Winners at Teaching East Asia Student Research Conference announced

Penn State Greater Allegheny students presented the results of their East Asia research projects on Thursday, Nov. 19. The projects were from a variety of disciplines, including art, business, communications, social sciences and science, and were related to this year's campus-wide emphasis on East Asia and the environment.

Winners were named in three categories: art, posters and PowerPoint presentations.

Art

Winner: Eric Keefe for "The World is Only So Big... Choose Planned Parenting."

Honorable Mention: Jemar Bather for "Air Pollution."

Poster

Winner: Larry Nelson, Judy Bruney, Tyler Warrick and Gloria Schrott for "A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Gender Roles in Film."

Honorable Mention: Casey Owen, Megan Ward, Patrick Woehler for "Marketing Coke in Japan."

PowerPoint

Winner: Adrian Ceresa for "Prostitution in China."

Honorable Mention: Minji Kim for "Why Do East Asians Leave Their Own Country?"

To be considered in the competition, a project had to be submitted prior to the conference. Submissions were judged by faculty and staff members Tahirah Abdullah, Sara Ahrens, Siobhan Brooks, Linda Curinga, Victoria Garwood, Anthony Holtz, Tim Johnson and Sam Zabec.

To view photos from the event, visit http://www.ga.psu.edu/Information/News/32095.htm#num=14L5M17H7-1&id=14L5M17H7-0 online.

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Last Updated December 02, 2009