Colloquium Schedule

2019 Colloquium Schedule

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Coffee and Sign-In (University Center 226-227)

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Graduate Program Open House (University Center 226-227)

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Panel A (Carter Hall A)
Panel B (Carter Hall B)

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Panel C (Carter Hall A)
Panel D (Carter Hall B)

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Poster Session (Carter Hall B)

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Faculty Panel (Carter Hall B)

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Refreshments and Coffee Break (University Center 226-227)

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel E (Carter Hall A)
Panel F (Carter Hall B)

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Panel G (Carter Hall A)

Panel A: Revolutionary Voices

Carter Hall A  |  10 - 11 a.m.

Silence as a “Moment of Language” in The Open Door
Kathleen Bolander, MAE              

Elevation of Psychological Capital and Identity Constructs Using Narrative Analysis of Intentional Communities Newsletters
Aleisha L. Jones, MBA

Bitches, Witches, and Nasty Women: A Rhetorical Conversation
Jacquelynn Epley, MAE

Panel B: (R)evolutions in Communication

Carter Hall B  |  10 - 11 a.m.

Gassama: Language and Media: A Case Against Immigrant Metaphors
Evelyn Bako Ferguson, MAC       

Perception of Diversity in Interracial/Intercultural Communication
Anh Tuan Nguyen, MASPC

Trump and Twitter: The “Huge” Ethical Dilemmas
Canyon Anderson, MAC

Panel C: (R)evolutions in Cyberspace

Carter Hall A  |  11 a.m. - Noon

Gameplay as a Polymediated Experience
Ben Luttrull, MAC

Unpacking Online Dating Script
Salome Apkhazishvili, MAC

Gay Dating Apps and Communication Cyberculture
Canyon Anderson, MAC

Panel D: (R)evolutions in Approaches to Teaching

Carter Hall B  |  11 a.m. - Noon

Foreign Language Classrooms: Interactions between professors and students
Meranda Jester, MASPC

How “Performed Culture” Approach Works in Japanese Language Classroom
Kaho Sakaue, MASPC    

Japanese Language Learners in Natural and Artificial Immersion Environments
Shoko Amioka, MASP

Poster Session

Carter Hall B  |  Noon - 1 p.m.

Economic Analysis of High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening Methods
Lori R Kelley, MHA          

An Economic Analysis of TCAR
Dr. Jennifer Williams, MHA Faculty Member

Lean Six-Sigma: Reduce waste and variance to improve workflow in patient care
Kendyl Burdette, BS, CEP, MHA 

Strategies to Decrease Nurse Burnout
Catherine A. Bailey, FNP-BC & Elizabeth Bonham PhD, RN, PMHCMNS-BC, FAAN, DNP

Developing an Algorithm to Target Recently Discharged Emergency Department Patients
Derrick Garletts, MSN, RN & Constance Swenty, DNP, RN, CWON, DNP   

Developing an Interprofessional Model of Communication for a Substance Use Risk Reduction Program in a Rural Hospital
Michelle L. Hawes, BS, MSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC & Ann White, RN, PhD, MBA, NE-BC, DNP

The Economic Impact of in Long-Term Care: A Look at Alzheimer’s Disease Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Payor Types
Danika Dooley, MHA

The Economic Impact of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Megan Lueken, MHA     

Economic Analysis & Impact of Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies
Andrew Beck, MHA        

The ABCDEF bundle and its cost-effective impact on the intensive care unit
Lauren Baca, MHA          

Point of Care Creatinine Testing for Imaging
Amanda Griswold and Kelly Hoffman, MHA         

Economic Analysis of Breast Cancer Screening
Lonnie Pace, MHA          

Nursing Shortage and the economic impact
Lindsey Leibering, MHA

Preeclampsia and the Economic Impact
Donika Jackson, MHA    

Mychelle Christian, MHA             

Mallory Becker, MHA

Faculty Panel

Carter Hall B  |  1 - 2 p.m.

Making the most of your graduate degree

Panel E: Revolutionary Ideas

Carter Hall A |  2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

August War: Learning from Mistakes
Salome Apkhazishvili, MAC         

Graphical, Radical Women: Revising Boundaries, Re(Image)ining Écriture Féminine in the Novels of Bechdel and Satrapi
Dr. Melanie Lee, Acting Program Director- MAE 

Good governance in Africa: some necessary reforms for the development of the continent
Ibrahima Fatin Yaro, MPA

Panel F: Revolutionary Perspectives on Teaching and Research

Carter Hall B  |  2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Performing Knowledge: Alternative Ways of Gathering and Presenting Research
Dr. Leigh Anne Howard, Program Director- MAC

The Research Paper Revolution
Sarah Croce, MAE      

Traditional English teaching methodologies vs. lingua franca English teaching
Lina Villamizar, MASPC

Panel G: Revolutionary Explorations

Carter Hall A  |  3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Dreaming the American Dream on both sides of the Atlantic: An American WWII Journal and Letters from France
Christi Atherton, MAE   

Re-entry Experience: How does Study Abroad Influence International Students’ Linguistic and Cultural Identities?
Kountiala Jean de Dieu Somé, MASPC    

Rewriting the Playbook: The Effects of Mental Health on Athletic Performance
Stephanie M. Smith, MSW


Photo of USI graduate student presenting research at the first USI Graduate Student Colloquium


Photo of USI graduate student presenting research at the first USI Graduate Student Colloquium

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