Nickname: El Director #62
Initiated: Spring 2013
Line: Alpha Lambda “Infinite 7”
Hometown: Mattawa, Wa
Tony’s goal is to continue his education and eventually earn a PhD in either Clinical Psychology or Cognitive Psychology. He feels that the experience he earns through his graduate education, will continue on to a career in research looking into the memory consolidation process. His hope is that through his research, we are able to make strides in developing effective treatment strategies for PTSD and other maladaptive memory related disorders.
Tony joined GIO because of the values that the organization stands for, especially gravitated towards the atmosphere of individuality this organization fosters. he considers himself to be a quirky individual and this organization allowed him to keep his identity intact, all the while helping him improve the positive aspects of himself.
Other facts about Tony
- McNair Scholar in the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program (’13 Cohort)
- Research Assistant in the Sleep, Stress, and Memory Lab (SAM Lab) at the University of Notre Dame
- Presented at 9 conferences across the nation.
- Received 3rd place for a poster presentation at the 2015 CUDCP Diversifying Clinical Psychology Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- Volunteer Fire Fighter for Grant County District 8
- President for the United Greek Council/Association (’14-’15)
- President’s Leadership Award Recipient (’15)