Awards & Recognition

Department Awards

All recipients of department awards and scholarship are nominated and selected by department faculty. There is no application process.

Lisa Zsebedics Memorial Award

Established in 1985 in memory of Lisa Zsebedics, a former student, to recognize an outstanding first- or second-year student committed to understanding the human development process

Recipient(s): Allison Barrett

Wilhelm Wundt Award

Established in 2003 to recognize a student’s excellence in quantitative and methodological course work.

Recipient(s): Isabel Rickman

Margaret Floy Washburn Award

Established in 1990 to recognize outstanding research in psychology.

Recipient(s): Keri Tapley

Psychology Major Award

Established in 1993 to recognize a psychology, human development, or human studies major who demonstrates a superior understanding of the themes and methods of that discipline.

Recipient(s): Sarah Woods

Human Services Award

Established in 1993 to recognize a junior or senior psychology, human development, or human studies major who demonstrates outstanding potential as a practitioner in human services.

Recipient(s): Bethany Yates

Department of Psychology SMP Award

Established in 2011 to recognize outstanding work in the 8-credit St. Mary’s Project. Up to two awards may be given annually to recognize and commend this work.

Recipient(s): Sarah Woods