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Civic engagement senior SI presentations

The Augustana community is invited to attend the final presentations of the communication studies civic engagement senior inquiries. Seniors majoring in communication studies will each give a ten-minute presentation of their senior inquiry.

Communication majors and aspiring communication majors should attend, as well as friends and family of those presenting. Coffee and hot breakfast snacks will be provided.


9:00-9:10   Maddie Witt, The Importance of Ovarian Cancer Education (NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative)  

9:10-9:20   Courtney Merkel, Caregiver Burden in Dementia Caregivers (Alzheimer's Association)

9:20-9:30   Isabelle Warren, Grief in Adolescence (Rick's House of Hope / Vera French)

9:30-9:40   Katie Hayes, Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System in the Era of Mass Incarceration (Safer Foundation)

9:40-9:50   Silas Metternick-Jones, Reconciling Hate Through Narrative (Online and in the Community)

9:50-10:00  Tyler Pham, Linguistic Discrimination and Social Action Plan (Blackhawk College Adult Education Program)

10:00-10:10  Ashley Chex, Funding Elementary School Art Programs (Quad City Arts)

10:10-10:20  Kaitlin O'Brien, Positive Coping Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors (Argrow's House)

10:20-10:30  Grace Cowan, Family Resources - Shelter (Family Resources, Inc.)

10:30-10:40  Daisy Sanchez, Communication Difficulties Among Hearing Impaired Students and Their Hearing Peers: Barriers to Friendships (Fresh Films Documentary Film Project, I AM not disABLEd

10:40-10:50  Emily Lucnik, Civic Engagement Through Design: The Key to Strengthening the Backbone of the Economy (SMEs)


Room 102


Hanson Hall of Science

726 35th St.
Rock Island, IL 61201
United States

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Dr. Sharon M. Varallo