Grant-Supported Student Achievements
January 7 - 10, 2018: SSU Students Present at 97th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting
Five SSU students presented their research at the 97th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on January 7-10, 2018. The students' research had been supported by Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships they had received through the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. Participating students were SSU undergraduates in COST (civil engineering technology majors) and COBA. The students were accompanied to the conference by Dr. Roxana Javid, Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology and Dr. Suman Niranjan, Associate Professor of Business Management. Over 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world attended the TRB Annual Meeting.
November 14, 2017: 3rd Annual Undergraduate Math Research Day at SSU
The SSU Math Department held its 3rd Annual Undergraduate Math Research Day on November 14, 2017. Five undergraduate students presented their research to the campus community, and math faculty were recognized for their student mentorship, scholarship, and research.
October 19-21, 2017: STEM Innovators Conference: 12th Annual Peach State LSAMP Fall Symposium and Research Conference, Atlanta, GA
Thirteen SSU STEM majors presented their research at the STEM Innovators Conference in Atlanta on October 19-21, 2017, and eight received best presentation awards. These 13 students are supported by the NSF PSLSAMP and the NIH RISE programs and conduct research training at SSU with their faculty mentors. Congratulations to these scholars and their mentors.
Ms. Keri-Niyia Cooper won 1st place for her Environmental Biology poster at the 2017 STEM Innovators Conference.
May 2017: MARC Scholar Ms. Destinee Todd Presented at Two International Conferences
In May 2017, Ms. Destinee Todd, SSU Behavior Analysis Major and NIH MARC scholar, presented her research, "Academic Effort Discounting as a Measure of Indolence in College Students" at the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior (SQAB) Convention and at the Association for Behavior Analysis international Conference, both held in Denver, CO. In addition to presenting her research, Ms. Todd had the opportunity to attend several talks, presentations, and syposiums, and to network with representatives from numerous graduate programs.
Pictured below are Ms. Todd (left) with her mentor Dr. Sherry Serdikoff, Associate Professor, Behavior Analysis, at the SQAB Convention, Denver, CO, May 2017.
May 2017: Ms. Stacy Cobb, SSU Grad and PSLSAMP Scholar, Earns PhD in Statistics from UGA
Ms. Stacy Cobb (SSU graduate and Former NSF PSLSAMP scholar) is 1st African-American to earn the PhD in Statistics at the University of Georgia.
April 2017: SSU holds 7th Annual Research Conference
SSU undergraduate and graduate students presented their research at the 7th Annual Research Conference, held April 11, 2017 on the SSU campus. Approximately 150 students from majors campus-wide presented their research.
Pictured below are students who received awards for top research presentations in their respective fields at the 2017 Conference.