Psychology Department News
Now accepting applications for Psychology Internships!
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 the Fall 2018 semester, or the 2018-2019 academic year.
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.
The Department is bringing back a feature which has been popular with alumni and students with the reintroduction of the Department Newsletter on the website. Look here for the latest information on alumni and current students' accomplishments and awards, as well as reports on faculty and Department activities. Click here to access a copy!
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
Psychology Club is again offering office hours!
Student members of the Psychology Club will be holding office hours in the Zarlock Reading Room! Any student (from any major) who has questions about Psychology, or who just wants to chat, can drop by.
Jared: Monday 11:00am-12:00pm
Nicole: Monday 11:00am-12:00pm
Lexi: Wednesday 11:00am-12:00pm
Bob: Wednesday 12:00pm-1:00pm
Alex: Friday 11:00am-12:00pm
Mackenzie: Friday 1:00pm-2:00pm
Psychology Club goes to the Brain Museum in Buffalo
On October 15, students from Psychology Club went to the Brain Museum at the University at Buffalo (also known as the Museum of Neuroanatomy)! It was a fascinating trip -- a great break from on-campus studies! The Club will be visiting again in future semesters. For more information, check out the link at: http://medicine.buffalo.
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!