Psychology Events

Spring 2017 Events for Psychology Students & Faculty

Student Focused Events (including Psi Chi Events)

January-February

*Tues. Jan. 31, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Interviews for Graduate School Admission" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

*Thur. Feb. 2, 
11:00-11:55am - FSC 336, "Mindfulness Series: Back to Basics" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

^Thur. Feb. 2, 3:30-6:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "MLK March for Humanity" presentation by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, President Emerita of Bennett College for Women.  March to follow the presentation. Event organized by the African American Organization.

^Fri. Feb. 3, 11:00am-1:00pm - ShipRec, "Go Red for Women: Event dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and heart health for women" organized by the Women's Center (wear red to the event).

Tues. Feb. 7, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226,  Psi Chi Members' Meeting.   Dr. Kathryn Potoczak will speak about the BCBA track in our graduate program.

*Thur. Feb. 9, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 336, "Mindfulness Series: Body Scan" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

^Thur. Feb. 9, 7:00-8:30pm - DHC 151, "International Travel Series: Adventures in India Teaching Math" presentation by Dr. Luis Melara, Department of Mathematics. Organized by the International Studies program.

*Mon. Feb. 13, 2:00-3:00pm - FSC 336, "Career Exploration Series" presentation by Ms. Melissa Santana, graduate student in the SU Counseling and College student Personnel Program.

^Wed. Feb. 15, 7:00-9:00pm - DHC 151, "Autism in Love" film sponsored by the Disabilty Studies Minor program and the Disability Awareness Club. 


Fri. Feb. 17, 4:30-7:00pm - CJ's, "Faculty & Graduate Student Social" faculty and graduate students only.

^Mon. Feb. 20, 10:00am-4:00pm - CUB MPR, "SU Blood Drive" donate blood and receive a blood donor t-shirt - sponsored by the Health Sciences Club.

Tues. Feb. 21, 7:00-8:00pm - FSC 030, NAMI members' meeting.

^Wed. Feb. 22, 7:00-9:30pm - GRH 101, "Camp de Thiaroye" film sponsored by the Departments of Modern Languages and History/Philosophy, and the International Studies Program.

*Thur. Feb. 23, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 030, "Open Meeting for Psychology Majors" find out about opportunities to get involved and future course offerings.

^Thur. Feb. 23, 8:00-9:15pm - LPAC, "All the World's a Stage: From Exclusion to Inclusion" lecture by BD Wong for the H.O.P.E. Diversity Scholarship Program (free admission for students with SU ID).

Sat. Feb. 25, 9:00am-6:00pm - FSC 030, "Mental Health First Aid Certification" (including an hour for lunch) Cost $20 - Registration forms in Psychology Department Secretary's office - Registration forms due by February 13 - Open to ALL majors - Turn in Registration forms & money in our NAMI bin located underneath the faculty's mailboxes in the FSC 114.

^Sat. Feb. 25, 4:00-6:00pm - Memorial Auditorium, "I, Too, Sing America: A Black Experience Tribute" sponsored by SU Multicultural Student Affairs.  Free admission with SU student ID.

^Tues. Feb. 28, 7:00-8:30pm - Old Main Chapel, "How the First World War Created Modern America" presentation by Dr. Michael S. Neiberg, Professor of History and National Security Strategy, US Army War College.



March

^Wed. Mar. 1, 7:00-9:00pm - GRH 101, "The Miracle of Bern" film sponsored by the Departments of Modern Languages and History/Philosophy, and the International Studies Program.

*Thur. Mar. 2, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 336, "Mindfulness Series: Loving Friendliness" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

^Thur. Mar. 2, 3:30-5:00pm - In front of Horton Hall - CUB Amphitheater, "SU Women's March: Support all marginalized people."  

^Thur. Mar. 2, 6:30-8:00pm - Spiritual Center Chapel, "A Celebration of Female Voices: Poetry Readings" readings by Ms. Jan Betty, Ms. Nin Andrews, Ms. Shara McCallum - sponsored by Office of Social Equity and the Commission on Human Understanding, the Department of English, the Women’s Center, the Department of Women’s & Gender Studies, and the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

*Tues. Mar. 7, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Psychology Internship Informational Meeting" presentation by Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology.

