Greensboro College Senior Wins Graduate School Fellowship
April 14, 2020 4:33 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A member of Greensboro College’s Class of 2020 has won $1,000 toward graduate studies in a competition sponsored by the national interdisciplinary honor society Alpha Chi.
Timothy Samuel Crowell, a psychology and English & Communication Studies major and Humanities minor from Pinnacle, N.C., won in Alpha Chi’s Region III, which includes chapters in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Crowell was honored for his senior Honors thesis, “Hollywood Therapy: The Portrayal of Mental Health Professionals in American Film from 2010 to 2017.”
Alpha Chi, founded in 1922, is open to seniors who rank in the top 10 percent of their class and juniors who rank in the top 5 percent of their class.
Greensboro College’s Alpha Chi chapter, designated North Carolina Xi, was activated in 1978 by Dr. Howard Wilkinson, the 14th president of the college. The chapter’s faculty sponsor is Stuart Davidson, professor of mathematics and computer science.
Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.
Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.
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