Students (conference theme: “Under Siege: English Studies, Pedagogy, and the Profession), West Chester University, October 17-18, 2013. (Abstract)

Barta-Smith, Nancy (Department of English)
(2013) presented “A River Runs through What? Wendell Berry Has Never Been Postnatural” at The 27th Annual Meeting of The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), University of Notre Dame, September 2013. (Abstract)

Bassett, Tyler (Department of Computer Science, major) and
Paul Mullins (Department of Computer Science) (2013) “Agreement in a Click”, presented at PASSHE Undergraduate Research in STEM Conference, November 17, 2013.

Bassett, Tyler (Department of Computer Science, major), Deborah Whitfield, and David Dailey (Department of Computer Science) (2013) “Force Direction and Application in Website Development,” PASSHE Undergraduate Research in STEM Conference, Slippery Rock, PA, November 16, 2013.

Beckwith, Mark (Department of Mathematics, major)
(2012) “A Twelve Coin Problem: Two Counterfeit Coins,” presented at Conference on Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (Penn State University), November 4, 2012.

Bichler, James and Krista Scott (Department of Mathematics, majors) (2011) “We are Not Trying to Reinvent the Wheel; We are Just Trying to Beat it,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011. 

Billek-Sawhney, Barbara, Nancy Shipe, Kelly Lindenberg (School of Physical Therapy), and A Wagner (2014) “Reliability and Validity of a Physical Therapy Exercise Compliance Questionnaire,” presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), Las Vegas, NV. February 4, 2014. (Abstract)

Birchfield, Heather, Rebecca Schnupp (Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice), Ashley Swezey, and Sarah Kuehn (Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice).

  • (2013) “What’s inside the black box?  An examination of a drug treatment court in western Pennsylvania.”  Paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (NEACJS), Portsmouth, RI.
  • (2013) “Participants’ experience of a drug treatment court in western Pennsylvania.”  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators (PACJE), Schuylkill, PA.

Bires, Benjamin, Maria Camera, Hannah Scrima (Department of Art, majors)Katherine Mickle (Department of Art), and Patrick Burkhart (Department of Geology, Geography & the Environment) (2014) “Artistic Renditions of the Badlands: Multi-Media Explorations of a Rugged Desert Landscape,” presented at three symposia: The Ninth Annual Research Symposium, Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie, November 2013;  the Student Symposium on the Environment, Westminster College, New Wilmington, December 2013;  and the SRU Symposium for Student Research, Scholarship and Creative Achievement, SRU, April 2014.

Bonfanti, Garrett, Susie Jansto, Corey Dolbashian (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “New Data about the Sun Comes to Light,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Botzer, Nicholas (Department of Computer Science, major), Deborah Whitfield, and David Dailey (Department of Computer Science)
(2013) “Navigating the web with graph structures,” PASSHE UR in STEM Conference, Slippery Rock, PA, November 17, 2013.

Botzer, Nicholas, Zachary Petrusch, Tyler Bassett (Department of Computer Science, majors), Deborah Whitfield, and David Dailey (Department of Computer Science) (2013) “Graph Gravity,” Poster presentation at The Twenty-ninth Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Eastern Conference, held at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ, November 1-2, 2013.

Brewer, Hannah (Department of Physical and Health Education) (February, 2014) “Energy Drinks: Understudied, Overused, and Potentially Dangerous,” presented at the Eastern District Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance’s Annual Convention, Newport, RI.


Brendel, Erica, Morgan Arentz, Brittany Venetti, Ashley Robson, Brendan Batchelor, Elise Augustine, and Stephanie Topper

accompanied by Melissa Nard (Student Counseling Center)  Presented “Don’t Get Scrambled Up in Stress” at National Mental Health on Campus conference, Creative Programming Expo, in Washington, D.C., November 15-17, 2013.
 

Brown, George (Department of Political Science)
Patrick Baker (Department of Political Science, major)  (2014) “China, ASEAN and Maritime Territorial Disputes in the South China Seas,” Paper presentation at the Asian Studies Development Program National Conference in Houston, Texas, March 13-15.

Brush, Lindsey and Jennifer Kelly (Department of Mathematics, majors)
(2011) “Baccarat Gambling and Multisets,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011.

Burkhart, Patrick (Department of Geology, Geography & the Environment), James Stevens (Department of Geology, Geography & the Environment, majors), Luke Hittner (Hudson-Meng Education & Research Center, Crawford, NB), Katherine Mickle (Department of Art), Benjamin Bires (Department of Art, majors), Paul Baldauf (Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL), Eric Householder (South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL), Derick Fiedler and Jason Crooks (both SRU GG&E Students) (2013) “Evolution of Pediments Adjacent to the White River Group in Nebraska and South Dakota, Including Potential Influence of the Medieval Climate Anomaly,” presented at Geological Society of America, National meeting, Denver, CO, October 2013. 

Camp, Cassandra and Leigh Ann Lamagna (Department of Chemistry, majors)
(2011) “Quantitation of Kidney Biomarkers in Diabetic Rats,” poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Conference at the Capitol, Harrisburg, PA, April 26, 2011.

Cercone, Nicholas G (Department of Physics, honors students) and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2013) “Solar Acoustic Waves,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Cercone, Nicholas G (Department of Physics, honors students), Kelly Smith (Department of Computer Science, Honors students), and Matthew Wozniak (Department of Physics, honors students) (2013) presented “Perfecting the Brownie Pan Using Statistical Optimization Techniques” at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA on November 8, 2013.

Champion, David. R. (Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice).

  • (2013) presented “The pathology of the collective: Integral Theory and criminality among the many” at the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (NEACJS) Annual Meeting in Portsmouth, RI in June, 2013.
  • (2014) presented “The narrative of crime: Explorations from the Quadrants” (Featured Panel) at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA in February, 2014.

Champion, David (Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice) and M. Mangino (2013) presented “Prosecutorial decision-making in capital cases: An Integral perspective” at the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators (PACJE) Annual Meeting in Schuylkill, PA in April, 2013.          

Christoff, Allison,
Hannah Malloy, Timi Martin (Department of Psychology, majors), and Christopher Niebauer (Department of Psychology) (2013) “Age, handedness, and Gender: What makes a Rebel?”, Poster presentation at Eastern Psychology Conference, March 2, 2013.

Clark, Stephanie, Courtney Nickle, Taylor Phillips (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “The Planck Mission: Looking into the Past to Learn about Our Future,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Colvin, Andrew (Department of Philosophy)

  • (2012) “Yin Yang and the Ethics of Gender Essentialism,” 47th International Conference of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy, The University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale, October 12, 2012.
  • (2013) “Philosophy as Therapy and Alternative Conceptions of Philosophy in China,” 18th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy, The State University of New York, Buffalo, July 23, 2013.

Colvin, Andrew (Department of Philosophy) and Patrick J. Conners (Department of Philosophy, major) (2013) presented “Extensionless Blame: Cartesian Free Will and Blameworthiness” at the 26th Annual Statewide PASSHE Interdisciplinary Association for Philosophy and Religious Studies Conference.

