On Tuesday, July 10, the first NECC/WNE graduate student, Hilary Collins, successfully defended her thesis to complete her Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her degree will be awarded on August 15, 2012. Dr. Rachel Thompson, Associate Professor and WNE program director sent the following announcement to the faculty at WNE:
"This morning we held our first thesis defense for the WNEU M.S. in ABA program. Hilary Collins, one of our students in Abu Dhabi, successfully defended her thesis via live video conferencing. She did an excellent job presenting a well designed study, and her thesis manuscript was very carefully prepared. Congratulations to Hilary and her advisor Dan Gould, and thanks to all members of the faculty for their contributions to the M.S. in ABA program."