Student showcase winners honored

Student showcase winners honored

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 13:59
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The annual student project showcase drew an all-day crowd of faculty, students and staff at the annual project showcase in the Student Center April 25. Students presented and displayed more than 70 projects in business, communication, computer science, engineering, health care, and social sciences.

Judges chose one first-place project in each of SUNYIT’s seven academic departments, and two entries tied for first in the department of nursing & health professions:

Business Management

Student:          Stacey Smith

Major:              Business

Advisor:          Robert Edgell

Project:            EcoSpin Facility


Computer & Information Sciences

Student:          Collin Bachman

Major:              Computer Information Systems

Advisor:          Christopher Urban

Project:            "PennyPusher" -- Student Organization Asset Management


Communication & Humanities

Students:         Brandon Esola, John Young, Paul Lee

Major:              Communication & Information Design

Advisor:          Ibrahim Yucel

Project:            Identity Crisis


Engineering, Science & Mathematics

Student:          Jacob Hamlin

Major:              Mechanical Engineering

Advisor:          Daniel Jones

Project:            Redesign of a BMX Bicycle Hub


Engineering Technology

Student:          Darren Sponable, Leigh VanVolkenberg

Major:              Mechanical Engineering Technology

Advisor:          Daniel Jones

Project:            Ridiculous Recreational Vehicle Storage System


Nursing & Health Professions

Student:          Lori Puff

Major:              Nursing Administration

Advisor:          Maria Roche-Dean

Project:            Significance of High Reliability in Healthcare


Nursing & Health Professions

Student:          Yusuf Hadian

Major:              Health Information Management

Advisor:          Jerome Niyiroa

Project:            The structural analysis of general equivalence mappings between

ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-PCS


Social & Behavioral Sciences

Student:          Erin Luck, Lindsey Lamb, Kendra Wagstaff

Major:              Community & Behavioral Health

Advisor:          Joanne Joseph, Veronica Tichenor

Project:            Combat, Resiliency, and Post-traumatic Growth


Each winning team received a $50 cash prize and a certificate. Winning projects will be on display at the May 9 academic awards dinner in the Wildcat Field House.