May 2015

Lotes Nelson ’11, an MS in Mental Health Counseling graduate and PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision student, was recently selected for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program. Nelson will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations.

September 2014

Dr. Nichole Gibbs Thomas ’13, a PhD in Psychology graduate, was hired as a research scientist at the American Nurses Credentialing Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. She previously served as a full-time professor at Montgomery College and as an instructor in an online master’s program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

April 2014

Heather Hislop ’13, an MS in Mental Health Counseling graduate, recently opened Phoenix Counseling Services in North Branch, Minn., to offer group therapy sessions to address anger management, domestic violence, and sex offender rehabilitation.

March 2013

Keith Plouffe ’12, an MS in Psychology and MS in Mental Health Counseling graduate, published Annie’s Odyssey (Lauric Press, 2012), a novel that traces a protagonist’s journey to spiritual awakening and recovery.

Farrah Brown ’09, an MS in Mental Health Counseling graduate, was recently awarded the Frederick Douglass Doctoral Scholars fellowship, which will fund three years of doctoral studies in counseling psychology at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Brown is also an active member of the American Psychological Association and a regular speaker at Howard University’s Women of Excellence Workshop.

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