Spring 2016 Student Research & Creativity Conference winners announced

Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

Penn State Greater Allegheny students showcased their posters and videos at the campus Student Research and Creativity Conference on Thursday, April 14.

There were 28 projects representing business, science, math, communications and social sciences. Some of the projects related to Teaching International’s 2015-16 Global Pittsburgh focus and theme of literacies.

Members of the campus honors program presented the results from honors options or independent research.

Best submissions were determined by votes from the campus community. The winning entries are listed below.

Honors category

First place

Brian Alvino, "The Chemistry of Acid/Base Homeostasis,"  CHEM 212

Second place

Gabriela Selmi, "Stem Cells,"  BI SCI 004

Global Pittsburgh category

First place

Melissa Loftus, "Heinz,"  MKTG 301

Second place  

Emily Taylor, The Biology of Breast Cancer,  BMB 001

Literacies category

First place

Veronica Goetz,  "Nutrition Cognition,"  PSYCH 301W

Second place

Jessica Boros, "Amphibian Declines,"  BIOL 220

Creativity category

First place (tie)

John Ciorra, Scott Valko,  "A Sheet of Paper" (VIDEO),  COMM 242Tawnya Pirch, "Man's Best Friend" (VIDEO),  COMM 242 

Last Updated April 19, 2016