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Collin College Professor Elected President of National Honor Society

Photo courtesy of Jennifer O’Loughlin-Brooks
Photo courtesy of Jennifer O’Loughlin-Brooks
Sept. 26, 2017- Collin College psychology professor Jennifer O'Loughlin-Brooks was recently elected to serve as the national president of Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community colleges. O'Loughlin-Brooks is an award-winning faculty advisor for the college's Psi Beta chapter. She was officially installed at the national convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington D.C.

"Following in the footsteps of past presidents, I feel privileged to be serving alongside many passionate and committed national council members. My journey in Psi Beta National Honor Society began 22 years ago as an advisor to my college chapter and led eventually to my role as the southwestern regional vice-president. It is an honor to serve in this new role," O'Loughlin-Brooks said.

Psi Beta is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Psi Beta's mission is to professionally develop outstanding students at two-year colleges through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research and community service.

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,100 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman's University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.