ONEONTA, N.Y. --
The SUNY College at Oneonta will present
Student Research Day on
Wednesday, April 18, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the Morris Conference
Center on campus. Admission is complimentary, and members of the community
are invited to attend.
The event will highlight research conducted by SUNY-Oneonta students
with the guidance of faculty members. Student Research Day will include
presentations by students about their projects, poster sessions, and a
keynote address by distinguished alumnus
C. Scott, a 1977 graduate of SUNY-Oneonta who is Vice President and
co-founder of Applied Psychological Techniques, Inc.
Dr. Scott will speak on "Leveraging Applied Research to Meet Critical
Business Challenges" at 2:15 p.m.
Dr. Scott earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from the College
at Oneonta and went on to earn his doctorate in
industrial/organizational psychology from the Illinois Institute of
Technology. He co-founded Applied Psychological Techniques in 1995. The
company designs sophisticated human resources systems for major
companies across a wide spectrum of industries. Scott is the chief
architect of APTMetrics, which received a Top Ten HR Products Award from
"Human Resource Executive" magazine in 2001.
Over 100 students, representing a range of disciplines and academic
majors, will present the results of their research projects, which were
conducted under the supervision of one or more faculty members. Several
students who conducted research at the College have already presented
their work at professional conferences in their disciplines.
Student exhibits will be on display from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. They will
cover a range of disciplines and topics, including the following:
- Jenna Lynn Baran; Faculty Sponsor: Christine Quail
(Communication Arts); "The Explosion of ‘MySpace' and Other Online
Social Networking Websites"
- Jessica Callahan, Briegen Phetteplace, Larry Mendonca; Faculty
Sponsor: Richard Grimaldi (Earth Sciences); "Inversion Structure
Associated with a Radiation Fog Event in Oneonta"
- Laurie Sledgianowski; Gwen Crane (English); "The Art and Ease of
Sentence Diagramming for the Collegiate"
- Alyssa Sorrentino, Lauren Howe, Krysten Kellman, Christopher
Siragusa, Lindsey Beckwith, Kyra McTighe, Randelle McUmber, Eric
Bratt, Peter Ilczyszyn, Megan Miraglia, Allison Dilzer, Ashley
Gebcczyk, Kari Cubito, Jenna Smith; Faculty Sponsors: Lawrence Guzy
(Psychology), William Proulx (Human Ecology), Tracey Ranieri
(Athletics); "Does Exercise-Induced Dehydration Affect Perception,
Cognition, Mood, and Sleepiness?"
- Kevin Vogler; Faculty Sponsor: Thomas Horvath (Environmental
Sciences/Biology); "Survey of Water Chestnut Invasion in Goodyear
Student/Faculty Grant Program for Research and Creative Activity
enables students to conduct in-depth research in a major area of
interest under the guidance of a faculty mentor. The grants program is
funded by the College at Oneonta Foundation's unrestricted endowment and
administered by the College Senate Committee on Research. Student
Research Day is sponsored by the College Senate Committee on Research,
Grants Development Office, and College at Oneonta Foundation.