Psychology Events

Spring 2018 Events for Psychology Students & Faculty

Student Focused Events (including Psi Chi Events)

January-February

^Tues. Jan. 23, 2:00-2:30pm - FSC 116, "Meeting with New Faculty Candidate"

^Tues. Jan. 23, 2:30-3:00pm - FSC 116, "Meeting with New Faculty Candidate"

^Thur. Jan. 25, 2:30-3:00pm - FSC 116, "Meeting with New Faculty Candidate"

^Fri. Jan. 26, 1:00-1:30pm - FSC 116, "Meeting with New Faculty Candidate"

^Tues. Jan. 30, 2:00-2:30pm - FSC 116, "Meeting with New Faculty Candidate"

^Tues. Jan. 30, 2:30-3:00pm - FSC 116, "Meeting with New Faculty Candidate"

Thur. Feb. 1, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI members' meeting" elections for two officer positions will be held.

^Thur. Feb. 1, 3:30-5:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "There is Power in Unity" presentation by the honorable Pamela O'Berry, Chief Judge, Chesterfield General District Court, VA.  MLK March for Humanity to follow.

^Tues. Feb. 6, 11:00am-3:00pm - CUB MPR, "Resume Bootcamp" bring your resume and receive feedback on how to improve it.  Drop in during those times.  
For more information - go to www.ship.edu/career

Tues. Feb. 6, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "New NAMI Members Interest meeting" Questions?  E-mail namioncampusship@gmail.com.

*Thur. Feb. 8, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 228, "Mindfulness Series: Breath Counting" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Thur. Feb. 8, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 228, "Preparing for Graduate School Interviews" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

^Sun. Feb. 11, 5:00-7:00pm - Harley Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Asian Culture" event sponsored by Housing and Residence Life.

^Thur. Feb. 15,  3:30-4:30pm, CUB 108, "Financial Literacy Workshop" organized by the Career and Community Engagement Center.

^Thur. Feb. 15, 7:00-9:00pm, CUB Orndorff Theater, "The Biology class you wish you could have taken: Evolution and Creationism on Trial in Dover, PA" presentation by Mr. Eric Rothschild, Senior Litigation Counsel at Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

^Thur.-Sat. Feb. 15, 16, 17, 8:00-10:00pm - Memorial Auditorium, "The Vagina Monologues: Intersectional Feminism" sponsored by the SU Women's Center.  Student tickets: $5 at the door

^Mon. Feb. 19, 7:00-9:00pm - Grove Hall Forum, "How Modern America Shapes - and is Shaped by - the World" American foreign policy - guest panel discussion with Dr. J. Sherwood McGinnis, Dickinson College & U.S. Army War College, Col (ret). Jim Boling, Office of the Secretary of Defense, & Mr. John Aclin, Defense Intelligence Agency.

Tues. Feb. 20, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 226 - "Psi Chi members' meeting" Dr. Kim Weikel, Department of Psychology, will speak about her research.  

^Tues. Feb. 20, 7:00-9:00pm - CUB MPR, "Tunnel of Oppression" interactive program focusing on various types of oppression in society.

*Thur. Feb. 22, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 228, "Mindfulness Series: Listening to Sounds" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thurs. Feb. 22, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI members' meeting"

^Thur. Feb. 22, 8:00-9:30pm - LPAC, "Learning From & Applying the Legacy of Muhammad Ali & Other Civil Rights Activists to Social Issues Today" lecture by Ms. Maryum Ali (SU students free with Student ID).

^Tues. Feb. 27, 7:00-9:00pm - Naugle Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Black Culture in the U.S." event sponsored by Housing and Residence Life.


March

^Thur. Mar. 1, 3:30-4:45pm - Old Main Chapel, "Depression in America's Happiness Culture" presentation by Dr. Sharon O'Brien, John Hope Caldwell Professor of American Cultures, Dickinson College.

^Thur. Mar. 1, 7:00-9:00pm - Harley Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Amish & Mennonite Communities" event sponsored by Housing and Residence Life.

*Tues. Mar. 6, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Internship Informational Meeting" presentation by Dr. Kim Weikel, Dept. of Psychology - please attend if you are interested in a Psychology Internship in Summer or Fall 2018.

^Wed. Mar. 7, 7:00-9:00pm - CUB-MPR, "Personal Journey with Bipolar Disorder" presentation by Ms. Chamique Holdsclaw, former WNBA athlete & spokesperson for mental health advocacy.

