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Fort Hays State University
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Martin Allen Hall 102
Phone: 785-628-4405
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Honors and Awards

Best Online Masters 2017 The MS in School Psychology at FHSU was ranked #2 by! Read more at:

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Fort Hays State University received a second place ranking for the best online bachelor's degrees in psychology by!

BEST 2017

Fort Hays State University has been selected as one of the Best Online Master's in Psychology Programs for 2017 by the SR Education Group!


Fort Hays State University has been selected as one of the Best Online Master's in Psychology Programs for 2017 by!

2017 Most Affordable Online Colleges

Fort Hays State University's online psychology bachelor's degree program has been recognized by! "In our rigorous review of schools across the nation, we set out to find the programs that combine quality with affordability, and FHSU rose to the top." You can see the full list of schools here.

ACO Best Masters' Psychology 2016

Fort Hays State University's Online Master's Degree in Psychology Program Ranked Top 20 in the U.S. for 2016! FHSU was recently recognized by Affordable Colleges Online, a leading education and industry resource for online education information, for having one of the best online psychology programs in the nation. An in depth look at the best psychology degrees in the U.S. can be seen here.

Get EducatedDid you know the Department of Psychology's virtual programs - the Masters of Science School Psychology and the Undergraduate Bachelors of Psychology - were BOTH ranked by

The Department of Psychology would like to recognize the following students for their outstanding achievements:


Ron Evans Outstanding Virtual Senior Award: Amy Aguiar and Siranna Stracner

Ron Evans Outstanding Virtual Junior Award: Bryan Hipes

James Ryabik Scholarship: Luree Hayes and Andrea (Annie) Martinez

Homer B. Reed Scholarship: Rylee Staab, Kaylan Lagerman, Shayleigh Allison, and Andrea Jamiel

Outstanding Senior Award: Amy Jordan, Megan Bird, and Taylor Willits

Outstanding Junior Award: Becky Meagher

Outstanding Transfer Student Award: Ashley Lockwood and Kami Maxwell

Department of Psychology Advisory Council 2016

National Representatives
APA Representative
Dr. Robin Hailstorks
Associate Executive Director, Education Directorate, and Director of the Office of Precollege and Undergraduate Programs (PCUE), at the American Psychological Association

Psi Chi Representative
Dr. Martha Zlokovich
Executive Director, Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology

School, National Representative:
Dr. Todd Savage
President of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Associate Professor, School Psychology Program

Clinical, National Representative:
Dr. Joseph R. Guydish
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, University of California, San Francisco

Undergraduate Program, National Representative:
Dr. Wind Goodfriend
Professor of Psychology; Director, Gender & Women's Studies Program;
Principal Investigator, Institute for the Prevention of Relationship Violence

Regional Representatives
School Psychologist, Practicing in Kansas Representative:
Mrs. Julie Zollinger
School Psychologist, Hays West Central Kansas Special Education Cooperative

Clinical, Community Representative:
Mr. Dave Anderson
Director of Clinical Programs, High Plains Mental Health Center

Hays Community Representative:
Mrs. Tammy Wellbrock Executive Director
Hays Area Chamber of Commerce

Adjunct Representatives
Dr. Ron Evans
Professor of Psychology, FHSU

Mr. Darin Challacombe
Instructor of Psychology, FHSU

Alumni Representatives
Clinical, Graduate Practicing at MS Level Representative:
Mr. Josh Tanguay

Clinical, Graduate in PhD Program Representative:
Mrs. Whitney Giesing
Graduate Student at James Madison University

School, On-campus Program Graduate Representative:
Mr. Kyle Carlin
School Psychologist, Hays West Central Kansas Special Education Cooperative

School, Virtual Program Graduate Representative:
Beverly Hall
School Psychologist, Wichita Public Schools

Experimental, Graduate Representative:
Dr. Manpreet Rai
Assistant Professor, D'Youville College

Experimental, Graduate in PhD Program Representative
Mr. Kevin Kenney
Current graduate student

Undergraduate, Transfer Student Representative:
Mr. Adam Armijo
Current graduate student

Undergraduate, Virtual Representative:
Amanda Hassman
Elementary School Teacher

Undergraduate & Masters Representative:
Jennifer Lundquist
User Experience Researcher

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