Institutional Review Board Petitions

NAME OF PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORPROJECT TITLE
Scott AlsobrooksUtility Lineman Technology
Scott AlsobrooksDissertation Study Utilizing the Community College Student Experience Questionnaire
Ron TharpRetaining Tomorrow: An Analysis of the Plans and Desires of Today’s College Students
Beverly LewisUndergraduate Student Retention Research
Jennifer Stygles AndersonMotivation of College Students in Introductory Science Courses to Learn Science
Curtis PooleThe Economic Contributions of Mississippi Rural Community Colleges: A Cost Benefit Analysis
Tara RouseCommunity College Wellness Programs
Johannah WilliamsAssessing the Need for Community College Baccalaureate Degrees in Mississippi
Candace HarperStudent Retention Survey
Arlene C. JonesIntegration of Concept Maps into the Clinical Arena in an ADN Program
Randall E. LeeComparative Analysis of Factors Related to College Selection by High Academic Ability Students Attending Mississippi’s Public Community Colleges in 2003 and 2011
Patricia Diane WilliamsThe Role of Holistic Wellness Factors in Traditional and Nontraditional Community College Students’ Persistence
Thomas L. Smith, IIIUndergraduate Students’ Attitudes Towards Technology
Melissa Martin BryantRelationship between Instructional (Instructor/Advisor) Leadership and Student Retention
Brenda WellsEffect of Late Registration in English Comp I
Jennifer LoweryAttitudes and Perceptions about College from the Students Enrolled in Developmental Education
Maghan JamesStudent Support Services Effects on Community College Success: Perceptions of Student Athletes
Wallace G. Cox, Jr.Student Perceptions of the Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Instruction Compared to Traditional Classroom Based Instruction at Community Colleges in South Mississippi
Shannon SmithOpinions on Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities at the Community College
Tonyia BentonUsing Supplemental Instruction in English
Scott L. LewisWilliam Carey University Tradition Campus House Survey
Ladd TaylorPerceptions of Funding for Community College Athletics in Mississippi
Deunderia SmithIdentifying Variables That Predict Success in College Students in Mississippi
Nell ValentineThe 2012 Mississippi Student Tobacco Survey
Tiffany CollinsThe Opinions Concerning Tutorials Services of Athletes Who Attend a Community College
Tara RouseThe Impact of Organizational Department Heads, Self-Efficacy, and Incentives on Participation in Wellness Programs
Raymunda BarnesThe Relationship of Religious Involvement and Academic Performance Among College Students
Diane L. JohnsonThe Knowledge of Differentiated Instruction in Higher Education
Felecia ClantonStudent Perception of Remedial Courses
Laura PalmerAttitudes of Faculty Toward Online Classes
Liz DonovanMyStudentBody – Community College
Craig CarrigeeDo Demographic or Socioeconomic Factors Affect Perceived Benefits of Community College Attendance?
