BUILD PODER student Frida Endinjok won second place for her oral presentation, "Let's Grow Healthy: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Garden Enhanced Nutrition Education in Elementary School Children.
Over 60 BUILD PODER students presented original research at the 2017 CSUNposium, an annual competitive student research conference at California State University, Northridge. The event took place on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the university.
Students from the different colleges of the university presented their research with posters as well as through oral presentations. All research was conducted by the students with supervision from faculty mentors. Several BUILD PODER students took place in poster and oral presentations, winning monetary prizes ranging from $100-$200.
The BUILD PODER student winners were:
Frida Endinjok, 2nd Place, 3-minute Oral Presentation
"Let's Grow Healthy: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Garden Enhanced Nutrition Education in Elementary School Children"
Chiemelie Onyekonwu 1st Place, 10-minute Oral Presentation
"Examining the Relationship Between Ethnic-Racial Socialization and Stress Among Latino/a Students"
Carlos Vargas, 2nd Place, 10-minute Oral Presentation
"Going Green Takes Guts: Plant-Eating Specializations in Gut Form and Function in the World's Largest Skink"
Tanya Estrada Gomez, 1st Place, Poster
"Contamination by Carbapenem-Resistant Bacteria in the Public Transportation System in the San Fernando Valley"
Shawntel Barreiro, former BUILD PODER student, 1st Place, Poster
"Linguistic perspectives on the current Mohegan language Revival"
In addition, BUILD PODER student outreach and recruitment assistant Alina Adamian won second place for a 10-minute oral presentation titled, "Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma Associated miR-155 Promoter Isolation, Characterization and Analysis."