Honors Student Nominated as Academic Recognition Day Representative
Catherine Ellis is a University Honors Program student majoring in Psychology. The Honors College nominated Catherine to represent KSU during the 2018 USG Academic Recognition Day because of her impressive list of academic accomplishments. Being selected as a university finalist for this prestigious award is certainly a noteworthy accomplishment.
Catherine was described by KSU Professor of Psychology Dr. Gail Scott as being "in the top 1% of students as a leader and cohort student." She is highly active both inside and outside of KSU serving as President of the KSU chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and was selected as the lead research student for the Global Girl Talk India Diversity (GGTID) research project. She was also awarded the AAUW 2016 Cobb County Woman of the Year Scholarship and has been nominated for KSU's Psychology Student of the Year.
"The Honors College has impacted me significantly during my time at KSU. Through Honors courses and experiences, I have developed skills such as critical thinking, diligence, and professionalism, and I feel as though I am now well equipped to enter into graduate school and later, the workforce."