2010-2011
Graduate Student Awards, Publications, Presentations
and Other Good Work

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Presentations

Alexander Ames, Public History,"Paths to the Future: Building New Connections in Historic St. Cloud" Read the story

Lisa Boyton, Social Responsibility, “Intersectionality, Women's & Gender Studies Conference” sponsored by the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities, Normandale Community College Minneapolis. March 2010.

Mark Gucinski, Biology, North Central Branch of the American Society of Microbiology, October, 2010, Mankato, MN.

Jamie Hanson, Biology, MN-WI Invasive Species Conference, 2010.

Jamie Hanson, Biology, North American Prairie Conference, 2010.

Charitha Hettiarachchi & Imali Arthanayaka, Computer Science, "E-Voting properties and its issues", (April, 2010) Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN.

Courtney Huber-Rodriguez (pianist), Music, Beethoven's "Appassionata Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57" Movement 1: a Performance with Analytical Commentary, Student Research Colloquium, Ruth Gant Recital Hall, April 2011.

Zach Jorgenson, Biology, Student travel award recipient and platform presentation at PRIMO Pollutant Response in Marine Organisms, Long Beach CA.

Aneeqa Khan, Computer Science, "Risk Assessment Analysis on E-Voting Systems," (April, 2010) Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN.

Rebecca Matinda, Social Responsibility, “Intersectionality, Women's & Gender Studies Conference” sponsored by the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities, Normandale Community College Minneapolis. March 2010.

Jeff Miller, Zach Jorgenson, and Beth Poganski, Biology, National Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry w/ Student Travel Award - Poster Presentations Midwest SETAC - Platform presentations Minnesota Pollution Control Wastewater conference - Platform presentations Friedrich Scholarships.

Tinashe Mubvumbi, Computer Science, " Electronic Voting", (April, 2010) Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN.

Shaun Phillips, Social Responsibility, Midwest Sociological Society MSS Conference 2011, St. Louis, MO, "The Effect of Gender on Environmental Worldview and Concern among College Students."

Shaun Phillips, Social Responsibility, SCSU Student Research Colloquium 2011, "The role of social capital at the winter farmers' market in the lives and livelihoods of farmers."

Dustin C. Rogers, Computer Science, “Planning and Managing the Data Center to Green Computing,” (April, 2010) Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN.

Dustin C. Rogers, Computer Science, “Providing Service Redundancy Through Virtualization On A Campus Based Network” (April, 2010) Midwest Instructional Computing Symposium (MICS), University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI.

Dustin C. Rogers, Computer Science, “Planning and Managing the Data Center to Green Computing,” (April, 2010) Midwest Instructional Computing Symposium (MICS), University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI.

Larry Sundberg, Business Administration, "Family driven evaluation: Using CMHI National Evaluation data to provide individualized family reports." (2010), 23rd Annual Mental Health and Policy Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Publications

Britt Aamodt, M.S. Mass Communications, 2005, Book (2010) "Superheroes, Strip Artists, & Talking Animals," Read the story

Icenogle, M.L., Swiercz, P.M., Renn, R.W., Eagle, B.W., Bizzotto, Victoria. ,& Bryan, N.B. (Under Review). "How perceptions of performance appraisal fairness predict performance and attitudes of public sector employees." Journal of Vocational Behavior.

Hemminger, Corey, Dustin C. Rogers and Dennis Guster (2010). “Planning and Managing the Data Center to Green Computing,” International Journal of Business Research, 10(4), 105-113.

Guster, Dennis, Dustin C. Rogers, Lee, Olivia, and Cynthia Nitsch (2010). “Security Policy Concerns in a Virtualized Network Environment.”

Tyler Rittmaster, Business Administration, 2009 Thunder/Lightening Game Recaps for the Season, Minneapolis Star Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Jessica Rosier, Geography, Pioneer-Press Article (2010), "These days, Granite Country is working hard to lure pleasure seekers."

Perian Stavrum, Business Administration, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (2008). http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/stories/2008/05/06/smallb2.html

 

Scholarships and Awards

Nabila Feroz Bhatti, Social Responsibility, 2010 Jacobson Scholar, Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Read the storyJulie and Nabila smiling

Victoria Bizzotto, Business Administration, 2010-11, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Foundation Human Resources Scholarship.

Theresa Cacek, Biology, 2011 Shirley Schrader Scholarship Recipient, St. Cloud State University.

