The research psychology arm of the U.S. Navy has named a Lynchburg graduate for its 2018 Research Psychologist of the Year Award. Jenna Jewell ’10, a lieutenant in the Navy’s Medical Service Corps, was selected because of her research work with Navy Divers, collateral duties — she doubles as the public affairs officer for her […]
For Sykethia Findley ’19, who goes by the nickname “Keke,” going to South Korea was a dream come true. “Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, ever since I found out what ‘study abroad’ meant,” Findley wrote in an application to the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, who awarded her a $2,000 Experiential Learning Scholarship for the trip.
There’s a phrase that’s become popular over the past two years, emblazoned on T-shirts and bumper stickers, and in the lexicon of strong-willed women everywhere: “Nevertheless, she persisted.” This phrase could be used to describe Meagan Collins, who will graduate Saturday with bachelor’s degrees in biomedical science and psychology.
In Lynchburg College’s Physiological Psychology Lab, the zebrafish are exercising. No, the striped, guppy-like fish aren’t doing step aerobics in tiny sneakers, but what they are doing is helping a team of researchers learn about the effects of exercise on anxiety.
Kori Penick ’13 will compete in the Strongman Corporation North American National Championships November 10 and 11 in Las Vegas. The Amherst, Va., resident, who majored in psychology and was a thrower on the varsity track team, has been competing in strongman competitions since 2015.
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Several Lynchburg College students will compete in an Aging 2.0 Global Startup Search on Thursday in hopes of winning seed money for a healthcare app. When they started developing the app at a recent event, they were invited to pitch the idea again.
Associate Professor of Psychology 434.544.8088 *protected email* Experience Dr. Marciano has been teaching undergraduate students for 15 years. After completing her master’s degree, she spent two years teaching as an adjunct at a community college and a private 4-year institution before beginning her doctoral program. While completing her degree she taught each summer at a […]
Associate Professor of Psychological Science Department Chair 434.544.8170 *protected email* Experience After completing an internship in Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of Rochester, Dr. Favero completed a 2 year post-doctoral fellowship in family therapy. During that time she obtained her license in psychology and was the chief psychology fellow at the University of […]