Psychology Department Events

During a typical academic year, the department sponsors several meetings to provide students with information and to have social interactions.

Month
Event
Description
August
Casino Lab Fun and games for students in the Research Methods and Statistics course. Real world experiences with the realities of probability theory.
September
Psychology Study Break Cookies and drinks organized by the Psi Chi members to help those cognitive cylinders fire smoothly.
October

Psi Chi Induction

Graduate School Meeting

Celebration of the initiation of new members into the national honor society in psychology. A banquet follows the initiation.

Faculty members discuss with students the different options for postgraduate work related to psychology, and the preparation that students should make in order to have strong applications.

November

Open House and Informational Meeting on Psychology Concentration Including Student Panel

Discussion of what students can expect to experience as a psychology major and advice on the best ways to proceed through the curriculum.
December

Senior Project Presentations

Poster Session for Lab Classes

Seniors present the findings from their independent research projects.

Celebration of research in courses and awards for the best posters.

     
January

Casino Lab

Meeting about Summer Research Opportunities

Fun and games for students in the Research Methods and Statistics course. Real world experiences with the realities of probability theory.

Discussion of research opportunities on and off campus.

February

Sophomores Declare Concentration

New England Center for Children (NECC) Program Information Session

Welcome to the major!

Staff from the NECC come to discuss this program that gives students the opportunity to acquire experience in teaching children with special needs, with particular application to children with autism.

March

Psi Chi Induction

Senior Meeting at the President's House

Psych New Concentrators’ Dinner

 

Graduate School Meeting

Celebration of the initiation of new members into the national honor society in psychology. A banquet follows the initiation.

Celebration of seniors with the department and the president of the college.

Dinner for students and faculty to celebrate new concentrators joining the department.

Faculty members discuss with students the different options for postgraduate work related to psychology, and the preparation that students should make in order to have strong applications.

April
Senior Project Meeting for Rising Seniors Meeting to discuss the range of topics that students can select with the different faculty members. Summary of the general procedures involved in the senior project.
May

Senior Project Presentations

Poster Session for Lab Classes

Psych Department Dessert

Seniors present the findings from their independent research projects.

Celebration of research in courses and awards for the best posters.

Cookies and drinks organized by the Psi Chi members to help those cognitive cylinders fire smoothly.