B-CU students excel at Florida Academy of Sciences conference

Bethune-Cookman students and faculty are shown at the Florida Academy of Sciences conference.

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) students in the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics earned four top awards at the Florida Academy of Sciences Annual Conference last month in Melbourne. The conference was hosted by the Florida Institute of Technology.

Here are the submissions from B-CU students and faculty mentors.

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Oral Presentation: “Effects of super-bloom conditions on zooplankton density in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida’’; Student: Jonathan Johnson. Faculty mentor: Sarah Krejci

Honorable Mention Undergraduate Student Oral Presentation: “Examining zooplankton density related to seasonal and water quality conditions in the Halifax River Lagoon, Florida”; Student: Lakean McGregor; Faculty mentor: Sarah Krejci

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation: “Determining spatial and temporal water quality changes in the Halifax River Lagoon, Florida”; Student: Jehmia Williams; Faculty mentors: Sarah Krejci and Juan Calderon

Honorable Mention Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation; “Feeding Selectivity of juvenile seahorses on wild zooplankton during early development”; Students: Alyssa Stubbs and Vikash Bisram; Faculty mentor: Sarah Krejci



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