Psychology Events

Fall 2016 Events for Psychology Students & Faculty

Student Focused Events (including Psi Chi Events)

August-September

Sun. Aug. 28, 2015, 11:00am-12:30pm - FSC 116, "New Student Orientation for the Masters of Psychological Science Graduate program." organized by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology.

*Thur. Sept. 8, 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. Sept. 8, 3:00-5:00pm - Ship Quad (if raining, CUB MPR), "SU Major/Minor Fair - Planting Roots and Sustaining Success" - must speak with at least one major/minor representative and write about it in reaction paper for extra credit.

Wed. Sept. 14, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) on Campus Ship interest meeting" - anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Thur. Sept. 15, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) on Campus Ship interest meeting"
- anyone interested is welcome to attend.

^Fri. Sept. 16, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "Aging & Death: The Beauty inside the Beast (version 2.0)" colloquium presented by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology


Fri. Sept. 16, 4:30-7:00pm - CJ's - Masters of Psychological Science Program Graduate Student & Faculty Social

^Mon. Sept. 19, 7:00-8:30pm - Grove Hall Forum, "The Future of the Supreme Court" presentation by Dr. Steven Lightman, Dept. of Political Science.

*Tues. Sept. 20, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Grad School" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

^Tues. Sept. 20, 7:00-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Black Lives Matter and the Police" panel discussion of the Tenth Annual Criminal Justice Symposium (featuring Dr. Jamonn Campbell, Dr. Sharnine Herbert, Dr. Raymond Janifer, Police Chief Fred Scott, & Dr. Stephanie Jirard).

^Tues. Sept. 20, 8:00-9:00pm - CUB Amphitheatre (if raining Naugle Hall MPR), "Vigil for Suicide Awareness" event organized by the Office of Housing & Residence Life.

*Thur. Sept. 22, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Body Scan" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Tues. Sept. 27, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Psi Chi Members' Meeting"

*Thur. Sept. 29, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 030, "Psychology Majors' Meeting" learn about opportunities to become involved and winter and spring term course offerings.

^Thur. Sept. 29, 7:00-8:30pm - CUB Amphitheatre, "Black Lives Matter Vigil" event organized by the African American  Organization.


October

Mon. Oct. 3, 11:00am-1:00pm - CUB, NAMI will have a table giving out information to raise "Mental Health Awareness"

^Tues. Oct. 4, 1:00-4:00pm - ShipRec, "SU Career Day" meet potential future employers - must speak with at least one organization representative and write about it in reaction paper for extra credit.  

^Tues. Oct. 4, 4:00-5:00pm - Janie Fecker Garden (Lackhove Hall), "Tulip Planting Ceremony" domestic violence awareness event sponsored by the Women's Center.

^Tues. Oct. 4, 7:00-9:00pm - CUB Orndorff Theater, "Telling Amy's Story" film followed by discussion - domestic violence awareness event sponsored by the Women's center, Women in Need, & Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry County.

*Thur. Oct. 6, 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. 6, 12:00 -2:00pm - CUB, NAMI will have a table giving out information to raise "Mental Health Awareness"

^Tues. Oct. 11, 3:30-4:30pm - Old Main Chapel, "Vision of Aging Services in PA" presentation by Ms. Teresa Osborne, The Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Presentation sponsored the Dept. of Social Work and Gerontology.

Wed. Oct. 12, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 116, "NAMI members' meeting" - bring your dues ($5 per semester or $10 per year) & ideas for future events.

*Thur. Oct. 27, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "Psychology Internship Informational Meeting" presentation by Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology.

^Thur. Oct. 27, 3:30-5:00pm - CUB 119, "Department of Counseling & College Student Personnel Meet & Greet" Undergraduate students are invited to learn about this Graduate Program at SU - must speak with at least one faculty or graduate student representative and write about it in reaction paper for extra credit.  

^Fri. Oct. 28, 3:30-6:00pm - Episcopal Square, "Halloweenie Roast" organized by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology - join us for food & craft making with the the wonderful residents of Episcopal Square - bring some baked goods (home made or store bought) to share if you can.

^Mon. Oct. 31, 
6:30-8:30 pm - CUB Orndorff Theater, "The Serpent and the Rainbow" film sponsored by the Departments of International Studies and Modern Languages Programs and the Career and Community Engagement Center



November

*Tues. Nov. 1, 11:00-11:25am - FSC 226, "Writing an Awesome Mission Statement for Graduate School Applications" presentation by Dr. Sue Morin, Dept. of Psychology.

