Eastern Students Participate in Posters-at-the-Capitol
Seventeen EKU students will be among approximately 250 students from colleges and universities statewide to participate in the 9th annual Posters-at-the-Capitol program in Frankfort on Jan. 28.
The participants are: Heather Anzelon, Elizabeth Miller, Ilena Mitchell, D. Lynn Thompson, Richmond; Deanna Burns, Theresa Lakin, Berea; Kelly Burton, Lancaster; Matthew Courtney, Marika Wieliczko, Lexington; Matthew Fields, Annville; Andrew Preston, Hagerhill; Sara Ratliff, Virgie; Travis Wheeler, Maysville; Angel House, Jonesville; Emily Gilbreath, Shawnee, Kan.; Victoria Lovelace, Miamisburg, Ohio; and Erin Robinson, Cincinnati.
This program brings together students to display undergraduate research and scholarly projects for members of the Kentucky General Assembly and Governor. The students were selected through a competitive submission process during the fall. One hundred-twenty different projects, reflecting the involvement of approximately 250 students, will be displayed on the second floor of the Capitol Building. Many faculty mentors and university administrators will join their students.
“Eastern Kentucky University is proud to participate in the Posters-at-the-Capitol program,” said President Whitlock, “because we believe it clearly demonstrates the high quality of our public universities, the tremendous value of public higher education in our Commonwealth and the scholarly and creative achievements of some of our best and brightest students.
“The projects represented in this exhibit reflect the collaborative efforts of students and dedicated members of our outstanding faculty – men and women who model a passion for excellence and lifelong learning. Undergraduate research is an integral component of the teaching-learning process at EKU (and) this discovery and application of new knowledge is exciting for the student participants and uplifting to our entire University community.”
The 2010 Posters-at-the-Capitol program booklet, with full descriptions of the posters, is available at campus.murraystate.edu/services/URSA/2010_Posters-at-the-Capitol_Program_Booklet_Web_Version.pdf.
Governor Steve Beshear declared the day as Undergraduate Research Day across the Commonwealth.