MA Student Spotlight
Steven A. Conyers
Hometown: Birmingham, MI
Anticipated Graduation Date: July 2015
Favorite book (non-academic): 9 ½ Couples by Wendell Scales
Favorite study spot: My desk
My prized possession: Antique mantle clock
3 things I have with me at all times: Cell phone, calendar book, and ink pen
Favorite saying: “If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.”
Favorite TV show: Hoarders on A&E
What would people be surprised to know about you? I’m a romantic!
What is a cause you’re passionate about? Children
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? I came to MiSPP because the school size and location. I want to begin to help clients with my degree.
PsyD Student Spotlight
Hometown: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Program: PsyD 3
Anticipated Graduation Date: July 2017
Favorite book (non-academic): Night by Elie Wiesel
Favorite study spot: My living room. It is cozy and I can control the environment.
My prized possession: My great grandmother’s high school graduation ring from 1915 that was given to me by my great aunt when I graduated from MSU.
3 things I have with me at all times: Phone with all my music on it; headphones to listen to the music; my glasses
Favorite saying: “Oh, what a tangled web we weave…when first we practice to deceive.” -Sir Walter Scott
What would people be surprised to know about you? I’m a classically trained singer.
How does a psychology degree fit into your life’s plans? I’d like to work with trauma survivors.
What is a cause you’re passionate about? Disability rights
What is your favorite MiSPP class and why? I would have to say that is a tie between the trauma class and the mindfulness class. Both classes really helped me to grow as a person and as a psychologist.
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