This digital archive of Capstone projects and Master's theses gathers the culminating experiences of both undergraduate and graduate students at CSUMB.

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Capstones/Theses from 2021

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Capstone Project: Increasing Mental Health Awareness in the Homeless Youth Community, Kelly Joyce

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Capstone Project: Increasing Nutrition Education in Elementary Schools, Guadalupe Zamora Madrigal

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Capstone Project: Increasing Post-Incarceration Education within Juvenile Detention Centers, Michela M. Peterson

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Capstone Project: Increasing Science Education during Preschool, Guillermina Rodriguez

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Capstone Project: Increasing Science Instruction In Elementary School Classrooms, Rosa Alexandria Leon

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Capstone Project: Increasing Social-Emotional Development Skills in Preschoolers, Skyler Thao

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Capstone Project: Increasing Student Athlete's Knowledge on Stress Management, Self-Identity, and Managing Relationships, Hannah Haveman

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Capstone Project: Increasing the Awareness of Post-High School Options for 8th-Grade IEP Students, Noelle Pipp

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Capstone Project: Increasing the Importance of Sleep Education in College Students, Mireya Ysena Cortez

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Capstone Project: Job Club Reset, Richard Espinoza

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Capstone Project: La Familia: An Inside Look at a Co-op School Community, Yesenia Rosario Garcia

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Capstone Project: Lean on Me; Social Emotional Learning Creates Successful Students, Michaelene Cummins

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Capstone Project: Learning about Healthy Relationships and Sexuality for Adults with Disabilities, Vanessa Karjack

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Capstone Project: Learning about pregnant farm working women's challenges, Prescilla Lopez

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Capstone Project: Learning from Home…less students: A Study On What We Can Do To Reach Homeless Youth During COVID-19, Marcy Twogood

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Capstone Project: Let’s Get Moving: The Benefits of Increased Physical Activity in First Grade Classrooms, Nicole Hough

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Capstone Project: Lifelong Learning: Improving Older Adult Technology Use, Lisa Gonzales

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Capstone Project: Lowering the Bar: The Effects of Misogyny in Rap Music, John-Paul Mackey

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Capstone Project: Marketing Campaign to Increase Community Awareness of Human Trafficking Victims, Monique Zepeda

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Capstone Project: Marketing Plan: Increasing Access & Creating a Local Voice, Lizzy Hahn

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Capstone Project: Mental Health Awareness Among Watsonville Youth, Yajaira Rea

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Capstone Project: Mental Health in Elementary School Children, Mayte Lomeli

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Capstone Project: Mental Health Support for the Spanish-Speaking Community, America Yvonne Gutierrez Solorio

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Capstone Project: More Than A Record: The Impacts of The School-to-Prison Pipeline, Lydia Soto

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Capstone Project: Musical Perspective: An Analysis of How Musicals Reflect Cultural Discourse, Amosi Morgan

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Capstone Project: Out Of A Darkness: A Collection of Ramblings, Short Stories, and Poetry, Valerie Anthony

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Capstone Project: Outreaching for New Providers, Mari Arredondo

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Capstone Project: Overcoming Technology Illiteracy, Yolanda Cruz

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Capstone Project: Parent and Child Cookbook for Parental Involvement, Natali Juarez

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Capstone Project: Plead to the USL Championship Side, Oscar Alejos

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Capstone Project: Pobody's Nerfect: Improving the Identification and Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities., Jizelle Rios

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Capstone Project: Pobody’s Nerfect: Improving the Identification and Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities, Jocelyn Kiser

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Capstone Project: Pobody’s Nerfect: Improving the Identification and Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities, Katie Szeto

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Capstone Project: Positive Parenting Practices, Mallory Garcia

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Capstone Project: Preventing Dental Cavities Before Kindergarten, Melissa Godoy Hernandez

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Capstone Project: Preventing Teasing Among 1st Graders, Jocelyn I. Del Real

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Capstone Project: Promoting Healthy Living Among Families, Elise Cabrera

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Capstone Project: Promoting Stress Management Among Childcare Workers, Ciara Williams

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Capstone Project: Providing Resources and Knowledge to Empower the Youth, Iliana Jimenez

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Capstone Project: Queer Generational Connection Panel, Sam Hoffman

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Capstone Project: Rainbow Impostors: Impostor Syndrome in the LGBTQ+ Community, Kira C. Rideout

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Capstone Project: Raising Awareness in Early Language & Literacy, Elisabeth Causor

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Capstone Project: Recording Sounds and Instruments for Sample Libraries, Camden Daly

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Capstone Project: Reducing Barriers with Staff and Clients at the Veterans Transition Center of Monterey County, Cynthia Frerkson

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Capstone Project: Reimagine 2021, Bryanna Amezcua

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Capstone Project: Reproductive Health Education For Teens, Nataly Diaz

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Capstone Project: Research and Coordination of Monterey County Community Action Partnership Strategic Planning Process, Rebecca Ryan

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Capstone Project: Resources for the Homeless Youth, Cindy Garcia-Silva

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Capstone Project: Responding to Domestic Violence with Transformative Justice and Community Accountability, Anaiis Nysether

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Capstone Project: Salinas High School Virtual Wellness Center, Moranda De La Rosa

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Capstone Project: Santa Cruz County Prepares for the Next Major Wildfire, Antonio Lucero

