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Congratulations Psych Department Winners!

The Psychology Department honored several students at Academic Honors Day this week:

Remy Kennedy was awarded the Psychology Award for academic excellence, character, and service to both the department and to the college community.

Madison Evans was awarded the Outstanding Capstone Award for exceptional overall class performance and exemplary semester-long research project.

Hunter Gatewood was awarded the Psychology […]

By |April 28th, 2016|Department News|Comments Off on Congratulations Psych Department Winners!

GC Psychology Department hosts KPF Conference

Three current Georgetown Psychology majors presented their research at the Kentucky Psychological Foundation Spring Academic Conference hosted by the GC Psychology Department.

 

 

Hunter Gatewood won second place in the undergraduate poster competition with his honor’s thesis poster entitled “The Divide between Implicit and Explicit Transphobia: An Examination of the Role that Gender Role Beliefs have […]

By |April 20th, 2016|Department News|Comments Off on GC Psychology Department hosts KPF Conference

School Psychology class learns about UK School Psychology graduate program

University of Kentucky School Psychology graduate student Katie Hastings talked with students in Dr. Bell’s class to talk about UK’s School Psychology graduate program  and her experience in the field.  Katie is engaged to Georgetown College alum Adam Gilley (2011).

 

 

By |April 20th, 2016|Classroom News|Comments Off on School Psychology class learns about UK School Psychology graduate program

School Psychology class visited by GC alum

Georgetown College Psychology alum and Scott County School Psychologist, Jennifer (Bowling) Mullins visited Dr. Bell’s class to talk about her graduate school experience at EKU and her current roles at Garth Elementary and the Scott County Preschool. Jennifer is pictured here with the current School Psychology class.

By |April 20th, 2016|Classroom News|Comments Off on School Psychology class visited by GC alum

Dr. McKenzie’s I/O class welcomes visitors

Students in Dr. McKenzie’s Spring 2016 Industrial-Organizational class were visited by Brittany Hunt Lawrence (GC ’08) and Perry Barnes, who both work for Mercer, an international human resource consulting firm.  They spoke of their educational backgrounds (Brittany has a law degree; Perry has a master’s in I/O), their graduate school experiences, and their current […]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Classroom News|Comments Off on Dr. McKenzie’s I/O class welcomes visitors

Psychology students participate in service learning

Three psychology classes engaged in service learning opportunities in Fall 2015:  Child Development, Psychology and the Law, and Psychology of Trauma.  The Child Development class provided tutoring services to local elementary schools and assisted with the Walk for Down Syndrome.  The Psychology and the Law class partnered with Elkhorn Crossing high school students to investigate […]

By |December 7th, 2015|Classroom News|Comments Off on Psychology students participate in service learning

GC Psych and Law students partner with Elkhorn Crossing Criminal Justice students

During the fall term, GC’s Psychology and the Law students partnered with Elkhorn Crossing’s high school Criminal Justice students to investigate famous (and infamous) criminal cases and present the cases to one another during a research showcase this week.  Dr. Karyn McKenzie’s GC students emphasized the psychological aspects of each case, while Mr. Michael […]

By |November 11th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on GC Psych and Law students partner with Elkhorn Crossing Criminal Justice students

Dr. Bell’s book translated into Korean!

Denno, D., Carr, V., & Bell, S. H. (2010) Addressing challenging behaviors in early childhood settings: A teacher’s guide.  Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes has been translated into Korean and is being distributed by Hakjisa Publisher in Seoul, Korea.

By |November 11th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. Bell’s book translated into Korean!

GC faculty, students, and alumni volunteer at Walk for Down Syndrome

Georgetown College Students and Alumni volunteer at the 2015 Walk for Down Syndrome in downtown Lexington. Thank you to all the students who helped with parking, greeting, registration, t-shirt distribution, and other activities! Thank you, most especially, to Dr. Jay Castaneda who helped Dr. Susan Bell, Registration Chair, to pull off another successful walk!

By |November 11th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on GC faculty, students, and alumni volunteer at Walk for Down Syndrome

Faculty, Staff and Student babies come to visit Dr. Bell’s PSY 340 Child Development Class

Georgetown College faculty, staff, and students give generously of their time to bring babies to Dr. Bell’s Child Development class. This year there were FIVE babies so students had lots of fun exploring the skills of infants from 6 months to two years of age. Thanks to all these moms and their terrific children!
    
