2018 Psych Star Awards

The time has come for the 2018 Psych Star Awards! Below is a list of the awards and how to be nominated.

Award Eligibility Criteria
Psych Research Star A declared Psychology Major and Research Assistantship, Independent Study or Honors Evidence of outstanding research efforts. Quality and quantity including: concept, execution, and final product
Psych Service Star A declared Psychology Major and Activities in support of other students, the department, UWGB, and/or the community Level of involvement, amount of effort, impact of the activity.
Psych Rising Star A declared Psychology Major and First-Year through Junior status and minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA overall Evidence of emerging academic achievement, conscientiousness, interpersonal skills, motivation, intellectual curiosity, work ethic, and involvement/leadership in the Psych Major
Psych Rock Star A declared Psychology Major and Senior status and minimum 3.5 GPA in Psychology Major Evidence of academic achievement, conscientiousness, motivation, intellectual curiosity, work ethic, and involvement/leadership in the Psych Major

Award Selection Process

  1. Self, Peer or Faculty Nomination which would include 2-3 sentences on the merit of the nominee for the award criteria submitted to the Faculty Awards Committee (email Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges; wilsong@uwgb.edu) by Wednesday November 14, 2018 by 4:00 PM.
  1. Nominee is contacted by the Faculty Awards Committee and asked to prepare a nomination packet to be submitted by Friday November 30, 2018.
  2. Nomination Packets will include:
    1. General Info about credits taken, year in school and cumulative and Psychology GPA
    2. A 1-page (double spaced) essay expressing how the nominee meets the criteria of the award.
    3. The name of a faculty member who has agreed to serve as a reference for the nominee.
  1. Faculty Award Committee will decide winners and notify them by Friday December 7, 2018.
  1. Awards given out on Thursday December 13, 2018 at the end of the Research Methods in Psychology Poster Session at 4:30 PM
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