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President Jennifer O’Loughlin Brooks (right) became Psi Beta’s President, taking on the position from our now Past President Dr. Kathleen Hughes (left). We are truly honored to have such a dedicated team working with Psi Beta and pushing our society to new heights!

Psi Beta events at APA 2017 included a student research poster session, a panel on unique service learning projects underway at three chapters, a lecture on the importance of community college psychology to the field of psychology, and an awards and social hour. Selected photos of these events are shown below.

National President Kathleen Hughes (right) awarding a plaque commemorating Dr. Katherine Wickes (left) for her many years of service and dedication to Psi Beta. Dr. Wickes was Psi Beta’s National President 2014-2015.

William Mo presenting his award winning research he conducted at Mt. San Antonio College. William won first place in Psi Beta’s research competition and won a scholarship to attend the APA conference.

Becca Corona (left) and Emily Castro presenting their award winning research study. Becca and Emily represented Irvine Valley College. Their paper won second place overall. They also shared a conference scholarship.

Paul Whitcomb from Blinn College presenting his excellent third place tying research. Paul also won an Anastasi conference scholarship.

Elise Ulwelling presenting her 3rd place (tie) research during the Psi Beta poster session. Elise is from Irvine Valley College.

Poster presenters from around the nation!


Psi Beta National President Jennifer O’Loughlin-Brooks presenting her talk on fostering partnerships between high schools, 2-year colleges and universities through collaboration at professional conferences.

Dr. Bryan Gerber, Psi Beta’s Midwestern VP, describing his chapter’s strategies for student engagement and professional development.
Psi Beta’s Southwestern Regional VP showing the winning Psi Beta t-shirt. Professor Todd Allen Joseph also presented a talk about his chapter’s service project in conjunction with the Center for the History of Psychology in Ohio.
Dr. Kimberley Duff, Psi Beta’s Western Regional VP and President-Elect introducing Dr. Jerry Rudmann, who gave this year’s Ruth Hubbard Cousins distinguished lecture.

Psi Beta Eastern Regional Vice President Michael Colbert. On right is chapter advisor and professor Jerina Wainwright from Anne Arundel Community.

Psi Beta & CABE Awards and Social Hour!























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