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By |November 11th, 2015|Classroom News|Comments Off on Faculty, Staff and Student babies come to visit Dr. Bell’s PSY 340 Child Development Class

Ashley Clayton ’09 wins Distinguished Young Alumnus Award

Ashley Clayton, a psychology major from the class of 2009, was recently honored with the first ever Georgetown College Distinguished Young Alumnus Award.  Ashley currently serves as the Director of Evaluation and Research Associate at the Center for Wellness of Women & Mothers in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine.  She […]

By |October 19th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Ashley Clayton ’09 wins Distinguished Young Alumnus Award

Psychology of Trauma class learns about Bringing in the Bystander

Megan Redditt, GC counselor, visited the Psychology of Trauma class and shared information about how to prevent sexual violence on campus.  She presented details of a new program called Bringing in the Bystander that GC plans to implement in the coming months.  The class began to discuss strategies for assisting with the launch of the […]

By |October 15th, 2015|Classroom News|Comments Off on Psychology of Trauma class learns about Bringing in the Bystander

Samantha Lickliter ’06 visits Psychology and the Law class

Psychology and the Law students recently heard a guest lecture by Samantha Lickliter, class of 2006.

Ms. Lickliter effectively, thoroughly, and realistically presented her perspective on a variety of topics related to her former career as a probation and parole officer and her current career with the Kentucky State Police.  For example, she provided information […]

By |October 15th, 2015|Classroom News|Comments Off on Samantha Lickliter ’06 visits Psychology and the Law class

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center advocate, Karen Sheppard, visits Psychology of Trauma class

As part of an ongoing partnership with the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center to prevent interpersonal violence, the Psychology of Trauma class hosted  guest speaker Karen Sheppard.  Karen has been a crisis counselor/advocate for the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center for over 15 years.  She educated the class about the services BRCC offers and provided information about […]

By |October 12th, 2015|Classroom News|Comments Off on Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center advocate, Karen Sheppard, visits Psychology of Trauma class

Dr. Price participates in Academic Leadership Academy

Along with four other Georgetown College colleagues (Dr. Tracy Livingston, Dr. Andrea Peach, Ben Rawlins, and Chelsey Reid), Psychology professor Dr. Jennifer Price participated in the Academic Leadership Academy sponsored by the Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium.  The Academic Leadership Academy is a presidential initiative, led by the 12 presidents represented in the consortium, to […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. Price participates in Academic Leadership Academy

Officer Joey Valdez ’11 visits Psychology and the Law class

Many thanks to Officer Joey Valdez for his willingness to speak to the Fall 2015 Psychology and the Law class about material related to officers’ duties, dangers, and rewards.  (Officer Valdez, GC 2011, actually took the class himself when he was an undergraduate five years ago!) He provided factual information and anecdotal stories as […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|Classroom News|Comments Off on Officer Joey Valdez ’11 visits Psychology and the Law class

Psychology Department moves to Cooke Memorial!

All six members of the psychology department were relocated to the ground floor of the Cooke Memorial Building over the summer.  We love our new office space, including a psychology lab open for students to use throughout the week.  Stop by and visit us!

By |September 22nd, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Psychology Department moves to Cooke Memorial!

Psychology Department Says Farewell to Seniors

Every year we are so proud to send our psychology major graduates out into “the real world.” Some will start graduate school in the fall, and others have exciting career opportunities.  We wish everyone the best and very much hope that you will keep in touch!

   

By |May 22nd, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Psychology Department Says Farewell to Seniors

Dr. Lookadoo presents “Last Chapel”

The “Last Chapel” lecture has become at tradition on the Georgetown College campus. Students, faculty, and staff gather to hear a beloved member of the campus community deliver a message in the last chapel of the year.  This year, psychology faculty members were pleased when our own Dr. Regan Lookadoo was offered this important honor. […]

By |May 16th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. Lookadoo presents “Last Chapel”

GC Psychology Major Hannah Prassel Awarded Highest Honor

Psychology major, Hannah Prassel, was awarded Georgetown College’s highest academic award at Academic Honors Day this year.  She received the Dean’s Honor Award for her tremendous accomplishments as a scholar at Georgetown College.  Hannah has completed two independent research projects, an Oxford tutorial, honors program requirements, and has excelled in all of her coursework.  Hannah […]

By |April 28th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on GC Psychology Major Hannah Prassel Awarded Highest Honor

Hannah Prassel Presents Her Research

Georgetown College psychology major, Hannah Prassel, recently presented her honors thesis research entitled, “How the Socially Anxious Relate to Others: The Relationship between Social Anxiety and Empathy.”  First, she presented her work at the Kentucky Psychological Association’s Spring Academic Conference.  Then, she presented it on campus at the honors poster session.  We are so […]

By |April 28th, 2015|Research|Comments Off on Hannah Prassel Presents Her Research

Psychology Department Award Winners!

