Massena student honored by Clarkson University for her work in the Psychology Department
Clarkson University honored a Massena student for her work and volunteerism in the Psychology Department.
Camryn J. Peets, daughter of Darren and Shelly Peet's, Massena, was honored on Saturday, April 24 at Clarkson University’s Recognition Day.She received the Psychology Research Award and the Psychology Service Award for her dedication to research over the past two years as well her commitment as president of the Clarkson Association of Psychology Students and dedication to volunteering for various student panels and participation in departmental activities.
She also received the President’s Award for Excellence for accomplishments and leadership in Kappa Delta Chi Sorority and was the recipient of the Dean William J. Farrisee Memorial Award for outstanding contribution of personal services to extracurricular activities at Clarkson.
Peets has been a directed research student under clinical psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Pienkos in the Phemonology Lab for the past two years.
She will present her research titled “Finding a Way: A Phenomenological Analysis of Social Connectedness During COVID-19” in October at the New York State Psychological Association Convention titled “Thriving as a Psychologist in the Age of Disruption: Creating Resilience and Agility.”
Peets will graduate from Clarkson in May with a major in psychology, a minor in medicine and healthcare, with a professional concentration in health psychology and a pre-physician assistant advising track.
She hopes to continue her career at Clarkson in the Physician Assistant program. She is a 2017 graduate of Massena Central High School.