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2005 Psychology Award Winners

In May 2005, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences hosted the first annual reception for its graduating seniors. Students and faculty were able to share stories and say good-bye one final time before the graduation ceremony. Various departments also gave out awards to their outstanding graduates. In the Psychology Department, the following awards were given to our graduating seniors:

2005 Psychology Award Winners

Lee Affrunti was nominated to be the Psychology Department Student Marshal at the 2005 graduation ceremony. This honor is given to a graduating senior who best exemplifies the goals and spirit of the department. At the graduation ceremony the student marshal leads the other psychology graduates through the procession and the presentation of their diplomas.

Matthew Greyreceived the Outstanding Psychology Student Research Project award for his senior project, The Impact Prison Programs have on Preventing Inmates from Returning to Prison.

Joe Rieger received the Outstanding Service to the Psychology Department award for his work as the Psychology Program Student Representative and an active member in Psi Chi.

Lindsey Bays, Kara Darche, and Julie (Hill) Faires received the Outstanding Psychology Senior Seminar Portfolio award for creating exceptional portfolios in the Senior Seminar capstone course.

Lee Affrunti received the Outstanding Psychology Student Applied Experience award for her placement at the Autism Project.