Academic Awards

2011 Award Winners

2011 Outstanding Master’s Thesis

Nini Dong 
Effects of Prior Experience and Age on Predator Avoidance and Olfactory Associate Learning by Crayfish in Great Lakes
Christopher M. Pennuto, Thesis Adviser (Biology)

Maureen E. McCarthy
Enacting an Assets-Pedagogy to Develop Youth Assets: Teaching K-12 Urban Youth in an After-school Visual Arts Program Using Participatory Action Research
Shirley Hayes, Thesis Adviser (Art Education)

2011 Outstanding Master’s Project

Karen M. Zelak 
A Contemporary Approach to Art Education for At-Risk, Alternative High School Students
Mary J. Wyrick, Project Adviser (Art Education)

Amy E. Hambridge 
Exploring Student Response to Literature in an Online Forum versus a Reading Response Journal
Keli Garas-York, Project Adviser (Elementary Education)

Morris W. Suttles 
The Death Penalty as Applied to Corporate Crime
Geoffrey R. Skoll, Project Adviser (Criminal Justice)