*Thur. Mar. 8, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 228, "Mindfulness Series: Body Scan" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Thur. Mar. 8, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "Open Meeting for all Psychology Majors and Minors" learn about opportunities to get involved as a Psychology student and course offerings for summer and fall - raffled prizes!

*Thur. Mar. 22, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 228, "Mindfulness Series: Loving Friendliness" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Mon. Mar. 26, 5:00-8:00pm - Tuscarora Room, "Nutritional First Aid:  Free dinner & presentation on campus nutrition" organized and presented by Ms. Tori Madrak, SU Psychology Major - RSVP to Tori vm6088@ship.edu

^Mon. Mar. 26, 6:00-7:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "The End of Humanity?" Skype presentation by Dr. Noam Chomsky, sponsored by the Department of Sociology & Anthropology.

^Mon. Mar. 26, 7:00-9:00pm - Grove Hall Forum, "Criminal Trafficking & the National Opioid Crisis" presentation by Dr. Paul Rexton Kan, Professor of National Security Studies at the US Army War College - sponsored by the Department of Political Science.

Tues. Mar. 27, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 226 - "Psi Chi members' meeting & Mini Induction Ceremony" Dr. Wendy Becker, Department of Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship at SU will speak about her work.

^Tues. Mar. 27, 6:00-8:00pm - Naugle Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Special Student Populations" event sponsored by Housing and Residence Life.

^Tues. Mar. 27, 6:00-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Creating a Culturally Competent Climate at Shippensburg University" interactive presentation by Dr. Roger Cleveland, College of Education, Eastern Kentucky University.

^Thur. Mar. 29, 10:30am-2:00pm, CUB MPR, "Spring Job & Internship Fair" learn about job openings and internship opportunitites.  For more information - go to www.ship.edu/career. Must speak with at least one organization representative for extra credit or Psi Chi credit.

Thur. Mar. 29, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI members' meeting"

^Thur. Mar. 29, 3:30-4:30pm - SPH 224, "Older Adults & Substance Abuse" presentation by Ms. Kristen Varner, (Recovery, Advocacy, Service, Empowerment)
RASE project representative & SU Alumna.

^Thur. Mar. 29, 6:30-8:00pm - Grove Hall Forum,
"Literary Studies and Cultural Diplomacy: Teaching and Learning as a Fulbright Scholar in Panama," presentation by Dr. Trent Masiki,  Dickinson College.


April-May

^Mon. Apr. 2, 7:30-9:00pm, Old Main Chapel, "A look at America's insatiable appetite for drugs: Does addiction disciminate?" presentation by Mr. Graham Hetrick, Dauphin County Coroner sponsored by the SU Ethnic Studies program.

^Tues. Apr. 3, 6:30-9:00pm - DHC 051, "Battle of Algiers" film with an introduction by Dr. Brian Ulrich of the International Studies program.

^Tues. Apr. 3, 7:00-9:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Take Back the Night" - rally, march, speak out - join the fight againts sexual assault and initimate partner violence - sponsored by the Women's Center.

*Thur. Apr. 5, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 228, "Mindfulness Series: Mindfulness of Urges & Cravings" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Thur. Apr. 5, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 226, "Highs and lows of graduate school and how Ship helped to prepare me for them"
career exploration series presentation by Mr. Zared Shawver, Graduate student at State University of New York , Stony Brook and SU Psychology alumnus.  

*Fri, Apr. 6, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "Words can be clown cars: The benefits of metaphor use in conversation" research colloquium 
by Mr. Zared Shawver, Graduate student at State University of New York , Stony Brook and SU Psychology alumnus.

^Apr. 6, 6:00pm - Apr. 7, 6:00am - ShipRec, "Relay for Life" organize a team and walk all night to raise funds for cancer awareness and research.  Must participate in a contributing team for extra credit or Psi Chi credit.

*Sat. Apr. 7, 8:00am-4:30pm - FSC 030, "Mental Health First Aid"  Register at https://orgsync.com/login/shippensburg-university.

*Sat. Apr. 7, 10:00am-2:00pm - Front Lawn by Old Main Fountain (rain location - Heiges Field House), "SU Children's Fair" sign up on the bulletin board next to the door of FSC 114 to volunteer as a Psychology Department team member.  Must volunteer for a 2 hour time-slot for extra credit or Psi 
Chi credit.

