MALS Final Projects -- 2008

All 2008 final project defenses are complete. CONGRATULATIONS!


Fall 2008

Dave Monahan, Terry Linehan, Andrew Hulse

Terry J. Linehan successfully defended his final project titled "A Feature Length Theatrical Screenplay: 'Deep Dark Water' " at 3 pm on Friday, September 12, 2008 in King Hall, Room 104. Pictured are Dave Monahan (director), Terry, and Andrew Hulse (Reader).

Dr. Mika Elovaara, Melanie Canfield, Dr. Mike Wentworth

Melanie L. Canfield successfully defended her final project titled "Humorous Genes: Funny Stories from my Life" at 4 pm on Friday, November 14, 2008 in Westside Hall, Room 1017. Pictured are Dr. Mika Elovaara (reader), Melanie, and Dr. Mike Wentworth (director).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Page Wingfield, Dr. Eleanor Covan

Page L. Wingfield successfully defended her final project titled "Meanwhile I Keep Dancing...through the Older Years" at 11 am on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 in Leutze Hall, Room 107. Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (reader), Page, and Dr. Ellie Covan (director).

Dr. Melissa Van Kirk, Iris Derrick, Dr. Diane Melroy

Iris G. Derrick successfully defended her final project titled "One Voice: Twenty-Five Years of Child Advocacy"at 11 am, Monday, December 1, 2008, in Bear Hall, Room 102. Pictured are Dr. Melissa Van Kirk (director), Iris, and Dr. Diane Melroy (reader).

Dr. Anthony James, George Wigglesworth, Dr. Larry Ferrell

George E. Wigglesworth successfully defended his final project titled "What Did You Do During the War, Pop-Pop?" at 3:30 pm, Wednesday, December 3, 2008 in the President's Boardroom, the Admin Building, at Coastal Carolina Community College, Jacksonville, NC. Pictured are Dr. Anthony James (director), George, and Dr. Larry Ferrell (reader).

Dr. Jenny Yates, Dan Noonan, Dr. Don Habibi

Daniel Q. Noonan successfully defended his final project titled "To Any Place That Is Wild: The Way of John Muir" at 5 pm, Wednesday, December 3, 2008 in Randall Library, Room 2005. Pictured are Dr. Jenny Yates (director), Dan, and Dr. Don Habibi (reader).


Summer 2008

Dr. Herb Berg, Stephen Giusto, Dr. Mike Wentworth

Stephen V. Giusto successfully defended his final project titled "The Revolution of the 60s: An Unwitting Witness" at 1 pm on Monday, July 21, 2008 in Bear Hall, Room 105. Pictured are the GLS Director, Dr. Herb Berg, Stephen, and Dr. Mike Wentworth (director). Dr. Mika Elovaara (reader) was out of the country at the time.

Kindra Steenerson, Abby Jordan, Dr. Herb Berg

Abby B. Jordan successfully defended her final project titled "The Fruition of Female Sexuality, One Living Room at a Time"at 1 pm on Monday, June 30, 2008 in Bear Hall, Room 208. Pictured are Kindra Steenerson (director), Abby, and Dr. Herb Berg (reader).


Spring 2008

Dr. Ann Conner, Gail Guthrie, Dr. Jenny Yates

Gail Guthrie successfully defended her final project titled "Personal Effects: Assaying the Spirit Within the Material" at 1:30 pm, Tuesday, April 22, 2008 in the Sunset Beach Room of UNCW's Fisher Student Center. Pictured are Dr. Ann Conner (director), Gail, and Dr. Jenny Yates (reader).

Dr. Elizabeth Hines, Jeannine Leary, Dr. Mike Wentworth

Jeanine Leary successfully defended her final project titled "Burial Traditions -- How We Say Goodbye" at 4 pm, Wednesday, April 23, 2008 in DeLoach Hall, Room 120. Pictured are Dr. Elizabeth Hines (director), Jeannine, and Dr. Mike Wentworth (reader).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Kris Jacobs, Kimi Faxon

Kris Jacobs successfully defended his final project titled "The Long Way Home, or Just Another Road Song"at 2 pm, Thursday, April 24, 2008 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room located in Bear 105). Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (director), Kris, and Kimi Faxon (reader).

Dr. Mika Elovaara, Josh Shelton, Dr. Mike Wentworth

Josh Shelton successfully defended his final project titled "We Are Who We Are Because We Were Who We Were: A Collegiate Memoir" at 6 pm, Friday, April 25, 2008 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room located in Bear 105). Pictured are Dr. Mika Elovaara (reader), Josh, and Dr. Mike Wentworth (director).

Zachary Moser, Dr. Walter Conser

Zachary Moser successfully defended his final project titled "Race and History in the American Methodist Church in the South" at 10 am, Monday, April 28, 2008 in Bear Hall, Room 102. Pictured are Zachary and Dr. Walter Conser (director). Dr. Harris (reader) was unable to attend the defense.

Dr. Nelson Reid, Hilda Maness, Dr. Frank Ainsley

Hilda Maness successfully defended her final project titled "Living with Scieroderma: Four People's Personal Stories About Coping with this Incurable Disease" at 3 pm, Monday, April 28, 2008 in DeLoach Hall, Room 120. Pictured are Dr. Nelson Reid (reader), Hilda, and Dr. Frank Ainsley (director).

Dr. Sue Combs, Stacey Pye, Dr. Linda Mechling

Stacey Pye successfully defended her final project titled "Dancing with Disabilities"at 3:10 pm, Monday, April 28, 2008 in Trask Coliseum, Room 117. Pictured are Dr. Sue Combs (director), Stacey, and Dr. Linda Mechling (reader).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Laura Thiedemann, Dr. Anne Russell

Laura Thiedemann successfully defended her final project titled "Bionic Women: How Cosmetic Surgery Is Changing the Modern Female" at 4:30 pm, Monday, April 28, 2008 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room located in Bear 105). Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (reader), Laura, and Dr. Anne Russell (director).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Bryan Chambrello, Dr. Jenny Yates

Bryan Chambrello successfully defended his final project titled "Grey Area" at 5:30 pm, Tuesday, April 29, 2008 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room located in Bear 105). Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (director), Bryan, and Dr. Jenny Yates (reader).

Dr. Bob Blundo and Barron Thelmon

Barron Thelmon successfully defended his final project titled "Youth Work in the Community Center Setting" at 9 am, Thursday, May 1, 2008 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room located in Bear 105). Pictured are Dr. Bob Blundo (director) and Barron. Dr. Elovaara (reader) was unable to attend the defense.

Last Update: May 15, 2009


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