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Over 200 Featured at SWOSU Research and Scholarly Activity Fair

April 24, 2014

Around 200 Southwestern Oklahoma State University students and faculty participated in the recent 21st annual Research and Scholarly Activity Fair held on the Weatherford campus.

The event gives students the opportunity to present their research and other scholarly activity in poster or podium presentation formats. Many of the presentations have been or will be presented at various organizational events at the state, regional and national levels.

This year’s fair also featured special musical performances by Mshal Almaqbal who performed two pieces of Saudi Arabian music, and Dr. Richard Tirk and the SWOSU Trumpet Ensemble that performed “Fanfare for Argestes.”

Six students from the Western Technology Center Biomedical Academy in Burns Flat, sponsored by Director Jana Rowland, also presented at the fair. The students presenting included: Brooke Battles, Kendahl Camblin, Megan Foust, Lauren Russ, Charles Spells and Jesse Velasco. High school students from Canute, Geary and Yukon also visited the fair. 

The fair was sponsored by the University Research and Scholarly Activity Committee and the SWOSU Office of Sponsored Programs. Committee members include: Dr. Jason Johnson, chair; Dr. Randy Barnett; Dr. Denise Landrum-Geyer; Dr. Evette Meliza; Dr. Tami Moser; Jess Parker; Dr. Faruk Khan; Dr. Muatasem Ubeidat; Dr. Richard Tirk; and Dr. Lori Gwyn.

SWOSU faculty who participated with the poster and podium presentations, either as sponsors or as presenters, included: Dr. Lisa Appeddu, Dr. Jimena Aracena, Sue Ball, Dr. Randy Barnett, Brad Bryant, Dr. Melinda Burgess, Dr. Stephen Burgess, Dr. Brian Campbell, Dr. Lisa Castle, Dr. Kevin Collins, Leah Cox, Dr. Viki Craig, Dr. Thomas Cunningham, Dr. Dean Dawson, Dr. Jared Edwards, Dr. Jorie Edwards, Dr. Trevor Ellis, Dr. Sylvia Esjornson, Terry Ford, Dr. Hector Garza, Dr. Victor Gonzalez, Dr. Lori Gwyn, Dr. Andrea Holgado, Dr. James Hubbard, Dr. Tim Hubin, Joana Hyatt, Dr. E.K. Jeong, Dr. Jason Johnson, Dr. Robin Jones, Tee Kesnan, Dr. Faruk Khan, Dick Kurtz, Dr. Denise Landrum-Geyer, Dr. Sophia Lee, Kris Mahlock, Dr. Warren Moseley, Kalyp Oliver, Dr. Steven O’Neal, Dr. Cynthia Peña, Dr. Siriporn Peters, Dr. Valerie Reimers, Amber Sturgeon, Dr. Muatasem Ubeidat, Jeff Walker and Jessica Young.

Students participating in the poster and podium presentations included:

CALIFORNIA

  • SANTA ROSE—Jeff Pratt.

HAIWAII

  • EWA BEACH—Brittany Carter.

ILLINOIS

  • SAVOY—Benjamin King.

KANSAS

  • PHILLIPSBURG—Lindsay Dusin.

MICHIGAN

  • PICKNEY—Mike Morrison.

