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Presentations

Referred and Invited Papers Presented at National Meetings

  • Hickman, G.P. & Rahl, D. (2011). Achieving a college education: A study of ACE programs designed to improve high school retention/graduation rates and college enrollment rates for at-risk high school students. Presented to the Association for Institutional Research. Toronto, CN.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2009). The high school dropout phenomena: What do we really know?
    Presented to the National Virtual Reality High School Student Retention Seminar. Orlando, FL (Invited).
  • Hickman, G. P., Bartholomew, M., & Mathwig, J. (2007). Differential developmental trajectory of high school graduates and dropouts. Presented to The Arizona Department of Education National Dropout Prevention Conference, Phoenix, AZ (Invited).
  • Hickman, G. P., Owin, B., Hilby, A., and Parker, B. (2004). Understanding and reducing the “status unknown” problem in high school dropout rates. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Dropout Prevention Center, Orlando, FL.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2004). Analyses of academic achievement and school behavior problems as indices of program effectiveness among at-risk children and youth enrolled in a school-based mentoring program. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Dropout Prevention Center, Orlando, FL.
  • Hickman, G. P., (2004). Predictors of program completion among at-risk youth in a large Cincinnati youth-based mentoring program. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Dropout Prevention Center, Orlando, FL.
  • Hickman, G. P., & (2004). Arizona dropout prevention coverage: Statewide dropout prevention initiative. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Dropout Prevention Center, Orlando, FL.
  • Hickman, G. P., & Crossland, G. L. (2003). The predictive nature of humor, authoritative parenting style, and academic achievement on the initial personal-emotional, social, academic, and commitment to college adjustments among male and female college freshmen. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Hickman, G. P., Gilbert, C., & Moreau, T. (2003). The predictive nature of taking a family history as effective management of childhood obesity among pediatricians. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2002). The differential influence of extreme religiosity on the academic achievement and adjustment of college students. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Houston, TX.
  • Hickman, G. P., & Starr, M. (2002). Influence of humor and family on the initial adjustment of male and female college freshmen. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Houston, TX.
  • Hickman, G. P., Meyer, K., & Andrews, D.W. (1999). Family process variables and humor development: A coping mechanism for first quarter freshmen. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Hickman, G. P., Toews, M.L., & Andrews, D.W. (1999). Authoritative parenting: Predictors of initial academic achievement and overall adjustment of male and female traditional college freshmen. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Hickman, G. P., & Bartholomae, S. (1998). Influences of parenting styles and characteristics on adjustment and academic achievement on college freshmen. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Family Relations, Milwaukee, WI.

Papers Presented at Regional, State, or Local Meetings

  • Hickman, G. P. (2009). The impact of free and/or reduced lunch on 3rd grade AIMS mathematical performance: Schools that beat the odds. Presentation to The Center for the Future of Arizona. Phoenix, AZ.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2009). The impact of free and/or reduced lunch on 3rd grade AIMS mathematical performance: Schools that beat the odds. Presentation to The Rodel Charitable Foundation. Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Hickman, G.P. (2008). The impact of Mac-Ro and free and/or reduced lunch in Arizona. Paper presented to The Rodel Charitable Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Hickman, G.P. (2008). Differential developmental pathways of high school graduates and dropouts. Paper presented to The City of Phoenix Prosecutor’s Office, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Hickman, G.P. (2008). Findings of the 2nd Annual Arizona High School Town Hall. Paper presented to Office of The Governor State of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Hickman, G.P. (2007). The Rodel Community Scholars. Presentation to College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  • Hickman, G. P., Bartholomew, M. (2007). Differential developmental pathways of high school graduates and dropouts. Paper presented to The Governor’s P-20 Advisory Council, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2007). Differential developmental pathways of high school graduates and dropouts. Paper presented to The Rodel Charitable Foundation All A’s, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Hickman, G. P., Atkinson, S. (2007). The influence of parenting styles on indices of initial adjustment to high school in rural Arizona. Paper presented to the 34th Western Regional Honors Council Conference, Anaheim, CA.
  • Hickman G. P. (2006). The Rodel Community Scholars. Presentation to Leeds Business College, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
  • Hickman, G. P. (2005). Everybody’s Problem: The driving forces behind high school graduation rates. Paper presented at the National Dropout Prevention Center Regional Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Francis, S., & Hickman, G.P. (2004). Improving Arizona’s high school graduation rate: What does it take? Presentation to Office of The Governor State of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Coor, L., Francis, S., & Hickman, G. P. (2004). Projecting high school graduation rates. Presentation to the Tucson Legislative Council, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2004). Center for the Future of Arizona: A “Do Tank.” Paper presented at the ACT, Inc. West Regional Council, Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2004). Everybody’s problem: The driving forces behind high school completion rates. Paper presented to The Rodel Charitable Foundation’s All A’s, Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2004). Everybody’s problem: The driving forces behind high school graduation rates. Paper presented to East Valley Think Tank, Mesa, Arizona.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2003). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder: Myths and Realties. Presentation to Fayette County Teachers Association (FCTA), Uniontown, PA.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2003). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Conduct Disorder: Myths, realties, treatments, and interventions.
    Presentation to Fayette County Head Start, Uniontown, PA.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2003). The Normal-abnormal developmental continuum of children three to five-years of age. Presentation to Fayette County Head Start, Uniontown, PA.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2003). The state of mentoring as a diversion program for severe and borderline at-risk children and adolescents. Paper presented at The Pennsylvania State University Undergraduate Research Conference, University Park, PA.
  • Hickman, G. P., Boyard, C., & Bowers, J. (2003). The differential impact of paternal authoritative and authoritarian parenting styles on the aptitude, GPA, and overall adjustment to college among college freshmen. Paper presented at The Pennsylvania State University Undergraduate Research Conference, University Park, PA.
  • Hickman, G. P., Burgoyne, J., & Cole, J. (2003). The relationship between humorous coping skills and the initial personal-emotional adjustment of college freshmen in a small southwestern evangelical Christian university. Paper presented at The Pennsylvania State University Undergraduate Research Conference, University Park, PA
  • Hickman, G. P., & Immel, J. A. (2003). The differential influence of maternal and paternal acceptance and rejection towards initial commitment to college among college freshmen. Paper presented at The Pennsylvania State University Undergraduate Research Conference, University Park, PA.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2002). An evaluation of the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative Mentoring Program. Colloquium presentation at The Pennsylvania State University – Fayette, Uniontown, PA.
  • Hickman, G. P. (2000). An evaluation of the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative Mentoring Program. Paper presented to Chairman, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Hickman, G. P., & Bartholomae, S. (1997). Influences of parenting styles on the adjustment, aptitude, achievement, and self-esteem on college freshmen. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Ohio Conference on the Family, Columbus, OH.