Concordia St. Paul News

April 27, 2018

CSP Students Present at 2018 Research and Scholarship Symposium

Concordia St. Paul’s annual Research and Scholarship Symposium was held on April 22 and featured a diverse selection of topics and projects.

2018 Research and Scholarship Symposium

Several 2018 Research and Scholarship Symposium participants

There were 24 posters submitted covering various topics including science, art, business, communication, psychology, and sports. Information included on each poster included the research question, methodology, results, conclusions, limitations, and suggestions for future research. The students explained their research projects to the roving audience.

A number of faculty members were judges. They evaluated each poster using criteria ranging from the development of the research question, research plan, effective use of information sources, and professionalism of the students’ presentations.

This year’s winning projects included:

  • SEIX in Staphylococcus aureus using Polymerase Chain Reaction, student Teresa Yang
  • Systems Development – Playing Cards, student Matthew Sullivan
  • Swiping Left or Right? Effective and Ineffective Dating Profiles – students Tom Bartel, Taylor Difronzo, Jordan Gray, and Cassie Panek
  • Correlations Between Major League Baseball Spring Training and Regular Season Team Performance – student Cole Schuessler
  • Does Motivation Music Affect Cognitive Persistence – students Kelly Pierce and Madison Kunshier
  • Mitochondrial Disease Biobank Interactive Consent Form – student Savannah Lo

Congratulations to all of the winning students and all Research and Scholarship Symposium participants.