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Dugger Receives Psychology Award


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Keysha Dugger of Corbin was honored as the 2006 recipient of the Psychology Award during the Honors Day service held at University of the Cumberlands on April 24.

The psychology department gives the award annually to a student who has shown exceptional academic performance, assistance to the department and potential for future contributions to society.

While at Cumberlands, Dugger has been on the president’s list each semester and is a member of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, and has served as its secretary in 2005-2006. She is listed in Who’s Who Among American Universities and Colleges and is the recipient of an Appalachian College Association summer research grant. She is the co-author of a manuscript in preparation titled, “Conscientiousness, Absenteeism, and Academic Performance in College Students.” A member of the women’s varsity tennis team, Dugger is Academic All-Conference and Honorable Mention All-Conference in doubles.

In the fall, she will attend Miami University and pursue a graduate degree in school psychology.

Dugger is the daughter of Brenda Hart and David Dugger.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 117th year of operation. Cumberlands offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and nine pre-professional programs, as well as online and accelerated, nontraditional programs for adults.