POCA

A Partnership in Observational and Computational Astronomy

Year 1 Students

Undergraduates

Ne'Cuana Banks

Ne'Cuana Banks was a physics major who selected the astronomy option and received a scholarship from PAARE in the Fall 2008 semester. She participated in a number of student skill building sessions, attended talks by visiting speakers and other activities such as observing sessions.

Graham Davis

Graham Davis is a physics major who selected the astronomy option. He held a PAARE scholarship in the 2008-09 year. He was a PAARE research intern in the summer of 2008 and presented his results in a student poster at the January 2009 meeting of the American Astronomical Society. He also participated in in a number of student skill building sessions, attended talks by visiting speakers and other activities such as observing sessions.

Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis was a physics major who selected the astronomy option. He held a PAARE scholarship in the fall of 2008. He was a PAARE research intern in the summer of 2008.

Patrick Durant

Patrick Durant is a physics major who has not yet selected the astronomy option. He was a PAARE research intern in the summer of 2008 and presented his results as a student poster at the February 2009 national meeting of the Society of Black Physicists. He has accepted a summer 2009 PAARE internship to work with Co-PI Dr. Steven Howell at NOAO.

Jared Lalmansigh

Jared Lalmansigh is a physics major who selected the astronomy option in the spring of 2009. He visited Kitt Peak in November 2008 and observed on the 4-meter telescope with Clemson graduate student Eric Bubar. He is an SCSU Presidential Scholar, which is a full scholarship; therefore, he cannot accept a PAARE scholarship during the academic year. He has accepted a summer 2009 PAARE internship to work with Co-PI Dr. Mark Leising at Clemson University.