16th Annual - CSU Student Research Competition Results
LONG BEACH, CA -- Several California State University, Fresno students were honored for their oral presentations at the 16th annual California State University Student Research Competition, held at Long Beach State University on May 3-4, 2002.
The system-wide conference exhibits excellent research by CSU undergraduate and graduate students from each of the 23 campuses. Each of the eight academic schools submitted the names of their top candidates to represent the university at this event. A total of 161 students presented their research in nine different categories, and two California State University, Fresno students received second-place awards in their category.
Eva Yee Wah Wong received second place in the Education graduate category for her presentation, "A Survey of International Students’ Perception of Ethnoviolence." Wong research studied international students’ perception of ethnoviolence at California State University, Fresno and attempted to determine whether the perceptions differed by ethnic groups. Her faculty mentor is Susan Tracz.
The group of Dana Faircloth, Jody Felty, Christina Hamm, Gwen Hawk, Makenzie Heisdorf, Julie Nidever, Kathy Salaiz, and Jamie Wincklemann received second place in the Health, Nutrition, and Clinical Sciences graduate division for their presentation, "The Effect of a Six-Week Exercise Intervention on Perceived Barriers to Activity and Health Related Quality of Life." The group also presented at the Central California Research Symposium at California State University, Fresno on April 18. Their faculty mentor is Kathleen Curtis.
Four other participants from California State University, Fresno presented at the CSU Student Research Competition: Akira Kato, Nancy Nisbett, Brian O’Roak, and Tony Pixton.
For additional information, including research abstracts or participant contact information, please contact Douglas Carey at (559) 278-0840.