Senior Research Symposium

LCSC Senior Research Symposium is Thursday and Friday

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College students and faculty will present their research during the 13th annual LCSC Research Symposium this Thursday and Friday at the Williams Conference Center on campus and at the LCSC Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main St. in Lewiston.

All sessions are free and open to the public.

There will be two featured events at noon-1:15 p.m. both days at the LCSC Silverthorne Theatre. On Thursday, Betty Richardson, who was the first woman to serve as Idaho’s presidentially appointed United States Attorney, will discuss “Leadership in Public Service: Challenge and Opportunities.” Richardson was also the first woman to serve as commissioner and chairwoman of the Idaho Industrial Commission.

On Friday, there will be a Faculty Showcase Panel that features seven LCSC professors making presentations. The presenters and their topics include Jessica Savage on “The Effects of Plyometric Training on Muscle Activation Characteristics in Post-Pubescent Adolescent Females,” Jennifer Gardner on “Using the ‘Confusabet’ to Build Empathy and Understanding in Elementary Teacher Candidates,” Jenni Light on “Local Projects – Local Internships,” Charles Addo-Quaye on “Endogenous Evidence-Based DNA Variant-Filtering Uncovers False Negatives and Improves Mutation Detection Accuracy,” Nancy Lee-Painter on “Simulation-Rehearsal for the Real World-Teaching/Collaboration across Disciplines,” and LaChelle Rosenbaum and Marte White on “Incorporating Weekend Intensive Sessions into a BSW Hybrid Program: Strengths and Challenges.”

Divisions participating in the research symposium include Nursing & Health Sciences, Movement & Sport Sciences, Business, Humanities, Natural Science & Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Teacher Education.

On Friday at 3-5:45 p.m. in the WCC, student and faculty posters sessions will be held. The topics will be from the Hells Canyon Institute, the LCSC Teaching & Learning Center, the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the Social Sciences Division (Ecuador Anthropology Field School, Psychology), and the Movement and Sport Sciences Division. The posters will be available for viewing at the WCC starting Wednesday. 

The mission of the LCSC Research Symposium is to celebrate academic achievement, enhance professional development, and promote scholarship and research excellence by providing students, faculty, and guests the opportunity to present and share their work.

For more information on the symposium contact LCSC professor Rachelle Genthos at rigenthos@lcsc.edu or 208-792-2631.

Here is the schedule for the week. All events are at the Williams Conference Center unless otherwise noted:

Thursday, May 2

8:55-9 a.m. – Welcome by Dean of School for Professional Studies Fred Chilson

9:05-11:45 a.m. – Nursing & Health Sciences, and Movement & Sport Sciences

Noon-1:15 p.m. at Silverthorne Theatre – Welcome by Provost Lori Stinson. Keynote speaker: Betty Richardson,

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Ecuador

1:30-5:45 p.m. – Movement & Sport Sciences

1:30-8 p.m. – Business

3-5:45 p.m. – English 102 posters

 

Friday, May 3

8:55-9 a.m. – Welcome by Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences Mary Flores

9:05-10:15 a.m. – Natural Sciences & Mathematics

9:05-11:45 a.m. – Social Work, Social Sciences, Movement & Sport Sciences

9:05 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Center for Arts & History – English

10:30-11:45 a.m. – Justice Studies

Noon-1:15 p.m. at Silverthorne Theatre – Welcome President Cynthia Pemberton. Faculty Showcase Panel

1:30-5:45p.m. at Center for Arts & History – Communication Arts

3-5:45 p.m. – Welcome by Vice President for Student Affairs Andy Hanson. Poster sessions