Tim DedeauxNot Created Equal: A Comparison of Two Educational Computer Games
Sabrina ReeseTransitioning Students with Learning Disabilities
Ericka T. DavisCommunity College Faculty and Administrators’ Attitudes, Perceptions, and Practices of Distance Education
Kathleen Ragsdale, Ph.D.Community College Completion Project
Chelsie DobbinsQuality and Effectiveness of Student Services for Non-traditional Students
Jana CauseyFederal Aid and College Success of Students in the Community College
Tiffany BoimanIdentifying Strategies for Increasing Community College Retention and Completion Rates Among Women Students in Mississippi
Elana Rachel DeVaughanStudents’ Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Developmental Math Courses
Jena HawkMedia Portrayals of Community Colleges
Jennifer LoweryPerceptions of Students in Developmental Education Programs Toward Future College Work
Rebecca FairchildNursing Faculty Perceptions of Nursing Education Programs as Learning Organizations
Craig CarrigeeDevelopmental Education and Summer Bridge Programs
Ladd TaylorPublic Two-Year College Athletics: Administrators, Coaches, Faculty, and Staff Perceptions and a Causal-Comparative Examination of Expenditures Before and After the Elimination of Athletic Districts
Melissa BryantLeadership Practices Among Undergraduate Nursing Instructors
Albert L. Collins, Jr. “Buddy”The Effects of the July 1, 2012, Changes in Federal Student Aid on the Annual Student Debt of Community College Students in Mississippi
Angela E. PayneThe Impact of Statewide Articulation Agreements on Policy Implementation Through the Lens of University Admissions Counselors
Jessica BunchStudent Attitudes and Math Instructor Perceptions Regarding Remedial Math Coursework within Institutions of Higher Learning
Beverly LewisDevelopmental Education at the Community College: An Exploration of Instructional Best Practices and the Relationship between Integration, Student Involvement, and Rates of Graduation
Adam SwansonThe Effects of Race and Ethnicity in the Hiring Process: An Experimental Study of Millennial Undergraduate Attitudes Using Career Electronic Portfolios
Teresa CopelanAvailable Services Provided at Mississippi Community Colleges for Students with Mental Health Issues
Laura GrayExamining Time Management as a Function of Self-Regulated Learning in First-Year College Students Taking Online Classes
Laine Bourdene“Perceptions of Leadership Functions of Community College Academic Department Chairs through the Lens of Complexity Leadership Theory”
Judy BakerGeriatric Nursing: A Comparison of Final Semester Nursing Students’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Interest
Christa WilhiteHope, Self-Efficacy, and Goal Orientation as a Motivational System in the Adoption of a Learning Management System Among Community College Faculty
Kisha JonesFundraising Efforts in Mississippi Community Colleges
Jerryl M. CollinsPerceived Understanding of Accommodations by Students with Learning Disabilities and Faculty in Post-Secondary Institutions
Jessica K. HembaMentoring and Its Effect on Faculty to Faculty Incivility
Wendy S. SmithRecruiting Community College Students with Social Media
Jamilah RuffinAn Assessment of Enrollment Management at Community Colleges in Mississippi
Rita MorganOsteoporosis Knowledge Among Nursing Students in Mississippi
Scharvin GrizzellAdministrator perceptions of the community college mission in the state of Mississippi and how it may be influenced by the addition of community college baccalaureate programs
Craig CarrigeeExtracurricular Experiences of Students on Satellite Campuses
Elizabeth HadleyStudent Perceptions of Online Mathematics Instruction at a Mississippi Community College
Dan BrewerFactors that Motivate First-Generation College Student Athletes Concerning Institutional Selection
Charles L. Keenum, Jr.A Comparison of Perspectives of Mississippi College Students Who are First-Generation and Students Who are Not
Jennifer LabordeImpact of Error Driven Learning Methodology Versus Traditional Methodologies in Student Simulation Scores
Marla BrelandMulti-Dimensional Workplace Safety: Giving Voice to Nursing Faculty in the Age of Violence
Katy CanuletteSingle-Parent Students’ Perceptions on Support Services in Mississippi Community/Junior Colleges
Scott SmileySituational Awareness of Associate and Bachelor Degree Nursing Students: A cross-sectional study
Jason C. RossLeadership Competencies for the Community College Department Chairperson
Trevor HuntCollege Orientation: A Study of Perceived Effectiveness
Jessica M. TutorDoes the success of dual enrollment students in the secondary environment continue to the postsecondary?
