Loyola University Chicago

Weekend of Excellence

School of Education Award Ceremony

2015 Award Winners

The SDC Research Grant is a $1,000 annual award granted to a Ph.D. or Ed.D. School of Education student(s) to assist in their dissertation work. This grant is awarded by the SDC, a standing committee of the Academic Council of the School of Education.

  • Gihane Jérémie-Brink, Counseling Psychology, PhD candidate
    Dissertation: "To be Black, Caribbean, and American: Social Connectedness as a Mediator to Racial and Ethnic Socialization and Well-Being among Afro-Caribbean American Students"

  • Casey McPherson, School of Psychology, PhD candidate
    Dissertation: "Collaborative community prevention: An ecological approach to mental health support for children in rural America"

  • Annmarie Valdes, Cultural & Educational Policy Studies, PhD candidate
    Dissertation: "A 'cult' of intellectualism: Female historians and a century of knowledge production for the nineteenth-century American historical canon"