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  • Christina Nicolais

    February 10, 2015

    Tailoring her degree to achieve her goals.

    Upon graduating from Le Moyne, Christina spent a year volunteering on the Upstate Golisano Children's hospital hematology oncology unit as a Child Life Volunteer. She is now attending Virginia Commonwealth University as a full-time student in the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Program. Her research focus at the university is in child health psychology, especially the psychology of childhood cancer survivorship. She is currently working on her master's thesis, which addresses how parent physical health can affect the risk of injury in children with behavior problems. In addition to her studies, she also has a graduate assistantship as an academic advisor to the undergraduate psychology majors at VCU.

    "As a psychology major at Le Moyne I was able to tailor my degree with the help of amazing faculty to be exactly what I wanted and needed it to be to achieve my goals. I've seen firsthand, as an academic advisor at a large university, that the opportunities I had as a psychology student at Le Moyne aren't necessarily some that I would have had at other larger schools. I'm so grateful for my Le Moyne education!"
    Category: Minds at Work