Psychology Department Events
Phi Chi and the Career Development Office hosted a resume night Wednesday, Oct 16th, from 6-8pm in McEwen G26. Students learned about all the aspects needed to build a great resume that would get their skills noticed by potential employers.
Psychology Club and Psi Chi participated in Fredonia's annual Fall Sweep on Saturday, November 2nd, starting at 9:30am. Students met at the Williams Center near the Tim Horton's at 9:30am and helped sweep up leaves at various Fredonia residences! Turnout was quite good. Thanks to everyone that came out!
Psychedelic Society of Western New York
Psychology Club is sponsored a talk by the Psychedelic Society of Western New York on Tuesday, November 5th, from 5-7pm in Williams Center G103B. Presenters discussed the medical uses for psychedelic drugs.
Graduate School Fair!
Psi Chi will sponsored 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 came discuss various degree programs in social work, psychology, public health, women & gender studies, criminal justice, and sociology.
Activities Night was held Tuesday, February 5, 2019 , from 7pm-8:30pm in the Williams Center. The event is always a great opportunity for students to get connected and involved by becoming familiar with student organizations. The Psychology Club had a table at the event and signed up new students interested in joining the club.
Psych Club and the Mentoring Program hold Therapy Dog Night!
On December 3rd, about 65 students joined Dr. Nancy Gee for Therapy Dog Night. Pizza and drinks were provided and students were able to learn more about the benefits of human-animal interaction. Students also had the opportunity to enjoy the company of 3 dogs.
Psi Chi held Resume Workshop
Psi Chi, the Honor Society in Psychology, hosted a resume night on November 13th from 6:30-8:30 pm. Marjorie Plaister from the Career Development Office offered tips and tricks on how to construct resumes. Students brought copies of resumes. All majors were welcome. Pizza and beverages were provided by FSA.
Students learn more about grad programs at Grad School Night
On October 23rd, Psi Chi held a Graduate School Night where 8 Psychology graduate programs visited Fredonia. Our majors were able to learn about what programs have to offer and chat with representatives from these schools. Some of the schools included the University at Buffalo, Niagara University, Penn State Behrend, and more.
Coffee Hour in the Reading Room
During the Fall semester the Psychology Department held a coffee hour every other week during the semester! We met in the Psych Department Reading Room and students and faculty came together during this dedicated time to connect, grab some coffee and a pastry!!
Students Enjoy Game Night!!
On September 17, about 35 students attended a game night which was co-sponsored by the Psychology Department Mentoring Program and Psychology Club. Students enjoyed pizza and drinks while they played games like Uno, Apples to Apples, and Psychology Jeopardy. Keep an eye on this page more fun events in the future!
Psi Chi holds Resume Workshop
Informational Session: Careers in Psychology!
The Career Development Office and faculty members in Psychology held an informational session on various careers in Psychology on Wednesday, March 21. The event was sponsored by the Fredonia chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society for Psychology. To receive copies of distributed materials and the PowerPoint slides, please contact Dr. Zevenbergen at Andrea.Zevenbergen@fredonia.edu.
Psychology Department holds film night & panel discussion
The Psychology Department sponsored an event, "Mental Health & The Criminal Justice System" on . About 150 students and members of the community watched a documentary on the lives of inmates with mental illness, followed by a discussion and Q&A session with a panel of experts. The panel featured faculty members from Psychology and Criminal Justice as well as employees and case workers from Chautauqua County. The event was a success and prompted great discussion! To read the write-up of the event in the Dunkirk Observer, click here.
First Psych Club Meeting of the Semester!
Welcome back to our Psychology majors and minors! The first Spring semester meeting of Psychology Club was held on Monday, Feb 5th at 8pm in Fenton 153.
Fall Term Events
The Psychology Department is pleased to announce our award winners for the Fall 2017 semester:
Elizabeth Scarborough Award: Alexandra Buchner & Colleen White
Psychology Merit Award: Ernesto Mercado Irizarry & Colleen White
End of Term Celebration!!
Psychology Club and Psi Chi held their end-of-semester holiday celebration on Monday, November 27. It was a success with about 15 students attending the festivities! They watched a movie and there were plenty of snacks!
Psychology Club offered office hours!
Student members of the Psychology Club held office hours in the Zarlock Reading Room during the Fall semester They answered questions about Psychology, or chatted with students that dropped by. They were available:
Monday 11am-12pm & 1pm-3pm
Wednesday 10am-11am & 1pm-2pm
Plates for Puerto Rico
Fredonia students, faculty, and staff have been affected by the devastation in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria. We are still hoping to raise aid and awareness for the people of the U.S. territory. The "Plates for Puerto Rico," benefit at EBC West in Fredonia on Nov 14th was a great start--but more help is needed. If you would like to contribute, here is a link that will allow you to do that!
The Road to Grad School!
Representatives from Alfred University and Canisius College came to Fredonia to discuss their graduate programs on Tuesday, November 7. Refreshments were served. It was a great opportunity to explore several of the nearby graduate school the possibilities!