The Clinical Child Psychology Program Pioneer Classes Dissertation Research Award was established in 2007 to facilitate the completion of exceptional dissertation research in clinical child and adolescent psychology.   It was named in honor of the early classes of students in the Clinical Child Psychology Program (“the Pioneers”), who were instrumental in establishing the traditions of the program.  If you recall the Program’s time in Joseph R. Pearson Hall&a

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October 26, 2018

Just one week into the LaunchKU Campaign and we’ve reached 20% of our goal.   Great work, team!


To make things more interesting, one of our distinguished alumni has challenged the CCPP director to “put more skin into the game.”  Specifically, this alumna asked me to promise not to shave my goatee for one full year if we reach our goal before the December 17 deadline.  Apparently, I can trim the stragglers to “keep it classy.”  (RightLike I have ever been “classy.”)


Challenge Accepted!  The goatee stays until October 31, 2019 if we reach the $25,000 mark by the deadline. 


I wonder what kind of deals it would take to get Michael Roberts to grow his mustache back… like he had when the Pioneer Classes were here.    

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