Psychology Events

Spring 2014 Events for Psychology Students & Faculty

Student Focused Events (including Psychology Club & Psi Chi Events)

February

Tues. Feb. 4, 11:00am-3:00pm - CUB MPR, "Resume Bootcamp" employer volunteers from a variety of industries answering questions about what to include and how to format your resumes (no appointment or registration needed) -  organized by the Career Center.

*Thur. Feb. 6, 2:00pm-2:55pm - Meditation Room, Spiritual Center, "Mindfulness Series: Focusing on the Breath" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Tues. Feb. 11, 11:00-11:50am - FSC 228, "Preparing for Graduate School"  presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

Wed. Feb. 12,  3:30-5:00pm - Orndorff Theater, 2014 Annual forum on Science and Religion, "Intelligent design on Trial" presentation by Dr. Ted Davis, Professor of History and Science, Messiah College.

Thur. Feb. 13, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, Psychology Club Members' meeting

*Tues. Feb. 18, 4:00-4:55pm - FSC 228, "Curriculum Vitae: What is it and how do you make one?" presentation by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology.

*Thur. Feb. 20, 2:00-2:55pm - Meditation Room, Spiritual Center, "Mindfulness Series: Body Scan" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thur. Feb. 20, 4:00-5:30pm - Orndorff Theater, "Psi Chi Induction Ceremony" (induction speaker: Toru Sato). Celebrate and Congratulate new members!  Reception in FSC lobby starting from about 4:45pm.

Thur. Feb. 20, 6:00-11:00pm – Memorial Auditorium, The Vagina Monologues^

*Mon. Feb. 24, 5:00-6:00pm - FSC 228, "How to Wow! Preparing for job interviews" presentation by Dr. Virginia Pitts, Dept. of Psychology.

*Wed. Feb. 26, 5:00-6:00pm - FSC 228, "Career Exploration Series" invited presentation by Brittany Reichard, SU Psychology Alumni & Graduate student in the Counseling & College student Personnel program at SU

Wed. Feb. 26, 6:00-8:30pm - FSC 106, Psychology Club Movie Night: "Inc....n"

Wed. & Thur. Feb. 26 & 27, 8:00-10:00pm - Naugle Hall, "Tunnel of Oppression" interactive program organized by the Office of  Housing and Residence Life

*Thur. Feb. 27, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Internship Informational Meeting" presentation by Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology.


March

*Thur. Mar. 6, 2:00-2:55pm - Meditation Room, Spiritual Center, "Mindfulness Series: Gratitude" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Thur. Mar. 6, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 030, "Psychology Majors Meeting" - Find opportunities for professional experience and learn about course offerings for the Summer & Fall 2014 - Door prizes! 

Thur. Mar. 6, 7:00-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel  206, "If I Only Had a Brain: Disabilities and Difference in the Oz Narratives" presentation by Joshua R. Eyler co-sponsored by the English Department and Disability Studies^

Thur. Mar. 6, 8:00-10:00pm - CUB Raider Lounge 6, "Cultural Connections: LBGTQ" organized by the Office of  Housing and Residence Life^

Sat. Mar. 8, 8:00-10:00am - Heiges Field House, Psychology Club hosts a table at SU Open House

*Mon. Mar. 10, 2:00-3:00pm - SPH 340, "Career Exploration Series" invited presentation by Addalena Virtus, SU Psychology Alumni & Graduate student in the Psychological Science program at SU

Mon. Mar. 10, 8:00-10:00pm - Mowery Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Disabilities" organized by the Office of  Housing and Residence Life^

Tues. Mar. 11, 4:00-6:00pm - Episcopal Square Apartments - Psychology Club Annual Spring Event at Episcopal Square


Fri-Sun. Mar. 14-16 - Boston Plaza Hotel and Towers, Boston, MA, Attendance or Presentation at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association^

*Wed. Mar. 26, 2:00-2:55pm - CUB 103, "True understanding: Meaning through connection" presentation for the Day of Human Understanding by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

*Wed. Mar. 26, 2:00-3:15pm - CUB 104, "Toilet Training: A film & discussion about gender neutral bathrooms to improve accessibility for transgender people" presentation for the Day of Human Understanding by Dr. Corrine Bertram, Dept. of Psychology.


Wed. Mar. 26, 3:30-5:00pm - CUB MPR,  "Day of Human Understanding, Keynote Speaker" presentation by Mr. LZ Granderson, ESPN columnist & TV personality.
Click here for a full schedule of the Day of Human Understanding

Wed. Mar. 26, 7:00-8:30pm - Old Main Chapel, "American Indian World Views and Intellectual Traditions" presentation by Dr. Daniel R. Wildcat, Haskell Indian Nations University.

