The Academic Symposium, an annual celebration of campus scholarship and research, occurred on April 15-16, 2015. The Symposium featured an evening Keynote Address by Dr. Christopher Nolan from Azusa Pacific University on April 15 entitled “The Cost of College and the Cost of Discipleship”. On April 16, academic research and scholarship from a wide variety of topics and fields was presented on posters, through oral presentations, and panel discussions.
Visit the Academic Symposium websiteto see the list of topics, times, and locations, and visit the Symposium Archiveto see photos, videos, and topics from past years. For more photos of the 2015 Symposium, please visit ENC’s Facebook page.
Dr. Christopher Noble of Azusa Pacific University gives the keynote address
Samantha Williams discusses her poster entitled “Plaque Morphology and Thickness in Psoriasis Vulgaris Associated with Therapeutic Response “
Krystal Holl with her poster on grant writing in the social work field
Yahalael Carter talks about the effects of meat on the human body
Testing out a video game through a 3D virtual reality created by CJ Holt
Jessica McCaffery and her poster comparing the personality of actress Emma Watson with her character of Hermionie Granger in the Harry Potter series
Dr. Phil LaFountain (religion and philosophy) kicks off the oral presentations discussing holiness and identity
Amy Wetzel analyzes sexism in the 1950s-based TV shows “Mad Men” and “Masters of Sex”
Business students discuss their market entry plan for bringing Five Guys to Ireland
In the Faculty Lounge, Dr. Karen Henck discusses St. Thomas More’s “Utopia”
Seniors graduating with Honors in just a few weeks received their cords at a closing banquet. Pictured with Provost Dr. Timothy Wooster, Dr. Carrie Read Spray (Chemistry), and Dr. Pierre-Richard Cornely (Engineering)