News & Events Blog
Dr. Femina Varghese has been elected President of American Psychological Association Division 18 (Psychologists in Public Service) AND has been named the recipient of the 2013 Division 18 Early Career Achievement Award! This award is in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Public Service Psychology. The award will be presented at the Division 18 Business Meeting at the APA Convention in Hawaii.
Congratulations to Bob Bailey (seen with Dr. Art Gillaspy) for receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Central Arkansas. For over 20 years, Bob and his now deceased wife Marian Breland Bailey provided the UCA Department of Psychology & Counseling with invited speeches, slideshows, and animal training workshops.
We had a wonderful evening at Michelangelo's rooftop in Downtown Conway with students, their families, faculty and alumni. Congrats to all who received awards, especially Casey Brasfield for receiving the Richard A. Scott Outstanding Psychology Student Award and a check for $750. Runners-up for the award were Paula Simons and Jerod Hogan.
Kendra Anderson (doctoral student in the counseling program), along with Dr. Varghese and several undergraduate students have had a manuscript accepted for publication:
Ms. Paula Simons is the 2013 recipient of the Outstanding Student Award for the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Nominated by the current Psi Chi chapter president, the Psi Chi Florence L. Denmark Faculty Advisor Award is presented annually to the one Psi Chi faculty advisor who best achieves Psi Chi's purpose. The award includes (1) travel expenses to attend the APA National Convention in Hawaii to receive the award and (2) an engraved plaque. The award is intended to recognize Psi Chi faculty advisors for their outstanding service to the chapter and to Psi Chi. Congratulations Dr. Charlton!
Congratulations to Dr. Shawn Charlton, Laura Horton, Paula Simon, and other officers and members of the UCA Chapter of the Psi Chi International Honor Society for winning the Model Chapter Award. Read a full report published in the Log Cabin Democrat.