Seven faculty members, seven graduate students and 33 alumni from the Department of Counseling and Educational Development made 55 presentations at the American Counseling Association conference April 8-10 in Atlanta, Ga.

Faculty members, students and alumni also won the following awards:

American Counseling Association
• ACA Fellow – Dr. Jane Myers (faculty)
• ACA Extended Research Award – Dr. Jane Myers (faculty)
• Courtland C. Lee Multicultural Excellence Scholarship Award – Clay P. Rowell (doctoral student)
• Glen Hubele National Graduate Student Award – Julie B. Stephan (doctoral student)
• Best Practices Research Award – Melinda Miller Gibbons (doctoral student)

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
• Featured speaker at the ACES luncheon and president-elect – Dr. James M. Benshoff (faculty)
• Research Grant Awards
– Dr. Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy (alumna) and co-researcher
– Dr. Jane Myers (faculty) and co-researcher
– Karen Hall, Carla Emerson (master’s students) and Dr. Kelly L. Wester (faculty)
• Outstanding Dissertation Award – Dr. Matthew Shurts (alumnus)

Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Issues in Counseling
• Meritorious Service Award – Dr. Craig Cashwell (faculty), past-president of ASERVIC

International Association for Addictions and Offender Counseling
• Outstanding Research Award – Dr. Todd Lewis (faculty)

Chi Sigma Iota International Honorary Society

• Outstanding Practitioner Award – Dr. Robin L. Daniel (alumna)
• Outstanding Research Award – Dr. Kelly L. Wester (faculty)
• Outstanding Entry-Level Student – Karen E. Hall (master’s student)
• CSI Fellow – Kerrie Kardatzke (master’s student)