Cooklin, Katherine (Department of Philosophy)
(2014) presented “Theorizing Dissent: Women’s Resistance, Food Security Policies, and Food Sovereignty Claims” at the conference Dissent! Histories and Meanings of Opposition from 1968 to the Present held at the University of Aalborg, Denmark in January, 2014.

Corle, Ethan (Department of Physics, major) and Manuel Valera (Department of Physics)
(2011) “Molecular Dynamics of Colloidal Binary Mixtures in an Electric Field,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Corle, Ethan (Department of Physics, major), Manuel Valera, and Athula Heart (Department of Physics) (2011) “Molecular Dynamics of Colloidal Binary Mixtures in an Electric Field,” poster presentation American Physical Society (Dallas, TX), April 2011.

Cortez, Joseph (Department of Physics, major) and Athula Herat (Department of Physics) (2013) “Application of Grassmann Algebra to Physical henomena,” presented at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Corvino, Samantha (Department of Mathematics, major) (2011) “Using Schwarz Triangles to Create Branched Packings on the Spher,” presented at joint American Mathematics Society and Mathematical Association of America Meetings, January 2011. 

Covey, William (Department of English) (2014) presented "1974-1984: Watching the Beatles Become Nostalgia” at It Was 50 Years Ago Today: An International Beatles Celebration Conference at Penn State Altoona in Altoona, PA on February 7-9, 2014.

Dafoe, Nicole (Department of Biology)
(2013) presented “Induction of Endoreduplication in Response to Stem Wounding” at the Plant Biologists Annual Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, July 2013


Dailey, David and Deborah Whitfield (Department of Computer Science)
(2014) “Design and Topology of Websites for Improved Navigation,” Proceedings of the International Design Principles and Practices Conference, Vancouver, Canada, January, 2014.

DiMarco, Danette (Department of English)

  • (2013) “Return-Design: Boosting Student Engagement Using D2L to Apply Online Instructional Strategies to Face-to-Face Courses” FUSION, Boston, Summer 2013.
  • (2013) “Connecting the Dots, or Why I Still Believe in English Even as the Climate Changes” English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, EAPSU, West Chester, Fall 2013.

Dodson, Tesla Marie, Allyson Hope Webb (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2013) “New Revelations in the Formation of the Milky Way,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Doi, Hallie, Kristen Leya (Department of Mathematics, majors) (2011) “Generalizations of the Birthday Problem,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011.

Dolbashian, Corey, Susie Jansto, Garrett Bonfanti (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “New Data about the Sun Comes to Light,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Dover, Cheri (Department of Chemistry, major)

  • (2011) “Analysis of a Simulated in Vivo Environment for a Selective Model of Apoptosis,” abstract, Duquesne University Annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 2011.  
  • (2011) “Analysis of a Simulated in Vivo Environment for a Selective Induction of Apoptosis,” abstract at Experimental Biology Conference (Washington, DC), April 2011.
  • (2011) “Analysis of the Interaction of Human Erythroleukemia Cells Between Human Lung Fibroblasts and Fibronectin,” 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, (Baltimore, MD), October 2011.

Dover, Cheri (Department of Physics, major) and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “The Electromagnetic effects of TMS on the Brain,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Duggan, Matthew (Department of Physics, major) and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “The Mysteries of Galactic Collisions,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Dusi J, Kelly Lindenberg (Department of Physical Therapy), E. Andreyo (2014) “Developing the Collaborative Relationship between PT and PTA Students through the Use of Technology and Shared Case-Study Experiences,” presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), Las Vegas, NV. February 4, 2014. (Abstract) 

Eberhart, Kristin L., Steven D. Verba, Brock T. Jensen, and Jeffery S. Lynn (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences)

  • (2013) “The heart rate response and force production related to deer hunting-associated activities,”  slide presentation at Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine, Harrisburg, PA, 2013.
  • (2013) “The physiologic demands of deer hunting-associated activities.” Poster Presentation, PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Slippery Rock, PA, November 2013.

Edmonds, Rex (Department of Mathematics, major)

  • (2011) “Pythagorean Triples of the Form (Tn, Sn, Pn) where Tn, Sn, and Pn are Triangular, Square, and Pentagonal Numbers,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011.
  • (2012) “Pythagorean Triples of the Form (Tn, Sn, Pn) where Tn, Sn, and Pn are Triangular, Square, and Pentagonal Numbers,” presented at Conference on Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (Penn State University), November 4, 2012.

Edwards, June (Department of Art)

  • (2013) has shown artwork at the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh New Member Exhibit at the Cultural Trust 937 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • (2013) has been invited to show artwork at the Grove City College Area Artists Exhibit in Grove City, PA;
  • (2013) shown a Woodblock print of East Liberty (with other artwork and historical artifacts) at “East Liberty Valley: A Retrospective” in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • (2013) had her work in a juried exhibition at the 90th Annual Spring Show at the Erie Art Museum in Erie, PA.
  • (2013) displayed her Sabbatical Exhibition “The Furnace Works” at the Martha Gault Art Gallery at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, PA in 2013.
  • (2013) June also assisted with the restoration and display of the original miniature neighborhood in the new corporate headquarters of The Fred Rogers Company in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • (2014) displayed artwork at the International Group Show at the Ward-Nasse Gallery in New York, NY.
  • (2014) took part in a juried, 2-person exhibit called “Art @rt 30” at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, PA.
  • (2014) the Annual Women’s Show at the Ward-Nasse Gallery in New York, NY. 
  • In addition, her artwork will be displayed at Show de Bola in São Paulo, Brazil during the World Cup Games.

Erickson, Matthew J., Richael A. Barger-Anderson, Robert S. Isherwood, and Dorotha Monfore  (Department of Special Education) (2014) presented “Trusting Partnerships: Special Education and Family/School Collaboration Under IDEIA” at the National Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Conference in Philadelphia, PA in April, 2014.

Erickson, Matthew J., Jeremy Lynch, and Robert S. Isherwood (Department of Special Education) (2014) presented “Engaging Students through Virtual Classrooms: The Use of Blackboard Collaborate in Online Education” at The Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy in Blacksburg, VA, February, 2014.

Estes, Daniel, Kourtney Pike, Nicole Crevar (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics)
(2011) “Black Holes and Galactic Development,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Evans, Grace (Department of Mathematics, major)
(2013) “The In's and Out's of Card Shuffling,” presented at MAA meeting at Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA, March 5, 2013.


Falso, Paul G. (Department of Biology), C. A. Noble, T.B. Hayes (2014) presented “Corticosterone Treatment Alters Blood Cell Differentials and Function for Long-term Periods in Laboratory and Wild-caught Amphibian Models” at the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology in Austin, TX, on January 3-7, 2014.

Falso, Paul G. (Department of Biology), S. Gallipeau, T. B. Hayes (2014) presented “Amphibians Stressed By Agricultural Land Use Have Altered Immunity and Increased Parasitic Infections” at the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology in Austin, TX, on January 3-7, 2014.

Figel, Jared T. (Department of Philosophy, major) (2013) presented “A Critical Response to Richard Swinburne” at the 26th Annual Statewide PASSHE Interdisciplinary Association for Philosophy and Religious Studies Conference.

