Psychology faculty members attend conference
members of the Department of Psychology and Counseling presented
research at the 52nd annual conference of the Southwestern
Psychological Association held earlier this month in Austin, Texas.
given by Dr. Loretta Neal McGregor, Dr.
Amy Pearce, Dr. Latoya Pierce, Dr. Robert Johnson,
and Dr. David Saarnio. Dr. Irina Khramtsova was unable to attend,
co-authored a paper with undergraduate student Coral U. Machado, who
presented the research. Other undergraduate students also served as
and attended the conference. Those students
were Mary L.
Porter, Alicia D. Burns, Rebecca Breckenridge, Alexandra N. Ramsey, Tabitha Fentress,
Jennifer Mauldin, and Faith McMath. Sean Gearson,
Laura Howard, and Rachel Roland served as co-authors, but were
unable to attend. Dr. McGregor serves as the program chairperson and
the convention chairperson for the Southwestern Psychological
given for math/science projects
At the recent Kappa Delta Pi initiation ceremony, the
"Educators Make a Difference Award" was presented to the Northeast
Arkansas Math/Science Partnerships. These include the Rural
Institute for Mathematics and Science Education with Janie
Trautwein, director; Wallece Brewer, secondary math specialist;
and Debby Rogers, elementary science specialist; and the
Delta Institute for Mathematics and Science Education with Dr.
Cynthia Miller, director; Karen Busby, secondary math
specialist; and Linda Kellum, elementary science specialist. This
award is presented to an individual, institution, organization,
program, or project that makes notable contributions to the field of
education. Congratulations to all!
Dr. Latoya Pierce receives doctoral degree
Monday, May 22, a Ph.D. in counselor education from The University
of New Orleans will be conferred upon Dr. Latoya Pierce,
Psychology and Counseling. In addition to her degree, Dr. Pierce
will be named the Outstanding Doctoral Student in the Counselor
Education Program. Congratulations to Dr. Pierce!
For all the latest faculty and staff
achievements, go to Campus News.
Reception Tuesday for Encyclopedia
The Heritage Studies Ph.D.
Program will host a dessert reception in honor of those who
contributed to the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture on
Tuesday, May 2. The reception is from 1:30 until 3 p.m. in the
eighth floor seminar room of the Dean B. Ellis Library. Watch for a
list of ASU personnel who were involved with the online
encyclopedia, which will debut the same day, in the Monday edition
of Inside ASU. For more details about the reception, contact the
Heritage Studies office at 972-3509. More information about
the Encyclopedia project is at
May Commencement updates
May Commencement will be
held on Saturday, May 6, with two ceremonies in the Convocation
Center. A reception will be held following both ceremonies on the
upper level mezzanine for graduates and their friends, family and
10 a.m. Commencement will include the College of Agriculture,
College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Humanities
and Social Sciences, and the College of Science and Mathematics. James Bishop of Jonesboro, this year's Wilson Award recipient, will
be the speaker for the morning commencement.
2 p.m. Commencement will include the College of Communications,
College of Education, College of Fine Arts, College of Nursing and
Health Professions, University College and Regional Programs. Candace Martin of Jonesboro, outgoing SGA president, will be the
speaker for the afternoon commencement.
The Military Science Department will hold its commissioning
ceremony on Friday, May 5, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. at the National
Student Orientation sessions added!
Due to the overwhelming demand for New Student Orientation (NSO)
sessions, two additional sessions have been added. The Office of
Admissions will immediately begin taking reservations for the new
dates, which are on Thursday, June 15, and Thursday, June 22.
Announcements will be made to students who are already admitted to
ASU. Thanks to all who work so hard to make the NSO sessions a
success for our new students!
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