The Regina Matthews Oehmig Award for Excellence in Counseling is awarded annually to a graduating student who has earned a distinguished academic record, interacts in a professional manner with professors, classmates, clients, and supervisors, and possesses strong clinical skills. In addition, the recipient must display a commitment to the integrity of life, the demonstration of providing services to others, and embodying the warmth, compassion, and genuineness of Regina Matthews Oehmig for which the award is named.
In March, Dr. Ebrahim presented at the Louisiana Career Development Association’s annual conference in March with alumni Catherine Geohegan McDermott (’10) and Kellie Gorgio Camelford (‘10) on the subject of career development for 8th and 9th graders.
The Ignatian Awards for Outstanding Senior and Graduate Students were announced earlier this week. The awards are given annually to those students who represent Loyola University New Orleans and its commitment to Ignatian values with distinction and honor. The awards will be formally presented at the Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 11 at 4 p.m.
Robin Gusman Rhodes (‘10), Ashley Ugalano (‘10), and Mariel Gonzalez (summer 2011) were all recently hired as a school counselors at Mt. Carmel Academy in New Orleans. They join alums Catherine Geoghegan McDermott (’09) and Ashley Childes (’09) who are already school counselors there.
The Counseling Clinical Excellence Award is presented to the graduate counseling student who has demonstrated excellence in clinical counseling skills.
Alumni Catherine Geoghegan McDermott, Kellie Gorgio Camelford and Ashley Childs presented with Dr. Ebrahim at the Louisiana Career Development Association in Baton Rouge on the subject of career development for 8th and 9th graders.
The ceremony will include the following exceptional students:
Congratulations to the 2012 - 2013 Alpha Phi Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota Executive Board:
Matthew Watson - President
Leigh Boyer - President Elect
Katie Hancock - Secretary
Lisa Chew - Treasurer
Mary DePartout - Historian/ Parliamentarian
Stephanie Ducros - Past President/ Alumni Member at Large
Dr. Christine Ebrahim, Alison Phillips, and Ari Evans presented "Recognizing the Impact of Group Dynamics in Classroom and Supervision Settings" at the annual Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (LACES) Conference in Lafayette, LA.
Alumna Catherine Geoghegan McDermott received her LPC in December 2010. She was also accepted to the doctoral program at the University of New Orleans.