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2009 JPC Presentation Award Winner Announced

At this year's UVAPublic Service Conference, the 2009 Jefferson Public Citizens students gave 10 minute presentations on their findings from projects completed over the past year. The projects were carried out locally and internationally. Each group was competing to win $500 for their community partner.

JPC Presentations - 2009

The panel of judges, made up of faculty, student, alumni, and community members, selected:

The Use of a Sensory Resource Guide in Dementia Care
Jena McDaniel, Hilary Koch, Jennifer Peterson, and Melina Franzel
Faculty Advisor: Barbara Braddock
Community Partner: Alzheimer’s Association of Central and Western Virginia

Honorable Mentions:

  • Project Title: Sustainable Social Enterprises in Bluefields, Nicaragua
    JPC Group: Courtney Mallow, Hana Abbas, Elizabeth Broderick, Robin Kendall, Tyler Matuella
    Faculty Advisor: Brad Brown
    JPC Graduate Student Mentor: Emma Mitchell

  • Project Title: Computer Technology Empowering Rural Development
    JPC Group: Daniel Saboe, Brandon Groves, Robert Wyllie, Rodrigo Sarlo, Tian Lu
    Faculty Advisor: Robert Swap