May 04, 2010
Marie Agosto '10 presented a paper titled "The Role of Gender in Democratic Consolidation: The Cases of Zimbabwe and Chile," at the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago. Agosto had originally written the paper in the "Street Democracy" course. She submitted the abstract to the Midwest Political Science Association and her paper was selected.
Jose Alves '12 was awarded a $1,000 Paychex Scholarship from the Educational Foundation of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs for his academic excellence.
Kristen Breslin '10 was selected by the Educational Foundation of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs to receive the Women in Accounting Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. Kristen will be attending graduate school at Northeastern University next year.
Vy Nguyen '11, who was a Merck scholarship recipient last year, was awarded a travel Grant-in-Aid to attend the ACS National Meeting (March 2010) to present her research. Nguyen conducted research along with Associate Professor of Chemistry Faina Ryvkin.
Emmanuel's Political Forum club sponsored a 5K road race around the Fenway, held on April 11th. The club raised $400 which was evenly donated between two charities: UNICEF and Germantown Community Center in Quincy. The Political Forum hopes to make this an annual event held each spring.
Wising Up Press publishing company accepted a memoir, "The Sweet Life," written by Emmanuel's Tim Urban '11 for inclusion in a combined print anthology entitled View from the Bed: View from the Bedside: Patients, Nurses, Therapists and Doctors Trade Stories. This anthology will combine work from The Doctor or Nurse Who for Better (or Worse) I Can't Forget with the works from the web anthology, The Patient Who Changed My Life. Urban originally wrote the essay as an assignment in the Emmanuel English course, "Prose Writing," before submitting the piece to be published.
Laura Jocelyn Veligor '13 represented Emmanuel College on April 22nd at the Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival. Veligor presented her poetry at the festival and one of her poems will be published in a chapbook of Boston's up-and-coming poets. She was nominated to participate in the festival by Adjunct Professor Daryl Morazzini of Emmanuel's English department.
Several Emmanuel students will be presenting posters at the Association for Psychological Science (APS) conference taking place May 27th-30th. Below are the titles and researchers presenting.
"Mediating Effects of Art Education and Semantic Primes on Aesthetic Preference"
Kara Hendries '10, Stephen Keeney '11, Nicole Rasimas '10, and Assistant Professor of Psychology Jonna Kwiatkowski
"Brief Physical Activity Improves Auditory Memory in Late Adolescents/Young Adults"
Melanie Burns '10, Robert M. Alderson, and Assistant Professor of Psychology Jacqueline Alfonso
"Living Situations of First-Year College Students: Crowding, Roommate Relationships, and Academic Achievement"
Manuel Silveira '10 and Kimberly Eretzian Smirles
"Effect of Viewing Thin Versus Normal Body Shapes on Body Image Perceptions"
Emily Sullivan'12 and Associate Professor of Psychology Kimberly Eretzian Smirles