Psychology Events

Fall 2017 Events for Psychology Students & Faculty

Student Focused Events (including Psi Chi Events)

August-September

Sun. Aug. 27, 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. Aug. 31, 3:30-5:00pm - FSC 116, "Welcome Ice Cream Social for incoming Psychology students" - All Psychology majors and minors are welcome.  

*Thur. Sept. 7, 
11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Breath Counting" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Thurs. Sept. 7, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Graduate School" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.

^Mon. Sept. 11, 9:50-10:15am - SU Quad, "9/11 Memorial: We will have a moment of silence and a reading of names of SU students who were taken too soon."

^Mon. Sept. 11, 6:00-7:30pm - CUB MPR A, "Resilience through Coping" presentation by Mr. Phillip J. Roundtree, MSW, Behavioral Health and Child Welfare professional.

Thur. Sept. 14, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Psi Chi Members' Meeting"

Thurs. Sept. 14, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) members' meeting" please attend if you would like to renew membership or join as a member - members will nominate and vote for a new treasurer.

^Thur. Sept. 14, 6:30-8:30pm - Old Main Chapel, "Auma's Long Run" presentation by Dr. Eucabeth Odhiambo, Dept. of Teacher Education. 

Fri. Sept. 15, 4:30-7:00pm - CJ's, "Faculty & Graduate Student Social" faculty and graduate students only.

^Mon. Sept. 18, 7:00-8:30pm - Grove Hall Forum, "The Least Visible Branch: Cameras in the U.S. Supreme Court" Constitution Day invited speaker presentation by Dr. Kyle Kopko, Elizabethtown College.

^Tues. Sept. 19, 7:00-9:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor" program hosted by Dr. Shawn Bingham, Dept. of Sociology, & Dr. Sara Green, Dept. of Sociology, University of South Florida, Tampa - sponsored by numerous SU Offices and Departments. 

*Thur. Sept. 21, 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. 21, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "New student screening meeting" meeting only for students for declared Psychology as their major in Fall 2017.

^Thur. Sept. 21, 7:00-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Immigration: America the Melting Pot?" panel discussion with SU professors - Dr. Mark Sachleben, Dr. Robert Shaffer, Dr. Carlos Rojas-Gaona, Dr. Brendan Finucane with Dr. Stephanie Jirard as moderator - sponsored by the Department of Criminal Justice.

^Wed. Sept. 27, 7:00-8:00pm - GRH 406, "Pre-Law Information Session" find out about preparing and applying for Law School - hosted by Dr. Steven Lichtman, Department of Political Science.

^Thur. Sept. 28, 11:00am-2:00pm - SU Quad, "Saudi Arabia National Day Celebration" a sharing of cultural information, snacks, dancing, games, and henna.

*Thur. Sept. 28, 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 winter and spring - raffled prizes!

^Thur. Sept. 28, 6:30-8:00pm - SU Hockey Rink, "United We Stand" an "Ask, Commuicate, Teach Tolerace (ACT)" series 
presentation by Rev. Sharon Washington Risher.


October

*Tues. Oct. 3, 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 Spring 2018.

^Wed. Oct. 4, 7:00-9:00pm - LPAC, "A Lecture by Author, Gish Jen" invited presentation for the SU Day of Human Understanding.

*Thur. Oct. 5, 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. 5, 12:30-4:00pm - Ship Rec, "Fall Career Fair" meet representatives from over 130 organizations for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities.  Must speak with at least one organization representative for extra credit or Psi Chi credit.

Thurs. Oct. 5, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "NAMI members' meeting"

*Mon. Oct. 9, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 228, "Career Exploration Series" alumni presentation by Mr. Johnny Minguez, Business Systems Analyst, Unity Technologies Corporation.

^Tues. Oct. 10, 3:30-4:30pm, CUB Orndorff Theater, "Out For Work" panel discussion surrounding issues of LGBTQ+ in the workplace. The panel is comprised of SU students, faculty, staff and professionals currently working in their industry.

^Tues. Oct. 10, 7:00-8:30pm - CUB MPR-A, "I am Entirely Me" presentation by Ms. Amelia Gapin, software engineer and cofounder of MyTransHealth - s
ponsored by the Office of Social Equity, LBGTQ+ committee & many others.

^Wed. Oct. 11, 12:00-2:00pm - SU Quad, "Come out to the Acadmeic Quad: Celebrate Coming Out, Raise Awareness, Support the LBGTQ+ Community"  sponsored by the Career and Community Engagement Center, LBGTQ+  concerns committee, and many others.

^Thur. Oct. 12, 7:30-9:00pm - DHC 151, "Fine Art to Craft: School Girl Needlework and the History of Women's Education in America 1750-1900" presentation by A. Newbold Richardson, American Institute of Conservation of Historic Works & Textile Society of  America.

Thur. Oct. 19, 10:00am-3:00pm - CUB, "Suicide Awareness Day" organized by NAMI -  please sign up to work at the tables on Orgsync

*Thur. Oct. 19, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Gratitude" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

*Thur. Oct. 19, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 030, "SU Masters in Psychological Science Informational Session with Psi Chi Members' Meeting" presentation by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak - learn about the graduate program and see if it is for you.  Psi Chi Members Meeting will follow Dr. Potoczak's presentation.  All students are welcome (not just Psi Chi members).