Fox, K., B. Stovall, K. Mariacher, P. Pautler, A. Hedgepeth, C. Fengl, E. Massey, and Kimberly Smith (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences)  (2013) “Perceptions of body weight and contributing weight gain factors in British adults.” Poster presentation,  Harrisburg, PA. November, 2013.

Franze, Andrew Earl (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment, major) and Michael Stapleton (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment)
(2013) “Analysis of Dreissena Bugensis Shell Ca/Mg Ratios and Ecological Implications in lake Michigan,” presented at SRU Spring Symposium, April 9, 2013.

Garcia, Joseph (Department of Mathematics, major) (2012) “Application of PBPK Modeling to a Mixture of TCE and CCI4,” poster presentation at joint American Mathematics Society and Mathematical Association of America Meetings, New Orleans, January 5, 2012.

Garcia, Joseph and Brian Sullivan (Department of Mathematics, majors) (2011) “A Perfect Bracket - The Impossible Dream,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011.

Geisler, Ethan Thomas (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment, major) and Patrick Burkhart (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment) (2013) “Assessing the Contribution of Periglacial meltwaters to Water Supply, High Central Andes, Argentina,” presented at SRU Spring Symposium, April 9, 2013.

Gibson, Noah M., Chia-Ying Lien, Brock T. Jensen (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences), Hydock, David S., and Hayward, Reid (2013) “A rat model of doxorubicin-induced late-onset cardiotoxicity,” Poster presentation at Experimental Biology, Boston, MA, 2013.

Goodrick, Amanda (Department of Mathematics, major)

  • (2011) “Mathematics Magazine Problem 1851: A Generalization of the Perrin Sequence,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011. 
  • (2012) “Domino Tilings of a Rectangle with a Central Rectangle Removed,” presented at Conference on Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (Penn State University), November 4, 2012.

Gray, Colleen (Department of Music)

  • (2011) Lecture-recital Prairie Soundscapes: Settings of Willa Cather for Soprano and Piano, International Alliance of Women in Music Conference, Flagstaff, AZ.
  • (2011) Performance Stringing Beads: Katherine Hoover’s Eclectic Inspirations, Ninth Festival of Women Composers International, Indiana, PA.
  • (2013) Lecture-recital Shining Jewels: Exploring the Songs of Lee Hoiby, International Congress of Voice Teachers, Brisbane, Australia.
  • (2013) Performance of Tesla’s Pigeon by contemporary Australian-American composer, Melissa Dunphy- winner of the 2012 NATS Art Song Competition, International Congress of Voice Teachers, Brisbane, Australia.
  • (2014) Master classes of American Art Song, University of Zagreb Academy of Music Croatia, University of Split Academy of Music Croatia.
  • (2014) Solo Recitals Shining Jewels: Exploring the Songs of American Composer Lee Hoiby, University of Zagreb Academy of Music Croatia, University of Split Academy of Music Croatia.
  • (2014) Lectures on life and compositional style of Lee Hoiby, University of Zagreb Academy of Music Croatia, University of Split Academy of Music Croatia, and the University of Dubrovnik Academy of Music Croatia.
  • (2014) Performance of songs composed by local composer Judy Bruce 2013, Tenth Festival of Women Composers International, Indiana, PA.
  • (2014) Performance of Songs by American Composer Manna-Zucca, Tenth Festival of Women Composers International, Indiana, PA.

Hadley, Susan (Music Department)

  • (2013) “What we Hear/What we See: Subjugating Narratives and Liberatory Practices,” Keynote address for the 9th European Music Therapy Congress, Setting the tone: Cultures of relating and reflecting in music therapy, Oslo, August 7–10, 2013.
  • (2013) “Therapeutic uses of rap and hip hop,” Keynote address for the Music, Mind, and Body conference, Perth, Western Australia, June 9–10, 2013.
  • (2013) “Multicultural Awareness preparation for music therapists.” CMTE, Eastern Michigan University, October 5, 2013.

Hardina, Natasha (Department of Biology, major), Carolyn Steglich, and Stacy Hrizo (Faculty Advisor) (Department of Biology) (2013) “Infection Susceptibility in a TPI Deficiency Model”  Poster Presentation: Annual Drosophila Research Meeting by the Genetics Society of America, Washington DC, April 2013. (Abstract)
 
Hartmann, H. (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment),
 L. Andresky, and R. Kellar (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment, majors)  (2013) “Observed Annual and Monsoonal Precipitation Trends in the Indus River Basin,” presented at Middle States Division of the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, 18 October 2013. Buffalo, U.S.A. 

Henry, Brooke E, Miriah Saxion, John Piserchio (Department of Biology, major) and Steglich, C (Department of Biology) “Isolation of ta Protein Produced in the Harderian Gland of Thamnophis Sirtalis (Garter Snake) by Expression of Cloned Gene in Escherichia Coli,” poster presentation,  Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Henry, Brooke E, Saxion, Miriah, Piserchio, John, and (Department of Biology, major) and Carolyn Steglich (Department of Biology) (2013) “Isolation of ta Protein Produced in the Harderian Gland of Thamnophis Sirtalis (Garter Snake) by Expression of Cloned Gene in Escherichia Coli,” poster presentation at CPUB (Clarion University), April 20, 2013.

Hertel, Heather (Department of Art)

  • (2013) juried exhibition, SRU High School Art Exhibit, Slippery Rock, PA.
  • (2013) juried exhibition, Ellwood City Arts Festival, Ellwood City, PA.
  • (2013) juried exhibition, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Pittsburgh Region, Wexford, PA.
  • (2013) juried exhibition, Associated Artists of Butler County, High School Art Exhibit, Butler, PA.
  • (2013) juried exhibition, An Artistic Discovery, The Congressional Art Competition, Slippery Rock, PA.

Hertel, Heather (Department of Art)

