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URCA Standing Committee

The Undergraduate Research Creative Activities (URCA) committee facilitates and support the diverse projects of the APSU Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR).   

Membership for 2013-2014

  • Christopher Gentry, Director of OUR, Chair
  • Lori Buchanan, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Ex-officio
  • Justin Oelgoetz, Faculty Representative, Ex-officio
  • John Nicholson, Faculty Representative, COSM
  • Samuel Jator, Faculty Representative, COSM
  • Amy Wright, Faculty Representative, COAL
  • Jill Franks, Faculty Representative, COAL
  • Jessica Hatz, Faculty Representative, COBHS
  • Matthew Kenney, Faculty Representative, COBHS
  • Anne Wall, Faculty Representative, COE
  • John Volker, Facutly Representative, COB
  • Victoria McCarthy, Faculty Representative, FCC 

Membership for 2012-2013

  • Christopher Gentry, Director of OUR, Chair
  • Dixie Dennis, Associate Provost of Academic Affairs, Ex-officio
  • Marcus Hayes, Faculty Representative, Ex-officio
  • Rebecca Johansen, Faculty Representative, COSM
  • Justin Oelgoetz, Faculty Representative, COSM
  • Mark DeYoung, Faculty Representative, COAL
  • Jill Franks, Faculty Representative, COAL
  • Brian Hock, Faculty Representative, COBHS
  • Matthew Kenney, Faculty Representative, COBHS
  • Anne Wall, Faculty Representative, COE
  • John Volker, Facutly Representative, COB
  • Victoria McCarthy, Faculty Representative, FCC 

Membership for 2011-2012

  • Rebecca Jones/Christopher Gentry, Director of OUR, Chair
  • Dixie Dennis, Associate Provost of Academic Affairs, Ex-officio
  • Tom O'Conner, Faculty Representative, Ex-officio
  • Justin Oelgoetz, Faculty Representative, COSM
  • Rebecca Johansen, Faculty Representative, COSM
  • Mark DeYoung, Faculty Representative, COAL
  • Marcus Hayes, Faculty Representative, COAL
  • Brian Hock, Faculty Representative, COBHS
  • Matthew Kenney, Faculty Representative, COBHS
  • Jerry Plummer, Faculty Representative, COB
  • Sheila Pirkle, Faculty Representative, COE
  • Victoria McCarthy, Faculty Representative, FCC