^Mon. Apr. 9, 6:00-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Herstory, History, Theirstory, Themstory: Resilience & Resistance."  storytelling by 3 regional speakers; Ms. Amanda Carter, Mr. Anwar Curtis, Mr. DeMaurion "Raye" Yellowdy.

*Tues. Apr. 10, 11:00-11:25am - FSC 228, "Writing an Awesome Mission Statement for Graduate School Applications" presentation by Dr. Sue Morin, Dept. of Psychology.

*Tues. Apr. 10, 11:30am-12:15pm - FSC 228, "Preparing for Graduate School" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

^Tues. Apr. 10, 6:30-9:00pm - DHC 051, "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" film with an introduction by Dr. Robert Shaffer of the International Studies program.

^Wed. Apr. 11, 10:00am-2:00pm - CUB MPR, "Wellness Fair" Nami members will host a table.  Speak with at least one representative at one station to count it as an extra credit or Psi Chi event.

*Thur. Apr. 12, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "Eyewitness Memory Research: Bringing Cognitive Psychology into the Courtroom"
research colloquium presentation by Dr. Brittany Harman, Dept. of Psychology.

^Sat. Apr. 14, 8:00-10:00pm - CUB MPR, "Flight African Fair 2018: Journey back to the Motherland" - Celebration of African culture - Admission = $3.00.

^Mon. Apr. 16, 6:30-7:30pm - SPH 224, "Older Veterans & Mental Health Issues" presentation by Mr. Bernard Showers, Licensed Clinical Social Worker - sponsored by Departments of Social Work and Gerontology, Psychology, & Military Science.

^Mon. Apr. 16, 7:00-9:00pm - CUB MPR, "Women's World Festival" festival with food, drinks, belly dancing, fashion show, & poetry readings - sponsored by the Women's Center & International Programs.

^Tues. Apr. 17, 6:30-9:00pm - DHC 051, "Grave of the Fireflies" film with an introduction by Dr. Jonathan Skaff of the International Studies program.

*Thur. Apr. 19, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 228, "Mindfulness Series: Exploring Difficult Emotions" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thurs. Apr. 19, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI members' meeting"

Thur. Apr. 19, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 226 - "Psi Chi members' meeting" Dr. Sam Forlenza, Department of Exercise Science at SU will speak about his work.

*Sun. Apr. 22, 2:00-4:00pm - CUB Amphitheatre, "Mental Health Awareness Walk" (open also to non-NAMI members but will count as an event for NAMI members)

^Wed. Apr. 25, 6:30-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan" presentation by Ms. Kim Barker, journalist.

^Wed. Apr. 25, 7:30-9:00pm - LPAC, "Restoring the once-great Fish Migrations of the Susquehanna and other Atlantic Rivers"  presentation by Dr. John Waldman, Department of Biology, Queens College - Annual Kirkland/Spizuoco Memorial Science Lecture.

Thurs. Apr. 26, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI members' final meeting" eligible members will receive membership certificates.

Fri, Apr. 27, 4:30-7:00pm - Location TBA, "Faculty & Graduate Student Social" faculty and graduate students only

^Sun. Apr. 29, 2:00-4:30pm - CUB MPR, "Lavender Graduation" cultural celebration that recognizes the achuevements of LGBTQ+ students.  All graduate and undergraduate students graduating in Spring or Winter 2018 that identify as LGBTQ+ can register at 

https://goo.gl/forms/HWbCHpoBFqwhNMa22


Tues. May 1, 3:30-4:45pm - 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, Apr. 6, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "Words can be clown cars: The benefits of metaphor use in conversation" research colloquium by Mr. Zared Shawver, Graduate student at State University of New York , Stony Brook and SU Psychology alumnus.

Thur. Apr. 12, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "Eyewitness Memory Research: Bringing Cognitive Psychology into the Courtroom" research colloquium presentation by Dr. Brittany Harman, Dept. of Psychology.

Thur. Apr. 26, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120C, "Diversity Requirement for General Psychology" brown bag discussion facilitated by Dr. Corrine Bertram, Dept. of Psychology - faculty only

 * = 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 only for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) at Shippensburg University members unless mentioned otherwise or mixed with  PURPLE.

 

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