  • (2013) artist lecture, Colored Variations, Gallery West, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH, September 25, 2013.
  • (2013) artist reception, Art on the Walls Program, Allegheny Conference, Pittsburgh, PA Nov 2012 – Nov 2013; 1 of 12 established artists selected from a pool of over 100 applicants by Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, reception July 16, 2013.
  • (2013) Group Exhibit: Three x Three, SRU Upper-Level Painting students + 1 faculty, Collin College, Plano, Texas.
  • (2013) Invitational Performance Drawing: Caves, Collaborative performance drawing invited by Dance Musician, Andrew Hasenpflug, SRU Faculty Dance concert, Succop Theatre, Butler County Community College, Butler, PA.
  • (2013) Invited to speak at FATE: 2013Posthaus: FATE: Foundations in Art: Theory & Education National Conference, Savannah College of Art & Design; Panel Presentation at FATE: “Can Anyone Teach Art These Days?” Interdisciplinary Approaches, Savannah, GA.
  • (2013) juried Exhibit : October Evenings juried exhibit, Heeschen Gallery, Meadville Council On the Arts, Meadville, Pa; jurors: Lee and Nancy  Steadman.
  • (2013) solo exhibit, Regatta, watercolor paintings, Port Dover Yacht Club, Port Dover, Ontario, August 2013.
  • (2013) two person exhibit, Colored Variations, Gallery West, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio September 25 – October 25.
  • (2013) invitational art exhibit, Area Artists Exhibit, invitational, Grove City College, Grove City, PA, September 13 – October 7, 2013.
  • (2013) invitational art exhibit, NPAA Biennial, Lovell Place, Invitational, Erie, PA, September 26 – October 25, 2013.
  • (2013) Invitational Performance Drawing: Frederick Douglass Institute Sixty-Second Lecture Series, collaborative performance drawing Invited by Dr. Christophas Walker, SRU Assistant Professor, Public Health & Social Work Including SRU art students: Michael Camera, Constance Briggs, Kaleidoscope Arts Festival, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA.
  • (2013) Creator & Organizer: Self Event: Artist Talk: guest artists: Rabecca Signoriello, painter and Meghan Clemm, photographer, Feb. 27, Art Building I, Slippery Rock, PA.
  • (2013) Creator & Organizer: Self Event: Drawing Workshop: March 7, Art Building I, Slippery Rock, PA.
  • (2013) Creator & Organizer: Self Event: Film showing: Raising Renee: Documentary on African-American Painter Beverly McIver, Feb. 19, 2014, ATS, Slippery Rock, PA.
  • (2014) Curator: Self: An international juried exhibit of women’s self-portraiture, Feb. 17 – March 14, 2014, juror: Leona Shanks, Martha Gault Art Gallery, Slippery Rock, PA.
  • (2014) Guest Speaker: Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony, LaRoche College, Pittsburgh, PA Feb. 23, 2014.
  • (2014) Invited Presenter: Self-Portrait Research Slide Talk: SRU Diversity & Inclusion Series, March 3, 2014.
  • (2014) Juried Exhibit: 76th Area Artists Annual Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, January 26 – Feb. 23, 2014, juror: Al Bright.
  • (2014) juror: Scholastic Art Awards, North Allegheny High School, Pittsburgh, PA, January 17, 2014.
  • (2014) Mentor: The Developing Self: SRU Student Art Exhibit, Feb. 17 – 28, 2014, Art Building I, Slippery Rock, PA.
  • (2014) Organizer & Exhibitor: SRU ART Faculty Exhibit, Erie Insurance Group, Erie, PA, March 14 – April 11, 2014.
  • (2014) Participant & Exhibitor: Carnegie Melon University’s DRAW Symposium 2014, Feb 27 – March 1, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • (2014) Recruiter: Associated Artists of Butler County High School Art Exhibit, Reception: March 21, 2014, Butler, PA.

Hilton Jason T. (Department of Secondary Education/ Foundations of Education)

  • (2013) Pedagogy for digital literacy: Advancing “hyperreading” skills in the classroom. Author Roundtable Presentation at the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators 42nd Annual Teacher Education Assembly in Harrisburg, PA. (2013, October). 
  • (2013) Fostering critical dialogue in online course pedagogy. Paper Presentation at the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators 42nd Annual Teacher Education Assembly in Harrisburg, PA. (2013, October) .

Hilton, Jason T. (Department of Secondary Education/ Foundations of Education) and J. Canciello

  • (2014) Using iPads to foster digital literacy: Research findings. Roundtable presentation at the International Society for Technology in Education 2014 Conference in Atlanta, GA. (2014, June). 
  • (2014) iPad-based curriculum for digital literacy. Paper presentation at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference in Hershey, PA. (2014, February) 

Hopkins, Zachary (Department of Mathematics, major) (2010) “Predicting Patterns in the Rolls of a Single Die,” presented at Pi Mu Epsilon Conference (Youngstown, OH), February 27, 2010.

Hopkins, Zachary, Jamie Gordon (Department of Mathematics, majors) (2011) “The Best Running Back of All Time,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011.

Horam,Kayla (Department of Computer Science, major), Stephen Larso , and Frank Hulick (Department of Computer Science) (2014) “Computer Comptency Level of Incoming College Students,” Poster presentation at NCUR, Lexington, KY, April 3, 2014.

Jackson, Dallas J., Robert Arnhold, Pam Arnhold, Wendy Fagan (Department of Physical and Health Education), and L. Quidone (2014) presented “Section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973: Ensuring equal opportunity for participation.” at the Slippery Rock University Diversity & Inclusion Series in Slippery Rock, PA in 2014.

Jansto, Susie, Corey Dolbashian, Garrett Bonfanti (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “New Data about the Sun Comes to Light,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Jendrasik, Marisa and Amber Adams (Department of Mathematics, majors) (2013) “A New Level of Tic-Tac-Toe,” MAA meeting at Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA, March 5, 2013.

Jenny, Geraldine C. (Department of Elementary/Early CHildhood) (2014) presented "Professor Protégé Program: An innovative Recruitment Tool" at the National Social Science Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada April 14, 2014. (Abstract

Jensen, Brock T., Jonathan H. Anning (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences)
, Yen-Kuan Lin, Chia-Ying Lien, and Chrisopher R. Lefever (2013) “Using discriminant analysis to predict resistance assessment method selection,” poster Presentation, International Journal of Arts and Sciences Euro-American Conference; Bad Hofgastein, Austria. 2013. 

Kentzel, Ethan Stuart (Department of Biology, major) and Susan J. Rehorek (Department of Biology) (2013) “Comparison of re and Post-Natal Structure of the Nasal and Orbital Bones of Meriones Unguicalatus (Mongolian Gerbils),” presented at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Klug, Katelyn (Department of Physics, major) and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “Further Discovery of Mercury,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Krayesky, David M. (Department of Biology), A. L. Mator, J. N. Norris, A. R. Brown, L. M. Betler, and S. Fredericq (2013) presented “New insights into the diversity of Peyssonnelia (Rhodophyta) in the Caribbean” at the Botanical Society of America Meeting in New Orleans, LA in July 2013. (Abstract)

Kuhn, Jesse Andrews (Department of Biology, major) and Carolyn Steglich (Department of Biology) (2013) “Creating a Latex Bead-based method for Demonstration of Blood Typing and Other Agglutination Reactions for Immunology,” poster presentation, Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Laird, Jeramy, Kelsea Hill (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “Physiology in Space,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Lamagna, Leigh Ann (Department of Chemistry, major) (2011)  “Progressive Glomeruli Damage in Type 2 Diabetic Rats,” poster presentation at American Chemical Society 241st National Meeting (Anaheim, CA), March 2011.

Laughner, Jamie Ann, Jenna Teague (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “How Reliable are Cepheids?” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Lellock, Amber (Department of Biology, major, Dean DeNicola as faculty advisor) 

  • (2013) “Nutrient Limitation of Benthic Algal Communities in Streams Receiving Treated and Untreated Acid Mine Drainage.”  Presentation at Student Symposium for the Environment at Westminster College  December 5, 2013.
  • (2013) Nutrient Limitation of Benthic Algal Communities in Streams Receiving Treated and Untreated Acid Mine Drainage.  Presentation at Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education conference for Undergraduate Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Slippery Rock University November 16, 2013.

