These Psychology students not only exhibit academic excellence, but also serve as examples of the mission of College of the Pacific. They have excelled in the classroom and beyond, whether it's through multiple degrees, research, study abroad or service to their communities. They are the epitome of excellence and champions of the social sciences. Take a glimpse at some of the Psychology department's outstanding students:
Aroosa Ahmed is graduating with a BA in Psychology and Sociology. She is involved in the SUCCESS TRiO Program, a retention services program for first-generation and low-income students. Following graduation, she will pursue her master's degree in social work at the University of Michigan. Learn more about Aroosa>>
Congratulations to our 2014 Outstanding Graduate
Katelyn Uhlhorn graduated in December 2013 (3.5 years) Magna Cum Laude from the Department of Psychology. Katelyn balanced excellent performance in the classroom with being involved in multiple experiential learning opportunities within the department. She worked with two different faculty on their research teams and was a co-author on four posters presented at regional and national conferences. Additionally, during the Summer of 2013, she was chosen and worked as an intern in the ADHD Summer Treatment Program at Florida International University under the direction of Dr. William Pelham, one of the leader researchers on behavioral interventions for children with ADHD. Katelyn recently accepted a position working in the Admissions office at Pacific and will represent the department well. She has future plans to be involved in child interventions and teaching, possibly through being a classroom teacher or other child interventionist.
Congratulations to our 2013 Outstanding Graduate
Lulu Skafi - Lulu recently graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Psychology. An outstanding student in the classroom, she has also been involved in multiple experiential learning opportunities, including serving as an intern for the Pacific Child and Family parent training program, working for the Community Re-entry Program, working as a behavioral interventionist for Central Valley Autism Project, as well as working as a research assistant. She recently helped present her research at the Western Psychological Association Conference in Reno, NV. She continues to actively work as a research assistant as well as on an individually initiated research project. She plans to further her studies by completed a Masters of Social Work program.