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Archived Capstone Projects Fall 2008-Spring 2010

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Fall 2008

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Gia Vera Effective recruitment strategies that will increase the number of potential minority donors in the National Registry  
  Hasija Mujcic How can the Parents and Children Together (PACT) Program help teenage parents build stronger co-parenting relationships?  
  Jaime Kelley Organizational capacity and life-cycles: A study of Catholic Charities of Broome County  
  Kim Andrascik The Johnson City middle school and Binghamton University: A mentoring partnership  
  Laura Le Social network analysis: The first step towards developing communication networks  
  Paula Russell Herding cats: Governance models for the care and feeding of enterprise resource planning systems in higher education institutions  
  Qing Lan Improving UNEP.RRCAP on disaster management: establishing a better tsunami warning system for Southeast Asian countries  
  Theresa Bovier Developing social enterprise: economic empowerment could be seven steps away for the YWCA of Binghamton  

Spring 2009

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  Bridget Riley Employee retention: An empirical study of direct care employees at ACHIEVE  
  Chelsea Robertson Laying the foundations for an organizational reincarnation plan: Identifying STERPDB'S future  
  Kyaw Lin Options available for the homeless services center to address the increased demand for services in a time of declining funds  
  Dawn Bartolomeo Effective and revenue generating wellness service programs  
  Elizabeth Monaco Mine, yours or ours? The role of local identity in United Way system redesign  
  John Pelowski Working toward recovery: Exploring the development of an employment services program at the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier  
  Kerry Cook Finding cost-effective methods for language access services administration at New York City Children's Services  
  Kristina Krise Addressing gaps in youth services: collaboration among youth service providers in Broome County, New York  
  Lia Cohen New York College of Podiatric Medicine: Increasing minority participation in clinical trials  
  Licorgo Pulido Organizational strategy: Developing a business plan for All Ears Corporation  
  Michael Myers Improving the federal appropriations process for the State University of New York: a social network analysis  
  Michael Ponticiello Staying prepared: Training for the alternative job expanding capabilities and increasing effectiveness at the New York State Emergency Management Office


  Nancy Shaw-Hertzog Exploring an alternative community-based option: Adult day health care needs assessment  
  Omar Sanders Public-private partnerships for utilizing smart growth principles: Exploring the capacity for sustainable development practices in the City of Binghamton  
  Sean Burke Capital expansion and organizational growth: a cost-effective analysis for Huntington Family Centers.  

Fall 2009

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  Noah Davis Total Quality/Continuous Quality Improvement: A Study to Identify the Best Strategy for the NYS Veterans’ Home at Oxford  
  Deby Drave Water Cost and Savings for Broome County Developmental Disabilities Service Offices State Operated Residential Homes  
  Lucretia Emilio Background Checks: Identifying Alternatives and Organizational Values to Improve the Hiring Practice Efficiency at the Southern Tier Independence Center  
  Terry M. Kelley-Wallace Student Retention and Graduation Rates: Their Effect on Student College Choice and as a Measure of Institutional Success .
  Anjeanette Morey Transportation for Individuals with a Disability Served through Broome DDSO living in Tioga County  
  Jennifer Turck Caring for the Country: Physician Retention at Cortland Regional Medical Center  
  Jeffrey Wynnyk Stakeholder Accountability and Mission-Driven Human Service Delivery: Finding a Balance for Southern Tier AIDS Program  
  Ryan Yarosh Strengthening Binghamton University’s Impact through Video  

Spring 2010

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Sonja Bennett

Improving Enrollment into Public Health Insurance Programs for Eligible Broome County, New York Residents



 Kathleen Blaine

 Volunteer Resources, Gaps and Recruitment at the Broome County Council of Churches



Adam Chavez and Mark Lyons Diversity: Is there a Need for a more Heterogeneous Staff/Volunteer Base within the United Way of Broome County?  
  Joseph Conforti Increasing the Availability of Healthy Food Options at New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation  
  Jennifer Dube Increasing Member Donations: Transforming Members into Donors at the Broome County YMCA  
  Lauren F. Elicks Seducing the Single Ticket Buyer: Converting Single Ticket Buyers to Subscribers at the Binghamton Philharmonic  
  Patrick Haughie and Michael Kvassay Nonprofit Collaboration and Contracting in Broome County  
  David Hubeny Improving Performance through the Understanding of Organizational Culture: Binghamton University’s Emergency Management Program  
  Haoran Li and Che Cheng Luan Providing Responsive and Efficient Information and Referral Services: Strategies for United Way of Broome County to Alleviate Duplication and to Develop Promotion in Information and Referral Services  
  Dongxiao Liu Finding Methods to Improve the Quality of the Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Program in New York State  
  Nicole M. Pisaturo Finding New Methods to Enhance Adult Literacy Services Within the Rochester Public Library and City Branch Libraries  
  Ava Rosenblatt WSKG Public Broadcasting: Identifying and Quantifying the Need for Local News Coverage  
  Phillip Rumsey Best Practices for Intergovernmental Involvement: A Case Study in Recommended Approaches for Federal Involvement in Marcellus Shale Drilling in New York State  
  Mariela Salazar Public-private partnerships for utilizing smart growth principles: Exploring the capacity for sustainable development practices in the City of Binghamton  
  Rebecca Sheriff Implementation of Service to Individual Artists at the Broome County Arts Council  
  Vanessa Shultes Working with Division Concerns in Implementing a Regional Volunteer Program in Region 7 of the Department of Environmental Conservation  
  Michael Voorhees A Performance Measurement of the Binghamton University Waste Management System  
  Gregory Wecek Tioga Investigates Natural Gas and Collaborative Governance in Natural Gas Drilling Policy  
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