Undergraduate Research Scholarship and Creativity Activities

MISSION STATEMENT

The responsibilities and functions of the URSCA committee are to promote, recognize, assess, improve and celebrate the successes of undergraduate research activities on our campus. It serves the President and Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, the faculty and the students of Emporia State University.

The primary activities include:

  1. Assisting in the planning and managing the ESU Research and Creativity Day
  2. Organizing and managing the ESU Summer Research Program (ESURP)


Undergraduate Research Scholarship and Creative Activities (URSCA)
2017-18 Committee Members:


Name

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Position

Service Ending

Brenda Wiggins 

Recorder

ex officio

Gary Wyatt

Assoc. Provost and Director of Honors College

ex officio

Richard Sleezer

Associate Dean, LAS

ex officio

David McKenzie, Biology

LAS-Science

May 2019

Claudia Aguirre-MendezPhysical Sciences

LAS-Science

May 2019

Dawn McConkieMusic

LAS-Nonscience

May 2019

Brice Obermeyer (URSCA Chair), Sociology/Anthropology

LAS-Nonscience

May 2018

Jeffrey Muldoon, Business

School of Business

May 2019

Jun Yu, Business

School of Business May 2019

Katie King, Psychology

Teachers College May 2019

Paul LuebbersHealth, Physical Education and Recreation

Teachers College May 2018

Caylie Ratzlaff, ASG-Appointed Student representative

Student May 2018

Open

Student May 2018

Open

Student May 2018

Open

Student May 2018







Membership Composition, Selection and Length of terms:

The Undergraduate Research Committee shall consist of fourteen (14) members.

Two (2) ex officio members who will serve as administrative liaisons  : 1) The Dean or Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and 2) the Director of the University Honors Program. 

Eight (8) faculty who will be appointed by the Provost and serve two year terms: Four (4) representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, two (2) the School of Business, and (2) the Teachers College. 

Four (4) undergraduate students:  one (1) appointed by the Associate Student Government and three (3) appointed by the members of the committee. All will serve one-year terms