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Neal Powless G’08 to Head University Ombuds Office

Neal Powless G’08 has been appointed to the post of University ombuds. In this role, Powless will serve the campus community as a neutral, independent, informal and confidential resource for faculty, staff and graduate students who are seeking assistance to answer questions and resolve concerns. “Neal Powless has the demonstrated vision, wisdom, sensitivity, leadership, skills...
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O’Hara’s Work Highlights the Effects of Social Class Microaggressions on Individuals

Caroline O’Hara, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Services, co-authored a new study in Counselor Education & Supervision exploring doctoral-level counseling students’ encounters with social class microaggressions (SCMs) during counselor education training Although overt expressions of hostility are considered to be ill-mannered and undesirable behaviors, covert discrimination and degradation continue to be directed...
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Harvey C. Peters Received NARACES Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Harvey Peters, doctoral candidate in Counseling and Counselor Education, was awarded the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Outstanding Graduate Student Award on September 29, 2018. This award recognizes a student in the last year of their graduate study, who has excelled in their program through academic excellence, participation in professional organizations, engagement...
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Counseling Doctoral Student Shana Gelin Awarded Fellowship

The NBCC Foundation has selected Shana J. Gelin, a doctoral student in the counseling and counselor education program in the School of Education, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program. Gelin will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations. The foundation will distribute...
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Michelle Rath receives Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching scholarship

Michelle Rath, ’94, Ph.D., Rehabilition Counseling,recently returned from a semester in Israel on a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching scholarship (January-June 2013).  Michelle was housed at Tel Aviv University and the focus of her research was school counseling and school crisis management in high schools in Israel. She was one of 20 Americans chosen to be...
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