*Tues. Nov. 1, 11:30am-12:15pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Interviews for Graduate School Admission" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

^Tues. Nov. 1, 4:00-5:30pm - CUB Orndorff Theater, "Kumu Hina: The True Meaning of Aloha" film and discussion sponsored by LBGTQ+ Concerns Committee.
 
*Thur. Nov. 3, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Self-Gratitude" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

^Thur. Nov. 3, 7:00-8:45pm - DHC 051, "Steel Mills & Steel Petticoats: How the Industrial revolution changed the way America Dressed" presentation by Carolann Schmitt, founder of the Genteel Arts Academy, event co-sponsored by the Department of History & Philosophy.

Mon. Nov. 14, 7:00-8:00pm - FSC 116, "NAMI members' meeting"

^Wed. Nov. 16, 4:45pm-6:30pm - Old Main Fountain, "Unity in Diversity: SU Rallies" silent march & open mic event to promote diversity and inclusiveness in SU.

^Wed. Nov. 16, 5:00-6:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Disability Servitude: The Journey from Institutions to Sheltered Workshops and Perpetual Poverty" presentation by Dr. Ruthie Marie Beckwith, Executive Director of TASH, an organization advocating for the inclusion of people with significant disabilities.

^Wed. Nov. 16 & Thur. Nov. 17, 6:00-7:00pm - CUB 103, "Cultivating Mindfulness in Uncertain Times" mindfulness meditation workshop sponsored by the SU Counseling Center.

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

Thur. Nov. 17, 7:00-9:30pm, CUB Orndorff theater, NAMI movie night.

^Nov. 17, 6:30-8:30pm, Spiritual Center Chapel, "Stand Together in Solidarity, Creative Expression: Open Mic Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction" a safe place for those who feel isolated, fearful, or concerned after the presidential election. We will honor identity, sexuality, race, gender, and differences.  Come read poems, short fiction/non-fiction by you or by someone else, or just listen and support one another.

^Fri. Nov. 18, 1:00-3:30pm - CUB 123, "Symposium on Depression: Recovery though the life-span" organized by the Shippensburg University Multidisciplinary Mental Health Collaborative - register for free at www.ship.edu/pcde/non-credit - for both NAMI and Psi Chi membership

^Fri. Nov. 18, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "Research opportunities in 'Interdisciplinary' Psychology" colloquium presentation by Dr. Steven Haase, Dept. of Psychology.


Fri. Nov. 18, 4:30-7:00pm - CJ's - Masters of Psychological Science Program Graduate Student & Faculty Social

^Mon. Nov. 21, 9:30-11:00pm - Kieffer Great room, "Food for Thought: Let’s Make Ship Great - Together" event for students to discuss the election and what happens now.

Tues. Nov. 29, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Psi Chi Members' Meeting" - Vote for new Treasurer.


December

*Thur. Dec. 1, 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. Dec. 1, 5:30-6:30pm - CUB 104, "SU Master of Social Work Information Session" - register for the event at http://www.ship.edu/Graduate/Admissions/MSW_Info_Session/ and receive an application fee waiver.

^Fri. Dec. 2 & Sat. Dec. 3, 8:00-9:30pm & Sun. Dec. 4, 2:00-4:30pm (3 showings) - Memorial Auditorium, "Check Please" Act V theater production - free admission with SU ID.

^Sun. Dec. 4, 1:00-3:00pm, Lehman Library - Learning Center, "The Journey of Grief, Loss, Vulnerability, Courage & Connection" workshop organized by Ms. Angela Baker, Ms. Brianna Fuhrman, Ms. Olivia Haubert, Ms. Nikita Mahon, SU Graduate Students in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Mon. Dec. 5, 12:00-1:30pm, CUB, NAMI will host a "Stress Ball Table" to help people deal with end of semester stress and raise awareness about NAMI.

Tues. Dec. 6, 3:30-5:00pm - FSC 116, "Psi Chi End of Semester Social"

Thur. Dec. 8, 7:00-8:00pm, FSC 116, "NAMI members' meeting"


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.)

First Monday of each month: 7:00-8:00pm - FSC 116, NAMI Peer Support Group: Get to know each other, while having an outlet for everyday stresses. Open to ALL SU students.


Faculty & Focused Events

Fri. Sept. 16, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "Aging & Death: The Beauty inside the Beast (version 2.0)" colloquium presented by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology

Thur. Sept. 29, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120C, "Possible Living Learning Community in the Psychology Program" presentation by Jason Barauskas, Assistant Director for Residential Education

Fri. Nov. 18, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "Research opportunities in 'Interdisciplinary' Psychology" colloquium presentation by Dr. Steven Haase, Dept. of Psychology.

 * = 1% extra credit opportunity for Toru Sato's undergraduate courses

^ = 0.25%  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 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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