Announcing Psi Beta’s 2012 Award Winners!!!

Psi Beta’s 2012 Award Winners!!!

Carol Tracy Individual Community Service Award
Collin College Student: Laurel Cook

Carol Tracy Chapter Community Service Award
Virginia Western Community College, Advisor: Lora Vasiliauskas

Virginia Staudt Sexton Faculty Advisor Award
Jennifer O’Loughlin-Brooks: Collin College

Ann G. Robinson College Life Award
Saddleback College, Advisor Amira Wegenek

Chapter Excellence Award
Qualifying Chapters (n = 10)
Carroll Community College (Advisor: Laura Bittner)
Cerritos College (Kimberley Duff)
Collin College (Jennifer O’Loughlin-Brooks)
Irvine Valley College (Kari Tucker)
Palm Beach State College – Eissey (Gisela Diaz)
Mesa Community College (AZ) (Ann Ewing)
Spartenburg Methodist College (Mary Jane Farmer)
Virginia Western Community College (Lora Vasiliauskas)
Lone Star College – Montgomery (Karen Buckman)
Suffolk County Community College – Ammerman Campus (Claire Rubman)

Worth / Psi Beta Research Paper Awards
Gold Level
1st Tammie K. Foliaki, Determining professor effectiveness through “thin slices” of non-verbal communication, Irvine Valley College
2nd Danielle L. Brown, Academic success: examining the associations among goal clarity, goal confidence, and self-efficacy, Irvine Valley College
3rd Academic honesty as related to relationship honesty and self-esteem, Elizabeth A. Shabazian, Irvine Valley College
Silver Level
1st Ragan Hinton, Taking learning into your own hands: model building improves learning and engagement, Glendale (AZ) Community College
2nd Nicolette Del Palacio, What does your profile picture say about you? Camera angle and personality, Glendale (AZ) Community College
3rd Anna M. Sakzlyan, Perceptions of similarity among college student romantic relationships and academic achievement, Irvine Valley College
3rd Alexander H. Bower, Effects of probabilistic judgment and conditional reasoning on paranormal belief, Irvine Valley College

Honorable Mention Group
Amanda D. Perez, Stereotyping gender specific stimuli and toy perception in children, Cerritos College
Sarah Savino, Taste and perception: an experiment on the relationship between perception and taste, Irvine Valley College
Alexander Heiss, Effects of load theory on selective attention, Lehigh Carbon Community College
Karyn Skaar, Age of entitlement among teens and young adults, Stephanie Murphy, Northeast Texas Community College

Building Bonds Award
There were no winners selected for this award in 2011-12.

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