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.


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.  

*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.

*Thur. Oct. 20, 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. Oct. 20, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Psi Chi Members' Meeting"

*Tues. Oct. 25, 4:00-5:00pm - FSC 226, "Curriculum Vitae: What is it and how do I make one?"
presentation by Dr. Kathyrn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology.

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



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.

*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. 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.

^Fri. Nov. 18, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, Title TBA, colloquium presentation by Dr. Steve Haase, Dept. of Psychology.


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

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.

Tues. Dec. 6, 3:30-5:00pm - 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

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

 * = 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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