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Capstone Project: Shared Safety Community Forum: Engaging Community on Shared Safety, Sophia Kilroy

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Capstone Project: Should I Reduce My Red Meat Consumption?, Joshua Kojiro Bibbee

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Capstone Project: Si Se Puede: Continuous Barrier in Latino Education, Juan Daniel Sierra

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Capstone Project: Social-Emotional Learning Icebreakers, Annabell Melgoza-Lopez

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Capstone Project: Sound Healing, Devina L. Pulido

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Capstone Project: Stories of Resilience During COVID-19 Pandemic, Crystal Hernandez

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Capstone Project: Subtractive Bilingualism: Can it be reversed?, Stephanie Collazo

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Capstone Project: Supplementation of the Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County’s Commitment to Equity, Cristian Paredez

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Capstone Project: Supporting CSUMB Students Struggling with Online Learning, Alexandra Gonzalez

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Capstone Project: Supporting Transgender Students: Implementing an Inclusive Education, Reema Allen

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Capstone Project: Support Systems for Newcomer Immigrant Students, Danna Marey Ferolino

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Capstone Project: Syringe Exchange Program Outreach, Jael Bucio

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Capstone Project: Teaching Elementary School Children About Nutritionn, Dana Mastro

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Capstone Project: Teaching Healthy Communication Skills for College Students with Disabilities, Molly McShane

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Capstone Project: Teaching Latino Parents About Early Intervention and ASD, Maricela Lopez

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Capstone Project: The Achievement Gap: How Are English Language Learners Being Impacted By The U.S. Education System?, Jaqueline Felix Crescencio

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Capstone Project: The Changemaker Academy: Youth Leadership and Advocacy Programs, Marilyn Evans

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Capstone Project: The Correlation Between Traditional and Modern Day Performance Poetry: Where Music and Poetry Collide, Jaya Hodges

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Capstone Project: The Harm Reduction Project, Meghna Agarwal

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Capstone Project: The Impacts of Social Media on Social Movements, Gabriela Aguilar

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Capstone Project: The Importance of Onboarding Training in Prevention Work, Cindy Alfaro-Andasol

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Capstone Project: The Introduction of an Emergency Mitigation Module, Marvin Feliciano

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Capstone Project: The Lack of Environmental Awareness in Preschool Curriculum, Micaela Padgett

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Capstone Project: The Need for Health and Community Resources in Monterey County, Yesenia Lustre

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Capstone Project: The New Normal: Engaging Students during Online Learning, Leslie Nabor

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Capstone Project: The Pathway to Becoming a Child Life Specialist, Gabriella Bradley

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Capstone Project: The Prevention Of Bullying In Elementary Schools, Cecilia Martinez

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Capstone Project: The Rise of Spanish Speaking Advocates at CASA of Santa Cruz, Jackelin Rodriguez

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Capstone Project: The Use of Social Media for Marketing by Independent Musicians, Jessica E. Martinez

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Capstone Project: Time Management and Organization Skills in First Generation Freshman EOP Students, Jennifer Ventura

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Capstone Project: Today A Reader, Tomorrow A Leader: How Reading Comprehension Plays a Role in Academics Among Low-Income Students, Marissa Sandra Francisca Torrez

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Capstone Project: Transfer Student Success: Enrich the Lives of Students Who Transfer to a University, Stephanie Castro

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Capstone Project: Trauma-sensitive Training for Yoga Teachers Serving Individuals Experiencing Incarceration, Roberta Hines

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Capstone Project: Using Facebook Live to Raise Awareness About Abuse and Available Resources, Claudia Ramirez Garcia

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Capstone Project: Violence Impact in Salinas, Kimberly Torres Ochoa

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Capstone Project: Virtually Left Behind: The Struggles of Adapted Physical Education Through Online Learning for Students with Special Needs, Madison Neff

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Capstone Project: “Want More Student Participation??... Bring on the Engagement!!”, Armando Palmerin

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Capstone Project: Ways to Improve Parent Involvement in South Monterey County, Alma C Aguilar

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Capstone Project: Welcoming Classroom, Comfortable Learning Experience: Implementing Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom, Daniela Muradas

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Capstone Project: Wellness Through Nature, Yulissa Ochoa

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Capstone Project: We're in this Together: Addressing the Struggle of Online Learning for Students with Special Needs, Desiree-Renee Varela Gonzalez

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Capstone Project: What is Youth Voice and Youth Participation?, Lexy Lix

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Capstone Project: Where Do We Start? Improving College-Prep Resources Available to Students of Color, Hilario Mosqueda

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Capstone Project: Why Culture Matters: The Importance and Effectiveness of Creating a Multicultural Classroom When Teaching Elementary School Students In Public Schools, Juztina M. Rodriguez

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Capstone Project: Why Culture Matters: The Importance and Effectiveness of Creating a Multicultural Classroom When Teaching Elementary School Students In Public Schools, Haley Judith Quintana

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Capstone Project: Women Veterans Needs Assessment, Yezzenia Dena

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Capstone Project: Working With Children on The Autism Spectrum: Decreasing Job Burnout, Desirae Vargas

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Capstone Project: You Had Me at Student Advocacy: Creating a Space for Students to Succeed in a COVID-19 World, Marina Morales

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Capstone Project: A Beautiful Mind: What is Happening with the Mental Health of Teachers?, Zachary Stocker