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, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 228, "General Psychology Tips session: Reading the Textbook" workshop by Genevieve Casaceli

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. 23, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 228, "General Psychology Tips session: Study Skills" workshop by Johnny Minguez
 
Mon. Oct. 27, 1:00-4:00pm -  Ship Rec, "SU Career Day" meet with propective employers - bring a resume and dress professionally if you would like to be interviewed

Tues. Oct. 28, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 228, "General Psychology Tips session: Time Management" workshop by Kailey Mellott

*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

Thur. Oct. 30, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 228, "General Psychology Tips session: Coping with Test Anxiety" workshop by Jenny Cina


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

Tues. Nov. 4, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 228, "General Psychology Tips session: Note Taking" workshop by Liam Moore & Allysha Kochenauer

*Wed. Nov. 5, 7:30-9:00pm - Luhrs PAC, "Life Animated" - Proteus Lecture Series - presentation by Ron Suskind, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, best-selling author, teacher, essayist - $20 admission.

*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

Thur. Nov. 13, 3:15-4:30pm - CUB MPR, "Navigating the Seas of Graduate Admissions: Find out if graduate school is right for you" organized by the Career Center

Thur. Nov. 13, 5:00-7:00pm - CUB MPR, "The Graduate School Expo: Meet representatives from many graduate programs in this area" organized by the Career Center


*Mon. Nov. 17, 2:00-3:00pm - Gilbert Hall 220, "Occupational Therapy as a Career direction: Looking for and choosing a school" presentation by Ashley Keffer, Senior Psi Chi member at SU

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

*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 & 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 & Dr. Corrine Bertram, 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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