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Hollidaysburg Student Part of IUP Summer Scholars Program

 

Last updated 10/4/2019 at 9:20am

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Sarah Everett of Hollidaysburg was part of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics sixth annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program.

Sarah Everett of Hollidaysburg was part of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics sixth annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program.

Everett, daughter of Stephanie and Steve Everett, is a member of Cook Honors College. She is a communications media graduate and an August graduate of the strategic communications, Master of Science at IUP. She is a 2015 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School.

At IUP, Everett is a dean's list student and a Sutton Scholar. She is a member of the IUP Symphony Orchestra, Red Flag Poetry, IUP's Swoop Productions and member of WIUP-FM.

In the RESS program, Everett conducted research with Dr. Mark Piwinsky on her project, titled "Twitterverse and Gender: Examining Perceptions of Gender in Political Tweets."

Students worked in either IUP research laboratories or in the field for a 10-week period with an IUP faculty mentor.

The program included events such as the "Presenter Pizza Series" where students presented their research; professional development events where students were given tips and resources for resume writing and poster presenting; and a concluding event with keynote speaker Dr. Douglas Kupas '86, the Director of Pennsylvania's Emergency Medical Services.

IUP is a member of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education

 

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