Recent Submissions

  • Behind Every Powerful Woman Is Herself 

    Massey, Niamh Ciaran (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    It is safe to say they have more than claimed title in the business field, so what keeps them from making it to the top? The higher the title gets, the less percentage of women hold it. With the number of women in the ...
  • Effects of Dual-Task Training on Cognitive-Motor Learning and Cortical Activation in Healthy Young Adults 

    Phinizy, Tyler (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    A dual-task (DT) paradigm requires concurrent performance of two tasks, or a cognitive and motor task. Since attention needs to be divided between a cognitive and motor task, limited central processing capacity results in ...
  • Physical Health Outcomes of Bereaved Parents 

    Murphy, Savannah (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify bereaved parents’ long-term physical health outcomes, including sleep, and changes in health risk behaviors, such as smoking and drinking alcohol. Background and ...
  • Investigating the role of TER94 in Drosophila melanogaster germ cells 

    Gowdy, Alyssa Celine (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Mutations in Valosin-Containing Protein (VCP) can lead to onset of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a fatal neurodegenerative disease; however, the intracellular functions of VCP in cells remain unclear. To study the ...
  • Trait Aggression and Violent Video Games 

    Ruffin, Tanner Bryan (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    The question as to what psychological effects violent video game content has on consumers has been the center of debate for decades. While many studies have been conducted with the intent of answering this question, a great ...
  • Creating a Club to Increase Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention on ECU's Campus 

    Adams, Danielle (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Sexual assault is a problem that has an unprecedently high occurrence on college campuses. It was found that 14.8% of students will experience some form of sexual assault while in college (Cantor et al., 2015). However, ...
  • A Review of the Development and Implementation of the Healthy Pals Childhood Nutritional Education Program 

    Johnson, Sydney Elizabeth (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Healthy Pals research group was established with the mission to address key health concerns in Greenville, North Carolina. The group sought to identify causes for diminished health experiences in the local community and ...
  • Signature Honors Project: Healthy Pals 

    Butler, Hannah (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    This senior honors project is focused on working as a group to fix a wicked problem around Greenville. Originally, my group concentrated on sexually transmitted infections on East Carolina University campus. After the first ...
  • PTSD and Opioid Use: Challenges Facing Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars 

    Mundt, Laura Elizabeth (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    The Opioid Crisis is a national problem caused in large part by the high rate of prescribing or misuse of prescription pain medications. Health care providers are prescribing opioids at high rates to wounded veterans to ...
  • Like, Share, Tweet: Using Campus Recreation and Wellness Social Media to Better Understand Effective and Engaging Marketing Strategies 

    Massey, Malinda (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Effective social media marketing is a vital tool essential for organizations to facilitate brand growth and development. This project has been developed to create a marketing portfolio for the Communications and Promotions ...
  • COMPARING THE EFFECT OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ON WATER FILTER USAGE IN RURAL GUATEMALA 

    Holt, Brooks Nicole (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Abstract Purpose: The purpose of the study was to compare the effect of a community engagement (CE) strategy on sustainability of a safe drinking water initiative. Methods: A natural, quasi-experimental study design was ...
  • THE PROCESS OF PROMOTION 

    Puthuparampil, Joyel Stephen (East Carolina University, 2021-04-23)
    The process we used to complete this project is called Human Centered Design. It is a formula that uses principles of design thinking and human empathy to produce solutions to grand challenges that keep people at the ...
  • SHP Write- Up 

    Christensen, Hali Renee (East Carolina University, 2021-04-23)
    The process we used to complete this project is called Human Centered Design. It is a formula that uses principles of design thinking and human empathy to produce solutions to grand challenges that keep people at the ...
  • TEACHER PERCEPTIONS OF OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES IN EDUCATION:AN ACTION RESEARCH STUDY 

    Bonin, Thomas (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    This study examined the perceptions of high school history teachers on outdoor experiences in education. It used a written interview format to ascertain teachers’ perceptions on the benefit students would have from outdoor ...
  • Healthy Pals : The Igniting of Community Involvement and Enhanced Leadership 

    Judd, Ross (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    My Signature Honors Project represents one full of pivots, failures, and successes. Starting in a group devoted to sexual assault on East Carolina’s campus, I quickly recognized the difficulty in obtaining results in a ...
  • COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TESTICULAR TUMORS IN MAN AND MAN’S BEST FRIEND 

    Pallozzi, Megan E (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men aged 15-35 and is thus a diagnosis that negatively impacts many men early in their lives. Testicular cancer is also quite common in dogs but comes with several differences ...
  • Contradictions in Composer Diversity 

    Hruska, Kelly (East Carolina University, 2021-04-23)
    Nearly every undergraduate music major at a university is required to perform at least one recital as the culmination of their degree, showcasing the skills they have learned in the rigorous study of their instrument as ...
  • A Systematic Review On Rural Parent Vaccine Hesitancy Related To The Administration Of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine To Adolescent Children 

    Hewett, Sydney E (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Despite evidence of the significant individual and community benefit of vaccinations, vaccine hesitancy is an ongoing obstacle for both health care providers and public health professionals. Vaccine hesitancy is often ...
  • EXPLORING BARRIERS TO CONTRACEPTION USE AMONG LOW-INCOME WOMEN USING THE 2016 NATIONAL INPATIENT SAMPLE DATA 

    Eisen, Harper (East Carolina University, 2021-05-28)
    Background: There are patterns in contraceptive use among religious denominations, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, and many other factors. These trends in contraceptive use are due to hundreds of years of discrimination, ...
  • Temporal Leadership 

    Adgate, Joe (East Carolina University, 2021-04-23)
    The topic of leadership is common in today’s world, as the specific behaviors used to lead have been found to have an impact on a group’s successes and failures. Because work tasks typically have implicit or explicit ...

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