GLS Students - 2007 Final Projects

Fall 2007

All fall 2007 final project defenses have been completed. Congratulations ! !

Kimi Faxon, Kate Newcomer, Dr. Mark Gaskill

Katharine Newcomer successfully defended her final project titled "What Lives in the Living Room" onTuesday, November 20, 2007 at 2:30 pm in Bear Hall, Room 110. Pictured are Kimi Faxon (Reader), Kate, and Dr. Mark Gaskill (Project Director).

Dr. Dennis, Ben Botero, Dr. Mount

Ben Boterosuccessfully defended his final project titled "Ninety Miles to Freedom: The Journey of Ismael" onMonday, November 26, 2007 at 5 pm inBear Hall, Room 208.Pictured are Dr. Dennis (Project Director), Ben, and Dr. Mount (Reader).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Debra Jacobs, Kimi Faxon

Debra Jacobs successfully defended her final project titled "Recovery" onTuesday, November 27, 2007 at 2:30 pm inBear Hall, Room110 (GLS conference room).Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (Reader), Debra, and Kimi Faxon (Project Director).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Judith Huffman, Kimi Faxon

Judith Huffman successfully defended her final project titled "Breathing Techniques" onTuesday, November 27, 2007 at 4:30 pm inBear Hall, Room110 (GLS conference room).Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (Reader), Judith, and Kimi Faxon (Project Director).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Amy Shelton, Ray Mize

Amy Shelton successfully defended her final project titled "'I'm Good at What I Do:' The Life of Master Sergeant Christopher A. Basile, A Vietnam Veteran" onThursday, November 29, 2007 at 7 pm inLeutze Hall, Room138.Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (Reader), Amy, and Ray Mize (Project Director).

Dr. Eleanor Covan, Nancy Cowdrey, Elizabeth Fugate-Whitlock

Nancy Cowdrey successfully defended her final project titled "Exploring Lifelong Learning Survey Methods at the University of North Carolina Wilmington" onThursday, December 6, 2007 at 10 am in Bear Hall, Room 206. Pictured are Dr. Eleanor Covan (Project Director), Nancy, and Elizabeth Fugate-Whitlock (Reader).

Dr. Rod Hagley, Lisa Williams, Dr. Elizabeth Hines

Lisa Williams successfully defended her final project titled "Farming Organic in North Carolina: Outlook, Economics, and Support for the Transition from Conventional Crop Agriculture" onFriday, December 7, 2007 at 11 am in DeLoach Hall, Room 120. Pictured are Dr. Rod Hagley (Reader), Lisa, and Dr. Elizabeth Hines (Project Director).

Dr. Herb Berg, Lisa Moye, Dr. Anne Russell

Lisa Moye successfully defended her final project titled "Nightlight Savings Time: The Making of" onFriday, December 7, 2007 at 1 pm in Leutze Hall, Room 132. Pictured are Dr. Herb Berg (Project Director), Lisa, and Dr. Anne Russell (Reader).

Summer 2007

Both scheduled summer 2007 final project defenses have been completed. Congratulations ! !

(No photo available) Jennifer Allen successfully defended her final project titled "Meatloaf, Misery, and the American Housewife: The Image of the American Woman in the 1950s" onWednesday, July 25, 2007 at 3 pm in the Math and Science Building Conference Room, Coastal Carolina Community College, 444 Western Boulevard, Jacksonville, NC.

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Steven Rosing, Ray Mize

Steven Rosing successfully defended his final project titled "Boundless Commencements; A Walk in the World of A.R. Ammons" onMonday, June 25, 2007 at 10 am in Leutze Hall, Room 127. Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (reader), Steve, and Ray Mize (project director).


Spring 2007

All spring 2007 final project defenses have been completed. Congratulations ! !

Dr. Clyde McDaniel, Rodney Jackson, Dr. Mike Wentworth

Rodney D. Jackson successfully defended his final project titled "Children's Ministry: Breaking the Cycle of Child Negligence" onFriday, March 2, 2007 at 2 pm in the GLS Conference Room, Bear 105. Pictured are Dr. Clyde McDaniel (reader), Rodney, and Dr. Mike Wentworth (project director).

Steve Vernon, Jaime Owens, and Dr. Mike Wentworth

Jaime Owens successfully defended her final project titled "Death of a King" onWednesday, March 28, 2007 at 3 pm in Bear Hall, Room 106.Pictured are Steve Vernon (project director), Jaime, and Dr. Mike Wentworth (reader).

