A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Alexandra Slaughter, a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program, had a chapter accepted for publication in the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. The chapter is “Criminality, interactions with law enforcement, and potential correlates of juvenile justice-involvement among youth with autism.” Sarah Mire, an associate professor in the school psychology program, was a co-author.
Patrick Sajovec, a doctoral student in the school psychology program, has won the July Golden Paw Award as the UH Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services employee of the month. Sajovec works as a graduate assistant in the department.
Yonelly Gutierrez, a program manager in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, accepted an appointment to the UH Hispanic Alumni Association board in August. Gutierrez earned an M.Ed. in higher education from the College earlier this year.
Anne Perry, an Ed.D. student in the curriculum and instruction – history/social education program, was awarded the Billie P. Spellman scholarship from the UH chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. She also received the Scholarship for Education Research from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.