LePore, M., Robert Arnhold (Department of Physical and Health Education), D. Lorenzi, G. White, B. Fogle, D. Salkin, and J. Sloand (2012) Adapted Activities Town Hall Meeting. Pennsylvania Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference, November 30, 2012.

Ligato, Joseph (Department of Psychology), Patrick Conley, Melissa Patterson, Eric Young, Audra Glover (2013) “Personality Traits as a Measurement of Academic Success,” presented at Eastern Psychological Association in March 2013. (Abstract) 

Ligato, Joseph (Department of Psychology), Melissa Patterson, Patrick Conley, Cassandra Bruce, Eric Young (2013)” Personality Traits as a Measurement of Academic Success: The Relationship between the Subscales of Conscientiousness and GPA,” presented at Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Psychology Conference in April 2013. (Abstract)

Ligato, Joseph (Department of Psychology), Cassandra Bruce, Blaine Shrum, Melissa Patterson, and Sonya Domaracki (2014) “Positive Psychology: Does Work/Life Satisfaction Lead to Good Grades?” presented at Eastern Psychological Association in Boston March 2014. (Abstract)

Leight, Joanne (Physical & Health Education Department)

  • (2013) “Go Google! Cool Tools To Communicate, Collaborate and Create,” Maryland State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention, Hunt Valley, MD, October, 2013.
  • (2013) “Terrific Tech Tools To Power Up PETE Majors,” Maryland State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention, Hunt Valley, MD, October, 2013.
  • (2013) “Using iPads in Physical Education,” Poster presentation at International Society for Technology in Education Convention, San Antonio, TX, June, 2013.
  • (2013) “Power Up, PETE: Teaching PETE Majors Techno-Tools for Success,” American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention, Charlotte, NC, April, 2013.
  • (2013) “Technology Innovation to Promote Learning, Movement, and Adventure,” (Panel) American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention, Charlotte, NC, April, 2013.
  • (2013) “Fabulous Free Tech tools for Teachers: Using Technology to Organize Your Lessons and Your Life,” The Eastern District Association of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Convention, Valley Forge, PA, February, 2013. 

Leight, Joanne and Martin Donahue (Physical & Health Education Department)

  • (2013) “Using Technology in Physical Education: Practical Examples,” Pennsylvania State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention, Valley Forge, PA, November, 2013.
  • (2013) “Practical Examples of Technology Use in Physical Education,” The Eastern District Association of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention, Valley Forge, PA, February, 2013.

Leight, Joanne, Wenhao Liu, Marybeth Miller (Department of Physical & Health Education Department), and Pilarski, S. (2013) “Increasing Nutrition-Related Knowledge: Intervention Effect on High School Female Athletes. American Alliance of Health,” Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention, Charlotte, NC, April, 2013.

Leight, Joanne (Physical & Health Education Department), L. Miller, L., and L. Carr (2013) “App-solutely! Using iPads in Physical Education,” The Eastern District Association of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention, Valley Forge, PA, February, 2013. 

Lotz, Samuel David (Department of Biology, major) and Nicole Dafoe (Department of Biology) (2013) “The introduction of Endoreduplication in Response to Wounding in Seed Plants,” poster presentation, Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Lundblad, Christine (Department of Chemistry, major) (2011) “Coupling of Electrochemical Reduction and Iron Release in Recombinant Horse H-chain Ferritin Mutants,” poster presentation at University of Maryland (Baltimore, MD), October 2011.

Lundblad, Christine (Department of Chemistry, major) (2011) “Influence of pH on the Reduction Potentials of Single-Point Mutations in Ferritin,” poster, American Chemical Society 241st National Meeting (Anaheim, CA), March 2011.

Lynch, Jeremy M. (Department of Special Education) (2013) “Lets give them something to talk about,” presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division (TED), Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 

Lynch, Jeremy M. (Department of Special Education) and S. D. Lynch (2014) “Let’s
give them something to talk about: Teaching students with learning disabilities how to THINK mathematically.” Presentation at the international meeting of the Learning Disabilities Association, Anaheim, CA. (2014, February). 

Lynch, S.D. and Jeremy M. Lynch (Department of Special Education) (2014) “Preservice elementary teachers’ understandings of mathematical discourse.” Research presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Irvine, CA. (2014,
February).  

Lytle, R. and Robert Arnhold (Department of Physical and Health Education) (2013) “Meeting the Rights of Students with Disabilities: Improving Adapted Physical Education Services,” US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs – Project Director’s Meeting, Washington, DC, July 17, 2013.

Maben, Alex and Stephen Galloway (Department of Mathematics, majors) (2013) “Pairing through the Deck,” presented at MAA meeting at Indiana University of PA, March 5, 2013.

Maczis, Melissa (Department of Chemistry, major)

  • (2011) “Apoptosis and Tissue Transglutaminase Response in Simian Virus-Transformed Human Cells,” abstract at Duquesne University Annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 2011.
  • (2011) “Differential apoptotic response in normal and virus-transformed human cells,” abstract at Experimental Biology Conference (Washington, DC), April 2011.
  • (2011) “Differential apoptotic response in normal and virus-transformed human cells,” poster presentation at 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences (Baltimore, MD), October 2011.

Maczis, Melissa (Department of Chemistry, major) and Paul Birchbichler (Department of Chemistry) (2013) “Differential apoptotic response in normal and virus-transformed human cells,” poster presentation at SRU Spring Symposium, April 9, 2013.

Makufka, Katie L (Department of Psychology, major) and Ann Romanczyk (Department of Psychology) (2013) “What are the Effects of Length of Exposure and Facial Characteristics on First Impressions?”, Poster presentation at SRU Spring Research Symposium, Slippery Rock, PA, April 9, 2013.

Martin, Tim Lee, Hannah Malloy (Department of Psychology, majors), and Jennifer Willford (Department of Psychology) (2013) “Brain Awareness Week Community Service Project: Concussion Awareness and Prevention in Local high Schools,” Poster presentation at SRU Spring Research Symposium, Slippery Rock, April 9, 2013.

Mayle, Andrew and Jennifer Ihrig (Department of Mathematics, majors)
(2011) “Two-Faced Monty Hall: A Variation of Host Behavior,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, Pa), April 8, 2011.

Melago, Kathleen (Department of Music)

  • (2013). National Flute Association Convention – Performance with Pittsburgh Professional Flute Choir, New Orleans, LA, August, 2013.
  • (2013). National Flute Association Convention – Performance with Floyd’s Fantastic Flutes, New Orleans, LA, August 2013.
  • (2013). National Flute Association Convention – Performance with Slippery Rock University Flute Choir, New Orleans, LA, August 2013.
  • (2014) “Advocacy for Music Educators,” Invited lecture to Eastern New Mexico University Music Education Majors, Portales, New Mexico, January 14, 2014.
  • (2014) “Project-Based Field Experience:  Applying Teacher Competencies to Experiences Outside the K-12 Classroom,” National Association for Music Education Research and Teacher Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO, April 2014.
  • (2014). “Implementing Project-Based Field Experiences into the Level Three Field Experience:  The Impact of Teaching Experiences Outside the K-12 Classroom,” Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Annual Conference, Hershey, PA, March, 27, 2014.

