Community leaders come to King's to judge Community Impact psychology projects
March 31, 2015
London, ON – Senior students in the Applications of Psychological Science class at King’s University College will present their community impact projects to an impressive panel of community leaders on Wednesday, April 1st from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., in the Vitali Student Lounge, Wemple Hall.
Evaluating their projects and presenting the winning group with the Agnes Penner Prize to the project with the greatest potential to benefit society will be:
- Brad Duncan, Chief of Police, London Police Services
- Randal Graham, Professor of Law, Western University
- Lori Higgs, Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, St. Joseph’s Health Care
- Justice Deborah K. Livingstone, Superior Court of Justice
- Michelle McIntyre, Supervisor of Conferencing, Learning and People Development at the Children’s Aid Society of London & Middlesex
- Margaret Nish, Associate, Salus Global Corporation
Students will present the results of their community-based learning projects. This year, student teams designed a facilitator’s guide to aid veterans in their reintegration to civilian life and a psycho-educational program that teaches parents stress-coping strategies and positive parenting practices. Teams from last year will also provide updates on their projects including the King’s Academic Mentoring Program (KAMP) and PEARS mental health education program, which has been nominated for a CMHA award.
King's is a publicly-funded Catholic post-secondary institution founded in 1954. King’s provides general and honors degree programs in the liberal arts, social sciences, business, and a master's degree in social work. It is positioned in the top rank of institutions of higher learning in Canada for the high quality of its teaching faculty and student experience. Institutionally-autonomous, King’s is academically-affiliated with Western University. King’s is open to students of all faith backgrounds, with its community centered on the values of social justice, equality and the education of the whole person.