Psychology Events

Spring 2016 Events for Psychology Students & Faculty

Student Focused Events (including Psi Chi Events)

January

*Thur. Jan. 28, 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.

Thur. Jan. 28, 3:30-5:30pm - CUB MPR, "Dr. Martin Luther King March for Humanity" sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.^


February

*Thur. Feb. 4, 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. Feb. 4, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Grad School interviews" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

Mon. Feb. 8,  6:30-8:00pm - CUB Orndorff Theater, "Invitation to Dance" film sposored by the Disabilities Studies Program.^

*Thur. Feb. 11, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 030, "Psychology Majors' meeting" learn about opportunities to become involved and the summer and fall course offerings.  Organized by Dr. Lea Adams, Dept. of Psychology.

Wed. Feb. 17, 7:30-9:00pm - Presidents Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Asian Culture" event sponsored by Lackhove Hall.^

*Thur. Feb. 18, 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. Feb. 18, 3:30-4:00pm - FSC 226, "Making a Poster for Conference Presentations on Powerpoint" presentation by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology.

Thur. Feb. 18, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI on Campus Ship" members' meeting.  Nomination and Election for Secretary position.  Interested members must attend the meeting.  Turn MHFA forms in.

Fri. Feb. 19, 5:00-7:00pm - Arooga's in Shippensburg, "Masters in Psychological Science Graduate Student Social" (Graduate Students & Faculty only).

Mon. Feb. 22 & Tues. Feb. 23, 7:00-10:00pm - CUB MPR, "Tunnel of Oppression" interactive program focusing on various types of oppression in society.^

Wed. Feb. 24, 7:00-8:30pm - Old Main Chapel, "Poetry Readings" by Jennifer L. Knox, Dept. of English, Iowa State University.^

*Thur. Feb. 25, 3:30-4:00pm - FSC 226, "Internship Informational Meeting" presentation by Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology.  Please attend this meeting if you are planning on completing an Psychology internship in the Summer or Fall semester.

Thur, Feb. 25, 8:00-9:30pm - Luhrs PAC, "Building a Foundation for your Life" HOPE lecture series presentation by Hill Harper, award-winning actor, best-selling author, and philanthropist. (Free Admission with SU student ID).^

Fri. Feb. 26, 7:00-9:00pm & Sat. Feb. 27, 2:00-4:00pm - Memorial Auditorium, "Journey into Blackness" stage production by the African American Association and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.  Admission is $2 for SU students $3 General Public.^

Mon. Feb. 29, 8:30-9:30pm - Presidents Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Individuals with Disabilities" event sponsored by Housing and Residence Life. ^


March

Mon. Mar. 14, 7:00-9:00pm - CUB Orndorff Theater, "Migrant Lives: Changing the Face of the USA" round table discussion with Dr. Debra Cornelius, Dr. Gilberto Lopez, & Dr. Robert Shaffer sponsored by the Ethnic Studies program.^

Tues. Mar. 15, 3:30-5:00pm - CUB MPR, "Women's World Festival"^

Tues. Mar. 15, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Psi Chi members' meeting"

*Thur. Mar. 17, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Mindful Eating" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thur. Mar. 17, 4:00pm-5:30pm - CUB Orndorff Theater, "Psi Chi Induction Ceremony & Reception" - Join us in honoring, congratulating, and celebrating the new inductees.  Reception will be in FSC lobby immediately after ceremony (from about 4:45pm).


*Tues. Mar. 22, 11:00-11:25am - FSC 226, "Writing an Awesome Mission Statement for Graduate School Applications" presentation by Dr. Sue Morin, Dept. of Psychology.

*Tues. Mar. 22, 11:30am-12:15pm - FSC 226, "Applying for Graduate School: Things you can do from sophomore year" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

Tues. Mar. 22, 4:00-6:00pm - Memorial Auditorium, "Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story" presentation by Kristin Beck, veteran, civil rights activist, & author sponsored by the GLBT concerns committee, Women's Consortium, Women's and Gender Studies program, Dept. of Social Work & Gerontology, Dept. of Counseling and College Student Personnel, and Office of Social Equity.^

Thur. Mar. 24, 2:30-4:00pm - CUB 119, "The SU Department of Counseling and College Student Personnel Meet & Greet" learn about their graduate program and see if it is right for you..^

Thur. Mar. 24, 3:30-7:30pm - Episcopal Square, "Easter Dinner & Crafts" making crafts and enjoying desserts with residents in Episcopal Square.  Organized by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology (sign up for 3:30-5:30pm or 5:30-7:30pm shift next to the door on FSC 114).^

Thur. Mar. 24, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI on Campus Ship" members' meeting.  Last chance to turn MHFA forms in.

