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Provost Appoints New Dean of CHBS

April 14, 2014

The national search for a Dean for the College of Health and Behavioral Studies concluded on Friday, April 11, when Provost Benson announced that Dr. Sharon Lovell accepted his appointment as our Dean.

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Grad Student Seeks to Serve Diverse Populations in Schools

April 9, 2014

Through the Cultural Competency Practitioner Initiative (CCPI), the school psychology program equips students with the necessary skills to be advocates for children and families from a variety of ethnicities and cultures.

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CHBS Funds Three Collaborative Projects

April 8, 2014

Support of interprofessional and collaborative projects is a priority for the College of Health and Behavioral Studies. The College is delighted to announce that three projects were selected for funding during 2014-15.

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Professor Cindy Hunter Wins Educator of the Year Award

April 1, 2014

After receiving prestigious award Professor Hunter reflects on her life experiences including a stint in the Peace Corp and working with war refugees in El Salvador.

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Faculty and Student Collaboration: Face Perception in Infants

March 18, 2014

In the Department of Psychology, faculty and students conduct research together. Dr. Krisztina Jakobsen is currently collaborating with students to study face perception in infants

At the 2013 Guangzhou International Symposium of Special Education in Guangzhou, China, Dr. Vicki Reed, a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, shared important information about students with disabilities with teachers.

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Department Head The College of Health and Behavioral Studies encourages the exploration of our personal, social  and institutional wellbeing, recognizing how urgently the scholarship of today must inform the practices of tomorrow.  More >

Events & Opportunities

  • Assessment of Student Clinical Competencies in Clinical Settings is the title of a presentation by Dr. Sue McAllister from Flinders University in South Australia, Thursday, April 17, 4-5:30 in ISAT/CS 259 (nTelos Room). Dr. McAllister has expertise in the domains of health professional competency, and intervention outcome assessment. Her research has broad implications for many CHBS disciplines. For more information contact Dr. Carol Dudding (duddincc@jmu.edu).
  • Fall registration continues.  It is not too late to register for summer school 
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