Research and Outreach

2006-2007 Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis

 

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

John Crane (Mary Beth Pinto) - $700
“Psychographic and Lifestyle Segmentation of Teen Market Mavens”
 

Alexander Kazmierczak (James Kurre) - $700
“New Data Series to Improve the Erie Index of Leading Indicators”
 

2007-2008 Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis.

 

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Melanie Brewer (David Causgrove) - $681
“A Change in the Airline Industry: Customer Service and September 11, 2001”
 

Paul DeWolf (Frank DeWolf) - $700
“Mobile RFID Devices in the Retail Industry”
 

Angela Speck (Mary Beth Pinto and Phylis Mansfield) - $200
“Remote Gambling Study”

 

2008-2009 Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Melanie Brewer (David Causgrove) - $700
“A New Kind of Vote: The 18-25 Year Old Influence on the 2008 Presidential Election”

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
 

2009-2010 Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Derek Wagner (James Kurre) - $700
“What are the Determinants of Brain Drain in Erie County?”

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
 

2010-2011 Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

James Biebel (Pelin Bicen) - $700
“Apple™ or Orange? New Product Creativity from the Consumer’s Perspective”
 

Olivia Derby (David Doran) - $700
“Effects of U.S. GAAP vs. IFRS on Stock Trading Volume at Earnings Announcement Events”

 

 

2011 Undergraduate Student Fall Semester Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Melissa Hess (Mary Beth Pinto and Phylis Mansfield) - $700
“The Use of Social Media in Student Complaining Behavior”

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
 

John Curtin ( Fadi Abu-Farha) - $700
“Formability of Aluminium Alloy AA5083 at High Temperatures”
 

2012 Undergraduate Student Spring Semester Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Kassandra Barrett (Mary Beth Pinto) - $700
“Hybrid Learning Initiative for Black School of Business and Penn State Behrend”

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
 

Joshua Arner (E. George Walters) - $700
“Personal Computer to FPGA Data Interface”
 

2012 Undergraduate Student Fall Semester Research Grants


 
Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

 

Julie Heinl (Mary Beth Pinto) - $700
“The Effect of Social Media on Patient Satisfaction, Loyalty, Retention, and Word-of-Mouth Referrals: A Pre-Post Comparison”
 

Melissa Hess (Pelin Bicen and Michael Brown) - $700
“Embracing the Ever-Changing Role of Women”
 

2013 Undergraduate Student Spring Semester Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Steven Plumer (Peerasit Patankul) - $700
“Measurement of Project Portfolio Management Effectiveness”

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
 

2013 Undergraduate Student Fall Semester Research Grants

 

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Adrian Pinto (Hunter Holzhauer) - $700
“An Analysis of Popular Investment Hypotheses: Addressing the O’Brien Model and Other Theories”
 

Kourtney Walsh (Mary Beth Pinto) - $700
“Collaboration, Communication, Teamwork and Student Satisfaction: The use of Yammer in Higher Education”