News & Events Blog
The Spring inductees to the Psi Chi International Honor Society are:
Savannah Cavender, Jaci DeLoach, Jessica Farmer, Haylie Hart, Ivana Ilic, Brooklin Jackson, Tyler Karnes, Devin Lephere, Megan Mervish, Shelby Nichols, Carley Owen, Shannon Perry, Fulani Petties, Aerielle Phelps, Tyler Ramsey, Chelsea Ratcliffe, Jonathon Schmidt, Trevor Sharpe, Rebecca Stallman, Caleb Stovall, Vincent Suha, Dayshia Tanks, Mary Wade, Lauren Webb, Blair Wilson, Kirsten Young.
Psi Chi International Honor Society officers for 2015-16 are:
President - Kelli Wierzbicki
Vice-President - Ivan Ilic
Secretary - Brooklin Jackson
Treasurer - Kevin Phelps
Historian - Fulani Petties
Award/Grant Coordinator - Danielle Umland
Program Coordinator - Becca Stallman
Congratulations to Amy Hufstedler for being awarded this year's Richard A. Scott Outstanding Psychology Student Award and receiving $750.
Congratulations to Zach Stillman for being the 1st Runner Up and receiving $250.
Congratulations to Hailey Arens for being the 2nd Runner Up and receiving $100.
Thirty-five (35) UCA graduate and undergraduate students and 11 faculty presented research at the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) annual convention in Wichita, KS on April 10-12.. Some students presented more than one paper. In the SWPA graduate research competition, Tiffany Wierzbicki and Danielle Umland were named finalists, placing in the top four out of all the submissions. In the SWPA undergraduate research competition, Jonathon Halligan placed 2nd and Zach Stillman was named a finalist. In addition to these accomplishments, Tiffany Wierzbicki, Brooklin Jackson, Brentnie Connor, and Shannon Perry all received Psi Chi student research awards.
The UCA Chapter of the Psi Chi International Honor Society recently received the 2014-15 Kay Wilson Officer Team Leadership Award.
From the announcement: "This award honors Kay Wilson, Executive Officer of Psi Chi from 1991–2003, and her commitment to leadership and collaboration. Under Kay’s leadership, Psi Chi doubled its membership and increased its grants, awards, and national visibility. Like Kay, your team has not only demonstrated excellence in leadership but also realized the role Psi Chi plays in developing future leaders in psychology."
Join us for a time to celebrate faculty and student accomplishments during the past year and to induct new members into Psi Chi.
This event will be held on Tuesday, Apr 21 from 1:30-3:00 pm in the UCA Student Center Ballroom. Students from various departments in the college will present their research as poster presentations.
ASPS will be held on Saturday, Apr 18 in the UCA Student Center. Psychology students from universities around the region will present their research.