Celebrating Successes 2001-2002

We in Albion College's Psychology Department and Neuroscience Concentration congratulate our students on their accomplishments. The students listed below have met significant goals associated with their professional development.

  • Sarah McRoberts accepted a job in the Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program within the Gratiot Community Hospital as a day treatment counselor (7/29/2002).

  • Julia Ogg won a Student Travel Award from Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience  (FUN) to support her travel to present a poster at the national meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (7/1/2002).

  • Analisa Velasquez was admitted to the 7-week Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service this summer at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (4/25/2002).

  • Jessica Zamborsky was admitted to MSU's College of Human Ecology, Department of Family and Child Ecology for a Master of Arts in Child Development, and also to Oakland University's Master of Education program in Early Childhood Education (4/22/2002, 6/27/2002).

  • Jenn Sauter will become the shelter manager at S.A.F.E. Place in Battle Creek, starting after graduation (4/21/2002).

  • Isa Salvador was admitted to the MSW program at Michigan State University (4/18/2002).

  • Tanya Kuprianiak was admitted to the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program at Boston University School of Medicine (4/18/2002).

  • Rebecca Anderson will present a poster entitled "Perceptions of fairness in the justice system: A cross-cultural perspective" (co-authored by Dr. Otto) at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society in New Orleans in June. (4/11/2002).

  • Vicki Kuo, Jessie Kruer, Heather Linz, Kristen Abraham, Leonard Noel, & Tanya Kuprianiak will present a poster entitled "Materialism and Psychological Well-Being: The Role of Social Support" (co-authored by Dr. Christopher) at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society in New Orleans in May. (3/30/2002).

  • Darcy Crain & My Lien (2001) will present a paper entitled "The salience of gender and racial cues on children's choice of playmates" (co-authored by Dr. Keyes) at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society in New Orleans in May. (3/25/2002).

  • Vicki Kuo was admitted to the doctoral program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology (3/28/2002).

  • Josh Hodges was accepted into the American Psychological Association's Summer Science Institute. This is a highly selective 9-day, all-expense paid, intensive program held at Columbia University designed to immerse students in the science of psychology.  (2/28/2002)

  • Abby Brown was admitted to the Master's Program for Child Life and Family Centered Care at Wheelock College in Boston (2/27/2002).

  • Holly Sprunger and Mark Heilala are co-authors (with Dr. Anes) of a poster entitled " Identification performance of brief dynamic emotional expressions as a function of orientation and position in the visual periphery" (view Abstract) to be presented at the Second Annual Conference of the VisionSciences Society, Sarasota, Florida, May 10-15, 2002 (2/25/2002).

  • Amanda Goff was admitted to the Case Western University School of Law and to the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University (2/22/2002).

  • Becky Anderson was admitted to the doctoral program in social psychology at the University of Connecticut (2/13/2002) and also a comparable program at Boston College(4/11/2002).

  • Nick Gilpin was admitted to Ohio University's College of Osteopathic Medicine (10/29/2001). Kelly Hurley was admitted to the University of Chicago's College of Osteopathic Medicine (10/29/2001).

  • Rany Aburashed was admitted to West Virginia University's School of Osteopathic Medicine (10/29/2001).

  • Sarah Storbeck, Sarah DiPonio, Rose-Anne Meissner, & Courtney Hancock are co-authors (with Dr. Wilson) of a poster entitled "Potential influences of protriptyline on running speed of rats in a 'Crespi effect' study," presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, November 10 - 15 (9/9/2001).

  • Heather Linz is co-author (with Dr. Wilson) of a poster entitled "Experimental neurosis in the rat? Effect of an increasingly difficult auditory differentiation," presented at the annual meeting of the Pavlovian Society in New Brunswick, NJ, October 11 - 13 (9/1/2001).

Celebrating Successes 2000-2001

We in Albion College's Psychology Department and Neuroscience Concentration congratulate our students on their accomplishments. The students listed below have met significant goals associated with their professional development.

  • Kerry Douglass has been admitted to the Masters of Clinical Psychology program at Wheaton (5/30/01).

  • Lisa Schultz has been admitted to the doctoral program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Purdue University and at SUNY Albany (3/29/01).

  • Kelly Janowski has been admitted to the doctoral program in Counselling Psychology at the University of Kansas (3/29/01).

  • Laura Gambone has been admitted to the doctoral program in Clinical and Community Psychology at the University of South Carolina (3/29/01).

  • Ben Geer has been admitted to Medical School at Wayne State University (3/23/01).

  • Chris Ramos has been admitted to the MSW program at Michigan State University. (3/5/2001)

  • Ben Gitler has been admitted to the MSW program at the University of Michigan. (3/1/2001)

  • Carolyn Winterich has been admitted to the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University, at Miami University of Ohio, at Ohio University, and at Bowling Green State University. (2/22/2001)

  • My Lien has been admitted to the doctoral program in School Psychology at Michigan State University (and also at Central Michigan University). (2/22/2001)

  • Lisa Schultz has been admitted to the doctoral program in I/O Psychology at Wayne State University. (2/14/2001)

  • Mary Beth Shearer has been admitted to the audiology/speech sciences programs at Ohio State University and at Miami of Ohio.  (2/10/2001)

  • Amy Wasiak (Class of 2000) was recently admitted to Medical School at the Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. (12/28/2000)

  • Julia Ogg and Kami Marsack are co-authors (with Dr. Wilson) on a paper entitled "Acute Ginkgo biloba facilitates decision-making in a working memory task in rats" to be published in Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis. (9/27/2000)

Celebrating Successes 1999-2000

We in Albion College's Psychology Department and Neuroscience Concentration congratulate our students on their accomplishments. The students listed below have met significant goals associated with their professional development.

  • Emily Mull: Admitted to the University of Delaware's Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology. (4/10/2000)

  • Kariann VanBurgel: Admitted to the Ed.S. Program in School Psychology at Michigan State University. (3/15/2000)

  • Julia Ogg: Admitted to the American Psychological Association's Summer Science Institute. This is a highly selective 9-day, all-expense paid, intensive program held at the University of California, Berkeley designed to immerse students in the science of psychology. (2/28/2000)

  • Sarah Grill: Admitted to the MSW program at University of Michigan. (1/28/2000)

  • Jocelin Herron: Admitted to the MSW program at University of Michigan. Jocelin is a Sociology major completing a psychology internship. (1/28/2000)

  • Tia Konzer: Thesis accepted for presentation at the National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) conference in Montana in the spring. Tia's thesis examines gender differences in apologies.(1/21/2000)

  • Melanie King: Admitted to the Columbia University School of Nursing. This is Melanie's first choice. [Also admitted to the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing - 2/9/2000] (1/21/2000)

  • Emily Mull: Recipient of a 1999-2000 Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant. This national grant will help to support her thesis examining attribution of blame in rape cases. (1/19/2000)

  • Sarah Morin: One of 20 volleyball players nationwide selected to play with a U.S. team in Europe next summer. (Not related to Sarah's professional development, but pretty cool!) (1/18/2000)

  • Kari Hurlbut: Accepted to the Cinncinnati College of Mortuary Science. (1/11/2000)

  • Emily Line: Accepted to the MSW program at the University of Michigan. This is Emily's first choice. (1/10/2000)

  • Sarah Hartley: Accepted to Medical School at Wayne State University. Sarah is one of eight students in the inaugural offering of Neuroscience I; Introduction to Neuroscience. (11/29/1999)