Social Sciences

Examining the Relationship Between Time Management and Academic Stress

Student(s): Tawanda Nyahasha, Senior, Psychology, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Harriette Richard, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Social Sciences Abstract: This study examined the relationship between time management and academic stress. The study hypothesized that an increase in time management would lead to a decrease in academic stress. Participants (N=60) were given …

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It’s Too Heavy: Depictions Of The Black Experience In Kiese Laymon’s Heavy: An American Memoir

Student(s): Mahogany McGhee (Sophomore, Psychology)Louis Williams (Sophomore, Undecided)Angelique Chatman (Sophomore, Communication Arts)Dakwan Ford-Hendley College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Marsha Rhee, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Social Sciences Abstract: Kiese Laymon’s Heavy: An American Memoir is a story that not only reflects the story of a young Mississippi boy but other Black youth …

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Slaughter of the Innocents: Alcohol Industry using Advertising to Target Young Adults in College

Student(s): Justice Jackson, Junior, Business Administration, Metropolitan College of Professional Studies Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Yvette Hall, Johnson C. Smith University Tiffanie Turner, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Social Sciences Abstract: Why are alcohol impaired accidents a common issue among young adults? The research began with investigating factors that contribute to young adults (18-24) driving under …

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Teach Me How to Converse about the Environment

Student(s): Nicholas Thomason, Sophomore, Computer Engineering, College of STEM Zamiya Ben Isreal, Sophomore, Biology, College of STEM Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Laurie Porter, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Social Sciences Abstract: Living in a world sharply divided across political preferences it is often hard to come to a resolution on a number of issues. We tend …

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The Relationship between Employment, Perceived Stress, and Academic Self-Efficacy and Milestones

Student(s): Kneadee Lester Jackson, Senior, Psychology, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Ruth Greene, Johnson C. Smith University Dr. Douglas Cooper, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Social Sciences Abstract: The present study examined the relationship between the number of hours worked per week, self-reported academic self-efficacy and perceived completion of academic milestones. A …

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Treatment of documented and undocumented immigrants in the Workforce in the United States

Student(s): Karla Zopiyaxtle, Senior, Criminology, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Deborah Quick, Johnson C. Smith University Dr. Matthew DeForrest, Johnson C. Smith University Dr. Terza Lima-Neves, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Social Sciences Abstract: There are fresh blueberries sell for an amazing price, but behind the scenes, there are tired men and …

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