Coker UniversityStudent Research Symposium
Student Research Symposium

2021 Program

Student Research Symposium

Tuesday, April 27th

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Annual Student Symposium is an opportunity for undergraduates to present what they have learned through their research and creative works to a broader audience. The Symposium includes presentations by students from all academic disciplines. This year’s Symposium will be hosted virtually.

1:00 PM — Welcome


1:05 PM — ACL Injury Comparison at Coker University

Student Presenter: Madison King
Faculty Mentor: Dr. James McLaughlin


1:20 PM — Perfectionism and Anxiety in Dancers

Student Presenter: Taylor Morris
Co-authors (Student Performers): Kayla Lilly, Crystal Winner, Erika Leslie, Olyiva Gregg, Olivia Timmerman, Zakkiya Jackson, Dorian Brantley
Faculty Mentor: Professor Angela Gallo


1:35 PM — Ignored Labor: Bringing Attention To The Unnoticed Through Painting

Student Presenter: Triston Blanton
Faculty Mentor: Alyssa Reiser Prince


1:50 PM — “Good” Times & “Bad” Times: The Handling of 5 PR Crises Through a Crisis Management Framework

Student Presenter: Alexsandra Alverson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peter Gloviczki


2:05 PM — Development of a plating technique to isolate mycotoxigenic fungi contaminating pet food

Student Presenter: Emerald McKnight
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Joseph Flaherty


2:20 PM — Authentic Movement: Investigating the relation between internal emotions and external representation

Student Presenter: Kayla Lilly
Faculty Mentor: Professor Natalia Schradle, Dr. Peter Gloviczki, Professor Whitney Cranford


2:35 PM — The Prevalence of Obesity in Children Living in Food Deserts in Darlington County, SC

Student Presenter: Camryn Quick
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Danny Malone


2:50 PM — Comparing the Relative Efficacies of the COVID-19 Vaccines Produced by Moderna and Pfizer

Student Presenter: Katharine Spence
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Joseph Flaherty


3:05 PM — Eyevy

Student Presenter: Lawson Faith Lee
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ze Zhang and Dr. Joshua Bastean