OKLAHOMA

  • ALEX—Amanda Adams, Rosalee Adams;
  • ALTUS—Edward Bacon, Robert Cramer, Maryanne Dantzler-Kyer, Kamden Phillips;
  • ALVA—Rachel Hurt;
  • ANADARKO—Matt Abbott, Cassidy Baker, Dustin Davilla, Joaquin Martinez, Allen Shane McGlothlin, Melissa Perez;
  • APACHE—Jimmy Shackelford;
  • BROKEN ARROW—Jim Bui, Kayla Johnson;
  • BURNS FLAT-DILL CITY—Jonathan Haworth, Shasta Jones;
  • CALUMET—Coleman Farley;
  • CHANDLER—Anna Smith;
  • CHEROKEE—Autin Bradshaw;
  • CHEYENNE—Sam Maddux;
  • CLINTON—Kendahl Camblin, Ashley Renee Dobbs, Jesse Velasco;
  • CORDELL—Brooke Battles, Megan Foust, Ryan McKee, Lauren Russ, Jordan Thompson;
  • COWETA—Brandon Graham, Joshua VanTuyl;
  • CUSTER CITY—Aileen Aiello;
  • DIBBLE—Brandon Earney;
  • DUNCAN—Brittany Epley, Shawn Hughes, Mary Ann Phillps, Anthony Shircliff;
  • EDMOND—Matt Lanier; (Deer Creek)-Christopher Stevens; (Memorial)-Nile McCullough, Abby McKisson; (Santa Fe)-Angie Hoover;
  • ELK CITY—William Davis, Megan Haley, Donald Jones, John Polcyn, Tommy Smith, Charles Spells, Lori Webb;
  • ENID—Andrew Carlson, Jakub Chermack; (Chisholm)-Lon Ford;
  • FAIRLAND—Catherine Schubert;
  • FAIRVIEW—Zella Classen;
  • GEARY—Melissa Brewer;
  • GUYMON—Austin Hardman;
  • HAMMON—Ashley Cole;
  • HENNESSEY—Tyler Haden;
  • HINTON—Hayden Harrington;
  • HOBART—Bailey Martin;
  • JENKS—Jacquie Cox;
  • KINGFISHER—Wil Markus;
  • KREMLIN-HILLSDALE—Timothy Stein;
  • LAWTON—(MacArthur)-Ryan Meek;
  • LITTLE AXE—Trixie Russell;
  • MARLOW—Parker Long;
  • MIDWEST CITY—(Carl Albert)-Melissa McCormick;
  • MINCO—Nicholas Whalen;
  • MOORE—Bethany Peyton; (Southmoore)-Davison Nguyen; (Westmoore)-Rebecca Cantrell;
  • MOORELAND—J.J. Stout;
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW—Tyler Colwell, Clint Peck;
  • MUSTANG—Shannon Eidenshink, Austin Munson, Anastacia Speed;
  • OKEENE—Mason Howe, Rico Rivera;
  • OKLAHOMA CITY—John Bui, Patra Kositchaiwat, Justin Le;
  • OOLOGAH—Mikela Connella;
  • OWASSO—Emily Baalman;
  • PIEDMONT—Johnny Covalt;
  • PONCA CITY—Shay Klassen;
  • QUAPAW—Elizabeth St. John;
  • SAND SPRINGS—Ashlie Walker;
  • SAYRE—Drew Brower, Jacklyne Manning;
  • SENTINEL—Kevin Williams;
  • STILLWATER—Alfa Abame;
  • THOMAS—Katy Kirkpatrick, Nick Reyes, Nick Rymer;
  • TONKAWA—Mackenzie Bergagnini;
  • VELMA—Cord Gothard;
  • VICI—Veronica Ladd;
  • WEATHERFORD—Blaine Boyd, Gwen Burgess, Desiray Cannon-Smith, Louise Esjornson, Alyssa Friesen; Crystal Gaylord, Maci Glasscock, Adam Hawkins, Nicole Laitran, Gordon Perry, Brandon Pounds, Kevin Wilson;
  • WOODWARD—Jamin Brown;
  • YUKON—Allison Bedell, Jill Dotson, Kaci Spence.

TEXAS

  • BROWNFIELD—Kenneth Franke;
  • FORT WORTH—Megan Ayala, Vyctoria Gray;
  • GROOM—Ashley Murray;
  • RICHMOND—Eunice Nwokocha;
  • WACO—Elizabeth Jansing;
  • WICHITA FALLS—Haley Woolsey.

WEST VIRGINIA

  • HEDGESVILLE—Mary Hull.

INTERNATIONAL

  • BANGLADESH—Mohammad Hossain;
  • CANADA—Rosemary Omlin;
  • CHINA—Li Xia Wang, Qian Yang, Ying Zhang;
  • INDIA—Varun Reddy Nagireddy, Apoorva Rudraraju, Prabhjyot Saluja;
  • NEPAL—Anjuli Shrestha;
  • NIGERIA—John Eze Izuchukwu;
  • OMAN—Yusouf Al-Ghazali, Mohammed Al-Subaihi;
  • SAUDI ARABIA—Talal Alanazi, Abdullah Alghamdi, Rahaf Aljohani, Maryam Alkhaibari, Mshal Almaqbal, Mohammed Almomen, Hamuod Abdullah Almorgi, Fahad Almutairi, Ali Al-Shawaf, Feras Bukhari;
  • SINGAPORE—Michelle Low;
  • SOUTH KOREA—Hyejin Kim;
  • TAIWAN—Yi-Wei Huang;
  • VIETNAM—Khanh Nguyen.

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