Dr. Marianne Flood and five honors nursing students were invited to present their research, “Student Attitudes towards Working with Older Adults” as a poster presentation at the 7th annual
Research Day at the College of St. Elizabeth on October 16, 2012. They have also been invited to present their research at the Northeast Honors Regional Conference in Philadelphia in April,
Social and Behavioral Science
Professor of Sociology, Vânia Penha-Lopes organized and presided over the special session in honor of the late Afro-Brazilian activist Abdias Nascimento at the XI Congress of the Brazilian
Studies Association (BRASA) at the University of Urbana-Campaign on September 6-8. She also moderated a session on religiosity in urban spaces and attended the meeting of the executive
committee of BRASA.