Welcome Back!

Welcome to the start of a new academic year! Last week, faculty in the Psychology Department met with incoming freshman during orientation (pictured below). We look forward to getting to know all of the incoming freshman, new majors, minors, and transfers in our classes and around the department.

As we begin a new year, we would like to make you aware of some of the activities and opportunities within the department.  newfreshmanAre you interested in learning more about the field of Psychology and getting involved beyond the classroom? Here are some great opportunities:

Use your Work Study hours in the Psychology Department: Work study students who would like to work in the Psychology Department should contact the Chair of the Department, Professor Ossoff for more information.

Get Involved with Psi Chi: Psi Chi is the National Honors Society for Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. You can find more information regarding eligibility and how to join on the Psychology Department website.

Work on Research with a Faculty Member: Click on the “Meet the Faculty” link above to learn more about the various research interests of the faculty in the department.

Join the Psychology Student Club: The Psychology club seeks to advance the science of psychology and to encourage, motivate, and maintain scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology. The organization works to encourage interaction among students and faculty through both academic and social endeavors. Contact the President, Elizabeth Gallagher ’16, for more information or to join.

Apply to be a Psychology Student Ambassadors: Professor Brady recently sent out a call for applications for the Psychology Student Ambassador Program, which is a program designed to create opportunities for student involvement in departmental efforts to educate, evaluate, and communicate our scientific discipline with a variety of audiences and methods. Check your email inbox for more information regarding the program, application and eligibility. Applications are due on Friday, September 11th at 9am (email applications to lbrady@anselm.edu).

Lastly, keep your eye out for an email about a “beginning of the year” meeting for all Psychology Majors and Minors and subscribe to this Psychology Department Blog to stay updated on activities and events within the department. Best wishes for a great semester!