Student Awards, Honors, & Accomplishments
Students in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS)
at Webster University have achieved the following awards, honors, and
BSS students routinely receive University Honors (Summa Cum Laude,
Magna Cum Laude, Cum Laude).
- Melissa Anderson (2005) was honored with the George Herbert Walker
III Award for Leadership. This University award is given to the
graduating senior who has demonstrated the most significant combination
of academic achievement and leadership during his or her student years
at Webster University.
Student Publications and Awards
- Robbins, B (2008). Harmi Carari Early Career Award for Inquiry in
Psychology from Division 32 of the American Psychological
Association, the Society for Humanistic Psychology. Brent is a 1995
graduate of Webster University and is currently an Assistant Professor
of Psychology at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA.
- Schroeder, C. E. (2003). Effects of employment on stress levels
in college students. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 8(1-2),
- Buermann, L. A. (2003). The Effects of Anxiety on Perceived Body
Image Dissatisfaction Among Young Adults. Paper Presentation, Psi
Chi Portion of the Seventy-fourth Annual Meeting of the Midwestern
Psychological Association: Chicago, Illinois. Regional Award Winner.
- Deslauriers, J., & Hermann, E. (2003). The Effects of Gender and
Type of Helping on
Perceptions of Helping Behavior. Poster Presentation, Twenty-third
Annual Great Plains Students’ Psychology Convention Kearney, Nebraska.
Won Second Place in the Gender Division.
- Raab, D., & Moehlenhoff, G. (2003). Sleep's Relationship to Stress in
the Scholastic World Versus the Working World. Poster Presentation,
Twenty-third Annual Great Plains Students’ Psychology Convention:
Kearney, Nebraska. Won First Place in the Health Division.
- O’Connor, S. (1999). The Effects of Solicitor Appearance on
Charitable Contributions. Poster Presentation, Nineteenth Annual
Great Plains Students’ Psychology Convention: Wichita, Kansas. Won First
Place in Social Division.
Graduate School and Other Employment Highlights
Students in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences have been very successful after leaving Webster University. Many
have been accepted into prestigious graduate programs and/or have excelled in competitive work environments. A sample listing
of student graduate and employment accomplishments can be found under the alumni link.