Mon. Mar. 28, 7:30-9:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Justice for Freddie Gray: Why the Humanities Matter Now"  presentation by George Lipsitz, Professor of Black Studies and Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara.^

*Tues, Mar. 29, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Career Exploration Series" presentation by Ms. Samantha Lippy, Graduate student in the SU Counseling and College Personnel program & Grace B. Luhrs University Elementary School Counselor, Graduate Assistant.

*Thur. Mar. 31, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Walking Meditation" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Thur. Mar. 31, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Graduate Programs & Careers in the areas of Clinical & Counseling Psychology" presentation by Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology.


April

Fri, Apr. 1, 4:00-8:00pm & Sat. Apr. 2, 8:30am -12:30pm - FSC 030, "Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)"  Pick up registration forms in FSC 114.  Hand in completed forms (with $10 registration fee which includes the necessary manual) at upcoming NAMI on Campus Ship members' meeting.

Sat. Apr. 2, 10:00am-2:00pm - Heiges Field House, "SU Children's Fair" organizing games and making crafts for children.  Organized by Dr. Sue Morin & Dr. Ashley Seibert, Dept. of Psychology (sign up for 10:00am-12:00pm or 12:00-2:00pm shift next to the door of Dr. Morin FSC 135 or Dr. Seibert's FSC 227 office).^

Tues. Apr. 5, 3:30-5:00pm - Grove Hall Forum, "Trans-Gender Unmasked: Understanding Transgendered Identity and Increasing the Dialogue of Inclusion." presentation by Asa Frederick, author, artist, teacher sponsored by the Office of Social Equity and the Commission on Human Understanding.^


Thur. Apr. 7, 7:00-9:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "The King under the Car Park: The Search for Richard III" presentation by Dr. Richard Buckley, Director, University of Leicester Archeological Services, sponsored by the English, History, Sociology & Anthropology departments and the English-Speaking Union Central PA Branch.^

Tues. Apr. 12, 3:30-5:00pm - DHC 151, "Pillars of Peace: Transforming Conflict from an Afrocentric Approach" presentation by Ms. Lori Harris, co-creater of the Pillars of Peace Program, sponsored by the Dept. of Human Communications Studies.^

Wed. Apr. 13, 10:00-2:00pm - CUB MPR, "Wellness Fair" free activities and information to promote physical and psychological wellness for students, faculty and staff.^  
- - NAMI on Campus Ship will have an information table.  Members will sign in for shifts at the table.

*Thur. Apr. 14, 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. Apr. 14, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Psi Chi members' meeting"

*Fri. Apr. 15, 4:30-5:30pm - FSC 030, "Showcasing Possibilities in Behavior Analytic Research" colloquim presented by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, BCBA-D, Dept. of Psychology.


Fri. Apr. 15, 5:30-7:00pm - University Grille, "Masters in Psychological Science Graduate Student Social" (Graduate Students & Faculty only).

Tues. Apr. 19, 3:30-9:00pm - CUB-MPR, "Minds at Work: Celebrating Student Research, Scholarship, and Creativity"^

Wed. Apr. 20, 2:00-4:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Waking up White, and Finding Myself in the story of Race" presentation by Debby Irving co-sponsored by the College of Education and Human Services and the Office of Social Equity and the Commission of Human Understanding.^

Wed. Apr. 20, 7:30-9:00pm - LPAC, "Your Inner Fish" presentation by Dr. Neil Shubin, National Academy of Sciences.^

Thur. Apr. 21, 7:00-8:30pm, Old Main Chapel, "Social Capital in the context of Disabilities" presentation by Dr. Al Condeluci, CEO of Community Living and Support Services & Mr. Jeff Fromknecht, President of Side Project Inc.  Organized by the Institute of Social Inclusion.^

Wed. Apr. 27, 1:00-3:00pm, Camp Hill Giant Community Room (3301 Trindle rd. Camp Hill, PA), "Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR): Suicide Prevention Training" Free training.  Register online at http://www.olderpa.org/event-2134266

Thur. Apr. 28, 3:30-5:00pm - Amphitheater in front of the CUB (FSC 116 if it rains), "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. Feb. 11,  11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120C, "Aging: The beauty inside the beast" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology (students are welcome)

Tues. Mar. 29, 11:00am-12:15pm - Reisner 109, "The Psychology of the Under-Prepared Student – Motivating and Enhancing their Learning Process" presentation by Dr. Lea Adams & Dr. Suzanne Morin (Faculty & Psych GAs only).

Thur. Apr. 14, 11:00am-12:15pm - Reisner 109, "Using Cognitive Psychology to Improve Cognitive Strategies" presentation by Dr. Lea Adams & Dr. Suzanne Morin (Faculty & Psych GAs only).

 * = extra credit opportunity for Toru Sato's undergraduate courses

- Events in PURPLE  can 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 Green are for NAMI on Campus Ship members

 

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