The Inaugural University of Charleston I3 (Ideas, Invention, Innovation) event offered a day of competition, as students and faculty presented projects in the categories of products, innovative process, service or project, innovative work of art, design, performance or creation, research and a non-competitive category as well.
The presentations were the final step in the competition, where students, faculty and staff competed for a total of $20,000 in prizes.
The winners of the event were announced at the University’s EagleFest 2.0 event that evening.
4th place — Eden Garrett - “The Glass House”
3rd place — Haylie Maciel, Bria Lovejoy, Rebekah Martin, Amy Winebrenner, Amy Hairston - “Child Care Retention Strategies for Local Nurses”
2nd place — Tim Niyogusaba - “Golden Eagle Network”
1st place — Obiechina Ezekwesili and Jacob Madison - “Reach Health”
4th place — Mallorie Mize — “The Battles We Face”
3Rd place — Brandon Michael Godinich, Kelsey Matusic, Amy Hu, Lindsay Jones, Mercedes Cartwright, Sommer Dilly, Amanda Whittman — “Showtime Zoo”
2nd place- Rija Saleem — “Read between the Lights”
1St place — Rachel Cokeley — “Untiltled”
4th place- Obiechina Ezekwesili — “TaperFade”
3rd place- Dana Ciarrocchi, Douglas Criado, Victoria Oyewole — “URCovered”
2nd place — Allyssa Covert — “Fire Safety Innovations”
1st place — Andrew Van Deusen — “Study Lex”
4th place- Amanda Whittman — “The Prevalence of Four Types of Intestinal Parasistes in Felis Catus in Two Neighboring West Virginia States”
3rd place — Mackenna Boone — “Measure of Bacterial Burden in Bordetella Pertussis Infection in Context of Vaccination and Mutant Toxin Strains”
2nd place — Josiah Richardson — “The Effects of Flooding in both Plant Growth and Heterotrophic Bacterial Counts in Soil”
1st place — Malaika Woody — “Effect of Human Multivitamin on Plant Germination and Growth”
3rd place — Mike Bayly — “Motivating Voters through Fear and Anger: Donald Trump’s Effective Use of Mortality Salience in the 2016 Presidential Election”
2nd place — Rebecca Linger — “Burkholderia cenocepacia LipE: Developing New Strategies to Combat a Pan-resistant Bacterial Strain”
1st place — Jay Wildt — “A Study of Outcomes: Based Educational Interventions and Moral Development of Undergraduate College Students”
3rd place — Anne Teichman, David Bowyer, Barbara Smith — “Ambulatory Care Pharmacy: What it is and How it Fits in the Health Care System”
2nd place — Amanda Meadows — “Professional’s Closet – A Suit Rental Service"
1st place — Gannett Monk — “Can a ‘BSA Merit Badge U’ Annual Event Help Increase Enrollment at the University of Charleston?”
2nd place — David Ramsburg — “Phoenix Planner”
1st place — Anna Hughes, Rebecca Linger — “AdviseUC”
Jessica Landry, Jessica Lonegnette, Coty Dennler, Tiffany Hatfield, Chelsey Peters, Kay Blose — “Animal Assistive Occupational Therapy, both as Community Service and Addition to Curriculum Design”
The School of Arts and Sciences