Congratulations to Lyn Moore O’Connell, who successfully passed her dissertation defense, titled “Individual Motivation To Seek Couple Therapy: An Application of the Health Belief Model” on March 2!
Good luck to Jamison and Amy, who are taking their prelims over Spring Break!
Congratulations to the following MFT students for their abstract proposal acceptances for the 2018 AAMFT Conference in Lousville, KY!
- Amy Morgan
- Evan Thomas
- Michelle Murray
- Jessica Premo
- Katarina Krizova
- Renu Aldrich
- Lea Helou
- Lauren Smithee
- Mary Nedela
Another great year of VT MFT representation at the annual conference! Way to go!
Jill Naar has won the Graduate Paper Award from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education for her paper entitled Exploring intergenerational educational tourism programs to promote age-friendly universities! She is also a James McKenney Student Travel Award recipient for the March 2018 conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Congratulations to Jill for these prestigious awards!
Be sure to congratulate Diana Devine for receiving a $700 grant from the Fall 2017 Graduate Research Development Program (Sponsored by the Graduate Student Assembly) for her proposal entitled “Mothers’ and Fathers’ Differential Discussion of Emotion with their School-Age Children”. Way to go Diana!
If anyone is interested in applying to scholarships, there is a portal that we all have access to as students. You are able to search through them with various filters to see which ones fit you. Check it out here: https://vt.academicworks.com/users/sign_in
Congratulations to GrATE’s newest members as of Fall 2017!
Michelle Murray- Member
Jameson Natwick- Member
Jessica Stephen-Premo- Member
Katarina Krizova- Associate
Applications for membership and advancement for Spring 2018 are now open until January 27th, 2018. More information can be found here.
Congratulations to Erin Lavender-Stott for accepting a tenure track faculty position at South Dakota State University!
Congratulations to Natasha Cox for successfully defending her dissertation proposal back in December!
Congratulations to Shelby Borowski, Renu Aldrich, and Ruvi Tsokodayi for successfully defending their dissertation proposals! Wish them all good luck and a speedy data collection!