Merhaut, J. and Matthew J. Erickson (Department of Special Education) (2013) presented “The Legally Proficient Individualized Education Plan (IEP)” at the 2013 Western Region Tapestry Conference, Slippery Rock, PA in October, 2013.

Meztli, Itzi (Department of English) (2014) presented “The Use of Memoir in Freshman Composition: The Impact of Growing Up in South Texas, Bodega Style, on the First Year English Classroom,” in the Session Panel, “Race/Class/Culture: (Re) Opening the First Year Classroom,” at the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s 2014 Annual Convention, held during March 19-22, 2014, in Indianapolis, IN.

Mickle, Katherine (Department of Art)

  • (2013) faculty mentor and participant, Interstudio Collaborative Exhibition (ICE), Art Bldg, SRU, November 2013.
  • (2013) The Rising Art Showcase, Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator, Advanced Technology & Science Hall, Slippery Rock, PA, November 2013. Katherine Mickle acted as Art Department Liasion. Approximately 13 Art Students participated in the group exhibition. 
  • (2013) Professionally Hanging an Art Exhibition lecturer, Associated Artists of Butler County, Butler, PA, December 2013.

Millen, Michelle (Department of Chemistry, major) and Jiyoung Jung (Department of Chemistry) (2013) “Highly Fluorescent Benzofuran Derivatives: Regulation of Light-Emitting Properties through Protonation and Solvatochroism,” poster presentation at Duquesne University Annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 20, 2013.

Miller, Daniel, Kyle Marich (Department of Computer Science, majors), and David Dailey (Department of Computer Science)
(2013) “Breaking the Rectilinear Mold,” Grphical Web 2013, San Francisco, October, 2013. 

Miller, Daniel , Jake Weidman,  Grant DenMead (Department of Computer Science, majors), David Dailey, and  Deborah Whitfield (Department of Computer Science) (2013) “Expanding Concepts of Navigation in Abstract Spaces,” presented at the 28th Annual Spring Conference of the Pennsylvania Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE),East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, April 5, 2013.

Miller, Logan (Department of Chemistry, major)

  • (2011) “Cellular Protein Response Following Apoptotic Induction,” poster presentation at 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences (Baltimore, MD), October 2011.
  • (2011) “Tissue Transglutaminase Response in Myelogenous Leukemia Cells Following Apoptotic Induction,” abstract at Duquesne University Annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 2011.
  • (2011) “Transglutaminase response during differentiation and apoptosis in myelogenous leukemia cells,” abstract at Experimental Biology Conference (Washington, DC), April 2011.

Monfore, Doratha, Jeremy M. Lynch and Matthew J.  Erickson (Department of Special Education) (2013) presented “Paraeducator training: What the future holds” at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division (TED) in Ft. Lauderdale, FL in November, 2013.

Morrice, Rebecca (Department of Theater)

  • (2012) Designed the costumes for the SRU Theatre Department productions of View of the Dome.
  • (2012) Designed the costumes for the SRU Theatre Department productions of Importance of Being Earnest.
  • (2012) Designed the costumes for Unseam’d Shakespeare Company’s 2012 productions of Shakespeare in the Raw: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Two Gentlemen of Verona.
  • (2013) Designed the costumes for the SRU Theatre Department productions of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.  
  • (2013) Designed the costumes for the SRU Theatre Department productions of Good Night Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet.
  • (2013) Designed the costumes for the SRU Theatre Department productions of Richard III .

Nard, Melissa (Student Counseling Center)  (2013)  “A New Approach to Outreach: Creating and Sustaining an Active Minds Chapter,”  presented at the American College Counseling Association conference, New Orleans, LA, September 25-28, 2013.

Nickle, Courtney, Stephanie Clark, Taylor Phillips (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics)
(2011) “The Planck Mission: Looking into the Past to Learn about Our Future,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

O’Neil, Caitlin and Bradley Wilson (Department of Philsophy, Honors students) (2013) presented “Moving beyond Excel: Creating an Honors Program Database in Microsoft Access” at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA on Novmber 9, 2013.

O'Shea, Sean (Department of Mathematics, major)
(2011) “The Fifteen Puzzle,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011.

Pace, Dennis (Department of Mathematics, major) (2012) “Can Vampires Play Baseball?” presented at Allegheny Mountain Section Meeting (University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, PA), April 10, 2012.

Panger, Quentin (Department of Mathematics, major)
(2013) “Go and Solvable Endgame Scenarios Via Paritioning,” MAA meeting at Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA, March 5, 2013.

Paradis, Lia (Department of History) (2013) presented her paper “Teaching the Troubles- Empathy, Google Maps, and History Pin” at the Mid-West Conference on British Studies at DePaul University in Chicago, IL on October 11-13, 2013.

Patterson, Melissa (Department of Psychology),
Joseph Ligato , Cassandra Bruce, Sonya Domaracki, and Blaine Shrum (2014) “Do Health Supplements Lead to Increased Cognitive Function in College Students?”, Presenting at Eastern Psychological Association in Boston March 2014. (Abstract

Peacock, Sunita (Department of English) (2014) presented a paper titled,” Trickster or Colonizer: The Latent Effects of Colonialism in Efua Sutherland’s play The Marriage of Anansewa” at the 38th Comparative Drama Conference at Stevenson University in Baltimore, MD, on April 3-5, 2014.

Pearce, Benjamin (Department of Mathematics, major) (2010) “Deal or No Deal?” presented Pi Mu Epsilon Conference (Youngstown, OH), February 27, 2010.  

Peguero, Anthony and Xin Jiang (Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice) (2014) “Social Control across Immigrant Generations: Adolescent Violence at School and Examining the Immigrant Paradox.” To be presented at the annual meeting of Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), Philadelphia, PA.

Petrusch, Zachary (Department of Computer Science, major), Deborah Whitfield, and David Dailey (Department of Computer Science)
(2013) “Crawling the Web in Search of Graphs for Navigational Testing,” PASSHE UR in STEM Conference, Slippery Rock, PA, November 16, 2013.

Petrusch, Zachary, Nicholas Botzer (Department of Computer Science, majors), Deborah Whitfield, and David Dailey (Department of Computer Science) (2014) “Navigating the Web with Graph Theoretic Structures,” Poster presentation at NCUR, Lexington, KY, April 3, 2014.

Phillips, Taylor, Courtney Nickle, Stephanie Clark (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee,(Department of Physics) (2011) “The Planck Mission: Looking into the Past to Learn about Our Future,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Pitzer, Scott (Department of Mathematics, major) (2013) “How Much Damage Can Your Pokemon Do?” MAA meeting at Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA, March 5, 2013. 

Prokopiak, Zoey Adele (Department of Biology, major) and Carolyn Steglich (Department of Biology) (2013) “Harderian Gland Secretions of Anolis Carolinensis,” poster presentation, SRU Spring Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Rineer-Hershey, A., Richael Barger-Anderson, and Robert Isherwood (Department of Special Education) (2014) presented “The Impact of Special Education Coursework in Teacher Education Programs” at the Learning Disabilities Association Annual International Conference in Anaheim, CA on February 19, 2014.

