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Conference Program

8:45 - 9:45 am Registration, and Breakfast in Student Campus Center 105

Session 1 in Student Campus Center 105

9:45- 10:00 am Welcome from the Conference Organizers:

  • Kasia Pawelek, Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Swati DebRoy, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • Lukasz Pawelek, Assistant Professor of Spanish and German
  • Juanita Villena-Alvarez, Professor of Spanish and French
Introduction of the Keynote Speaker

  • Al M. Panu, Chancellor of the University of South Carolina Beaufort
10:00 - 10:30 am KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
University of South Carolina Beaufort

  • Eric Skipper, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
10:30 - 11:00 am

Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Carolina

  • Jason O'KaneAssociate Professor and Associate Graduate Director
11:00 - 11:30 am

Humanities, University of South Carolina Beaufort

  • Brent Morris, Associate Professor of HistoryChair
11:30 am- 12:30 pm Lunch and Networking Break

Session 2 in Student Campus Center 105

12:30 - 1:30 pm 

College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University

  • Dominik Ochocinski

Humanities, University of South Carolina Beaufort

  • Juanita Villena-Alvarez
1:30 – 1:45 pm Networking Break with Refreshments

Session 3 in Student Campus Center 105

1:45 - 2:15 pm

AT Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona and  Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.

  • Faith Polkey, Regional Director of Medical Education and Chief of Pediatrics 
2:15 – 2:45 pm

Mathematics, University of North Florida

  • Beyza Aslan, Associate Professor of Mathematics
2:45-4:00 pm Student and Alumni Presentations:
Sarah Tobin
Alumni, University of South Carolina Beaufort (2:45-3:00 pm) Patrick NiehausAlumni, Systems and Software Engineer, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (3:00-3:15 pm) Bradshaw McKinneyStudent in the Department of Natural Sciences, University of South Carolina Beaufort (3:15-3:30 pm) TBD (3:30-3:45 pm) TBD (3:45-4:00 pm)