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Meet the three valedictorians for the Class of 2023

2023 valedictorians

In a first for the University, three valedictorians represented the Class of 2023. Samantha Bond '23, Theo Modla '23 and Mairead Nee '23 – all psychology majors – were honored to represent the Department of Psychology during Salve Regina's undergraduate Commencement on May 21.

Dubay learns to combine dance and psychology for healing

Morgan Dubay

As a double major in dance and psychology, Morgan Dubay '24 is combining her passions, helping her to envision how the arts can be therapeutic and transformative. "For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a dance movement therapist," she said. "Whether it's basic movement or grooves, movement heals."

Students win multiple awards at behavior analysis conference

BABAT conference

Nine Salve Regina students from the undergraduate psychology program and graduate behavior analysis program recently attended the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy's annual conference, and three students won awards for their posters and presentations.

Students, faculty present at ABAI convention

ABAI convention

Students and faculty from Salve Regina's undergraduate psychology program and graduate behavior analysis program recently attended the Association for Behavior Analysis International's annual convention, allowing them to build relationships, gain experience and learn how to help those in need of psychiatric aid.

Abane joins the Peace Corps to serve in Rwanda

Belise Abane

From holding an executive position in the Student Government Association to devoting time to her peers as a resident advisor, Belise Abane '22 kept herself busy during her four years at Salve Regina. These experiences will serve her well as she joins the Peace Corps in her native Rwanda, focusing on the health and wellness of newborns and mothers.

Lindenburg-Pennoyer is valedictorian for Class of 2022

Nolan Lindenburg-Pennoyer

For psychology major Nolan Lindenburg-Pennoyer '22, the honor of valedictorian was one that he worked hard to achieve during his four years at Salve Regina. "I would like to say it came as a total surprise, but it really was my goal from my first day of classes at Salve," he said. "I put in a lot of dedicated and determined work to get to this point."