^Wed. Mar. 8, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 156, "Become a Counselor at the Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp" presentation by MDA camp director Ed Granger - he will provide information about this unique opportunity for students.  

*Thur. Mar. 9, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 336, "Mindfulness Series: Standing Meditation" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

^Thur. Mar. 9, 3:45-5:00pm - CUB Orndorff Theatre, "Psi Chi Induction ceremony" Join us in honoring, congratulating, and celebrating the new inductees.  Reception will be in FSC lobby immediately after ceremony (from about 4:20pm).   Dr. Kathryn Potoczak will be the Induction Speaker.

^Tues. Mar. 21, 5:00-6:30pm - FSC Lobby & Planetarium, "Lunafest celebration & Planetarium show" sponsored by the Women's Center.

^Tues. & Wed. Mar. 21 & 22 (two showings), 7:00-9:30pm -
CUB Orndorff Theatre, "Lunafest: Short films for, by, and about women" organized by the Department of Human Communications.

^Tues. Mar. 21, 8:00-9:30pm - Kieffer Hall Great Room, "Gender & Sexuality: Gender pronouns workshop" event sponsored by Residence Life.

^Wed
. Mar. 22, 8:00-9:30pm - Kieffer Hall Great Room, "Panel discussion on Gender & Sexuality" event sponsored by Residence Life.

*Thur. Mar. 23, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 336, "Mindfulness Series: Forgiveness" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thur. Mar. 23, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226,  Psi Chi Members' Meeting.

^Thur. Mar. 23, 3:30-5:00pm - CUB 104, "Meet and Greet for SU Counseling and College Student Personnel graduate program" - meet current faculty, learn about the graduate school admissions process, the counseling program, and talk with current graduate students.

^Thur. Mar. 23, 7:00-8:30pm - CUB MPR,  "Community, Leadership, Progress" presentation by  Ms. Jessica Byrd, political activist.

^Fri. Mar. 24, 1:00-3:30pm - CUB 123, "Recognizing the Impact of Trauma in Diverse Populations"  Symposium  organized by the SU Mental Health Collaborative.  Counts for both NAMI and Psi Chi.

^Mon. Mar. 27, 5:00-6:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Making LBGTQ+ History: An evening with Pennsylvania's Physician's General" presentation by Dr. Rachel Levine, Physician General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania & Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine - sponsored by the LGBTQ+ Concerns Committee and the Gerontology Minor program.

^Tues. Mar. 28, 5:00-6:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Inclusive Postsecondary Education: Why Students with Intellectual Disabilities belong at Universities" presentations by Dr. Thomas Neuville, Professor of Special Education, Millersville University, Dr. Ann Marie Licata, Director of PA Inclusive Higher Education Consortium, Dr. Clare Papay, Consultant of THINKCollege and founder of The Real Certificate program at Arcadia University.  This event will be followed by "The Inclusive Party" in the Tuscarora room at 6:30-8:30pm.

^Wed. Mar. 29, 7:00-9:00pm -
GRH 101, "The School of Babel" film sponsored by the Departments of Modern Languages and Sociology/Anthrolopology, and the International Studies Program.

^Thur. Mar. 30, 3:00-5:00pm - CUB MPR, "Job & Internship Fair" meet representatives of employers and internship sites - organized by the SU Career and Community Engagement Center.  Drop in at any of these times -  must speak with at least one organization representative and write about it for extra credit or Psi Chi credit.

*Thur. Mar. 30, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "Information Session for the SU Masters in Psychological Science Program" presentation by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology.

^Thur. Mar. 30, 7:00-8:30pm - Old Main Chapel, "Vanishing Plants, Animals, and Places: Britain's Transformation from Roman to Medieval" presentation by Dr. Robin Fleming, Dept. of History, Boston College.

