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Jackie SullenSullen Jackalu M1 300x300 Student Spotlight

Hometown: Detroit, MI
Program: PTMA
Anticipated Graduation Date: July 2016

Favorite book (non-academic): To Kill a Mockingbird
Favorite study spot: Either Starbucks or the library
My prized possession:  My dog (Ms. Luckie) and my Kindle
3 things I have with me at all times:  Cell phone, lip gloss, and glasses
Favorite saying: “It is what it is.”

Favorite TV show: 24
What would people be surprised to know about you? I love to knit!
What is a cause you’re passionate about? Mental health awareness in minority communities (specifically African American).
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? The focus on self-exploration and small student body. The curriculum is devoted to the study of clinical psychology. I want to bring more awareness of mental health services to minority communities.


PsyD Student Spotlight


David TuckerTucker David P1 300x300 Student Spotlight

Hometown:  Dayton, OH
Program: PsyD 1
Anticipated Graduation Date: July 2018

Favorite book (non-academic): The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo
Favorite study spot:  My futon
My prized possession:  My health
3 things I have with me at all times:   My cell phone, wallet, and tennis racquet
Favorite saying: “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” -Unknown

Favorite TV show: Sportscenter
What would people be surprised to know about you? I was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at the age of 10. This was the moment in my life when I decided to become a psychologist.
What is a cause you’re passionate about? Since high school, I have had a passion for multicultural education and advancement.
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? Being a humanistic school with professors who take such an interest in who I am made my decision easy when looking at graduate schools. My plan is to become a Sports Psychologist.


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