The Department of Counseling and Development (CDEV) has a diverse and engaging faculty. Program faculty received degrees from outstanding doctoral programs throughout the United States. Faculty members are involved in scholarly activities ranging from original research to presenting paper at the state, national and international levels. Graduate students are encouraged to collaborate with faculty in all aspects of professional research including publications, grant writing, and professional presentations. The CDev Department has a long history of facilitating scholarly development among its student body. This mentoring process contributes to a central departmental goal of personal and professional identity development. Department faculty serve as advisors for professional organizations and honor societies such as Chi Sigma Iota, Delta Alpha Chi and PHi Kappa Phi.