my capstone experience

Communication Studies: Ashley Finethy

Ashley's Capstone analyzed the the reality of "reality" television shows about teen pregnancy…

English: Jessica McLavey

Jessica's Capstone analyzed the relationship between Christopher McCandless, the subject of Jon Krakauer's book Into the Wild, and literature. She studied several of the works McCandless brought on his cross-country journey and concluded that they had great influence on his personal philosophy…

Child Development: Kate Callahan

Kate's Capstone project educated the students of the Windy Hill School about the process of creating a building and ultimately focused on the theme of community…

Business Administration: Amanda Kruszkowski

For her group Capstone, Amanda had to make decisions for a simulated airline based on marketing, advertising, human resources, operations and finance. All the components of business that she studied were integrated into one simulation…

Child Development: Ryan Martin

Ryan's Capstone focused on his internship at the New Hampshire Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), and his subsequent research on the use of corporal punishment and the developmental outcomes of children.…

English Education: Margaret McCarthy

Margaret's Capstone project focused on the elements of feminism found in Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology

Nursing: Sandra Guglielmi

Sandra's group Capstone project focused on raising awareness about the lack of a health education program at a local middle school…

Child Development: Aubree Lynde

The project took place during my student teaching and I was able to incorporate different activities and opportunities for the children based on their interests…

Exercise and Sport Sciences: Ryan Laperle

Since we were researching dominant and non-dominant ankles with two muscles each, and the two variables of latency time and intensity, we had a lot of data…

Graphic Design: Elizabeth Ryan

I spent the semester researching Irish art from 1800 to the mid 20th century, and synthesized my findings into a few key points focused on influential Irish paintings…

Biology: Noah Richard

I had to bring in all the skills I had learned over my four years here in order to create a useful study that actually brought in results…

Child Development: Kristen Romanko

I learned how to create activities and projects for a kindergarten class that centered around one big idea in the form of a long-term project…

Business Administration: Amber Richardson

I tend to be a very critical thinker in most cases, but thanks to my Capstone experience, I learned just how important it is to be creative…

Child Development: Elizabeth Cressman

The research portion of my Capstone consisted of a literature review based on the affects of sign language of both hearing and deaf children…