At the first Student Showcase on April 28th, 2010, 230 undergraduates from Mesa State and Western Colorado Community College presented 95 projects to community members, faculty, and their peers, in an event highlighting student creativity, discovery, research, and innovation.
Congratulations to the 2010 Student Showcase winners listed below. Learn more about their projects in the Showcase's Proceedings.
Career and Technical Programs: Cy Dinnel, Garrett Jenson, Don Latner, and Wade Sullivan, "Lockdown Alert Network (LAN)"
Fine and Performing Arts: Track A - Lynnsey Lambrecht, "The Structure and Inspiration of Journey Through Dreams"
Fine and Performing Arts: Track B - Jessica Geddes and Maro Hager, "The Fabric of Life - A Fibers Showcase"
Languages, Literature, and Social Sciences: Track A - (tie) Greg Batchelder, "Qualitative Interviews at a Therapeutic Group Home"; and Catherine Pitts and Ashley Rowley, "Easing the Effects of Acculturative Stress on Migrant Farm Workers"
Languages, Literature, and Social Sciences: Track B - Samantha Arbeiter, "The Rhetoric of Death Ritual During the Roman Republic and Early Empire"
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Mechanical Engineering: Track A - Daniel Messano, "Starting a Software Development Company"
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Mechanical Engineering: Track B - Shane Chatfield, "Extreme Value Theory Analysis of Air Pollution Levels in the Grand Valley"
Mechanical Engineering First-Year Design Expo: Track A - Matthew Busker, Clancy Garoutte, Brandon Gerding, Robert Lueck and Ash Thomas, "Hydroelectric Power Generator"
Mechanical Engineering First-Year Design Expo: Track B - Craig Freeborn, Timothy Johnson, Derrell Lindsey, Zachary MacIntosh and Kelly Regimbal, "Reciprocating Lawn Mower"
Professional Programs: Track A - Jadie Andrus, Britni Barnes, Deborah Courtney and Tiffany Martens, "Therapeutic Hypothermia: Treatment for Post Myocardial Infarction Patients"
Professional Programs: Track B - Ellen Garcia and Nate Keck, "Effective Warm-up Techniques Resulting in Faster Standard Bat Swings"
Sciences: Track A - Mark Gorenc and Beau Taylor, "Analysis of Subsurface Data to Correlate Sand Bodies of the Williams Fork Formation, Western Colorado"
Sciences: Track B - Zachary Logan, "Creating a GIS Dataset for Goddard Creek/Columbine Pass, Western Colorado"