Diversity of Scholarship event features grad student research

2017 Diversity of scholarship event

Pediatric opioid addiction, anxiety and the structural integrity of a campus parking deck are among the topics in the annual Youngstown State University Diversity of Scholarship event 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in the Gallery of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus.

The event, sponsored by the College of Graduate Studies and the Office of Research Services, and is free and open to the public.

The evening features presentations by seven YSU graduate students about their scholarly work and research. The event highlights a diverse group of presenters who discuss their scholarly activity and the role it has played in their university experience. The call for proposals to present at the event was open to any graduate student completing research, special projects, performances, or other creative work at YSU.

The presenters:

Alanna Bebech
Advisor: Kathleen Aspiranti
Title: Video Self-Modeling as an Intervention to Decrease Anxiety.

Brian Boccieri and Kirk Gazdik
Advisor: Weiging Ge
Title: Prevalence of Pain and Severe Pain in Veteran and Nonveteran Students.

Landon Brown
Advisor: Karen Larwin
Title: Beat Out Your Own Rhythm: A Study of a Public School Step Team’s Influence on Academic Identification and Academic Motivation Among African American Males.

Mackenzi Brozovich
Advisor: Richard VanVoorhis
Title: An Investigation of the School Psychologist in Relation to Pediatric Opioid Addiction Risk Factors.

Meera Maxy
Advisor: Anwarul Islam
Title: Determination of Structural Integrity of the Lincoln Parking Deck at Youngstown State University.

Sanjana Sama
Advisor: Bonita Sharif
Title: An Empirical Study Investigating Source Code Summarization using Multiple Sources of Information Software.