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FACE IT Scholars

FACE IT Scholars Learning Community

A First-year Learning Community

FACE IT Scholars is a professional development and mentoring program for 25 undergraduate psychology majors (or minors).  It is designed to provide mentorship, exposure, and experiential learning opportunities to undergraduate students with an interest in psychology and behavioral health professions.

 As a Learning Community. FACE IT Scholars will aim to: 

  • Assist students with their transition to college and socialization into their scholarly and professional identities.
  • Provide a community of support and space to engage in varied conversations (i.e., related to barriers, challenges, and opportunities) that aim to fill gaps in knowledge or restructure counterproductive thinking/behavior.
  • Increase social capital through network-building.
  • Help Scholars develop transferrable skills.
  • Promote retention, engagement, and the use of available resources. 


  • Fall PSY 210 & SEM 101
  • Spring PSY 381F & SEM 102

Contact Information

Dr. Rachel Vincitore
Learning Communities Program Specialist

Erica Russell, PhD, FACE IT Scholars Learning Community Coordinator
Associate Professor
Licensed Psychologist

Department of Psychology
Robert C. Nusbaum Honors College Faculty