Entries by Douglas Degelman

Ricky Colombo (2010)

Ricky Colombo (2010) is enjoying being in the Applied Behavior Analysis option of the M.S. in Psychology program at California State University Los Angeles. As Ricky says of the behavioral approach, “The natural contingencies of reinforcing good behavior or extinguishing unwanted behavior is Godly. He is always present in the natural world.” Ricky encourages current […]

Nancy Diaz 2013

Nancy Diaz (2013) is employed by Autism Interventions and Resources, in Laguna Hills. The agency provides Applied Behavior Analysis to children and families affected by developmental disabilities. Nancy started out as a Behavior Interventionist and has recently been promoted to Behavior Consultant. In this role, Nancy trains and observes parents, helping them to consistently apply […]

Rachelle Garcia 2012

Rachelle Garcia (2012) is a caseworker at Boys Republic, a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian school and treatment community for troubled youngsters. “I love my new job and I finally understand the feeling, ‘love what you do and you will not have to work a day in your life.’”

Psi Chi Induction 2012-2013

Congratulations to the 21 students inducted October 11, 2012 into Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology! Among the qualifications for membership in Psi Chi is a cumulative GPA in the major of 3.5 or above. Psi Chi inductees for 2012-2013 are Brianne Adamo, Chelsea Anderson, Nicole Balestreri, Leigha Bednar, Kari Bergerson, Natalie Carroll, […]

Student Research Team

A student research team under the direction of Dr. Noreen Dulin represented the psychology department at the 2012 Social Sciences Colloquium. Ashley Armendariz, Lauren East, Rachelle Garcia, and Armando Melgoza presented their research findings on “Correlates of Life Satisfaction in College Students.” This research was also presented at the California State University San Marcos Psychology […]

Psychology Savants 2012!

Congratulations to our 2012 Psychology Savants! A savant is a person of learning, well-versed in science or literature. Our Psychology Savants are students who have demonstrated their learning by scoring in the top quartile of graduating seniors on a difficult, objective, comprehensive Psychology Major Field Test. This year’s Psychology Savants are David Boyer, Greg Austring, […]

Psi Chi Inductees 2012

Congratulations to the 41 Psychology majors inducted into Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology! New Psi Chi members include the following: Shannon Ardrey, Ursula Auger, Elisha Avne, Christa N. Call, Carson Carpenter, Michelle Cavanagh, Laila Collman, Matt Cowan, Candice Dobson, Katy Erhardt, Samantha Espartero, Teresa Flores, Rachel Gamboa, Dora Garcia, Sunshine Golson, Diane […]