Rev. Emmanuel Ihemedu, PhD, NCC, graduate of Counselor Educator and Counseling Psychology, finalists for The Professional Counselor’s Dissertation Excellence Award

Rev. Emmanuel Ihemedu, PhD, NCC, Chaplain & Assistant Professor University of Saint Joseph, a 2018 graduate of Educational Psychology’s Counselor Educator and Counseling Psychology PhD program, has been named one of the 5 Finalists for The Professional Counselor’s 2019 Dissertation Excellence Award.

Dr. Tamika La Salle and Sara McDaniel awarded grant from The National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities

Dr. Tamika La Salle and  Sara McDaniel of the University of Alabama have been awarded a major grant from The National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities on Incorporating Cultural Responsiveness into Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support Framework as a collaborative project for five years.  See more on this exciting new project at https://today.uconn.edu/school-stories/pbis-lasalle/

Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs and Prof of Ed. Psychology received Oliver P. Kolstoe Award in Nov. 2018

The Oliver P. Kolstoe Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the field of career development and transition through means other than direct classroom instruction (which is recognized by the Iva Dean Cook Educator of the Year Award).  The award is named in recognition of Oliver P. Kolstoe, a DCDT founding member and past president whose early research and publications significantly shaped the field of transition.

Dr. Chafouleas Receives Faculty Excellence Award

Professor Sandra Chafouleas, who has received the 2018 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creativity Award

“A very big congratulations to Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Sandra Chafouleas, who has received the 2018 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creativity Award in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences! This award, given to individual faculty who have made significant and/or creative contributions to a field of knowledge or area of inquiry, recognizes research excellence and the highest levels of creativity that enhance the University’s academic and creative reputation. Jeff Simon, Senior Director of Alumni Relations – Schools and Colleges at UConn Alumni came by personally this morning to present the award to Chafouleas at the Gentry Building.”

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