Research Foci

My research interests include the scholarship of teaching and learning as well as student success initiatives. Specific areas of interest are student retention and persistence, leadership development, stress management, academic affairs collaborations with student affairs, higher education program development, and mental health among graduate/professional students.

Publications

Arric, L. & Jodoin, K., (2017).  Pharmacy, In: Exploring Health Sciences, Gregory S. Wilson ed., Kona Publishing.

Arric, L., Young, K., Harris, S., & Farrow, V. (2011).  An analysis of stress levels of female

graduate students in an online program.  Advancing Women in Leadership, 31, 144-152, http://advancing women.com/awl/awl_wordpress/ISSN 1093-7099

 

Presentations & Posters

Gardner, S., Petrelli, H., & Arric, L. (2015).  Assessing Faculty and Student Leadership Utilizing the Leadership Practices Inventory.  Poster presented at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Conference in Washington D.C.  Leadership Development SIG – Honorable Mention, Best Poster.

Stokes, T., Nguyen, T., Muhammad, A., Molander, L., Towers, T., Arric, L. (2014).  Correlation between academic stress and sexual desire among female college students at USF Health.  Student poster presented at the American Society of Health-systems Pharmacists mid-year Conference in Anaheim, California.

Petrelli, H., & Arric, L. (2014). Dealing with a difficult student and review of advisor expectations.  Invited presentation – Faculty Development, University of South Florida College of Pharmacy.

Arric, L. & Wolf, C. (2014).  Leadership within a change culture.  Presentation at the Shared Student Services Retreat at University of South Florida – Health.

Petrelli, H., Hall-Hertel, K., Arric, L., Layson-Wolf, C., & Morgan, J. (2014).  Beyond the bachelor’s degree:  Revolutionizing the philosophy of student support in graduate and professional degree programs.  Presentation at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

Arric, L. & Cox, W. (2012). Managing mental health concerns:  A case-based discussion.  Presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Student Affairs and Experiential Education Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Arric, L. & Petrelli, H. (2012).  Development of a proactive early alert intervention system for academic and professional student support.  Poster presented at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Arric, L. & Serag, E. (2012).  Building a culture of collaboration to promote professional student success.  Roundtable discussion at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators – Assessment and Persistence Conference in Tampa, Florida.

Arric, L. (2011).  An investigation of women’s perceived stressors and support systems while enrolled in an online graduate degree program.  Paper presented at the Lamar University Dissertation Forum in Beaumont, Texas.

Arric, L., Young, K., Harris, S., & Farrow, V. (2010).  An analysis of stress levels of female graduate students in an online program.  Paper presented at the Research on Women and Education conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Arric, L. (2010).   Graduate school admissions and student ethnicity: A study of minority student’s access to a master’s degree in education.  Paper presented at the Southwest Educational Research Association conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.