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PSYCHOLOGY STAFF HONORED BY THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Congratulations to our Award Winning Staff!

Kim Raymond, COS Outstanding Staff Award 2020

In Psychology, Kim is the only person to handle the daily onslaught of purchase requests, petty cash transactions, and budget reconciliations initiated by faculty and graduate students in the department, sponsored programs staff, and the Controller’s office. In addition to the many electronic requests that come her way via e

Tae-Ho Lee, Spotlight of SRCD Asian Caucus

Recently Dr. Tae-Ho Lee had an interview for ‘Spotlight of the Month’ of SRCD Asian Caucus. The Asian Caucus, Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) highlights in its members who have made outstanding contributions to their research fields via its "Member in Spotlight" emails and webpage.

See June 2021 Spotlight, Tae-Ho Lee, Ph.D, for the more details.

Congratulations Dr. Lee!

VTAC/CAR, in collaboration with Mount Rogers Community Services, is selected as a finalist for 2021 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award!!

"In recognition of their extraordinary community engagement initiatives, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) announced that four of its member universities have been selected as regional winners of the 2021 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. As regional winners, the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Minnesota, University of North Carolina at

Janey Dike was selected as Summer fellow with The Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (VASEM)

Janey Dike was selected as one of 10 summer fellows with The Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (VASEM) as a Commonwealth of Virginia Engineering and Science (COVES) Policy Fellow. This is a 12-week program, which aims to strengthen ties between the scientific community and state government in the Commonwealth of Virginia, while encouraging and equipping more scientists and engineers to be effective

Experiential learning of undergraduate research students led to four publications in the Virginia Journal of Business, Technology, and Science.

Four undergraduate research students from the Department of Psychology Center for Applied Behavior Systems are the first authors of four research articles to be published in the Virginia Journal of Business Technology and Science (VaJBTS)The authors revised their articles following feedback from the Editor. Each of the articles addresses the prevention of COVID-19 with naturalistic observations of COVID-prevention

Delshad Shroff, was selected as one of the SSCP Student Poster Award

First year Clinical Science graduate student, Delshad Shroff, was selected as one of the SSCP Student Poster Award Distinguished Contributions for this year's Association of Psychological Sciences (APS) Virtual Convention. Delshad will receive a $100 prize for her poster presentation, and will be recognized with a ribbon on her virtual poster during the APS convention which takes place May 26-27, 2021. 

Congratulations

Ya-Yun Chen was selected as one of the invited attendees for the ABCD workshop on Modeling Developmental Change this summer. 

Ya-Yun Chen, a student in Developmental Science Graduate Program has been selected as one of the invited attendees for the ABCD workshop on Modeling Developmental Change this summer. 

It was a very competitive application (40 seats out of 180 applications). For the selection criteria, all applications were rated (blind to name and university) in relation to appropriateness of the workshop’s topics. Also, it was

Courtney Swanson, a Ph.D. student in Psychology was one of the graduate students that developed projects aimed at improving and enhancing inclusion at Virginia Tech

The 10 graduate students developed projects aimed at improving and enhancing inclusion at Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Graduate School’s 2020-21 Diversity Scholars shared their projects with the university community and the public in a virtual Spotlight showcase on Friday, May 7.

Courtney Swanson, a Ph.D. student in Psychology in the College of Science, said of her project: “Rainbow Road is a graduate student

VTCAR Student Award Program 2021-22

VTCAR is excited to announce that applications for the VTCAR Student Award Program are now being accepted for the 2021-22 academic year.  The VTCAR Student Award Program is for graduate or undergraduate students working with a VTCAR faculty affiliate. The program’s purpose is to provide support up to $500 for a graduate or undergraduate student on research that is consistent with the mission of the Virginia Tech Center