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Member of the Semester Recipient

Fall 2021
Congratulations to Amanda Nunes, our Fall 2021 Member of the Semester! We asked her to write a blurb about herself below:
“My name is Amanda Nunes and I am a junior honors Counseling & Clinical Psychology major with minors in Spanish, WGSS, and Social Justice. I am a Bonner Community Scholar, member of WILL, CAPS peer educator, Spanish Oral Proficiency Leader, member of the Psychology Student Advisory Board, Honors, WILL, and HSS peer mentor, Alpha Kappa Psi brother, and member of Women’s Club Rugby. My biggest accomplishments this past Fall 2021 semester and this Spring 2022 semester have been working in collaboration with two other Psychology students and our previous PSY299 professor, Dr. Chung, to continue developing our research on microaggressions, academic achievement, and well-being among racial and sexual minority college students. Additionally, through the Bonner Community Scholars program, I volunteered at the Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund as site leader for Bonner, working with and tutoring sophomore and junior students, promoting college aspirations and college readiness. In conjunction with LALDEF, Bonner, and TCNJ Admissions, I also helped organize a combined Multicultural Event for FUTURO (a program under LALDEF) and the college to showcase the diversity and space TCNJ has to offer for underrepresented populations. After TCNJ and undergrad, I plan on going to grad school to receive my master’s in counseling. My dream goal is to open my own private practice where I can provide services in other languages, for example, evaluations in Spanish, and marry both education and psychology to establish more awareness and acceptance of mental health.”
Congratulations, Amanda!
Amanda Nunes; Recipient of the Fall 2021 Psi Chi Member of the Semester Award