GALLOWAY, NJ - Members of the public, prospective students and their families, and the Stockton community are invited to a unique educational and networking event, the 2016 Graduate Research Symposium to be held on Wednesday, April 27 at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center Event Room on the Galloway campus.

 

“We celebrate the diversity and innovativeness of the research presented this evening, and promote interdisciplinary research conversations among the campus community,” said AmyBeth Glass, director of Graduate Enrollment Management. “This symposium is celebration of the journey and accomplishments of our graduate students who have engaged in research within the past year. We encourage you to attend the sessions, view the posters, and ask these remarkable scholars about their personal journey.”

 

The presenters include students from 10 distinct programs: American Studies, Business Administration, Communication Disorders, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Science, Instructional Technology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work. Their projects signify their commitments to practitioner-based research, academic excellence, and are comprised in oral and poster presentations. 

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A few examples of the research projects include: The Amtrak Derailment – The Importance of Communication in a Disaster Situation; Increasing Homework Completion with the use of Technology; Technology for Senior Citizens, Cellphone Usage Across Generations;

A Content Analysis of Rape and Gang-Rape in India: Understanding Other Criminal Activities Associated with Rape; The Harlem Renaissance and Afro-Cubanism:  Celebrating Blackness in the African Diaspora; and Interprofessional Education Experience in Colombia, South America: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing and Communication Disorders students.

 

Stockton University has 13 graduate degree programs and the research event will culminate a week-long Graduate Student Appreciation Week.