Area residents selected to present at SUNY conference

Published May 19, 2018 at 4:00pm

Local residents were among the more than 200 SUNY Oneonta students selected to present at the 2018 SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) hosted by SUNY Oneonta on April 20.

Students from 28 SUNY colleges and universities presented 179 research projects in two poster sessions, and another 100 projects in oral presentations throughout the day.

Every spring, SURC brings together undergraduate researchers and faculty mentors for two daylong programs of presentations, performances, art displays and poster sessions held on two separate campuses. The second SURC event was April 21, at Monroe Community College in Rochester.

The following area students presented at SURC:

Lynnsey Buckley of Clinton, whose major is environmental science, presented a poster titled, “A.J. Read Science Discovery Center’s Static Electricity and Plasma Demo: A Hands On Experience.”

Mikayla Gilchrist of Waterville, whose major is psychology, presented a poster titled, “Perception of Proper Names.”

Carlie Perretta of New York Mills, whose major is adolescence education: earth science, presented a poster titled, “Pre-Service Earth Science Teachers Design and Build New Models to Represent Complex Concepts.”