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Category: Department of Psychology and Family Studies Stories

  • Psychology students win awards at spring conference

    From Dr. Ryan Newell, Professor of Psychology, sends this good news: Competing against Oklahoma universities, we took 1st, 2nd and 5th place in the undergraduate paper competition last Friday at the 27th annual Oklahoma Psychological Society Spring Research Conference.  These were presentations of original, empirical research.  Our students are to be commended – they worked very hard throughout the year on these projects and continue to represent OC well at our state ...

  • Potter grants wishes with internship

    by Becca Smith for The Talon As an intern for the Make-A-Wish foundation this past summer, senior Megan Potter helped make 41 wishes come true for children across Oklahoma. In the 2008 fiscal year, the Oklahoma chapter of Make-A-Wish granted about 113 wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. The Oklahoma chapter founded in 1987 has two offices, one in Tulsa and one in Oklahoma City. The chapter has granted more than 1,600 wishes to eligible Oklahoma children. Corporate ...

  • Arts and Sciences Dean's Award recipients

    Dr. David Lowry, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, announces the recipients of this year’s Dean’s Award.  The Dean’s Award is given at the end of the school year to recognize outstanding students from each department.  A small reception for faculty, family, and friends was held on Friday, April 11, at 4:00 p.m. to honor these students.  Art & Design The Art & Design Department has selected two recipients to receive the 2008 Dean’s Award.&...