*Fri. Mar. 31, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "Research in Developmental Psychology" colloquium presentation by Dr. Ashley Seibert, Dept. of Psychology.

Fri. Mar. 31, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, NAMI members' meeting.

Fri. Mar. 31, 4:30-7:00pm - University Grille, "Faculty & Graduate Student Social" faculty and graduate students only.


April-May

*Sat.  Apr. 1, 10:00am-2:00pm - Heiges Field House, "SU Children's Fair" please contact Dr. Ashley Seibert if you are a Psych Major or Minor interested in volunteering to help the Psychology Dept. run one of the children's games.  Please contact Dr. Toru Sato if you are a Psi Chi member interested in volunteering to help one of the children's games.

*Tues. Apr. 4, 11:00-11:25am - FSC 312,
"Writing an Awesome Mission Statement for Graduate School Applications" presentation by Dr. Sue Morin, Dept. of Psychology.

*Tues. Apr. 4, 11:30am-12:15pm - FSC 312, "Preparing for Interviews for Graduate School Admission" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

Tues Apr. 4, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 012, NAMI members' meet to make poster for "Mental Health Awareness Walk" on Apr. 8.

^Tues. Apr. 4, 7:00-8:30pm - GRH 101, "Putin and the Patriarch: The Church-State Symbiosis That's Shaping Russian Foreign Affairs" presentation by Dr. Jerry G. Pankhurst, Visiting Scholar in Sociology at Shippensburg and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and of Russian and Central Eurasian Studies at Wittenberg University- sponsored by the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology, Political Science, and the International Studies Program.

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Tues. Apr. 4, 7:00-8:30pm - CUB MPR, "Take Back the Night: Shatter the Silience, End the Violence" rally, march, and speak out session organized by the Women's Center.

^Wed. Apr. 5, 3:00-4:00pm - CUB 108, "Unpacking your Study Abroad Experience: How to sell your Study Abroad experience to employers and graduate schools" presentation by Ms. Mary Burnett, Associate Dean of Students & Director of International Programs.

^Wed. Apr. 5, 4:00-5:00pm - CUB 108, "Going Global: How to Find International Job/ Internship Opportunities" presentation by Ms. Mary Burnett, Associate Dean of Students & Director of International Programs.

^Wed. Apr. 5, 7:00-8:30pm - GRH 101, "Tension and Transformation: German National Identity, NATO, and Security Policy in Europe" presentation by Dr. John R. Deni, Research Professor of Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational Security Studies at the U.S. Army War College's Strategic Studies Institute.

^Wed. Apr. 5, 7:00-9:00pm - LPAC, "A Lecture by Author Sherman Alexie" invited presentation for the SU Day of Human Understanding - Sponsored by the Office of Social Equity.

*Thur. Apr. 6, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 336, "Mindfulness Series: Observing the Mind" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

^Thur. Apr. 6, 3:30-4:40pm - SHP 224, "What you need to know about advanced directives and living wills" presentation by Ms. Selene Scavitto, LSW - sponsored by the Gerontology program.

Fri. Apr. 7, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 012, NAMI members' meeting.

^Sat. Apr. 8, 2:00-4:00pm - CUB Amphitheater, "Mental Health Awareness Walk" organized
by NAMI on Campus Ship.  Please complete a registration form and place it in the NAMI mailbox in FSC 114.  Can count as Psi Chi & NAMI event

^Mon. Apr. 10, 7:00-9:00pm (drop in at anytime) - McLean Hall Lobby, "Museum of Oppression" 15 minute experiential tour and a 10 minute debriefing period sponsored by Residence Life.

^Wed. Apr. 12, 10:00am-2:00pm - CUB MPR, "Shippensburg University Wellness Fair" organized by the SU Counseling Center - Door prizes!  Drop by during this period at any time.  You must speak with someone at a table and write about it for extra credit or Psi Chi credit.

