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Psychology Department

Psychology Department News

Applications for Scholarly Awards

Applications for awards in the Psychology Department are due in the Department office by 5pm on December 2nd. To read more about the various awards, click here.

Resume Night!

Phi Chi and the Career Development Office are hosting a resume night this Wednesday, Oct 16th, from 6-8pm in McEwen G26. Come out to learn about all the aspects needed to build a great resume and get your skills noticed by potential employers. For more information, contact Caity DiBattista at

Fall Sweep!

Psychology Club and Psi Chi will be participating in Fredonia's annual Fall Sweep on Saturday, November 2nd, starting at 9:30am. Please meet at the Williams Center near the Tim Horton's at 9:30am to help us sweep up leaves at various Fredonia residences! Hope to see ya there! For more information, contact Caity DiBattista at

Psychedelic Society of Western New York

Psychology Club is sponsoring a talk by the Psychedelic Society of Western New York on Tuesday, November 5th, from 5-7pm in Williams Center G103B. They will be discussing the medical uses for psychedelic drugs. For more information, contact Caity DiBattista at

Graduate School Fair!

Psi Chi will sponsor a graduate school fair on Wednesday, November 13th, from 5-7pm in Williams Center S204ABC. Representatives from many regional and out of state graduate programs will be here to discuss various degree programs in social work, psychology, public health, women & gender studies, criminal justice, and sociology. For more information, contact Caity DiBattista at

Collaborative Learning Environment!

The Zarlock Reading Room (Thompson Hall W338) in the Psychology department is designed to be a great place to study in between classes!  The couch is modular and can be arranged to fit your needs. Come work in a great space that is perfect for quiet studying, as well as group projects. The room is always open for you to use.  To sign out the Reading Room for a specific event, please go to the Psych Dept office and see Donna!

Psych Reading Room Photo

Interested in Doing an Independent Study in Psychology?

Students who are interested in working with a faculty member on a research project are encouraged to check out the individual faculty webpages to learn about the specific research interests of each of the department faculty members.  Students may receive 1-3 credits of PSY 489 per semester for their work on a research project.  Contact individual faculty members by e-mail or stop by their office hours to inquire about working with them on a project.

For a detailed description of the department and the Psychology majors and minors at The State University of New York at Fredonia, please see our student handbook.

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