Stockton Graduate Student Research Symposium Open to Public, Prospective Students on Dec. 5

For Immediate Release


Contact:         Maryjane Briant
                        News and Media Relations Director
                        Galloway, N.J. 08205
                        (609) 652-4593

Galloway, N.J. - Members of the public, prospective students and their families, and the Stockton community are invited to a unique educational and networking event, the 2016 Graduate Research Symposium to be held on Monday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center Event Room on the Galloway campus.

“We celebrate the diversity and innovativeness of the research presented this evening, and promote interdisciplinary research conversations among the campus community,” said AmyBeth Glass, director of Graduate Enrollment Management. “This symposium is celebration of the journey and accomplishments of our graduate students who have engaged in research within the past year. We encourage you to attend the sessions, view the posters, and ask these remarkable scholars about their personal journey.”

The presenters include students from eight distinct programs: American Studies, Business Administration, Communication Disorders, Computational Science, Criminal Justice, Environmental Science, Nursing and Occupational Therapy. Their projects, explained through oral and poster presentations, signify their commitments to practitioner-based research and academic excellence. 

A few examples of the research projects include:  A Time for Change: Civil Rights in South Jersey;  Sexual Assaults on College Campuses:  A Nationwide Study Using UCR & Clery Data; Cellphone Usage, Practices & Attitudes Across Generations; Modeling the Pharmacokinetic Properties of Crestor using Computational Estimation and Simulation Processing; Enhancing Self-Regulation Skills in Preschool Environments with Collaborative Teacher and Staff Professional Development and Biodiversity in Oyster Farms.

Stockton University has 14 graduate degree programs. For more information, visit