Graduate Liberal Studies Program

Student Projects and Final Project Defenses

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Final Project Defenses

Fall 2017

All Fall 2017 final project defenses are complete. Congratulations!

Tieanna Burton-Sharp successfully defended her final project titled "The Shaping, Manipulation, and Self-Definement of Bisexual Identity Development: A Critical Analysis Through Lived Experiences" at 3:00 pm, Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Jennifer Hartsfield successfully defended her final project titled "Examining the Mysticism of the World Tree and Global Interfaith Values in Cultivating Peace" at 8:00 am, Monday, November 27, 2017 via WebEx.

Mikkel Lysne successfully defended his final project titled "Selflessness and Meditation in Christianity and Buddhism" at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Joseph Parrish successfully defended his final project titled "The Introverted Public School Teacher at the Secondary Level" at 1:00 pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Dawn Pilgram-Dunn successfully defended her final project titled "A Day in the Life of a Mediator" at 3:30 pm, Monday, November 20, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Holli Terrell-Cavalluzzi successfully defended her final project titled "Mother, Red, and a Wolf" at 12:30 pm, Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 105.

Carol Wolf successfully defended her final project titled "Personal Finance for American Life" at 10:00 am, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 via WebEx.

Summer 2017

There were no final project defenses for Summer 2017.

Spring 2017

All Spring 2017 final project defenses are complete. Congratulations!

Amy Anderson successfully defended her final project titled "Feeling and Filling Space: A Finnish Art Experience and Gas Station Discos" at 10:00 am, Monday, April 17, 2017 in Randall Library 2005.

Erin Ball successfully defended her final project titled "The Haunting of A Golden Baby" at 3:30 pm, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 102.

Paige Gruetter successfully defended her final project titled "The Pursuit of Native American Land: The Origins and Sociocultural Effects of Reservations" at 12:30 pm, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 164.

Kristen Nice successfully defended her final project titled "Common Threads" at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 106.

Gabriel Reich successfully defended his final project titled "The Specter Project: Building a Video Game" at 2:00 pm, Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Randall Library 2005.

Sameon West successfully defended his final project titled "The Way of Escape through the Eastern Gate" at 9:00 am, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Randall Library 2005.

Jasmine White successfully defended her final project titled "Has Social Media Become the New Outlet to Influence, Converge and Even Set Beauty Standards?" at 10:00 am, Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Bear Hall, Room 102.


Points of Interest

The Fall/Summer 2017 orientation was held from 11:30 - 1 pm, Monday, August 14, 2017, in Randall Hall, Room 2005. Please click the link (underlined) to view the video of this workshop.

The Fall 2017 workshop was held from 6 - 8 pm, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Randall Library, Room 2005. Please click the link (underlined) to view the video of this workshop.

The Spring 2017 orientation was held from 3 - 5 pm, Friday, January 6, 2017, in Teaching Lab, Room 1053. Please click the link (underlined) to view the video of this workshop.

The Spring 2017 workshop was held from 6 - 8 pm, Thursday, January 20, 2016, in Randall Library, Room 2005. Please click the link (underlined) to view the video of this workshop.

Last Updated: December 5, 2017