Monday, December 14, 2015

Congratulations to the fall graduates!

The Psychology/Sociology Department had an outstanding group of graduates this fall. The Outstanding Student in Psychology Award was given to William Taylor. We wish the best of luck to our new graduates.
From left: Megan Sleeth, Alayna Sheffield, Hunter Shaw, Bobby Payne Sr., April Owen, Reyna Echeverria Smith, and Denise McKay

From left: Gwen Brown, some happy Arts & Sciences graduates, and TJ Barber

Friday, November 13, 2015

Ms. Catherine's Retirement

Ms. Catherine, our cleaning lady, is retiring in December. We had a retirement party today in her honor. We wish her all the best for her retirement.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Psych/Soc Club meeting on advisement and registration

The Psychology/Sociology Club will meet on Wednesday, October 21, at 6:00 p.m. in Room 245.  Courtney McDonald and Ellen Cotter will be leading an information/Q&A session about advisement and registration for Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice students.  Students who are thinking of changing majors or declaring a minor/certificate in one of those degree programs are particularly encouraged to come.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Organization meetings on Wednesday (Sept. 23)

The student organization "LIFE: Looking Into Fulfillment Everywhere" (formerly "Active Minds") will be holding a meeting this Wednesday (9/23) at 5:00. This is a general interest meeting. 

The Psychology/Sociology Club will meet on Wednesday, September 23, at 6:00 p.m. (note time change from previous meetings) in Room 245.  They are hosting an information session on internships, with Judy Orton Grissett discussing the requirements, benefits, and application process and at least one if not more speakers from recent internship sites.  All are welcome to come.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

First Psych/Soc Club Meeting Today

The Psychology/Sociology Club was at the Student Organization Fair today to recruit new members. The first official meeting is at 5:00 today (8/26) in room 245.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Foxworth receives Outstanding Student in Sociology award

Elizabeth Foxworth received the Outstanding Student in Sociology award at the spring graduation.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

May Graduation

Congratulations to the May 2015 graduates. Good luck!

Caleb Graves and Courtney Harmon

Chelsea Hooks

Mikey Landreth

Victoria Ondo, Kabrina Merriweather, Nic McGehee

Emily Workman

Joseph Cantrell, Ashley Davis, Tyler Freeman, and Elizabeth Foxworth

Monday, April 20, 2015

Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology 2015

Six students attended the Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology conference. Hala Gross, Chelsea Hooks, and Megan Dolan gave poster presentations on their research projects.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Alumni news: Lorig becomes a Congressional Fellow

Tyler Lorig, a '77 GSW alum, has been made a Congressional Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He will work with Congress as a science advisor next year.  Tyler's wife Beverley, who is also a GSW psychology graduate, is the interim director of the Center for Work and Service at the Madeline Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs at Wellsley College.  

Friday, March 13, 2015

Baby shower!

The Psych/Soc Department had a baby shower for two faculty members. Judy Orton Grissett and her husband Robert are expecting a baby in April. Joseph Comeau and his wife Bethany are expecting a baby in June. We wish them the best of luck!

Ingram Thanks Scholarship Donors

McKenna Ingram, who is a freshman psychology major, gave a presentation at the Donor Luncheon on February 12, 2015. She thanked the donors and the foundation members for supporting students.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Internships for summer and fall

Are you interested in doing a psychology or sociology internship this summer or fall?  If so, please see Dr. Judy Orton Grissett,, 229-931-4647.  Internships are a great way to gain valuable hands-on experience in your area of interest while earning course credit.  

Friday, February 13, 2015

LIFE movie night on February 19

The student organization Looking Into Fulfillment Everywhere (L.I.F.E., formerly "Active Minds") is hosting a movie night on Thursday (2/19) at 6:30 in the Student Success Center, Room 2410. The movie is "Frankie and Alice".  L.I.F.E. is an organization focused on promoting mental health awareness on GSW campus.  

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Psychology/Sociology Club Event

The Psychology/Sociology Club will have its next meeting on Wednesday, February 18 at 5:00 p.m. in Room 245.  We’ll be having a “game night” (as in board games, not video games).  All are welcome to come.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Huffman presents research at NITOP

Chuck Huffman, chair of Psychology and Sociology, presented “Own Race Bias in the History of Psychology?” at the 37th Annual National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology, on Jan. 4th in St. Petersburg Beach, Fla.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Grant to Promote Free Textbooks

The Department of Psychology and Sociology has received a grant to promote the use of free textbooks in Introductory Psychology and Introductory Sociology classes. The key goal is to lower the cost of college while maintaining high educational standards. The grant, which is from Affordable Learning Georgia, was awarded to Chuck Huffman. A short story about the grant was also aired on WALB news.