Tag Archives: psychology

Carleen Walsh: Credit for Diverse Knowledge

Carleen Walsh, an Interdisciplinary Studies major with concentrations in Early Childhood Education, Psychology, and Literature, recently completed her Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio, earning 45 credits for knowledge she gained through her professional and personal experiences – that’s the maximum number of PLA credits a Marylhurst student can earn!  Here is a list of the courses Carleen wrote for: Introduction […]


Angela Pernisco: An Innovator for the Next Generation

Angela Pernisco, a Psychology major, just completed her PLA portfolio for 15 credits, all in Communications topics: CCM 320 Public Presentations CCM 323 Effective Listening CCM 324 Nonverbal Communication CCM 346 Conflict Management (with the grade of “A”!) CCM 356 Intercultural Communication Angela wrote this in her final Reflection Essay: When I began the PLA process, I thought that […]

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Debra Giannini: Ready for What’s Next

Debra Giannini just completed her 15-credit Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio. Debra is an Interdisciplinary Studies major with concentrations in Psychology and Expressive Therapies. The topics she wrote for are: BIO 165 – Alternatives in Health and Healing BIO 167 – Nutritional Science CHS 354 – Environment, Culture, and Food CCM 342 – Rhythm-Based Communication SPP 371 – Communicating the Sacred through […]