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    • Supporting Peer Educators in First-Year Honors Seminars at Virginia Tech 

      Smith, Amber Zoe (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 ...
    • Presidential Global Scholars Program 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017)
      Presidential Global Scholars Program credit fulfillment for a self-directed diploma
    • Neuroscience, Medicine, and Culture Diploma: Diploma Requirements Checksheet 

      Unknown author (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.
    • Discussion Facilitation Techniques for Honors Peer Educators 

      Smith, Amber Zoe (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). ...
    • Designing an Honors Peer Advising Center 

      Smith, Amber Zoe (European Honors Council, 2017-10-18)

      ...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.

      Learning ...

    • Increasing Equity and Decreasing Costs for Medicare Access and Treatment 

      Bourret, Kira; Cironi, Kate; Guzinski, Max; Huaman, Jonathan; Jones, P'trice; Mitchell, Shannon; Scott, Reilly; Slinde, Neil; Smith, Brett; Wear, Robert; Lewis, Stephanie N. (2018-05)
      In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a bill that established Medicare. Since then, the medical needs and structure of our society have changed in many ways. But does our current medical care and payment ...
    • Examining Health Conditions as Predictors of Unmet Need in Older Adults 

      Broshkevitch, Anna; Cáceres, Madeleine; Foley, Carolyn; Vipperman, Drew (2018-12)
      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 ...
    • Potential Influential Factors of Cognitive Decline and Engagement in Participants of Adult Day Services 

      Elms, Lauren; Hayes, Catherine; Shelburne, William (2018-12)
      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 ...