Recognized Student Participants of 2014

James C. McCroskey and Virginia P. Richmond Undergraduate Scholars Conference
part of the 105th annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association (ECA), Pittsburgh, PA
April 23-27, 2014

 

The Communication Department is very proud to see several SUNY Geneseo students recognized at this conference for their hard work and dedication in the field of communication. Please note that students are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

 

Jonathan Baek

"The 'Selfie' Trifecta: Cell-phones, Social Media, and Self"

Presented in a panel that explores social media and the power of relationships.

Courtney Dunn

"Prestigious Photojournalism: Enabling Hegemony Instead of Presenting Reality"

Presented in a panel discussing media's purpose as it serves communities and shapes perceptions.

Leah Freeman

"Freedom for Who? Representing Female Thinness, Public Health, and Media Regulation"

Presented in a panel that serves as a dialogue and discourse of health and wellness.

Brittany Lauda

"Memory Rooted in Disaster: Japanese Film and Animation as an Expression of Victim Consciousness and Disaster Anxieties"

Presented in a panel examining cults, consciousness, and a champion's final show as a means of controlling the audience.

Catherine L. Love

"Hooked on Hooking Up: The Influence of Television on College Romantic Relationships"

Presented in a panel that examined interpersonal relationships and the differences between friends and lovers.

Megan Nolan

"Navigating Foreign Text: The Challenges of Literary Translation in Global Communication"

Presented in a panel that serves as a discourse of communication, both challenges and challenging.

Lauren Pdzonak

"After 140 Characters, Did Anybody Notice? Non-Profit Organizations' Use of Twitter"

Presented in a competitive undergraduate poster session.

Christa A. Sousa

"Eating Disorders and Cultural Imposition: Wasting Away Because Society Says So"

Presented in a panel exploring ways of negotiating the margins in society.

Dena Spanos

"Bridging the Gap: Negotiating Communication and Perceptional Discrepancies Among International and American Students"

Presented in a panel that serves as a discourse of communication, both challenges and challenging.

Emily C. Wagner

"Face Management in Post-Relational Dissolution Communication"

Presented in a competitive undergraduate poster session.

Madeline M. Zebertavage

"Color Me Pink: The Commodification of Public Health"

Presented in a panel that serves as a dialogue and discourse of health and wellness.