Ten McNair Scholar candidates presented their research Aug. 8 in the Caplinger Lecture Hall. The presentations are just one of the components of Henderson State University’s McNair program.
Presenting, from left, were:
• Rachel King – The Role and Effects of the Boys and Girls Club of America in Communities Across Arkansas
• Eric Gaither – Social Obstacles: Stigma’s Influence on Identity and Recidivism
• Gabby Calvin – Does Formal Education and Training Improve Workflow and Efficiency in the School Food Management System?
• Emren Akdamar – An Analysis of Problems and Solutions in Trombone Design from 1450 to the Present and Possibilities for the Future
• Colton Langford – Education of Displaced Children in Occupied Germany: A Comparison across Camps
• Keanna Peck – The Role and Effects of the Boys and Girls Club of America on Communities Across Arkansas
• Jenny Martinez – Identifying Calculus Readiness and Factors Contributing to Introductory Calculus Student Success in Arkansan Colleges and Universities
• Misty Anderson – Teaching Children in Poverty
• Brittnee Dinger – Diversity and Inclusion in the General Education Classroom
• Bre Wolfe – Aromatic Fluorination of Vanillin that Leads to Fluorinated Curcumin
• Cenekeyia Tidwell – (Will present later)
The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) assists low-income, first generation college students and those from underrepresented groups in preparing for graduate education.
The program is federally funded and serves 25 undergraduates per program year. It champions scholarly excellence in academics and leadership by financially and academically supporting talented students who desire to achieve distinction in research and scholarship at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
For more information, go to hsu.edu/TRIO/mcnair.html.