^Wed. Apr. 12, 7:00-8:30pm - GRH 101, "What does writing literature mean in Africa?" presentation by Dr. Amadou Koné, award winning novelist - sponsored by the Dept. of  English, Sociology & Anthropology, and the International Studies Program.

*Thur. - Wed. Apr. 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 10:00am-12:00pm - CUB, "Project Semicolon" Psi Chi members hosting a table promoting and raising awareness for suicide prevention - Psi Chi members or non-members interested in helping out for one hour time slots, please e-mail Shannon Moran at sm0984@ship.edu

Thur. Apr. 13, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226,  Psi Chi Members' Meeting. Ms. Anastasia Zygmunt from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine will speak. Vote for 2017-2018 officers.

*Thur. Apr. 13, 4:00-6:30pm - Episcopal Square, "Easter Dinner and Crafts" - Psychology students can volunteer to have Easter Dinner and make crafts with residents at the Episcopal Square - organized by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology.

^Fri. Apr. 14, 8:00-10:00pm - Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall, "Annual Drag Show" organized by S.A.F.E. at SU - $2 entry fee

^Mon. Apr. 17, 7:30-8:30pm - DHC 051, "La familia moderna: Mexico’s Temperance Movement, the Alcohol Industry, and the Identity Formation Process, 1910-1940" Diggin' History Series presentation by Dr. Gretchen Pierce, Dept. of History & Philosophy

^Tues. Apr. 18, 6:30-8:30pm - Spiritual Center Chapel, "United in Verse: A reading of poetry in the World's languages" sponsored by the Dept. of Modern Languages


*Tues. Apr. 18, 3:30-5:00pm - FSC 030, "I'm the Evidence: Mental health consumers share their personal experiences" presentation organized by Mental Health Association of Franklin and Fulton Counties and NAMI on campus Ship. Counts as both NAMI and Psi Chi event.

^Wed. Apr. 19, 4:45-5:15pm - Gilbert Hall 100, "Pa'Lante March: United States is us." presentation by Dr. José Ricardo, Dept. or Modern Languages followed by a march to support the Latino population from Gilbert Hall to the front steps of the CUB

^Wed. Apr. 19, 6:00-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Double Jeopardy: When human trafficking and drug trafficking collide" presentation by Mr. Steven Turner Crisis Advocate Coordinator and Training Specialist at YWCA Harrisburg and Ms. Rhonda Hendrickson, Vice President of Programs, Division of Residential and Vilence Intervention & Prevention Services - sponsored by the Organizational Development and Leadership program, Sociology & Anthropology Dept., & Cumberland County Commission for Women

*Thur. Apr. 20, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 336, "Mindfulness Series: Exploring Difficult Emotions" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Sun. Apr. 23,  6:00-7:00pm - CUB Fireside Lounge, "NAMI Social" pizza and games

^Wed. Apr. 26, 7:00-9:15pm - GRH 101, "Head On" film sponsored by the German Studies Minor, History/Philosophy, Psychology, and Sociology/Anthopology departments and the International Studies program.

^Wed. Apr. 26, 7:30-9:30pm - LPAC, "24 Karat Magic at L2: The James Webb Space Telescope" presentation by Dr. Eric Smith, program director for the James Webb Space Telescope at NASA - Annual Kirkland/Spizuoco memorial science lecture.

*Fri. Apr. 28, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "Field Experience in Applied Behavior Analysis" colloquium presentation by second-year graduate students currently enrolled in Field Experience in the SU Masters in Psychological Science program.

Tues. May 2, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 116, Psi Chi End of Semester Social.

Wed. May 3, 6:30-8:00pm - GRH 101, "Cultural Perceptions of Higher Education in China and America: When East meets West" presentation by Dr. Donghong Liu, Fulbright Research Scholar at Purdue University & Professor at Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China.


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. 23, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120A, "Poetry Readings: Re-Membering that We Be-Long." brown bag presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

Thur. Apr. 13, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120A, "I'm afraid of Trump: The Work with Byron Katie." brown bag video and discussion facilitated by Toru Sato, 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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