2015 Psychology Award Winners

In May 2015, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences hosted a commencement and honors 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 gave out awards to their outstanding graduates. In the Psychology Department, the following awards were given to our graduating seniors:



Trenton Adams was selected as the Psychology Department Student Marshal. This honor is given to a graduating senior who “best exemplifies the spirit and goals of the program.” The Student Marshal leads the other psychology graduates through the procession at the graduation commencement ceremony. Trent received this award for his academic success, active engagement in psychology research, and leadership in Psi Chi and Psychology Club. He is pictured here with his faculty mentor, Dr. Frances Shen.




Erin Canavan received the Outstanding Student Scholar award. She received this award for her excellent overall academic achievement. She is pictured here with her faculty advisor, Dr. Michele Miller.






Irina Mason received the Outstanding Independent Research award. She received this award for her excellent academic performance and conducting her own independent research project. She is pictured here with her faculty advisor for the research project, Dr. Carrie Switzer.