Álvaro J. Marmolejo Davis , Higher Education Administration, 2011 Excellence in Leadership Award, St. Cloud State University.

Jamie Hanson, Biology, April 2010, First-place, 2010 SCSU Student Research Colloquium Paper Presentation Competition.

Cody Jones, Business Administration, 2011 Excellence in Leadership Award, St. Cloud State University.

Diana Muske, School Counseling, 2011 Shirley Schrader Scholarship Recipient, St. Cloud State University.

August Pamplona, Biology, InnoCentive 9267139 - Rapid Therapeutic Development Pipeline - first place prize of $5000 USD.

 Christine Parenteau, English - TESL, 2010 SCSU Distinguished Thesis Award Winner, "Generation 1.5 and Self-Regulated Learning Strategies in College."

Alissa Perry, Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2011 Shirley Schrader Scholarship Recipient, St. Cloud State University.

Erin Schaefer, Information Media, 2011 Excellence in Leadership Award, St. Cloud State University.

Godfrey Mnubi, Social Responsibility, 2011 excellence in Leadership Award, St. Cloud State University

Lalit Bhatta, Engineering Management, 2011 APICS Charles K. Nelson Graduate Paper Competition Award recipient

Cheng Yuan, Engineering Management, 2011 APICS Charles K. Nelson Graduate Paper Competition Award recipient

 

Internships

Jason Barnes, Business Administration, Audit Intern, LarsonAllen, LLP, St. Cloud MN.

Victoria Bizzotto, Business Adminstration, Human Resources Intern, Stearns County, St. Cloud MN.

Tyler Rittmaster, Business Administration, Marketing Intern, Valleyfair, Shakopee, MN and Minnesota Timberwolves, Minneapolis, MN. Public Relations Intern, Minnesota Thunder Soccer Club, Blaine, MN.

Research

Jamie Hanson, Biology, "The Effectiveness of Using Successional Theory as a Means of Restoring Minnesota Prairie"

Kayla Malone, Biology, Controlling the Spread of Invasive Plant Species: Spotted Knapweed and Common Tansy

Jill Babski, Joe Eisterhold, Alan Einck, and Joe Carlyon, Biology, Distribution Maps and Treatments for Controlling Invasive Species at Camp Ripley

 

Student Organization Leadership

African Women Students Support Group: Wend-Kouni Nintiema. Founder and Coordinator (Social Responsibility)

Animent: Shaun Phillips, President (Social Responsibility)

Ethiopian Student Organization: Tewodros Ayele, President, (Social Responsibility)

Graduate Student Organization: Prabin Maharjan, President (Engineering Managment); Mai Thao, Vice President (English - TESL), Elena Hanson, Secretary, (Educational Administration), Mohammed Soumah, Treasurer (Curriculum and Instruction).

Social Responsibility Student Organization: Amie Stockholm, President (Social Responsibility); Shaun Phillips, President (Social Responsibility); James Kimeu, Vice President (Social Responsibility); Katherine Bloomquist, Secretary (Social Responsibility), Nancy Anwary, Treasurer (Social Responsibility), Kathy Robinson, Treasurer (Social Responsibility)

 

Accepted to Doctoral Program

Joseph Mbari, Applied Statistics, Accepted to the Ph.D. program in Statistics, North Dakota State University.

Jeff Miller, Biology, Invited to Join Dr. Whitehead's Lab at LSU to work on a PhD on the Population Genotoxicity of the Deep-water horizon oil spill (BP).

Beth Poganski, Biology, Invited to Dr. Robert Kroger's lab to work on a PhD in aquatic contaminant management in wetlands at Mississippi State University.

Anna Ransbotham, Applied Statistics, Accepted to the Ph.D. Program in Applied Statistics and Educational Research, University of Northern Colorado.

Anshu Sharma, Biology, Accepted to the PhD. program at Arizona State University.

 

Other Student Work

Global Social Responsibility Conference Organizers : Nancy Anwary,2010 Organizer (Social Responsibility); Nabila Bhatti, 2010 Organizer (Social Responsibility); Kevin Gelormino, 2010 Organizer (Social Responsibility); Wend-Kouni Nintiema, 2011 Organizer (Social Responsibility); Kathy Robinson, 2011 Organizer (Social Responsibility);

 

 

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