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Psychology Activities

The events on this list are approved Psychology Activities for all psychology classes. One activity may be credited to several classes. For activities not listed here, please obtain approval from your professor before attending. Below is the psychology activity form that can be used to report all of your psychology activities.

PSYC Activity Approval

Psychology activities must be approved by the department chair. Please fill out the Approval Form if you are interested in having an activity considered for approval. All requests for psychology activities must be submitted through the form at least ten days before the event in order to allow the needed time to review and approve the event as a psychology activity.


Participate in Research

Please review the current studies for the School of Behavioral Sciences.

Microsoft Teams Psych Activities Participation

Due to current university recommendations of compliance with COVID safety protocols, ALL psychology events will be hosted on Microsoft Teams. Please access the Psychology Events Team Group to attend these synchronous events.

February

Academic Success Center Workshop – Check Your Blind Spots: Metacognition and Critical Thinking

  • Date: February 9, 2021
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 1284
  • Time 5-6 p.m.
  • Faculty Advisor: Dan Berkenkemper
  • Description: This presentation explains Dunning-Kruger Effect and the importance of metacognition.  We will also discuss effective study strategies to increase your metacognition.

“Why Worldview Matters: Integration and the Behavioral Sciences” presented by Dr. David Jenkins

  • Date:  February 11, 2021
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 4412
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Jenkins
  • Description: A biblically informed Christian worldview is essential to our understanding of what it means to be human.  A model of the image of God is presented that clarifies some implications for those in the behavioral sciences regarding theory, research, and practice.

March

Are You Smarter than a PSYC Major?

  • Date: March 8th
  • Time: 6:30-7:30pm
  • Location: Microsoft Teams – see link above.
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marilyn Gadomski
  • Description of the activity (subject to change): Psi Chi is hosting an event where students are encouraged to put their psychology education to the test by a Kahoot trivia game, which will include diagnoses questions, general psychology questions, and professor trivia questions. The students will have their phones or smart device out while the Kahoot is displayed on the projector. Mary Jo will be primarily running the event.

A Life Affirming Ministry, Offering Hope and Healing For The Unplanned Pregnancy” presented by Susan Campbell, Executive Director of Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center

  • Date: March 9, 2021
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Microsoft Teams – see link above.
  • Faculty advisor:  TBA
  • Description: Our Mission at The Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center is that we exist to save lives and comfort those involved with an unplanned pregnancy while furthering the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

“Enemy in the Screen:  Safety in the Cyberworld “ presented by Dr. Janet Brown & Sheriff Mike Brown 

  • Date: March 18, 2021
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Microsoft Teams – see link above.
  • Faculty advisor:  Dr. Janet Brown
  • Description:    Do you think you are smarter and more techno-savvy than sexual predators on the Internet?  Guess again and come to this Psyc Activity!

The Psychology of Pixar

  • Date: March 22nd
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Preferred Location: DH 3604 or 4012
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marilyn Gadomski
  • Description of the activity (subject to change): Psi Chi is hosting an event where students will be hearing about mental health awareness, watch the movie Soul (as voted by students via Instagram), and have time for psychology discussion and/or any questions. There will also be discussion about the development of personality, as well as including Dr. Knox or Dr. Sites to join in on the discussion and share input.

April

Cultural Perspectives Panel

  • Date: April 5th
  • Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • Preferred Location: DH 3604 or 4012
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marilyn Gadomski
  • Description of the activity (subject to change): Psi Chi is hosting an event where students will be hearing a diverse perspective on current issues, culture, and diversity in the Christian University setting. We will be reaching out to Professors/Faculty to see who would want to be on the Panel and would be able to offer a unique perspective on the topics above. Towards the end of the event, there will be an Instagram poll created where students can submit any questions they have to the panel.

Academic Success Center Workshop – Eat That Frog: Overcoming Procrastination

  • Date: April 13th, 2021
  • Location: Microsoft Teams – see link above.
  • Time 5-6 p.m.
  • Faculty Advisor: Dan Berkenkemper
  • Description: This presentation addresses one of the worst enemies of college students – procrastination! We will help you explore your study habits and give you tips to help overcome bad habits, develop new habits, and begin to be the boss of your own calendar!

Psychology Dundees

  • Date: April 19th
  • Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • Preferred Location: DH 3604 or 4012
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marilyn Gadomski
  • Description of the activity (subject to change): Psi Chi is hosting an event where students will gather to have an opportunity to appreciate our Faculty and thank those who are retiring. Professors who aren’t able to be physically present will join via Teams.

Need a Job or Internship? presented by Audra Kopp from The Career Center

  • Date: April 20, 2021
  • Location: Microsoft Teams – see link above.
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Faculty Advisor: TBA
  • Description:  This presentation will cover the necessary steps it takes to land a top job or internship within the Behavioral Science Field. The highlights will cover exploring career paths, building a resume, networking with employers, and how LU Career Services can help with the entire searching process.
  • If you have suggestions, please email psychology@liberty.edu.