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Supporting Peer Educators in First-Year Honors Seminars at Virginia Tech
(Michigan State University, in partnership with Pennsylvania State University and the Honors Education at Research Universities biennial conference, 2016)
First-year seminars help students transition to and get involved in college faster, which can result in higher academic achievement, stronger peer relationships, and deeper self-knowledge: elements of a more successful and ...
Examining Health Conditions as Predictors of Unmet Need in Older Adults
According to current research, unmet need for activities of daily living (ADLs) are associated with greater negative health outcomes in older adults. ADLs include eating, bathing, dressing, transferring from a bed or a ...
Neuroscience, Medicine, and Culture Diploma: Diploma Requirements Checksheet
(Virginia Tech, 2017)
This diploma is available to non‐Neuroscience majors only. Students pursuing an Honors Laureate: Neuroscience, Medicine, and Culture Diploma will earn a minimum of 30 honors credits across the Four Elements of an Honors Education.
Designing an Honors Peer Advising Center
(European Honors Council, 2017-10-18)
<p>...As we transition from honors program to college, our services are growing in scope and complexity, as are our responsibilities. We need a new way to provide reliable, personalized honors student support.</p> <p>Learning ...
Discussion Facilitation Techniques for Honors Peer Educators
(European Honors Council (EHC), 2017-04-28)
In the Virginia Tech Honors College, honors peer educators are students who apply to be the sole instructors for discussion-based classes, such as first-year seminars and reading seminars, for academic credit (Smith, 2016). ...
Potential Influential Factors of Cognitive Decline and Engagement in Participants of Adult Day Services
As the global population of older adults increases, so does the need for more affordable care taking services such as Adult Day Services (ADS) at Virginia Tech. Data collected over a 10-year period was assessed to understand ...
Presidential Global Scholars Program
(Virginia Tech, 2017)
Presidential Global Scholars Program credit fulfillment for a self-directed diploma
Adderall and Academia: How Amphetamine binds in the Human Norepinephrine Transporter Protein
Recently, there has been a drastic increase in the use of prescription stimulants by healthy individuals in academia – specifically with undergraduate college students. We wanted to answer why this was phenomenon was ...
Potential Opioid Addiction Therapeutics
Throughout the last thirty years, a severe opioid epidemic has arisen due to the excessive consumption and abuse of these addictive narcotics. Opioids are currently the best analgesic known to man, however the effects of ...
Analyzing the Presence of Unmet Need and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults
This paper works to examine and determine a relationship or association between unmet need from disability and depressive symptoms in older adults. The older adult population is extremely vulnerable to deteriorating quality ...