All MALS students intending to complete their final project and final project defense during Summer 2012 or the Fall 2012 semester should closely review the "MALS Final Project Instructions" page (under Curriculum) noting especially the format requirements documented in the MALS Final Project Formatting Requirements Manual.

Student Projects and Final Project Defenses

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Final Project Defenses

Fall 2013

All Fall 2013 final project defenses are complete. Congratulations!

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Theresa Jackson successfully defended her MALS final project titled "Two Seas: Bahrain's Sectarian Gulf" at 2 pm on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Theresa attended from Denver, CO via Skype. Pictured are Dr. Herb Berg (director, Theresa (on screen), and Dr. Liz Hines (reader).

Dr. Chad Roberts, Caitlin Ward, Dr. Michelle Scatton-Tessier

 

 

Caitlin Ward successfully defended her MALS final project titled "An Ethno-Autobigraphic Study of Social Deconstruction" at 9:30 am on Friday, December 6, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Dr. Chad Roberts (reader), Caitlin, and Dr. Michelle Scatton-Tessier (director).

A. Brophy, Ashley Oxendine, and S. Barham

 

 

Ashley Oxendine successfully defended her MALS final project titled "The Importance of Nontraditional Treatment Methods for Autism and Working with Autism as a Behavioral Technician"at 11 am on Friday, December 6, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are A. Brophy (director), Ashley, and S. Barham (reader)..

Nancy Pritchett

 

 

Nancy Pritchett successfully defended her MALS final project titled "Quilts: Layer upon Layer"at 1 pm on Friday, December 6, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). The reader, Michelle Bliss, will attend via Skype. Pictured is Nancy Pritchett. Committee photos not available.

Brian Caskey and Ashley Hudson with two spectators



Brian Caskey successfully defended his MALS final project titled "Autobiography, Southern Themes, and False Nostalgia in the Poetry of Cathy Smith Bowers" at 3 pm on Friday, December 6, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Brian and his reader, Johannes Lichtman, attended remotely via WeBex. Photo is a screenshot from Brian's computer and reflects Brian (lower right hand corner) and Ashley Hudson (director - upper left corner). Defense conducted using WeBex with Perry Campbell as host.


Spring 2013

All Spring 2013 final project defenses are complete. Congratulations!

Ashley Gaddy successfully defended her MALS final project titled "A Needed Understanding: Bridging the Gap between African American Residents in Wilmington, North Carolina" at 4 pm on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). No photos provided.

Brenda Parker successfully defended her MALS final project titled "The Tintinnabulation of the Bells" at 4 pm on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in the Cultural Arts Building, Room 1059. No photos provided.

Ashley Hudson, Zachery Miller, Dr. Jenny Yates

Zachery Miller successfully defended his MALS final project titled "Journey Inward, Journey Outward: Navigating the Collective Unconcious" at 1 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Ashley Hudson (director), Zachery, and Dr. Jenny Yates..

Ashley Hudson, Amy, Amy's mother, Dr. Jenny Yates

Amy Nguyen successfully defended her MALS final project titled "Our Journey: The Story of My Family" at 3 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Ashley Hudson (director), Amy, Amy's mother, and Dr. Jenny Yates (reader).

Ashley Hudson, Shauna, Kimberly Hemingway

Shauna Cooper successfully defended her MALS final project titled "Snowfall on Black Asphalt" at 10 am on Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Ashley Hudson (director), Shauna, and Kimberly Hemingway (reader).

Linda Byrnes sucessfully defended her MALS final project titled "Asia -- An Unexpected Love Affair" at 3 pm on Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). No photos provided.

Ashley Hudson, Liz Kachris-Jones, Michelle Bliss

Elizabeth Kachris-Jones successfully defended her MALS final project titled "Hank, Huck, and Homer: Heroes, History and a Quest for Home" at 11 am on Friday, April 26, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Ashley Hudson (director), Liz, and Michelle Bliss (reader).

Ashley Hudson, Valerie Jackson, Michelle Bliss

Valerie Jackson successfully defended her MALS final project titled "I am Her: She is Me" at1:30 pm on Friday, April 26, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Ashley Hudson (reader), Valerie, and Michelle Bliss (director).

Dr. Anita McDaniel, Lacey Inman, Dr. Harris

Lacey Inman successfully defended her MALS final project titled "Crashing the Super Bowl: The Significance of Integrated Marketing Communications" at 11 am on Monday, April 29, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Dr. McDaniel (director), Lacey, and Dr. Harris (reader).

Ashley Hudson, Shannon Ingram, Dr. Nora Noel

Shannon Ingram successfully defended her MALS final project titled "The Link Between Mental Illness and Creativity, Medication Considerations When Trreating Creative Persons, and Art Therapy" at 1 pm on Monday, April 29, 2013 in the new Psychology Building (between Nursing and the Recreation Center), Room 2014. Pictured are Ashley Hudson (reader), Shannon, and Dr. Nora Noel (director).

Brendan Cook successully defended his MALS final project titled "Functional Foods: A Cultural Perspective" at 2 pm on Monday, April 29, 2013 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Photos pend.

Last Update: June 4, 2014


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