Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Undergraduate Research Symposium at The Ohio Statehouse Atrium
Posters from 25 institutions on display at the Ohio Statehouse

On February 16, 2011, two Family & Consumer Sciences students presented their research at the First Annual Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges Undergraduate Research Symposium, held in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium.  This event exposed state legislators to the research opportunities that students have at private colleges and universities within Ohio state.  Twenty-five institutions were represented at the Symposium. 

Leah Allen and Dr. Wilkins
Leah Allen, a Child and Family Studies major, advised by Dr. Jacqueline Wilkins, Assistant Professor, Family & Consumer Sciences, presented "Collegiate Athletes' Perceptions of Parental Involvement and Sport Success." 

Abbey Latham and Dr. Cindy Moseman

Abbey Latham, also a Child and Family Studies major, advised by Dr. Cindy Moseman, Chairperson of the Family & Consumer Sciences Department, presented "The Influence of Attachment Style on Electronic Communication between College Students and their Parents."

Abbey and Leah observe Ohio state lawmakers in the chamber

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