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Student-travel Grant Awardees

Click here to access a database and learn more about Undergraduate Research Program (UGRP) funding received by faculty, staff and students at SVSU to conduct their research.   

Undergraduate Student-travel Grant Awardees - FY 2018
Traveled between July 1, 2017 - June 31, 2018

Student Names: Alexis Maroney, Conrad Carroll, Bradley Hunt, Chelsea Harmon, Paul Braman, Andrea Nikolai, Kathlyn Underwood
Conference Attended: American Chemical Society
Location of Conference: New Orleans, LA
Title of Paper: Urban and rural phosphorus contributions of the Pinnepog River Watershed to Saginaw Bay

Student Name: Alissa Rutkowski
Conference Attended: Annual Global Business Conference 
Location of Conference: Croatia
Title of Paper: Challenges of Shifting towards Sustainable Packaging in the Cosmetic Industry

Student Name: Arti Patel
Conference Attended: ACS National Meeting
Location of Conference: Washington D.C
Title of Paper: Exploring the coordination mod and redox properties of d8-metal hydroxamate complexes

Student Name: Ashley Teets
Conference Attended: National Athletic Trainers' Association Sympoisia
Location of Conference: New Orleans
Title of Paper: Anthropometric and Somatotype Characteristics Among Adolescent Males Participating in Sanctioned Soccer Organizations: A Systematic Review

Student Name: Bradley Ross
Conference Attended: ACS National Meeting
Location of Conference: Washington D.C
Title of Paper: Synthesis, Characterization, Electrochemical and Spectroelectrochemical Investigation of Group 8 Metal-Hydroxamate Complexes 

Student Names: Drew J Whitney, McCall A Conley, Stephanie G Heckroth, Samuel R Oswald 
Conference Attended: Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood
Location of Conference: Washington D.C
Title of Paper: Does Empathy Trump Hate

Student Name: Hali Motley
Conference Attended: Oxford Business and Economics Conference
Location of Conference: England
Title of Paper: The Effects of Intensive experiential Start-Up Simulations on Attitudes Toward Entrepreneurial outcomes

Student Names: Heather Usakowski and Chelsea Klinebriel
Conference Attended: BPD Annual Conference
Location of Conference: Atlanta, GA
Title of Paper: A Missing Piece of Care: Regulation

Student Name: Jennifer Hacker
Conference Attended: Society for Neuroscience Annual Research Conference
Location of Conference: Washington D.C
Title of Paper: Effects of Developmental Aromatase Inhibition, Metabolism Suppression, and Endocrine Disruption on Parturition and Early Postnatal Neuromuscular Function in the Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus)

Student Name: Jordan Hessbrook
Conference Attended: East Central Writing Center Association
Location of Conference: Columbus, OH
Title of Paper: Operational Templates: Fostering High School Writing Center Development

Student Name: Kiersten Mead
Conference Attended: The National American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Location of Conference: Minneapolis, MN
Title of Paper: Prenatal Healthcare Provider Physical Activity and Nutrition Discussions According to BMI

Student Names: Kimberlee MacDonald, Morgan Bechler and Brittney Davidson
Conference Attended: Michigan AEYC Annual Early Childhood Conference 
Location of Conference: Grand Rapids, MI
Title of Paper: Bring Nature into the Classroom 

Student Names: MacKenzie Bethune, Birch Bradford, Michael Hansen, Sarah Herbert and Hunter Koch
Conference Attended: American Association of Geographers Conference
Location of Conference: New Orleans, LA
Title of Paper: Spatial Dimensions of the Opioid Epidemic: Greater Saginaw, MI

Student Name: Olivia Bishop
Conference Attended: Society for Neuroscience Annual Research Conference
Location of Conference: Washington D.C
Title of Paper: Effects of Developmental Aromatase Inhibition, Metabolism Suppression, and Endocrine Disruption on Parturition and Early Postnatal Neuromuscular Function in the Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus)

Student Names: Samantha Geffert and Renee Okenka
Conference Attended: International Writing Center Association
Location of Conference: Chicago, IL
Title of Paper: Writing Center Tutors as Double Agents: Reflecting on Our Work with Non-Native English Speakers in Japan and the U.S.

Student Name: Tyler Newell
Conference Attended: Western Economic Association International Annual Conference
Location of Conference: Australia
Title of Paper: The Effects of Study Abroad Participation on Post-Graduate Earnings and Additional Education

Student Name: Victoria Phelps
Conference Attended: International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA)
Location of Conference: Orlando, FL
Title of Paper: Navigating Enfreaked Disabilities in the Realms of Victorian Fairy Tales