Lasell Students Present at National, Regional Conferences

Lasell Students Present at National, Regional Conferences

April 05, 2012

Lasell students have been busy this spring with classes, activities and preparing to make presentations at national or regional conferences.

On April 12-13, Lasell Honors Program students Chelsea Oullette, Sarah Bielski, Jenna Zamary, Sally Jean-Baptiste, and Kevin Maloney will each make presentations at the Northeastern Regional Honors Conference in Baltimore, MD.

On April 4, Lasell graphic design student Sara Bamber presented with Assistant Director of Plant Operations and Sustainability Marc Fournier at the Spring Convocation of Students Working with Sustainability Coordinators held at Hampshire College. Their presentation was titled. "Using Students to Build Logos and Slogans for your Sustainability Program."

The conference was sponsored by the MA School Sustainability Coordinators Roundtable, Second Nature, and Hampshire College and the results of the event will be shared with presidents and sustainability coordinators of Massachusetts Colleges and universities.

In March, several students presented posters and papers at the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

Student Katelyn Gormley (with Professors Joann Montepare and Stephen Sarikas) presented a poster of research on college students' knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Students Brett Walberg and Meredith Hessler (with Professor Kim Farah) presented a poster on research related to music and memory.

In addition Montepare presented a paper on personal models of development, co-authored with student Petar Petrov.

Also in March, Professor LeLaina Romero and several students traveled to the Association for Women in Psychology Conference in Palm Springs Workshop to present their research called, "Loving Our Bodies: Improving Body Image and Eating among Women on a Small College Campus."