DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

News & Awards

 

Undergraduates:

David J. Kucharski Memorial Graduating Senior Award

The David J. Kucharski Memorial Graduating Senior Award was established in 1990 to honor the memory of David Kucharski, who was killed in an automobile accident shortly after joining the faculty of the psychology department.

This monetary award is given to a senior undergraduate major to defray the costs of applying to graduate school. An announcement about the application process is made during the fall quarter of each year.

David A. Johnson Undergraduate Research Travel Award

The David A. Johnson Undergraduate Research Travel Award was established in 2000 to honor the retirement of David A. Johnson, who served as the assistant chair for undergraduate studies for over ten years.

This monetary award is given to an undergraduate major to defray the costs of attending a conference for the purpose of presenting the student's research. An announcement about the application process is made during the fall quarter of each year.

Margret Appel Honors Research Award

The Margret Appel Honors Research Award was established in 2007 to honor the retirement of Margret Appel, who served as the assistant chair for undergraduate studies for over sixteen years.

This award is given to an undergraduate honors psychology major to help defray the cost of conducting research for the honors thesis.

Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

Each year, the Psychology Department selects one graduating senior to receive the Outstanding Graduating Senior Award.

The recipient of this honor in Psychology for the 2012-2013 academic year was Alexander Bill.

Scholarships

Due to the benevolence of former faculty and students, the Department of Psychology is able to award a number of scholarships to outstanding psychology majors. Scholarship recipients for the 2012-2013 academic year are listed below.


Gaige Paulsen Endowed Scholarship

Haleigh Scherma
Erin Warns
Catherine Fleming

Marlene and James Bruning Scholarship

Danielle Schultz

Gary M. and Kathleen S. Schumacher Undergraduate Psychology Scholarship

Moriah Thomas
 

Psychology Department's Psychology Research and Teaching Endowment Scholarship

 Leah Cornish
 Jade Hunt
 Hannah Craig
 Tiarra Comer
 

Psi Chi Officers 2013-2014

President: Cari Hollenbeck
Vice President: Thomas Zigo
Treasurer: Michael Craven
Secretary: Erin Patterson
Membership Chair: Jen Conkey
Program Chair: Rachel Coleman
Publicity Chair: Hannah Ray
Fundraising Chair: Kirstee Frazier
Community Service Chair: Louise Barr
Historian Chair: Kandice Deitrick

Faculty:

Distinguished Professor Scholarship (Awarded by Distinguished Professor Ken Holroyd)

Marlee Layh