Senior Send-off & Last Lecture
Location: Polk Place | Great Hall (rainsite)
Join us for a spring barbecue with all the fixins’ on the lawn of Polk Place compliments of the UNC General Alumni Association. Dr. Jeannie Loeb, senior lecturer in the department of psychology, was selected by the class of 2013 to share her parting advice during this traditional Last Lecture.
The Last Lecture portion of the evening is open to the public. Those who wish to hear the Last Lecture can sit on any of the stone walls, steps or grass surrounding lower Polk Place. For this portion, you should plan on arriving by 6:55 p.m.
Dinner will have limited seating for the first 200 seniors. Capacity has already reached.
In case of rain, this event will move to the Great Hall.
Jeannie Loeb received her PhD in Psychology from the UNC in 1998, specializing in Behavioral Neuroscience. She loves being a Senior Lecturer at UNC and is in the midst of her 9th year here. She has been recognized for her teaching with numerous departmental commendation letters for teaching, Psi Chi's Teacher of the Year awards, an Edward Kidder Graham award for mentoring the Psychology Club, invitations to be a plenary speaker at teaching conferences, and UNC's Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. She has taught classes ranging from six to as many as 300+ students in community colleges, male prisons, and research universities and covering a variety of topics, including biological, general, and abnormal psychology. When not working, she likes to spend time with her four children and husband; read useless books about vampires in love; eat with her running group; run with her running group (b/c of too much eating); and play board games whenever she gets the chance.
Note: The Senior Send-off and Last Lecture is presented and sponsored by the General Alumni Association. Senior events such as the Senior Send-off and Last Lecture are not paid for with University funds but are funded by GAA member dues.