Argosy University, Atlanta students and faculty teamed up to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. They participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K and raised a total of $1126 to support the cause. The fundraising was boosted by a campus bake sale that raised nearly $200.
Hawai‘i School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University recently participated in the Hawai‘i Psychological Association (HPA) convention at the Aloha Tower Marketplace.
Dr. Sean W. Scanlan, Ph.D., dean and associate professor at Hawai‘i School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University received the Professor of the Year award at the event. He was recognized for his outstanding achievement in Clinical Psychology education.
Catherine Gallahue, a current student working toward a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at the school, was presented with the Outstanding Student of Psychology award. She was recognized for her significant achievement as a graduate student in the field of Psychology.
The mission of the Hawai‘i Psychological Association is to enhance the quality of life for the people of Hawai‘i by encouraging, integrating, applying, and communicating the contributions of Psychology in all its branches. The organization is the leading resource for psychological health, research, and policy in Hawai‘i.
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This years winner of the Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year awards is Josh Meibos. In recognition of his accomplishment, Meibos earned a full scholarship to attend Argosy University.
Meibos teaches physical education at David Crockett Elementary School. Because he was named Arizona Teacher of the Year, he can now compete to be named National Teacher of the Year. The winner of that prestigious title meets the President of the United States and attends an international space camp.
According to the Arizona Educational Foundation, the Arizona Teacher of the Year program spotlights the contributions of outstanding public school teachers throughout Arizona by annually recognizing 10 exceptionally skilled and dedicated pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public school teachers.
Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago recently participated in the Illinois Psychological Association (IPA) annual convention. Current students, faculty, and alumni presented poster and programs.
This year’s convention had the theme of “Trauma: Helping our Clients, our Communities and Ourselves.”
Current students Joey Babione and Rebecca Garza, along with Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg student Bethany Rosner presented posters. Garza and Rosner won the award “outstanding poster presentation” for “EMDR and Vicarious Trauma: Our Clients and Ourselves.” EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.
Dr. Susan Zoline, co-chair of the IPA ethics committee, chaired a panel that included members of the ethics committee and mental health attorney Scott Hammer. Dr. Zoline also presented a panel with students Michael Jones and Hayat Nadar titled “Unrecognized Trauma: Micro-Aggressions in Clinical Supervision and Psychotherapy.”
Faculty member Dr. Jenine Chiles, director of the Argosy University Psychological Services Center and director of the Lake Michigan Internship Consortium, presented a paper with alumni Dr. Manisha Dayal, Dr. Ed Fajardo and Dr. Chia-Lun Chung, titled “The Impact of Trauma on Four Distinct Populations.”
All students and alumni earned, or are working toward, a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology.