UCF Wins at Statewide Symposium

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Graduate students from across the state came together on April 19, at the University of South Florida to showcase their research and creative projects at the Inaugural Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium.

UCF came out victorious with four first place winners from within the seven categories.

Arts and Humanities
Leah DeLorenzo
Parental Beliefs and Attitudes on Enrollment in a Dual Language Program at an Elementary School

Education
Patrick Craanen
The Effect of a Self-Monitoring Treatment Intervention Package on the Academic Productivity Behavior of Three High School Student with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Social Science
Mercedes Beaudoin
Prospective Solutions and Barriers of Integrating Sustainable Development into Local Planning and Management

STEM: Physics Sciences
Tracy Becker
Unique Solar Occultation Measures Particle Sizes in Saturn’s F Ring

This was the first such symposium in the state. The event not only gave students the opportunity to have bragging rights for top research projects in the state, but it provided them with a chance for sharing of scholarly research and to network and discuss possible research collaborations with others students and faculty in the state of Florida. More than 75 students represented eight universities from across the state of Florida. Students presenting at the Statewide Symposium were winners from their own university graduate research competitions. The University of Central Florida had 21 students compete in the Symposium, all winners from this past year’s Graduate Research Forum.

Congratulations to all of our students who represented UCF at the Statewide Symposium and congratulations to our winners!

UCF at Symposium

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