Psychology Events

Fall 2014 Events for Psychology Students & Faculty

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

September

*Thur. Sept. 4, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Focusing on the Breath" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Tues. Sept. 9, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Graduate School"  presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology

Wed, Sept. 10, 11:00am-3:00pm - CUB 108, "Career Center Open House" sponsored by the SU Career Center

*Thur. Sept. 11, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Listening to sounds" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.


Thur. Sept. 11, 3:30pm-4:30pm - FSC 030, Psychology Major Freshmen & Transfer Student Informational Meeting: meet your fellow Psychology Majors, Professors & Learn more about opportunities in our progam, organized by Dr. Lea Adams, Psychology Dept.

*Tues. Sept. 16, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Making an Undergraduate Portfolio" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology

Thur. Sept. 18, 3:30pm-4:30pm - FSC 030, Screening Meeting for New Psychology Majors at SU

Thur. Sept. 18, 5:00pm-8:00pm - Knutes, Graduate Student Social Screening (Graduate Students & Faculty only)

*Tues. Sept. 23, 11:00am-12:00pm - FSC 226,  "Making a Great Resume" presentation by Ms. Patty Gochenauer, Associate Director of the the Career Center

Tues. Sept. 23, 3:30-4:50pm - FSC 226, Psi Chi members meeting - Dr. Jamonn Campbell will speak about his area of expertise

Tues. Sept. 23, 12:00-2:00pm - SU Quad, "Saudi National Day" a celebration of Saudi culture sponsored by the Saudi Culture Club at SU

Tues. Sept. 23, 5:00-6:00pm - Memorial Auditorium, "LGBT and Aging: Exploring History, Culture, and Needs" invited presentation by Tim Johnston, Manager of Education and Training Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Elders (SAGE)

*Thur. Sept. 25, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Body Scan" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Thur. Sept. 25, 3:30-4:50pm - FSC 030, Video & Discussion - "Minds on the Edge" a video on mental health, discussion facilitated by Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology

Fri, Sept. 26, 5:00-7:00pm - Carlisle Midway, Psychology Club Bowling with Faculty - Meet at 4:30pm in FSC 116 to car pool

Mon. Sept. 29, 8:00-9:30pm - McLean 2 Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: African American" an educational event with food and fun sponsored by Office of Housing and Residence Life



October

*Thur. Oct. 2, 11:00am-12:00pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Job Interviews" presentation by Ms. Patty Gochenauer, Associate Director of the the Career Center

*Thur. Oct. 2, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 030, Psychology Majors Informational Meeting - Find opportunities for professional experience and learn about course offerings for Winter & Spring terms - Raffle Prizes!

Thur. Oct. 2, 7:00-8:30pm - CUB Orndorff Theater - "Stabbed in the Heart: Domestic violence awareness event" invited presentation by Lynn Shiner & Nancy Chavez sponsored by the SU Women's Center^

*Tues. Oct. 7, 6:00-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel - "Minds of the Edge: SU Mental Health Panel" panel discussion with university faculty, mental health professionals, and community members sponsored by the SU Multidisciplinary Campus Collaborative on Mental Health

*Thur. Oct. 9, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Loving Friendliness" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thur. Oct. 9, 2:00-4:30pm - SU Quad (if rain - CUB MPR), Major/Minor Fair - drop in and find out about possible majors and minors at SU^

*Thur. Oct. 16, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Internship Informational Meeting" presentation by Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology

Thur. Oct. 16, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 104, Psychology Club Members Meeting

Thur. Oct. 16, 7:00-8:30pm - Gilbert Hall 100, "Free to be Me" panel discussion about issues confronting gay students of color - sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.

Thur. Oct. 16, 3:30-5:00pm - CUB 119, Information session on "Graduate Program in Counseling & College Student Personnel" at SU - drop in, meet faculty & students in the program^

Sat. Oct. 18, 3:30-4:30pm - CUB MPR, "Latino Explosion: Savor the Flavor" an interactive event about Latino Culture sponsored by the Latino Student Organization and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

Tues. Oct. 21, 8:00-9:30pm - Presidents Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Muslim" an educational event with food and fun sponsored by Office of Housing and Residence Life

Tues. Oct. 21, 4:00-6:30pm - Episcopal Square, Psychology Club Halloweenie Roast with Episcopal Square members - Set up begins at 4:00pm and event begins at 4:30pm

*Thur. Oct. 23, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Space of Awareness" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thur. Oct. 23, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, Psi Chi members meeting - Mr. Mike Carey, Warden at Cumberland County Prison & SU Alumna will speak about his career path

*Thur. Oct. 30, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Career Exploration" presentation by Ms. Ingrid Pechenkov, Graduate Student in a Ph.D. program in Personality & Social Psychology at York University, Canada



November

Mon. Nov. 3, 8:00-9:30pm - Presidents Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Native American" an educational event with food and fun sponsored by Office of Housing and Residence Life

*Tues. Nov. 4, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Curriculum Vitae: What is it and how do you make one?" presentation by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology

*Thur. Nov. 6, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Observing our mind" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

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


Wed. Nov. 12, 6:30-9:15pm - FSC 030, Psychology Club Movie Night "WDMC"

*Thur. Nov. 13, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Career Exploration Series" invited presentation by Brittany Harman, SU Psychology Alumni & Graduate Student in a Ph.D. program in Cognitive Science at SUNY Stony Brook

Mon. Nov. 17, 8:00-9:30pm - McLean 2 Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Disabilities" an educational event with food and fun sponsored by Office of Housing and Residence Life

Tues. Nov 18, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, Psychology Club Members Meeting

*Thur. Nov. 20, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Exploring difficult emotions" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thur. Nov. 20, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, Psi Chi members meeting

Mon. Nov. 24, 6:30pm-7:30pm - FSC 116, Psychology Club End of Semester Pizza Party


December

Tues. Dec. 2, 3:30-5:30pm - 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

Tues. Sept. 23, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120C, "The Work by Byron Katie: A meditative practice for clearly seeing the deeper truth" interactive brown bag presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology (students welcome)

Thur. Oct. 23, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120C, "Advising Students with an interest in clinical psychology, counseling and social work" brown bag discussion facilitated by Dr. Ken France and Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology

Thur. Nov. 20, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120C, "Intrusive advising, stereotype threat and microaggressions in the classroom"  brown bag presentation by Dr. Jamonn Campbell, Dept. of Psychology


 * = 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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