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APRIL 19-21, 2022



The Fourth Annual UAGC Research Symposium is hosted jointly by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Forbes School of Business & Technology, in collaboration with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. This three-day virtual event features presentations from current University of Arizona Global Campus students and recent Ashford University alumni. Presenters will discuss the research they have proposed or completed during their academic program or findings from a Capstone project. 

Presenting at the Research Symposium is an excellent way for students and recent alumni to share their expertise in a topic and engage with peers, staff, and faculty around their research interests.  We invite you as a member of the UAGC community to join us for the live virtual presentations listed below.
Please visit the e-Posters presented by UAGC students and alumni.

Research Symposium Timeline

  • April 19-21 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. MT - live research presentations

2022 Research Symposium Presentation Schedule

12:20 - 12:50 MDT
Groupware for Collaborative Content Creation and Curation: #JournalingJourney Francisco Palacio
Mountain Time
Tuesday, April 19
Wednesday, April 20
Thursday, April 21
10:00 - 10:30 MDT
Confidence Issues During Athletic Injury Recovery
Rachel Hoeft
The Lived Experience of Perseverance and Degree Achievement for First-Generation Hispanic College Students
Nancy Martin
School Leadership and its Influence on Charter School Teachers
Trenton Watson
10:30 - 10:35 MDT
10:35 - 11:05 MDT

The NCAA and the Academic Impacts on Big Time Sports
Jacinda Conrad

Exploratory Case Study of Child Welfare Workers Perceptions of Father Involvement in Permanency Planning for Children
Michelle Gill
Black Women Who Emerged from Generational Poverty and Transitioned into Executive Positions
Gina Fromer
11:05 - 11:10 MDT
11:10 - 11:40 MDT

Retirement Insecurities from a Baby Boomers’ Perspective: A Qualitative Case Study of Seniors Returning to College
Susanne Carlsen

The Perceptions of the Challenges Ex-Violent Offenders with Children Face Reentering Society
Jacqueline Andrews
An Examination of Emotional Management Embedded Teacher Professional Development
Michael Robinson
11:40 - 11:45 MDT
11:45 - 12:15 MDT

Occupational Burnout and Work-life Balance Strategies Among Chaplains
Jonathan Ochoa

Native Americans’ Perceptions of Federal Assistance for Coronavirus 2020: A Case Study
Boyd Miller
12:15 - 12:20 MDT
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