Psychology undergraduates awarded by CCELL

The Center for Community Engagement, Learning, and Leadership (CCELL) will award Undergraduate Psychology students Olivia Amorando, Shay Bayer, and Maxine Polma the Leadership's Engaged Citizen Program distinction at LSU's 2024 spring commencement.

CCELL, in conjunction with LSU Campus Life, established the program to support and recognize the accomplishments of undergraduate students who engage significantly with their communities to address critical community needs. The requirements for this award are completing a minimum of seven credit hours of coursework designated as service-learning by CCELL, performing a minimum of 100 approved hours of community service, and turning in a reflective paper detailing their service experience. The Psychology Department offers PSYC 4005, which can serve as a service-learning course. Olivia Amorando took PSYC 4005 with Dr. Beck and was a research assistant in Dr. Buckner's lab. Shay Bayer and Maxine Polma both took PSYC 4005 with Dr. Zhang