Psychology

Jasmin Ramirez Dec 1, 2017 11:31 am

A Major Decision Paying Off

It was my first real grown-up decision. I know now I did the right thing, but in the time leading up to changing my major, I felt like a weight was being pushed against my chest and I didn’t have the strength to push it off of me. But I found that I did. It may sound dramatic,...

Nov 15, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students, Faculty Present at Counseling Association Conference

Students and faculty of the Counseling program presented and were recognized at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) Conference in King of Prussia on Nov. 4. Dr. Hsin-Hua "Cathy" Lee, assistant professor of Psychology, and Counseling student Bethany Wentz ’18 co-presented the poster, “...

Jasmin Ramirez Nov 10, 2017 3:17 pm

Healthy Self, Heal Thyself

Here’s a little spoiler for you: This post is going to be about self-love and the importance of it. Yeah, yeah, yeah— it may get a little cheesy at some point, but I promise it’ll make life better. I live in Southwest Florida, which is a little road trip of 19 hours. That’s including...

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Nov 2, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Derr ’16 Publishes Psychology Thesis in Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Psychology alumna Shannon Derr ’16 published her senior thesis research, on personality plasticity and peer victimization, in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advised and co-authored by Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow, Derr’s research examines whether an activity aimed...

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Nov 1, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Morrow Publishes and Presents on Child Psychology

Dr. Michael Morrow, associate professor of Psychology, published “Teacher factors contributing to dosage of the KiVa anti-bullying program,” a paper that examines the influence of faculty in implementing anti-bullying intervention in elementary schools, in the Journal of School Psychology. The...

Oct 31, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Martin ’15 ‘Enchanted to Meet’ Taylor Swift

Alumna Melanie Martin ’15 got the chance to meet her idol, and she hasn’t been able to shake it off. The creative force behind the Taylor Swift fan blog Swiftly Obsessive, Martin has been a loyal “Swiftie” since the singer released her debut album in 2006. Her site caught Swift’s attention,...

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Oct 16, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Lyman, Byrne Recognized by Pennsylvania Counseling Association

Carol Lyman, associate director of Counseling, and Elizabeth Byrne, adjunct professor of Psychology, will be recognized for the contributions to counseling services at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) luncheon in King of Prussia on Nov 4. Lyman will receive the 2017 Outstanding...

Aug 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Daly ’18 Completes Injury Science Research Internship at CHOP

This summer, Psychology major Nicole Daly ‘18 completed the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) prestigious Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. The 10-week internship gives students the opportunity to participate in fundamental research on the causes and...

Jun 21, 2017 Jennifer Retter

HAPS Alumna, Students Participate in Women’s Leadership Conference

International Studies alumna Rabiyah Mujahid ’17, Political Science major Erika Raskay ’18, and Political Science and Psychology major Nichole Sickel ’18 were among an elite group of students selected to attend the 2017 National Education for Women's (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania summer institute...

May 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

In Video, Class of 2017 Grads Share After Arcadia Plans

Find out what graduates of the Class of 2017 have planned after Commencement.   Watch the Video

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May 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brown, Diem Discuss ‘Promoting Political Change’ at Psychological Association Meeting

Dr. Christina Brown, associate professor of Psychology, and Psychology and Sociology major Greta Diem ’17 presented “Promoting Political Change” at the 89th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago from April 20 to 22. “Promoting Political Change” is a political...

Apr 4, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Founder of Barrington Stage Company, Former Red Cross Volunteer of the Year to Address Graduates at Arcadia University’s 2017 Commencements

Dr. Julianne Mamana Boyd ’66, co-founder and artistic director of Barrington Stage Company (BSC) in Pittsfield, Mass., and Dr. Samuel Cameron, mental health manager with the American Red Cross and Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University, will receive honorary doctoral degrees and address graduates...