Graduate Liberal Studies Program

Student Projects and Final Project Defenses

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

Spring 2019

Christen Faubel will defend her final project at 4:00pm on April 29th, 2019 in Randall Library 2005.

Jonathan Harris will defend his final project at 2:30pm on April 30th, 2019 in Bear Hall 105.

Ashley Padgett will defend her final project at 6:00pm on April 26th, 2019 in Bear Hall 105.

Chris Riendeau successfully defended his final project titled "de Beauvoir at the Beach" at 9:00am on April 3rd, 2019 in Bear Hall 105.

Maria Walker successfully defended her final project titled "Sweetheart, Pumpkin', Darlin': A Collection of Fairytales" at 10:00am on April 22nd, 2019 via Zoom.

Fall 2018

Congratulations to all!

Completed

Michael Ripoll successfully defended his final project titled "Group Reflections of 9/11: New York Firefighters Tell Their Story" at 10:30am on November 30th, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Spring 2018

Congratulations to all!

Completed

Teresa Fajardo successfully defended her final project titled "Barriers to Breastfeeding in the United States" at 11:30am on April 20th, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Robert "R.E." Hengsterman successfully defended his final project titled "The Paper Boy and the Winter War" at 3:00pm on April 17th, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Susan George James successfully defended her final project titled "A Year with Cancer" at 11:00am on April 23rd, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Alicia "AJ" Jessup successfully defended her final project titled "Forgive Me Father" at 3:00pm on April 23rd, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Christine Jones successfully defended her final project titled "Free From Being Questioned" at 2:00pm on April 24th, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Eric Miller successfully defended his final project titled "Change Agent: A Memoir Through the Lenses of a Diplomat" via WebEx.

Austin Scott successfully defended his final project titled "Move On" at 1:00pm on April 16th, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Nakai Shiver successfully defended her final project titled "Footprints in the Garden" at 4:30pm on April 19th, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Maria Squitieri successfully defended her final project titled "The Homeless Project: Putting a Face on Homelessness, Real People, and Stories of Their Lives on the Street" at 11:00am on April 17th, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Linda Troxler successfully defended her final project titled "The Homecoming: A Southern Poetry Portfolio and Analysis" at 2:00pm on April 19, 2018 in Bear Hall 105.

Fall 2017

Congratulations to all!

Completed

Tieanna Burton-Sharp successfully defended her final project titled "The Shaping, Manipulation, and Self-Definement of Bisexual Identity Development: A Critical Analysis Through Lived Experiences" at 3:00 pm, Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Jennifer Hartsfield successfully defended her final project titled "Examining the Mysticism of the World Tree and Global Interfaith Values in Cultivating Peace" at 8:00 am, Monday, November 27, 2017 via WebEx.

Mikkel Lysne successfully defended his final project titled "Selflessness and Meditation in Christianity and Buddhism" at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Joseph Parrish successfully defended his final project titled "The Introverted Public School Teacher at the Secondary Level" at 1:00 pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Dawn Pilgram-Dunn successfully defended her final project titled "A Day in the Life of a Mediator" at 3:30 pm, Monday, November 20, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Holli Terrell-Cavalluzzi successfully defended her final project titled "Mother, Red, and a Wolf" at 12:30 pm, Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Carol Wolf successfully defended her final project titled "Personal Finance for American Life" at 10:00 am, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 via WebEx.

Spring 2017

Completed

Amy Anderson successfully defended her final project titled "Feeling and Filling Space: A Finnish Art Experience and Gas Station Discos" at 10:00 am, Monday, April 17, 2017 in Randall Library 2005.

Erin Ball successfully defended her final project titled "The Haunting of A Golden Baby" at 3:30 pm, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 102.

Paige Gruetter successfully defended her final project titled "The Pursuit of Native American Land: The Origins and Sociocultural Effects of Reservations" at 12:30 pm, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 164.

Kristen Nice successfully defended her final project titled "Common Threads" at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 106.

Gabriel Reich successfully defended his final project titled "The Specter Project: Building a Video Game" at 2:00 pm, Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Randall Library 2005.

Sameon West successfully defended his final project titled "The Way of Escape through the Eastern Gate" at 9:00 am, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Randall Library 2005.

Jasmine White successfully defended her final project titled "Has Social Media Become the New Outlet to Influence, Converge and Even Set Beauty Standards?" at 10:00 am, Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 102.

Past Defenses

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Last Update: April 24, 2019