Tammy FranksPsychological Conditions of Engagement Among Community College Maintenance Employees: A Cross-Sectional Study
David CampbellLeadership Frames in Comprehensive Community Colleges: Implications for the Market-Responsive College
Laura Jean KerrCollege Health and Environment Surveillance Survey (CHESS)
Kenneth ParkerFinancing Higher Education for First-Generation College Students
Trevor HuntMusic Major Persistence:  A Study of the Effects a First-Year Seminar has on Music Major Intent to Persist
Melissa ZieglerThe Influence of the Educational Environment on College Student Activity
Craig CarrigeeMathematical Literacy and Video Games
Erick T. MoffettTangible Teaching:  The effect of physical modeling on conceptual understanding of conservation of matter
Britta StephensCharacteristics and Success of First Generation Student Athletes in Higher Education
Charles KeenumA Comparison of Choices First-Generation and Non-First-Generation Mississippi College Students Make to Obtain a Higher Education
Russell YoungCharacteristics and Motivations of Mississippi Community College Donors
Erica BattleAgile Learning vs. ADDIE:  The Choice for Instructional Designers in Online Learning Development in Higher Education
Joanna AlstonSoft Skills in Community Colleges’ Online Career and Technical Education Programs
Lindy LeeMississippi Community College Faculty Perceptions of Their Roles in Student Retention
Victoria YoungUnlocking the Mystery Behind Students with Disabilities and Classroom Accommodations in Higher Education:  Are You Covered?
Andria EntrekinCreating a Holistic Curriculum with You in Mind
LaShanda ChamberlainStudent Loan Default Prevention and Management Practices at Mississippi Community Colleges
Karen BondDual Enrollment Education:  Who Benefits?
Sydni CrainProjected Planted
LaShonda ShortPerceptions of Students with Disabilities Transitioning from High School to Higher Education
William MastersPhi Theta Kappa Honors in Action Project
Carolyn Wiley Institutional Research Agents’ Perceptions of How Data Contribute to Organizational Change
Renyetta JohnsonLearning to Lead:  Examining Leadership Competencies of Participants in the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy
Candace HarperInclusive Access Program at Pearl River Community College
Christina MillerThe Perceived Effectiveness of Professional Development Programs for Faculty and Staff on University and Community College Campuses in South Mississippi
Craig-Ellis SasserSingle Parent Success in Mississippi’s Community College System
Linda NicholsFaculty Perceptions of Value and Utilization of Best Practices for High Fidelity Simulation Experiences in Associate Degree Nursing Programs
Jonathan MorrisReview, Renovate, Redesign, and Remediate: A Curriculum Evaluation of Remedial Mathematics Program
Marjory ThrashHistory and Status of PRCC Co-Requisite English
James RushExperiences of Implementing Developmental Education Redesign in Mississippi Community Colleges: An Administrators’ and Faculty’s Perspective
Katania BrelandNurse Educators’ Perception of Utilization of Holistic Admissions Review Processes on Diversity of Nursing Student Selection
Megan WinborneComparison of Retention Rates between Traditional On-Ground and Online Biology Laboratory Courses in the Community College Setting
Karen BondDual Enrollment Education: Performance and Perceptions
Melanie DavisAccommodating Dyslexic Tendencies in the Community College Classroom
Jalea AdamsFactors Influencing High School Students Admission in Dual Enrollment: Characteristics and Inequalities of Dual Enrollment
Raymunda BarnesDecision-Making by Community College Administrators on Satellite Campuses of Mississippi Community Colleges
Terri RuckelSupporting our Front Line Education Professionals: Mental Health of Faculty During Pandemic
Leslie HarringtonAn Exploration of Nursing Faculty Satisfaction, Fatigue, and Intent to Remain in the Current Position Related to Workload Assignments
Hannah HarrisonBoosting Degree Attainment: A Mixed Methods Examination of an Adult Degree Completion Initiative
Elisabeth WallMCCLA – Faculty & Professional Staff Diversity Review and Adapted NERCE Self-Assessment Rubric
Elisabeth WallA Longitudinal Study of Extant Pre- and Post-Grit Scores from Fall 2016 through Fall 2018 for Developmental Students Enrolled in the First-Year Seminar at a Mississippi Community College
Phi Theta KappaPTK advisors and honor students survey to collect research on “Why is Mississippi the lowest in Covid-19 vaccinations?”