The REM program is excited to host our 2020 Student Research Showcase! Our MA and PhD program teaches students to become experts in quantitative, qualitative, measurement, evaluation, and mixed methodologies. These presentations highlight the research and evaluation work of our doctoral students and create a unique opportunity for us to share our work with each other.
This study explored the relationship between the LGBTQ+ community’s personal characteristics to mental health stress based on the Meyer’s (2003) model of Minority Stress. College students, faculty, and staff were surveyed to examine if each of the construct and overall theoretical framework of the Meyer’s model was supported with structural equation modeling. Although the results did not support every data proxy representing a construct, findings did support the overall theoretical model.