Rineer-Hershey, A. (Department of Special Education) and D. Wissinger

  • (2013) presented “Enhancing Critical Thinking of Students in Inclusive Classrooms through Argumentative Discussions” at The International Conference for Learning Disabilities in Austin, TX in October, 2013.
  • (2013) presented “Effective Preparation for PK-4 Teachings in Pennsylvania’s Inclusive Classrooms” at The International Conference for the Council on Learning Disabilities in Austin, TX in October, 2013.

Robert Vallin (Department of Mathematics)

  • (2013) “From the Gilbreath Principle to new types of numbers,” MOVES (Mathematics Of Various Entertaining Subjects) Conference at MoMath, New York, NY, 2013.
  • (2013) “Presentation Fridays in Advanced Calculus,” Contributed Paper Session on Best Practices in Inquiry-Based Learning, MathFest, Hartford, CT, 2013.
  • (2013) “Continued Fractions from a Magic Trick,” MAA Contributed Paper Session on Recreational Mathematics, MathFest, Hartford, CT, 2013.
  • (2013) “Presentation Fridays in Advanced Calculus,” Legacy of R.L. Moore Conference, Austin, TX, 2013.
  • (2013) “Cantor and the paradise he created for us,” Pirnot Lecture, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, 2013.

Rummell, David J, Samantha E McCormick , Mikella M Graham (Department of Chemistry, majors), and Donald Zapien (Department of Chemistry) (2013) “Direct Electron Transfer of Recombinant Horse L-chain Ferritin,” poster presentation at SRU Spring Symposium, April 9, 2013.

Sadler, M., M. Brow., K. Dugan, J. Litchaier, K. Port, and Kimberly Smith (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences) (2013) “Examination of exercise behaviors, exercise barriers and exercise self-efficacy of British adults.”  Poster presentation, Harrisburg, PA.  Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences (November 2013).

Schanz, Youngyal Yim (2014) “Self-esteem & Aggression: Prediction of Aggression” at the annual ACJS (Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences) on the 19th of February in Philadelphia, PA.

Schnupp, Rebecca (Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice) (2012) “A discussion of the history, effectiveness, evaluations, and case examples of specialized courts.”  Roundtable discussant at the Annual Conference of Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators (PACJE), Altonna, PA.

Schnupp, Rebecca (Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice), and Sarah Kuehn (Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice) (2013) “Inside the Black Box: Participants’ Perspectives of a Drug Treatment Court.” Paper presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.

Schrecongost, Dustin, Corey Dolbashian, Floyd Hilty (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2013) “Asteroid Deflection,” presented at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Schrecongost, Dustin, Chris Wijeysooriya (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “Going Green With Solar Energy,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Shanks, Matthew, Ethan Corle, Rachel Henderson , John Muron (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “Hybrid Bicycles,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Sharp, Katie (Department of Physics, major), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “It's electric: A review of studies done on electric fish and platypus Electroreception,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Shipe, Nancy (Graduate School of Physical Therapy) (2014) presented a Continuing Education Course for Peruvian physiotherapists entitled “Differential Diagnosis and Physiotherapy Management of Selected Peripheral Joint Pathologies: An emphasis on manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and functional training” at La Universidad Alas Peruanas, Arequipa, Peru from January 15–18, 2014. Sponsored by Medical Ministries International, Peru and La Universidad Alas Peruanas.

Shirk, George (Department of Computer Science, major)
and David Dailey (Department of Computer Science) (2011) “Omni-Opticon: a way of visualizing trend-proximities,” SVG Open 2011, Cambridge, MA, September, 2011.

Shumway, J. (Department of Art)

  • (2013) video entitled God Particle juried into the New Media Caucus’ 10 year anniversary traveling video exhibition entitled NMC 10 Video Programme, June 2013; 2 minutes 25 seconds.
  • (2014) exhibited the video God Particle as part of the travelling exhibition NMC 10 Video Programme at the Llewellyn Gallery, Alfred State College, Alfred, NY, January 20-February 7, 2014.
  • (2014) the Sleeth Gallery, West Virgina Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV, January 14-30, 2014.
  • (2014) the Cassidy Theatre, Chicago Cultural Center (in conjunction with the College Art Association Conference), Chicago, IL, February 13 – 14, 2014.
  • (2014) the Brick City Gallery, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, March 4-15, 2014.

Simpson, J., M. Walborn, Nicole Hahna (Department of Music), M. Fay, and D. Register (2013, October 21-22) “Pennsylvania Music Therapy Legislative Hill Day,” Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) presentation, Harrisburg, PA.

Skeele, David (Department of Theatre) (2014) has had four of his plays chosen for production. The University of Basel, in Basel, Switzerland, will perform STARLA, THE MARGINS and HUNGRY JANE, while HUNGRY JANE will also be performed as part of a short-play festival in Canberra, Australia.

Sloneker, Sarah (Department of Art, major) (2013) Make Believe, National juried art exhibition, Andy Bloxam: juror, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT, October 2013 (prompted by assignment in Art 307: Advanced Studio Photography, prof: Katherine Mickle).

Smiely, Katelyn (Department of Chemistry, major)
(2011) “Chemical Modification of the Surface of Cobalt Oxide,” poster presentation at American Chemical Society 241st National Meeting (Anaheim, CA), March 2011.


Smith, Bryan (Department of Chemistry, major) and Jiyoung Jung (Department of Chemistry)

(2013) “Highly Fluorescent Benzofuran Derivatives: Regulation of Light-Emitting Properties through Protonation and Solvatochroism,” poster presentation at SRU Spring Symposium, April 9, 2013.

Smith, Elizabeth D (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment, major) and Langdon Smith (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment) (2013) “Greening National Parks: Expanding Traditional Roles to Combat Climate Change,” presented at SRU Spring Symposium, April 9, 2013.

Smith, Kelly (Department of Computer Science, major) and Deborah Whitfield (Department of Computer Science) (2013) “PICS: Platform Independent Cloud Scripting,” SRU Spring Symposium, Slippery Rock, PA, April 9, 2013.

Smith, Kimberly  (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences)A. Bramble, L. Murberger, and J. Secich (2014) “Accuracy of three commercially available pedometers when used on various walking terrains,” Slide Presentation, Athens, Greece. (August 2014).

Smith, Kimberly (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences), A. Sieczkowski, L. Murberger, and J. Secich (2013) “Accuracy of three commercially available pedometers in measuring step count, distance traveled, and kilocalorie Expenditure,”  Poster presentation, Indianapolis, IN. Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences (May 2013). 

Snyder, Kristy, Amanda Eplett (Department of Mathematics, majors)
(2011) “Heads or Tails?” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011.

