Psychology student at EWU-Bellevue attends conference in Atlanta, GA

March 3, 2023
(l-r) Dr. Julie Swets and Psychology student Emily Collins.

Emily Collins, Psychology major at EWU-Bellevue, recently attended the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in Atlanta, Georgia with Dr. Julie Swets. At this conference, they co-presented a poster entitled “Relationship Nostalgia and Attitudes toward Intimate Partner Violence.”

To support her travel expenses to Atlanta, Wmily applied for and received multiple student travel awards including the School of Psychology Student Research Support Award, the Student Travel/Conference Award from the College of Professional Programs, and the Undergraduate Student Travel Award from the Provost’s office.

Dr. Swets says, “Not only did Emily get all this accomplished, but she was a joy to travel, present, and
conference with.”  Congrats Emily and thanks to Dr. Swets for being a great faculty mentor!