For the second time in six years, our student section at Murray State University has been named the Outstanding Student Section of the Year. The student section is part of the Purchase Area Chapter.
The group was strong in all three critical requirements — professional development, research, and campus and community Involvement. The award committee was impressed with the group's multiple research projects, which included “Upper Extremity Physical Risk Factors of Electrical Panel Box Wiring Assembly” and “Ergonomic Risk Factors of Agriculture Jobs in Western Kentucky.” The number and variety of quality meetings was impressive as well, the committee says.
Faculty advisor David W. Wilbanks, Ph.D., CSP, and the student section will receive $6,000 to fund scholarships and research. All other student sections that qualified for the award will receive a $500 stipend from ASSP.
To learn more about the award and view Murray State University’s winning application, visit our Outstanding Student Section of the Year Award web page.