^Mon. Oct. 23, 4:30-5:30pm - CUB 104, "Masters in Social Work program at SU Meet and Greet" meet representatives and learn about the graduate program.

^Mon. Oct. 23, 7:00-9:30pm - GRH 101, "I am Eleven" film sponsored by the International Studies Program and many others.

Mon. Oct. 23, 6:00-7:30pm - CUB Red Zone, "NAMI Game Night" - there will be pizza - RSVP at Orgsync

^Wed. Oct. 25, 6:30-8:00pm - CUB Orndorff theater, "Study Abroad: Where did you go, What did you do & Would you do it again?" panel discussion with students who have studied abroad - moderated by Dr. Mark Sachleben, Dept. of Political Science.

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Thur. Oct. 26, 3:30-4:45pm - CUB Orndorff theater, "Going Global: Working Internationally" presentation hosted by the SU Career and Community Engagement center.

*Thur. Oct. 26, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 030, "Close Relationships, The Self, and Well-being" invited presentation by Dr. Madoka Kumashiro, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London - co-sponsored by the Department of Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship & Department of Psychology.


*Fri. Oct. 27, 3:00-6:00pm - 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.

Sun. Oct. 29, 6:00-7:30pm - CUB Red Zone, "NAMI Game Night" - there will be pizza - RSVP at Orgsync

^Mon. Oct. 30, 6:30-8:00pm - Old Main Chapel, "Women, Religion, and Leadership: Female Saints as Unexpected Leaders" panle discussion with Dr. Shari Horner - SU Dept. of English, Dr. Sally Mayall Brasher - Shepherd University, Dr. Patrick Hughes - University of Baltimore, & Dr. Barbara Jones Denison. - SU Dept. of Sociology.

*Tues. Oct. 31, 11:00-11:25am - FSC 226, "Writing an Awesome Mission Statement for Graduate School Applications" presentation by Dr. Sue Morin, Dept. of Psychology.

*Tues. Oct. 31, 11:30am-12:15pm - FSC 226, "Preparing for Interviews for Graduate School Admission" presentation by Toru Sato, Dept. of Psychology.


November-December

*Thur. Nov. 2, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Self-Compassion" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

^Thur. Nov. 2, 3:30-4:30pm - CUB 104, "Graduate programs in Counseling and College Student Personnel at SU Meet and Greet" meet representatives and learn about the graduate program.

*Tues. Nov. 7, 3:30-4:45pm - FSC 030, "Students Contributing to Science while Studying Themselves: Emerging Adulthood Measured at Multiple Institutions 2" invited presentation by Dr. Jon Grahe, Dept. of Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University.

^Wed. Nov. 8, 7:00-8:30pm - Harley Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Disabilities" hosted by Housing and Residence Life.

^Wed. Nov. 8, 6:30-8:00pm - GRH 101, "Scaling the Heights of Happiness in the Kingdom of Bhutan" presentation by Dr. Kurt Kraus, Dept. of Counseling & College Student Personnel.

*Thur. Nov. 9, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Curriculum Vitae: What is it and how do I make one" presentation by Dr. Kathryn Potoczak, Dept. of Psychology.

^Thur. Nov. 9, 3:30-4:45pm - GRH 101, "
The Stigma Project" short documentary film entitled "What are you Thinking?"and panel discussion about people with disabilities to follow - sponsored by the Disabilities Program.

^Tues. Nov. 14, 7:00-8:30pm - CUB MPR, "Whitney Way Thore Presentation" presentation by Whitney Way Thore, star of TLC's "My Big Fat Fabulous Life" and author.

^Wed. Nov. 15, 7:00-8:00pm - GRH 101, "Divided States of America" skype presentation by Dr. Arlie R. Hochschild, Dept. of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley.

*Thur. Nov. 16, 11:00-11:55am - FSC 226, "Mindfulness Series: Slowing Down" guided mindfulness exercises organized by Dr. Tomoko Grabosky, Counseling Center & Toru Sato, Psychology Dept.

Thur. Nov. 16, 3:30-4:30pm - FSC 226, "Psi Chi Members' Meeting"

*Fri, Nov. 17, 3:00-4:00pm - FSC 030, "What I wish I had known before grad school" colloquium presentation by Dr. Brittany Harman, Dept. of Psychology.

Fri, Nov. 17, 4:30-7:00pm - University Grille, "Faculty & Graduate Student Social" faculty and graduate students only.

Sat. Nov. 18, 8:00am-4:30pm - FSC 030, "Mental Health First Aid" NAMI event - Cost is $20 per participant - RSVP on Orgsync by Nov. 1.

Mon. Nov. 20, 7:00-9:30pm - Naugle MPR, "NAMI Movie Night" RSVP on Orgsync

*Thur. Nov. 30, 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.

^Sun. Dec. 3, 7:00-8:30pm - Harley Hall MPR, "Cultural Connections: Pacific Island" hosted by Housing and Residence Life.

Tues. Dec. 5, 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

Thur. Sept. 28, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120C, "Consequences of Exposure to Hyperbolic Utterances" brown bag presentation by Dr. Brittany Harman, Dept. of Psychology - faculty only

Thur. Nov. 9, 11:00am-12:15pm - FSC 120C, "Back to Basics: Your Gifts & Calling" brown bag discussion facilitated by Toru Sato, 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) on Campus Ship members

 

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