Psychology Psi Chi Award for Contribution to the Field of Psychology 

Awarded for demonstrating outstanding academic achievement, contributing to the advancement of the Connecticut College chapter of Psi Chi, and successfully incorporating the study of psychology into extracurricular and community activities.

2018 - Laura Anne Henderson '18

2017 - Kiersten Michaela Anderson '17 

2017 - Rebecca Carol Tutino '17

2016 - Kerry Elizabeth Benson '16

2016 - Janan Akram Shouhayib '16

2015 - Alexis Avery Adams-Clark '15 

2014 - Julia Hadley Cristofano '14

2014 - Cassandra Lee Saimond '14

2013 - Boris Jeremic '13

2012 - Audrey Piper Sperry '12 

 

Psychology Department Prize

Awarded for service to the department and dedication to psychology.

2018 - Ruichen Sun '18

2017 - Hannah Meredith Wing '18

2016 - Aleksandr Ross Chandra '16

2016 - Amanda Lauren Traub '16

2015 - Michael Anthony James Murgo '15

2015 - Jordan Leigh Thomas '15 

2014 - Ishtiaqahmed Mawla '14

2013 - Sarah Ariel Lamer '13 

2012 - Caroline Hemeon Abbott '12

2012 - Meghan Christina McLean '12 

 

Jane W. Torrey Award

Awarded for the psychological study of social issues. Offered by the psychology department in honor of Jane W. Torrey.

2018 - Veronica Alejandro '18

2017 - Sarah Jane Rosadini '17 

2016 - Joanna Rachel Marks '16

2016 - Janan Akram Shouhayib '16

2015 - Alexis Avery Adams-Clark '15

2015 - Carter John Funkhouser '15

2014 - Erica Sandra Stockwell-Alpert '14 

2013 - Meghan Kathleen Rossini '13 

2012 - Brenner Adam Green '12

 

Otello Desiderato Fellow

Awarded for outstanding promise in graduate studies in psychology.

2018 - Carolyn Irving '18

2018 - Stephanie Elizabeth Jackvony '18

2017 - Ashley Marsh Curran '17 

2016 - Leah Macy Fleming '16

2015 - Amanda M. Coletti '15

2015 - Michael Anthony James Murgo '15 

2014 - Gabriel Kevin Plummer '14 

2013 - Meagan Elizabeth Durso '13

2013 - Faith Schombs '13 

2012 - Meghan Christina McLean '12

 

John R. Mackinnon Prize

Awarded for outstanding performance in Psychology 101.

2018 - Francesca Giovanna Ferrante '18

2018 - Caroline Elizabeth Minderjahn '20

2018 - Clare D’Adamo Peyton '21

2018 - Kailyn Rae Saxer-Taulbee '20

2017 - Chloe Elizabeth Mayhew '19

2017 - Mallory Elizabeth Schultz '19

2017- Madeline Anne Smethurst '20

2017 - Zinya Hossian Talukder '17

2016 - Micaela Lynne Nee '18 

2016 - Anne Melanie Schwartz '17

2016 - Emily Nicole White '18

2015 - Wyatt Willis Delomba '15

2015 - Rebecca Thier Kremens '18

2015 - Mireia Jennifer Odlin '17

2015 - Julia Marie Proft '16

2014 - Sara Catherine Gildersleeve '15

2014 - Marc David Polanik '15

2014 - Gretchen Shafer Durning '16

2014 - Leah Macy Fleming '16

2014 - Sam Wilcox '16

2013 - Laura Kathleen Bernier '15 

2013 - Meaghan Nicole McGrath '14

2013 - Jordan Leigh Thomas '15

2012 - Lindsey Marie Placek '14

2012 - Meghan Kathleen Rossini '13

 

Bernard I. Murstein Award 

Awarded for research on interpersonal relations.

2018 - Hannah Meredith Wing '18

2015 - Sara Catherine Gildersleeve '15 

2014 - Ishtiaqahmed Mawla '14

2013 - Emily Frances Morse '13

2012 - Elyse Renee Lebel '12 

 

Cameron Horner Smyser '92 Award for Scholarly Achievement 

Offered through the psychology department. Given to a psychology or behavioral neuroscience major in memory of Cameron Horner Smyser ’92 by his parents, William Richard Smyser and Sally Horner Smyser, and by Gina Abbott '91.

2018 - Laura Anne Henderson '18

2018 - Stephanie Elizabeth Jackvony '18

2017 - Ashley Marsh Curran '17

2017 - Morgan Kathleen Rentko '17 

2016 - Leah Macy Fleming '16

2016 - Amanda Lauren Traub '16

2015 - Cassandra Taylor Desjourdy '15

2015 - Jasmine Linnea Kelekay '15

2015 - Marc David Polanik '15

2014 - Gabrielle Paige Arenge '14

2014 - Julia Hadley Cristofano '14

2014 - Geoffrey Kenneth Phaneuf '14

2014 - Elysia Morgan Ridener '14

2013 - Sarah Ariel Lamer '13

2013 - Talia Elizabeth Hahn '13

2012 - Olivia Kathryn Grossman '12

2012 - Lauren Valerie Manning '12

2012 - Sarah Jane Weiss '12

 

Elizabeth Y. Durante '10 Memorial Award for Public Service

Offered by the psychology department in memory of Elizabeth Y. Durante ’10 to a student who has performed exceptional public service.

2018 - Naesha Sherrie Reeves '18 

2017 - Mireia Jennifer Odlin '17

2017 - Gianna Marie Rocchio '17 

2016 - Aleksandr Ross Chandra '16

2016 - Kate Olivia Rudolph '16

2015 - Jasmine Linnea Kelekay '15

2014 - Gabrielle Paige Arenge '14

2013 - Kathryn Ruth Beers '13 

2013 - Marline Sharron Johnson '13

2012 - Lalita Chiarra Russ '12

 

The Rena Rimsky Wing '67 Endowed Fund for Psychology Student Research

2018 - Carolyn Irving '18

2018 - Ruichen Sun '18

 

Otello Desiderato Fellowship for Student-Faculty Collaborative Research

2018 - Hannah Meredith Wing '18