2022 Virtual Spring Student Symposium

The Spring Student Symposium will be held virtually on Friday, May 6, 2022 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm on Zoom.

The event is free but registration is required. Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsde6grzwuE9H3UDLyX1LM0tpGHNK6kEQ2

 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom meeting.

 

The Spring Student Symposium (SSS) is a celebration of QCC faculty-mentored students' coursework, research, and creative work(s) during the academic year. We welcome presentations from projects related to:

  • High Impact Practices
  • Honors Projects
  • Performing Arts
  • KHC collaborations
  • Any type of research activity, progress, or plans
  • Open Educational Resources

Abstract submissions are now closed.

Presentations or performances will be featured as concurrent 5-minute videos

All students and faculty are invited to come and see the wonderful student presentations and performances from the varied academic programs.


- The SSS Planning Committee: Dr. Andrew Bulawa, Dr. Sarbani Ghoshal, Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine, Dr. Rommel Robertson & Dr. Meg Tarafdar 

2022 QCC Spring Student Symposium

Friday, May 6, 2022

10:00 AM -  Welcoming Remarks: Main Zoom Room

Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine, Faculty Fellow for Research Activities

Dr. Christine Mangino, President, Queensborough Community College

Dr. Sandra Palmer, Interim Provost & Vice President, Office of Academic Affairs

Dr. Ron Nerio, Research Program Director, CUNY Office of Research

 

10:20 AM -  High Impact Practices (HIPs)

Dr. Meg Tarafdar, Interim Director, Center of Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Dean Laura Baecher, CUNY Office of Undergraduate Studies

 

10:28 AM -  Schedule of the Day & Virtual Group Photo

Dr. Rommel Robertson

 

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM -  Student Presentations

 

12:10 PM- 1:00 PM -    Main Zoom Room

Information Session: High Impact Practices and Open Educational Resources

1:00 PM– 2:30 PM -  Student Presentations

 

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM - Networking Social & Closing Remarks: Main Zoom Room

Dr. Andrew Bulawa, Dr. Sarbani Ghoshal, Dr. Rommel Robertson

2022 SSS Breakroom Details

The QCC Spring Student Symposium: Main Room Zoom

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Session 1A

Host: 

Prof. Tirandai Hemraj-Benny

Moderator:

Prof. Urszula Golebiewska

Biological Sc. & Geology 

Bamwo/Golebiewska

BG-1

Aragon/Ghoshal

BG-12

Williams/Tawde

BG-4

Session 2A

Host: 

Prof. Andrew Bulawa

Moderator:

Prof. Jillian Bellovary

Math. & Comp. Sci. 

Chowdhury/Bulawa MA-3

Pepa/Gurtas

MA-5

Engineering Tech.

Chu/An ET-4

Session 3A

 Host: 

Ms. Ashley Mercado

Moderators:

Prof. Patrick Byers/

Prof. Gabriel Lataianu

Social Sciences 

Chu/Traver SS-2

Grant/Resko SS-4

Calle-Palma/Sporer/

Schriner SS-1

Session 4A

Host: 

Prof. Punita Bhansali

Moderator:

Prof. Georgina Colalillo

Communication, Theatre & Media Production

Ali Chohan/Garner/

White CTMP-3

Abramowitz/ Jimenez/Huggins- CTMP-7

Waller/ Jimenez/ Kilom- CTMP-4

Session 5A

Host: 

Prof. Jennifer Chabra 

Moderator:

Prof. Kat Griefen

Art & Design

Ibojie/Griefen

AD-5

Florido/Griefen

AD-2

Florido/Griefen

AD-3


11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Session 1B

Host: 

Prof. Tirandai Hemraj-Benny

Moderator:

Prof. Urszula Golebiewska

Biological Sc. & Geology

Patel/Tawde

 BG-3

Nursing

Kaur/Collins/Clarke/Hall/ 

Morrison/Sasa

NU-2

Chemistry

Robert/Hemraj-Benny CH-10

Session 2B

Host: 

