Psychology Undergraduate Student Receives Quest for the Best Vice Presidential Student Service Award


Jessica Coleman, a San Diego State University (SDSU) Psychology undergraduate student, was recently one of nine students (including senior psychology major Tenille Taggart) recently recognized by SDSU through the Quest for the Best Vice Presidential Student Service Award. She was honored on April 24 for exemplifying the values and mission of SDSU through her academic excellence, community service, and campus leadership and involvement.

Jessica is a graduating senior at SDSU majoring in Psychology with minors in English and Women’s Studies. Over the course of her SDSU career, Jessica has been involved in many facets of the campus and community. She is an undergraduate research assistant in the Cancer Disparities and Cancer Communication lab and completed an honors thesis this year with the mentorship of Dr. Kristen Wells. She is also a Peer Health Educator, a member and leader of Kappa Delta Sorority, a mentor for the Psychology MORE Program, an intern in the Youth Leadership Department of Jewish Family Service of San Diego, and has been a member of the Wom(y)n’s Outreach Association and Aztecs for Awareness. Jessica received a 2014-2015 mini-grant for undergraduate research, and she presented her research at the Society of Behavioral Medicine annual meeting in April. 

After graduation, Jessica will work as a clinical research coordinator for the Behavioral Medicine Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and plans to pursue graduate school.

Congratulations Jessica!


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