Research Symposium


The Houston Symposium for Research in Education and Psychology was a success!! A mixture of undergraduate, graduate, and faculty from UH and surrounding universities were in attendance.  Despite the terrible weather on Friday, attendees were able to obtain informative details from Dr. Judy Hall about credentialing and licensure in the field of psychology, as well as acquire great knowledge about the “ins and outs” of translating research into practice with panelists, Dr. Rick Olenchak, Dr. Keller-Margulis, Dr. Anka Vujanovic, Dr. Cheryl Craig, and Dr. Carlos Phillips.  Additionally, the poster presentations were wonderfully orchestrated and highly informative.

Saturday was even more eventful!  Ms. Carla Stevens’ presentation, underscoring conducting research in the Houston Independent School District, gave key insight into the process and benefits of conducting such research in the school system.  Furthermore, all of the paper presentations were innovative and representative of the individual’s passionate work in research.

To reward their hard work and exceptional research, there were also awards given for the best student poster and paper presentations.

The winners of the poster presentations:

1st Place

Ms. Preeti Jain

2nd Place

Ms. Corey Heath

3rd Place

Ms. Laura Milliken

The winners of the paper presentations:

1st Place

Ms. Connie Sulewski

2nd Place

Ms. Shanica Smith

3rd Place

Ms. Johnie Flores

Congratulations to all of you!!

The research symposium would not have been a success without faculty, staff, and the EPSY-GSO Officer’s unwavering support and efforts!! Kudos to you all!

We thank everyone for their attendance and we hope to that everyone can make it out next year!!

Very best,

Cashuna & Natashia



As a part of a Tier One Research University, the Department of Educational Psychology strives to provide students with the opportunity to present and learn about current research. The Houston Symposium for Research in Education and Psychology broadly focuses on research in the areas of education, psychology, individual differences, health, higher education, social work, and cultural studies. This Symposium is a wonderful opportunity for students to obtain constructive feedback regarding their research and to gain professional exposure to the valuable research being conducted by colleagues.

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Registration Fees:
FREE University of Houston-Main Campus students and faculty
$20 Non-University of Houston-Main Campus students and faculty (paid on-site)

** Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There will also be an opportunity to obtain CEU credits through our Keynote Speaker!! **

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