Thur. Mar. 27, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, Psychology Club Members' meeting

Thur. Mar. 27, 4:30-5:30pm - FSC 228, Psi Chi members' meeting

*Thur. Mar. 27, 3:30-4:25pm - Meditation Room, Spiritual Center, "Mindfulness Series: Slowing Down" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Fri. Mar. 28, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 226, "Career Exploration Series" invited presentation by Randy Forbes, SU Psychology Alumni & Behavioral Specialist Consultant/Mobile Therapist & Behavioral Health Worker at Northwestern Human Services.


April

*Tues. Apr. 1, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Making an Undergraduate Portfolio" presentation by Dr. James Griffith, Dept. of Psychology.

Tues. Apr. 1, 6:30-8:00pm - Orndorff Theater, "Homelessness: It's no joke." presentation by Ms. Jessica Schrantz, SU Psychology Alumni & Senior Case Manager, Hope for Veterans, NJ.

*Thur. Apr. 3, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Careers in Multicultural Health Psychology" presentation by Dr. Scott Madey, Dept. of Psychology.

Thur. Apr. 3, 3:30-4:30pm - CUB MPR, "Asian Extravaganza" presentation of Asian food & culture organized by the Asian American Organization, Shippensburg University^

Sat. Apr. 5, 10:00am-12:30pm - Heiges Field House, Psi Chi & Psychology Club volunteers at the SU Children's Fair

*Thur. Apr. 10, 2:00-2:55pm - Meditation Room, Spiritual Center, "Mindfulness Series: Impermanence" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Fri. Apr. 11, All Day, West Virginia University Mountainlair 23rd Annual Tri-State Undergraduate Research Conference at West Virginia University^

Fri. Apr. 11, 6:00-8:00pm (meet at 5:30pm in FSC 116 for car pool) - Carlisle Sports Emporium, Psychology Club Miniature Golf with faculty.

Sat. Apr. 12, 8:00-10:00am - Heiges Field House, Psychology Club hosts a table at SU Open House

*Tues. Apr. 15, 11:00-11:25am - FSC 226, "How to Write and Awesome Mission Statement for Graduate School Applications" presentation by Dr. Suzanne Morin, Dept. of Psychology.

*Tues. Apr. 15, 11:30am-12:15pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Graduate School Interviews" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

*Tues. Apr. 15, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 030, "Social development of deaf children with cochlear implants: Explorations across time and methods" invited speaker presentation by Dr. Daniela Martin, Dept. of Psychology, Penn State Brandywine.

Tues. Apr. 15, 8:00-10:00pm - President Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: 1st Generation Americans/ESL" organized by the Office of  Housing and Residence Life

Thur. Apr. 17, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, Psychology Club Members' meeting

Mon. Apr. 21, 5:00-6:00pm - FSC 228, Psi Chi members' meeting

Mon. Apr. 21, 7:00-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Keynote Speaker for Celebration of Student Research Conference"^

Tues. Apr. 22, 3:30-8:30pm - CUB MPR, "Celebration of Student Research" organized by the Institute for Public Service^

*Thur. Apr. 24, 2:00-2:55pm - Meditation Room, Spiritual Center, "Mindfulness Series: Observing the Mind" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thur. Apr. 24, TBA - "Graduate School Panel"- Panel discussion of SU graduate students discussing their experiences

Tues. Apr. 29, 3:30-5:30pm - FSC 116, Psychology Club End of Year Pizza Party!



May

Thur. May 1, 3:00-5:00pm - FSC 116, Psi Chi end of semester social


Ongoing Events

Every Tuesday: 12:00-1:00pm - Spiritual Center Meditation room, "Meditation Group" organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center (all students welcome!  Door closes at 12:15pm.)


Faculty Focused Events

Thur. Jan. 30, 11::00am-12:15pm, FSC 120 -  "Discussion on the Newly Proposed General Education Format" brown bag discussion facilitated by Dr. Scott Dryzga, Dept. of Geography & Earth Science.

Tues. Feb. 18, 11:00am-12:15pm, FSC 120 - "Love & Gratitude" interactive brown bag presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology (Students welcome).

Thur. Mar. 27, 11:00am-12:15pm, FSC 120 - "What you can do with Superlab software" brown bag presentation by Steve Haase, Dept. of Psychology (Students welcome).

 * = extra credit opportunity for Toru Sato's courses PSY240 & PSY365

- Events in PURPLE  can be used to fulfill requirements for Psi Chi & Psychology Club membership.

- Events in Green can only be used to fulfill requirements for Psi Chi Membership.  Psi Chi events followed with ^ will not have sign-in sheets.  Please send a brief (one-paragraph) summary of the event to shippsichi@gmail.com to receive credit for your attendance.

- Events in RED are for Psychology Club members only

 

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