Coms Students Share Research at SSRIC Symposium

The Communication Studies Department is enormously proud of our students who are presenting their original research at the 47th Annual CSU SSRIC Social Science Student Symposium (S4). The symposium is scheduled to be conducted in an online format via Zoom on May 5, 2022.

Marie St. James (COMS major, pictured above) is presenting her co-authored project titled: The Effect of Framing a COVID-Related Protocol Message on Intentions to Wear a Mask and Willingness to Repost. This project was originally conducted with fellow students, Savannah DeBaets, Ava Schafbuch, and Joe Wyrsch in Dr. Adams Coms 312 Winter 2022 course. *Recipient of the McCall Award for Best Undergraduate Paper, which includes a $500 stipend + Recipient of the Runner-Up Award for Best Use of Data. 

Sierra Seratti (COMS major, pictured above) is presenting her project titled: Diving into Disgust: An Analysis of New Girl. This project was originally conducted in Dr. Adams Coms 384 Winter 2022 course. 

All projects were conducted during the past year and in each case, students gathered quantitative data and wrote up their findings in a report suitable for a conference presentation. The symposium represents a CSU-wide research competition for students organized by the Social Science Research and Instructional Center.

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