Prof. Andrew Bulawa

Moderator:

Prof. Jillian Bellovary

Physics

Luo/Bellovary

PH-2

Fennell/Bellovary PH-4

Li/Bellovary PH-5

Session 3B

 Host: 

Ms. Ashley Mercado

Moderators:

Prof. Patrick Byers/

Prof. Gabriel Lataianu

Blackstone LaunchPad 

 Elana Diaz/ Information Session on Blackstone LaunchPad

 Music

Lavandier/Lekic MU-5

 

Session 4B

Host: 

Prof. Punita Bhansali

Moderator:

Prof. Georgina Colalillo

Communication, Theatre & Media Production

Aurich/White/

Garner CTMP-1

Feeley/White/

Garner

CTMP-2

 

Session 5B

Host: 

Prof. Jennifer Chabra

Moderator:

Prof. Kat Griefen

Art & Design

 Cesarano/Griefen AD-6

Djogovic/Griefen AD-4

Cheng/Wentrack  AD-7


11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Session 1C

Host: 

Prof. Tirandai Hemraj-Benny

Moderator:

Prof. Regina Sullivan

Biological Sc. & Geology

Srivastava BG-13

Aragon/Ghoshal/

Sullivan 

BG-5

 

Session 2C

Host: 

Prof. Andrew Bulawa

Moderator:

Prof. Andrew Bulawa

Physics

Pulley/Riegel PH-1

Torok/Stalerman PH-6

Kim/Armendariz PH-3

Session 3C

Host: 

Ms. Ashley Mercado

Moderator:

Prof. Melissa Dennihy

Music

Jerez de Rodriguez/Vasquez /Walker/ Restrepo/Lekic MU-2

Stathopoulos/

Santiago /Lekic MU-4

Lezama/Walker/Dahlke  MU-6

Session 4C

Host: 

Prof. Punita Bhansali

Moderator:

Prof. Georgina Colalillo

Engineering Tech.

Bardales/Seo ET-1

Dorcely/Wu

ET-2

Lin/Lam ET-3

Session 5C

Host: 

Prof. Jennifer Chabra

Moderator:

Prof. Kat Griefen

Art & Design

Juried Student Exhibit/

Art & Design Studio Artists/Coffey

AD-1


12:00 to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch

Information Session: High Impact Practices and Open Educational Resources

Host: Dr. Meg Tarafdar 

Presentation Schedule - Afternoon

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Session 1D

Host: Prof. Sarbani Ghoshal

 

Moderator:

Prof. Rondi Davies

Biological Sc. & Geology

Khan/Golebiewska

BG-14

Muse/Nelson

BG-8

Rodriguez/Nguyen

BG-10

Session 2D

Host: Prof. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine

Moderator: 

Prof. Paul Sideris

Chemistry 

Spence/Chauhan CH-4

Wan/Shin CH-2

Lee/Shin CH-6

Session 3D

Host: Prof. Rochelle Nelson

Moderator:

Prof. Melida Sanchez

Health Phys. Ed. & Dance

Gonzalez/Giesmar

PE-3

Murph/Giesmar

PE-4

Medrano-Osorio/

Giesmar

PE-5

Session 4D

Host: Prof. Sanjay Koul

Moderator:

Prof. Roumen Vragov

Business

Amachee/Ramcharan/

Huda/Vragov BU-1

Maitlall/Wong/

Vragov BU-3

Poonam/Chagias/

Vragov BU-2

Session 5D

Host: Prof. Rezan Akpinar

Moderator:

Prof. Carolina Chaves

K. Holocaust Center

Hanson/Hollywood KHC-2

Bouderau/Hollywood

KHC-5

Sims/Hollywood KHC-4


1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Session 1E

Host: Prof. Sarbani Ghoshal

 

Moderator:

