(Jersey City, NJ--March 18, 2019) High Tech’s sophomore Biomedical Science students, accompanied by their instructor, Dr. Nina Lavlinskaia, and Language Arts Liaison/instructor Joan Bellotti, attended the Independent College Fund of New Jersey’s 6th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium for college students, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech.
Also from High Tech, judges Dr. Shelly Witham and Dr. Dimitri Lavlinski Such reviewed the High Tech students’ presentations.
The following students took part in or witnessed high level experiments and discussions with symposium presenters: Aya Abdalla of Bayonne; Guttenberg resident Reem Abughannam; Olivia Cahn, Josephine Conlon, and Sara Leong of Hoboken; Jersey City resident Janet Shenouda; Tiffany and Tiara Fales and Catherine Peralta of North Bergen; Secaucus resident Elaine Tiruneh; Leslie Castro and Sabrina Cetinich of Union City; and West New York Jade Lorences.
Since 1953, the Independent College Fund of New Jersey has provided $74 million in support for New Jersey’s independent colleges and universities. The symposium, which exhibited 49 projects created by 57 students, provided research opportunities to undergraduate students and spectators. The funding , prioritized by new independent research projects, assists students who have been given the opportunity to develop their own scientific research.
The foundation for the symposium centers on the idea that research opportunities maintain student interest and continue student development.