Temyia Holcomb, a 2022 graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in speech and hearing science, and Evita Woolsey, a 2022 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, recently received the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Achievement Award. With this award, CLAS recognizes outstanding undergraduate students who are eligible for services from the Center for Inclusive Academic Excellence.
Nominated by faculty and mentors, Dean’s Achievement Award recipients are undergraduates who have made significant contributions to the university and the community. These contributions include scholarship, clubs, volunteer work, and more.
In addition to her BA in speech and hearing science, Holcomb earned a minor in human relations and a Certificate in Resilience and Trauma-Informed Perspectives. She also served as the Vice President of Active Minds, a student organization at the UI and conducted faculty guided research as an undergraduate.
In addition to her B.A. in psychology, Woolsey earned a minor in American Sign Language (ASL). She was a TRIO and ASL tutor as well as a Supplemental Instruction leader. In the research domain, Woolsey was an Iowa Biosciences Academy scholar, a summer research fellow for the Growing Words Project, and a research assistant for both the Cochlear Implant and Pediatric Audiology labs.