The Psychology Department is so pleased to congratulate our award winners for Academic Honors Day 2015.  Hannah Prassel was honored with three awards:  the Psychology Research Award, the Outstanding Senior Capstone Performance Award, and the Mark Eddy Award.  Shayna Wiedel was honored with the Erica Hagan Psychology Service Award.  Virginia Hurst was honored with […]

By |April 28th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Psychology Department Award Winners!

Megan Redditt visits Dr. McKenzie’s Relationships Class

Megan Redditt, LPCA (GC 2004), presented current research related to Couples Counseling to Dr. McKenzie’s Relationships students.  She covered a variety of topics, including survey results of millennials, types of couples who seek counseling, why they seek counseling, and the most common types of therapy utilized.  As always, we loved hearing her information and […]

By |April 28th, 2015|Classroom News|Comments Off on Megan Redditt visits Dr. McKenzie’s Relationships Class

GC Involvement at World Down Syndrome Day

Current students, Mckayla and Mckenzie Moore, along with Georgetown College psychology alum and current EKU Occupational Therapy graduate student, Finnja Ramcke, volunteered at World Down Syndrome Day in March.

By |April 28th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on GC Involvement at World Down Syndrome Day

Dr. Bell’s Developmental Disorders of Childhood Class Welcomes Visitors

Dr. Bell and students in her Developmental Disorders of Childhood class welcomed family members of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky to their class.  The students gained a new “real world” perspective from these kind families!

By |April 28th, 2015|Classroom News|Comments Off on Dr. Bell’s Developmental Disorders of Childhood Class Welcomes Visitors

GC Psychology Students Participate in Psych Bowl

Virginia Hurst, Kelsey Williams, Shayna Wiedel, and Hannah Prassel represented the Georgetown College psychology department well when they participated in the Kentucky Psychological Association’s annual Psych Bowl competition.  Psych Bowl is held annually at KPA’s Spring Academic Conference.  Dr. McKenzie and Dr. Bell sponsor our team every year, and they are always looking for […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on GC Psychology Students Participate in Psych Bowl

Dr. McKenzie shares her expertise on relationships

Social psychologist, Dr. Karyn McKenzie, was recently featured on the Dr. Stan Frager radio show.  She responded to questions about romantic relationships, friendships, and healthy communication in relationships.  You can listen to the show online on Dr. Frager’s website.

By |February 22nd, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. McKenzie shares her expertise on relationships

Dr. McKenzie honored with the Curry Award!

Psychology professor, Dr. Karyn McKenzie, was recently honored by the Georgetown College community with the Curry Award for Faculty Excellence.   We are so proud of everything Dr. McKenzie does to support her students, our department, and Georgetown College.  Click here for more details about Dr. McKenzie’s contributions.

 

By |February 22nd, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. McKenzie honored with the Curry Award!

Dr. Price selected to be KPF’s Public Education Campaign Coordinator

Psychology professor, Dr. Jennifer Price, was recently selected by the Kentucky Psychological Association Executive Director and the chair of the Kentucky Psychological Foundation to be the Public Education Campaign Coordinator for the state of Kentucky.  In this role, Dr. Price will coordinate efforts to educate the public about what psychology is and how understanding […]

By |February 22nd, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. Price selected to be KPF’s Public Education Campaign Coordinator

College to Career – Successful Psychology Majors

Many of our students go on to graduate programs after Georgetown, while others go straight into a psychology-related career.  Take a look at some of our recent successful graduates!

Brian Belva – Clinical Psychology

Brandt Brooks – Dental Medicine

Brooke Browning – School Psychology

Ashley Clayton – Research Associate

Stacey Page Croley – AmeriCorps

Andrea Heflin – Sports Management

Rachael Jones […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Department News|Comments Off on College to Career – Successful Psychology Majors