Clinical Psychology Program, Recipient of the 2017 Dean’s Award

Clinical Psychology Program, Recipient of the 2017 Dean’s Award

June 22, 2017

We are proud to announce that the Clinical Psychology Program has received the Dean’s Award for the Promotion of Diversity & Inclusiveness in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).

This award is granted to individuals or academic departments/programs that exemplify a commitment to the cause of enhancing diversity in the CAS. The award highlights best practices and honors the individual(s) or department/program responsible for creating or enhancing an inclusive environment for education. It is recognized with a plaque (see right) and a $1000 cash prize.

The clinical program has made several contributions responsible for creating or enhancing an inclusive environment for education, including:

*Receipt of a Graduate Psychology Education Preparation Grant that devotes resources to the recruitment, retention, and provision of professional development opportunities for individuals from diverse backgrounds.

*Extensive community collaborations in Greensboro and the surrounding community  (e.g., at the Newcomers school, which serves immigrant and refugee students as they transition to mainstream public schools).

*Active promotion of diversity and inclusiveness via curricular offerings and a diversity coffee hour at admissions.