College at Oneonta Foundation Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creative Activity

At the 2017 Student Research and Creative Activity Day event held on April 12th, student finalists selected in a first round of review of faculty sponsor nominations presented their research and creative activity projects to a panel of judges (three Faculty Emeriti). The five highest ranking undergraduate presenters, listed below, are recipients of the College at Oneonta Foundation Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creative Activity.

These student award recipients will make brief presentations of their projects at the final Oneonta Faculty Convivium luncheon of the year on Wednesday, April 26, noon to 1:00 p.m., in Otsego Grille. Limited seating is available, so make your reservation now if you wish to attend. To reserve a seat please call x2517 prior to April 24. Vegetarian meals are available.

Congratulations to these outstanding student scholars!

Jonathan Albert (Dietetics major) / Faculty Nominator: April Ford (English)
“Children of the Hills”

Lyndsey Farrar (Geology/Anthropology major) / Faculty Nominator: Leigh Fall (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)
“How Does Body Size of Trilobites Change along a Water Depth Gradient in the Trenton Group (Middle Ordovician) of Central New York?”

Anna Graziosi (Computer Art major) / Faculty Nominator: June Tyler (Art)
“Ghost Stories”

Emilie Richard (Geology major) / Faculty Nominator: Keith Brunstad (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)
“Environmental Baseline Study for Managed Sediment Release from the Lower Reservoir, Oneonta Creek, Oneonta, NY”

Tristin Tait (Biology major) / Faculty Nominator: Elizabeth Bastiaans (Biology)
“Variation in Dorsal Patterns among Populations in a Montane Mexican Lizard Species”