Prof. Rondi Davies

Biological Sc. & Geology

Potter/Davies BG-9

Plummer/Davies

BG-17

Briceno/Baraki/Aragon

/Patel/Bamwo/Ghoshal BG-2 

Session 2E

Host: Prof.Sharon Lall-Ramnarine

Moderator:

Prof. Paul Sideris

Chemistry 

Mughal/Lall-

Ramnarine CH-5

Yuen/Lall-

Ramnarine CH-7

Korpacz/Zhou CH-3

Session 3E

Host: Prof. Rochelle Nelson

Moderator:

Prof. Melida Sanchez

Health Phys. Ed. & Dance

Pettiford/Giesmar PE-6

Ligonde/Mabry/

McClam PE-1

Art & Design

Juried Student Exhibit/

Art & Design Studio Artists/Coffey

AD-1

Session 4E

Host: Prof. Sanjay Koul

Moderator:

Prof. Roumen Vragov

Business

Penaloza/Vragov BU-4

Kamara/Vragov BU-5

 

Session 5E

Host: Prof. Rezan Akpinar

Moderator:

Prof. Carolina Chaves

Math. & Comp. Sci. 

He/King MA-1

Dhungel/Danisman MA-2

Singh/Danisman MA-4


2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Session 1F

Host: Prof. Sarbani Ghoshal

Moderator:

Prof. Monica Trujillo

Biological Sc. & Geology

Carvey/Ghoshal 

BG-11 

Tung/Orlofsky 

BG-6

Aparicio/To/Beckles/

Alpo/Mejia/Gittens/

Mitac/Gonzalez/

Davidov/Sharma/

Zar/Trujillo BG-16

Session 2F

Host: Prof. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine

Moderator:

Prof. Sujun Wei

Chemistry 

Nembhard/Lall-Ramnarine CH-8

Bernard/Lall-Ramnarine CH-1

Chang/Sarno

CH-9

Session 3F

Host: Prof. Rochelle Nelson

Moderator: 

Prof. Melida Sanchez

 Health Phys. Ed. & Dance

Anif/Lloyd/

Murray/Stern

PE-7

Music

Goren/

Bukvich-Nichols MU-7

Campbell/ Bukvich-Nichols MU-1

Session 4F

Host: Prof. Sanjay Koul

Moderator:

Prof. Roumen Vragov

 History

Molchanov/Tai

HI-1

English

Spector/Reesman

EN-1

Blackstone LaunchPad 

 Elana Diaz/ Information Session on Blackstone LaunchPad

Session 5F

Host: Prof. Rezan Akpinar

Moderator:

Prof. Carolina Chaves

Nursing

Peyser/Nichol/Lee/

Roach-Antionio/ Riveros/Nelan/

Prepetit/Colalillo NU-1

 K. Holocaust Center

Florido/Hollywood KHC-1

Djogovic/Hollywood KHC-3


2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Networking Social & Closing Remarks

Moderators: Drs. Sarbani Ghoshal, Rommel Robertson, Andrew Bulawa

Relax, enjoy the slideshow of presenters & share your experience of participating virtually in your project.

Program Book Legend

The abbreviations used in the presentation schedules refer to the following departments or High Impact Practice.

AD - Art And Design Department

BG - Biological Sciences And Geology Department

BU - Business Department

CH - Chemistry Department

ET - Engineering Technology Department

EN - English Department

FlL- Foreign Languages And Literature Department

PE - Health, Physical Education, And Dance Department

HI - History Department

KHC - Kupferberg Holocaust Center

MA - Mathematics And Computer Science Department

MU - Music Department

NU - Nursing Department

PH - Physics Department

SS - Social Sciences Department

CTMP - Communication, Theatre & Media Production

HIPS - High Impact Practices

ASL - Academic Service Learning

CIE - Common Intellectual Experience

CR – Common Read

GDL – Global And Diversity Learning

OER – Open Education Resources

SWIG – Students Working In Interdisciplinary Groups

UR - Undergraduate Research

WI - Writing Intensive

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