Conference Program

8:45 - 9:45 am Registration, and Breakfast in Student Campus Center 105

Session 1 in Student Campus Center 105

9:45- 10:00 am Welcome from the Conference Organizers and Introduction of the Keynote Speaker:

  • Kasia Pawelek, Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Swati DebRoy, Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Lukasz Pawelek, Assistant Professor of Spanish and German
  • Carey Fitzgerald, Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Jody Thompson, Assistant Professor of Psychology
10:00 - 10:45 am

Los Alamos National Laboratory

  • Sara Del Valle, Deputy Group Leader for the Information Systems and Modeling Group
10:45 - 11:15 am

Department of Anesthesia, Nova Southeastern University

  • Shane McDonald, Assistant Program Director and Assistant Professor
11:15 - 11:45 am

Coggin College of BusinessUniversity of North Florida

  •  Chiradip Chatterjee, Assistant Professor of Economics
11:45 am- 12:45 pm Lunch and Networking Break

Session 2

12:45 - 1:05 pm 




1:05 - 1:45 pm 

Honors Program, summer research, grants, Fulbright applications

  • Juanita (Babet) Villena-Alvarez, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (Interim), Professor of French, Spanish, and Global Studies

Graduate School Workshop and Q&A Session 

  • Jody Thompson, Assistant Professor of Psychology
1:45 – 2:00 pm Networking Break with Refreshments

Session 3 in Student Campus Center 105

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina Wilmington

  • Indranil Ghosh, Associate Professor of Statistics
2:30 – 3:00 pm

Department of Nursing and Heath Professions, University of South Carolina Beaufort

  • Kimberly Dudas, Dean of School of Professions
3:00-4:00 pm

Student and Alumni Presentations:

  • Ashlan Prince, Graduate Student in Clinical Psychology M.S. Program, University of South Carolina Aiken (3:00-3:20 pm)
  • Austin Mishoe, USCB Alumni, Data Scientist, Medical University of South Carolina (3:20-3:40 pm)
  • Christopher Griffin, Student in the Department of Mathematics and Computational Science, University of South Carolina Beaufort (3:40-4:00pm)