Solomon, Nanette Kaplan (Department of Music)

  • (2013) presented recitals of the piano music of Mana-Zucca (born Gussie Zuckermann 1885-1981) at St. Patrick Church in Youngstown, Ohio; at Florida International University, in Miami, Florida; at the Steinway Gallery of Pittsburgh; and at Slippery Rock University. Dr. Solomon also presented lecture-recitals entitled Muse Over Miami:  The Legendary Mana-Zucca at the national conference of the Society for American Music in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and at the Northeast Regional meeting of the College Music Society at the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, in Potsdam, New York. 
  • (2013) recorded the piano music of Mana-Zucca at the Performing Arts Center at Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA for an upcoming CD release on the prestigious Albany Record label.
  • (2013) presented a lecture-recital entitled “There's Always Room for Dello (Joio): A Centennial Tribute to the Piano Works of Norman Dello Joio (1913-2008)” at the national conference of the College Music Society held in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While there, Dr. Solomon served as collaborative pianist for two other art song presentations on American women composers.
  • (2013) was recently appointed to be the inaugural Editor of the Audio Performance Archives for the College Music Society online Symposium. This endeavor will enable performing artists to have the same juried venue for their performances as scholars do for written work.
  • (2013) pianist and Dr. Colleen Gray, soprano presented two performances – one of the works of Mana-Zucca, and the other of newly composed works by Pennsylvania composer Judy Bruce at the Festival of Women Composers held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
  • (2013) along with her sister, Iris Kaplan Rosenthal (the Kaplan Duo), presented a four-hand piano recital at the Women and Music Festival sponsored by the Eastman School of Music at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York. They also presented master classes at the Eastman School of Music, and Nazareth College. 

Spangler, Brad (Department of Mathematics, major) (2013) “Juggling the Numbers,” MAA meeting at Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA, March 5, 2013.

Spisak, Paul Robert (Department of Psychology, major) and Catherine Joan Massey (Department of Psychology) (2013) “The Effect of Health Behaviors on mental Toughness,” Poster presentation at SRU Spring Research Symposium, Slippery Rock, April 9, 2013.

Stevens, James John (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment, major) and Patrick Burkhart (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment)
(2013) “Evaluation of Geomorphic Forcing by the Medieval Climate Anomaly in the white River Badlands,” presented at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Stevens, James, Colten McDeavitt (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment, majors), and Patrick Burkhart (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment) (2013) “Evaluation of Geomorphic Forcing by the Medieval Climate Anomaly in the white River Badlands, South Dakota,” presented at Northeastern (GSA) Geological Society of America Meeting, March 16, 2013.

Teague, Jenna, Jamie Ann Laughner (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “How Reliable are Cepheids?” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Uber, Deric and Rip Straessley (Department of Mathematics, majors) (2011) “Touchdowns, Safeties and Probability,” presented at Allegheny Mountain section meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (Clarion University, Clarion, PA), April 8, 2011.

Verba, Steven, Brock T. Jensen, and Jeffrey S. Lynn (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences) (2014) presented the “Heart Rate Response and Force Production in Men and Women Performing Deer Hunting-Associated Activities” at the American College of Sports Medicine National Meetingin Orlando, FL in May/June 2014.

Visco, Angelo,  Cory Dolbashian (Department of Physics, majors), and Rizwan Mahmood (Department of Physics) (2013) “Optical Studies of Soft Matter,” presented at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Wang, Jialing (Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment), Carolyn V. Prorok (Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment) (2013) “Yueyatan Park: Inclusive Social Culture of a City Park in Kunming, China”, oral presentation at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 9-13, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Weidman, Jake, Grant DenMead (Department of Computer Science, majors), David Dailey, and  Deborah Whitfield (Department of Computer Science) (2012) “Using Gravity to Navigate the Internet and other Graphs,” Proceedings of the 2012 Graphical Web Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, September, 2012.

Wells, Deborah (Department of Elementary Education and Early Childhood Development)

  • (2013) presented “Dangerous” Ideas: Teaching Labor History Within the Common Core” at the National Council of Teachers of English in Boston, MA in November, 2013.
  • (2013) presented “Unions and the Teaching Profession” at the Midwestern Regional Meeting of the Student Pennsylvania State Teachers Association in Slippery Rock, PA in November, 2013.

Westman, Barbara (Department of Art)

  • (2013) “5+1” exhibition at Bottlebrush Gallery, Harmony, PA; Five Advanced Fiber Art students and Barbara Westman exhibited their recent fiber artworks.
  • (2013) “Monotypes,” Presentation and workshop at the Arts in Society International Conference, Evotos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, June 24 – 27, 2013.
  • (2013) Fall on SRU Campus, an outdoor exhibit of handmade banners made by the students in Advanced Fibers class, September/October, 2013. 
  • (2014) SRU Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Erie Insurance, Erie, PA, March 3 – April 11, 2014.
  • (2014) West Virginia University, gallery: Studio 2504, exhibition of monotypes, March 10th – 21st, 2014.
  • (2014) Spring in Slippery Rock – Handmade banners made by the Advanced Fibers class in collaboration with Slippery Rock Development Committee.

Wetzel, Katelyn (Department of Physics, major), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2013) “The Fermi Bubbles,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Wilhelm, N., J. Kelly, S. Kovacs, J. Urda, C. Winters, B. Larouere, Kimberly Smith, and Jeffrey Lynn (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences) (2013) “Effectiveness of the Exercise is Medicine (EIM)TM referral program to change exercise behaviors and efficacy,”   Slide presentation, Harrisburg, PA.  Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences (November 2013).

Williams, Daniel M, Ashley Colatriano (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences, majors), and Marketa Schublova (Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences) (2013) “Core Temperature Changes is Collegiate Athletes in a Climate Controlled Anaerobic Sport and an Outdoor Aerobic Sport,” Poster presentation at SRU Spring Research Symposium, Slippery Rock, PA, April 9, 2013. 

Williams, Julie L, D.D. Williams, M.K. East, A.L. Stanley, William J. Evans (Department of Counseling and Development), and K.L. Miller (2014) “Assessing Student Dispositions in Counselor Training Programs: Implications for Supervision, Program Policy, and Legal Risk Management,” presented at Ohio Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Columbus, Ohio, January 31.

Wilson, Bradley (Department of Philosophy and Honors) and Dr. Jean Jones (Honors Program Director, Edinboro University of PA) (2013) presented “Don't Assume They Know: Honors PR Inside the University” at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, on November 8, 2013.

Wolfe, Jason R. (Department of Philosophy, major) (2013) presented “Is God an Atheist?” at the 26th Annual Statewide PASSHE Interdisciplinary Association for Philosophy and Religious Studies Conference.

Wozniak, Matthew (Department of Physics, majors) and Manuel Valera (Department of Physics) (2013) “Dynamical properties of Colloids Immersed in a Uniform Electric Field at High Densities,” presented at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 9, 2013.

Wozniak, Matthew, Travis Prest (Department of Physics, majors), and Krishna Mukherjee (Department of Physics) (2011) “Other Worlds: An Expositional and Analytical Summary of the Kepler Mission,” poster presentation at Student Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement, April 2011.

Zeiger, Benjamin P. (Department of Philosophy, major) (2013) presented “God and Forgiveness: A Critique” at the 26th Annual Statewide PASSHE Interdisciplinary Association for Philosophy and Religious Studies Conference.

Zhou, Hongbo (Department of Computer Science)
(2012) "On Stressing SELinux in Information Technology Curriculum,"In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Future Computer in Education, Lecture Notes in Information Technology, Vol. 23-24, pp. 133 - 137, Shanghai, China, June 2012.