Dr. Jenny Yates, Russell Heiland, Dr. Tom MacLennan

Russell Heiland successfully defended his final project titled "Inner Vision and Synchronicity: Dream Work as Taught by Charles Fillmore and the Carl Jung" onMonday, April 9, 2007 at 3:30 pm in Bear Hall, Room 103. Pictured are Dr. Jenny Yates (project director), Russell, and Dr. Tom MacLennan (reader).

Dr. Sam Murrell, Tammy Graham, Dr. Clyde McDaniel

Tammy Graham successfully defended her final project titled "1898 and the Anomie of Young African American Males in Wilmington, North Carolina" onMonday, April 23, 2007 at 1:30 pm in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room located in Bear 105).Pictured are Dr. Sam Murrell (project director), Tammy, and Dr. Clyde McDaniel (reader).


Dr. William McCarthy, Kerry Schwallenberg, Dr. Mike Wentworth

Kerry Schwallenberg successfully defended her final project titled "A Sailor's Life: The Day to Day Experiences in the United States Navy from 1794-1860" onMonday, April 23, 2007 at 4 pm in Leutze Hall, Room 104.Pictured are Dr. William McCarthy (project director), Kerry, and Dr. Mike Wentworth (reader).

Ashley Bethea, Dr. John Rice, Dr. Carol Highsmith

Ashley Bethea successfully defended her final project titled "African American Women: The Disregarded and Neglected Artist" onWednesday, April 25, 2007 at 3 pm in Bear Hall, Room 106. Pictured are Ashley, Dr. John Rice (project director) and Dr. Carole Highsmith (reader).

Dr. Joann Mount, Kimberly Small, Dr. Peter Thomas

Kimberly Small successfully defended her final project titled "Manuela Saenz: A Biographical Comparison as Woman, Lover, and Liberator" onWednesday, April 25, 2007 at 4 pm in Leutze Hall, Room 104. Pictured are Dr. Joann Mount (reader), Kimberly, and Dr. Peter Thomas (project director).

Travis Newkirk, Dr. James Johnson, Dr. Mike Wentworth

Travis Newkirk successfully defended his final project titled "Commodification of African American Culture and Hip-Hop" onFriday, April 27, 2007 at 1:15 pm in Bear Hall, Room 102. Pictured are Travis, Dr. James Johnson (reader), and Dr. Mike Wentworth (project director).

Dr. Anne Russell, Chris (in absential), Dr. Mike Wentworth

Chris Henderson successfully defended his final project titled "Gross Domestic Product" onFriday, April 27, 2007 at 2:30 pm in Bear Hall, Room 102. Pictured are Dr. Anne Russell (reader), Chris (in absentia), and Dr. Mike Wentworth (project director).

Bill Dinome, Mikel Peterson, and Steve Vernon

Mikel Peterson successfully defended his final project titled "The Riverpointe Pilot" onMonday, April 30, 2007 at 2 pm in UNCW's Randall Auditorium. Pictured are Bill Dinome (reader), Mikel, and Steve Vernon (project director).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Andrea Lucie

Andrea Lucie successfully defended her final project titled "Deception Has Five Stars: My Life in Chile During and After the Military Coup" onMonday, April 30, 2007 at 6:30 pm in Leutze Hall, Room 127. Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (project director) and Andrea. Dr. Pat Lerch (reader) was unable to attend the final project defense.

(No photo available) Jonathan Watkins successfully defended his final project titled "Northern Grits: The Writing of a Play" onMonday, April 30, 2007 at 7 pm in the Media Center at Heide Trask High School in Rocky Point, North Carolina. Pictured are Jonathan and Steve Vernon (project director). Ray Mize (reader) was unable to attend the final project defense.


Steve Vernon, Barbara McDougald, Larry Ferrell

Barbara McDougald successfully defended her final project titled "Collage of Love" onTuesday, May 1, 2007 at 5 pm in the Heatherly Conference Room, Administration Building, Coastal Caroling Community College, 444 Western Boulevard, Jacksonville, NC. Pictured are Steve Vernon (reader), Barbara, and Larry Ferrell (project director).

Dr. Jenny Yates, Timothy Corbett, Dr. Elizabeth HinesTimothy Corbett successfully defended his final project titled "The Need for Accessible Transportation for the Physically Challenged and Elderly. The Making of Ivory's Accessible Transport Service, Inc." onThursday, May 10, 2007 at 11 am in DeLoach Hall, Room 120. Pictured are Dr. Jenny Yates (reader), Timothy, and Dr. Elizabeth Hines (project director).

Last Update: February 1,2008


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