Monday, December 15, 2014

Fall 2014 graduation

Congratulations to our latest graduates! We wish you the best of luck.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

McDonald receives a teaching award

Courtney McDonald (Assistant Professor of Sociology) received the Excellence and Commitment to Teaching Award. Congratulations!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Honors for Fall, 2014

An honors ceremony was held on December 5 to recognize the outstanding fall graduates. Excellence in Psychology awards were given to Matt Gladney and Melissa Jones-Hickman. Daniel Landreth received the Excellence in Sociology Award. Mary Thornburgh, who is a sociology major, received an award from the Women's Studies program. We congratulate our award-winning graduates and wish them the best of luck.

Matt Gladney and Melissa Jones-Hickman

Daniel Landreth

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ellen Cotter Receives Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Cotter (left) for receiving the Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Award for the fall 2014 semester!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Psy/Soc Club Meeting on October 29

The Psychology/Sociology Club will meet on Wednesday, October 29, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 245.  We will discuss our plans for Preview Day, the bake sale we’re holding next week at the SUAVE Fall Carnival, and a possible upcoming field trip.  Everyone is welcome to come.  

Monday, October 20, 2014

Freshmen tour the Habitat Global Village Discovery Center

The psychology and sociology students in the freshmen orientation class toured Habitat for Humanity's Global Village Discovery Center.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Psy/Soc Club Meeting on October 15

The Psychology/Sociology Club will be having a Game Night on Wednesday, October 15, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 245 of the Psychology/Sociology Building.  Possible games include Thinkblot, Rorschach, Spy Alley, Apples to Apples, and more.  All are welcome to come!

Monday, September 22, 2014

Psychology/Sociology Club Meeting on September 24

The Psychology/Sociology Club will meet on Wednesday, September 24, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 245.  Dr. Wendi Wang, visiting scholar from China, will talk about some cultural similarities and differences between Chinese and American universities and also describe some of his research.  We’ll also present some information about internships so students who are considering internships for the Spring 2015 semester can start getting those lined up. 

Friday, August 22, 2014

Faculty presentation at the American Psychological Association meeting

Dr. Judy Orton Grissett recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 2014 Annual APA Convention.  She presented her research as part of a poster symposium titled "Psychological Impacts of Experiences in Nature" with researchers from Georgia State University and Fielding Graduate University.  The title of Dr. Grissett's presentation was "Relationship Between Informal Experiences with Nature and Ecological Reasoning among Adolescents."

Monday, July 21, 2014

Students accepted into graduate programs

Vontreia Colbert (Sociology) has been accepted into the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Florida A & M University. 

Susanna Turner (Psychology) was accepted at GA Regents University and will pursue a Masters in Clinical/Counseling Psychology.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Graduates for Spring, 2014

We congratulate the Psychology and Sociology graduates. We wish you the best of luck in your future careers.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Honors Ceremony for 2014

The Psychology and Sociology Department gave Outstanding Student Awards to Susannah Turner (Psychology) and Leigh McClendon (Sociology). 

Chuck Huffman presenting the Outstanding Student award to Susannah Turner:

Leigh McClendon with Courtney McDonald: 

Susannah Turner also won the Outstanding Scholar Award:

Elizabeth Uhl (Assistant Professor of Psychology) won the Presdent's Excellence in University Service Award:

Friday, May 2, 2014

New digital signs

Our department's new digital signs are working now. These will eventually show announcements for students in addition to the news feed. We thank the IT professionals for helping us set this system up.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Psi Chi Induction for 2014

The Psi Chi Honor Society, which is an honor society for psychology majors, inducted new members for the Spring. The new members at the ceremony were Caleb Graves, Zadie James, Emily Workman, Courtney Harmon, Trenisha Hallmon, LaTanya Anderson-Davis, and Rebecca Greenslade (from left to right). Claira Austin, Megan Fuller, Hala Gross, & Will Taylor were also inducted.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Charbonneau receives Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Brandi Charbonneau (B.S. in Psychology, 2011) received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University. She will graduate in May with a (M.Ed.) in Higher Educational Leadership. Congratulations Brandi!

Psych/Soc Club Event on Friday, April 25

The Psychology/Sociology Club is hosting a Movie Night on Friday, April 25, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 236 of the Psychology/Sociology Building.  We will be watching the 2013 thriller Trance, starring James McAvoy and Rosario Dawson.  All GSW students are welcome to come.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

The 2014 Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology conference

Seven students attended the Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology conference. Claira Austin, Caleb Graves, Felipe Howell, and Matt Gladney gave poster presentations. The other students who attended were Jessica Durrett, Trenisha Hallmon, Esther Delva, and Chelsea Hooks. The students were impressed by the research presentations. Faculty members Elizabeth Uhl, Judy Orton, and Gary Fisk accompanied the students. 

Friday, February 28, 2014

Psych/Soc Club meeting on March 6

The Psychology/Sociology Club will meet on Thursday, March 6, at 5:00 p.m. in Room 245 of the Psychology/Sociology Building. Brannon Parks will be talking about the field of school psychology as well as the training and duties of a school psychologist.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Internship meeting

Next Thursday, February 27, the Psychology/Sociology Club will have an information session about internships.  The session will be at 5:00 p.m. in Room 245.  Judy Orton has generously agreed to talk about the nuts and bolts of the internship process, and some former internship students have agreed to come talk about their experiences.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Psychology/Sociology Club Meeting

The Psychology/Sociology Club will have its first meeting this Thursday, January 30, at 5:00 p.m. in Room 245.  All are welcome to come.