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Congratulations to Stacey and Chris!

Stacey and Chris became engaged on May 18th.  They are busy planning their September 28th wedding.  Congratulations!!!

By |August 28th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

Congratulations, Betsie Phillips and Dr. McKenzie!

The Marshall Center for Christian Ministry each year selects a student, faculty member, and staff member for their dedication to Christ and exemplary service in His name.   Psychology major Betsie Phillips received the 2013 graduating senior award, and Dr. McKenzie received the faculty award.  The staff award was presented to Megan Redditt, a […]

By |May 14th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

2013 Senior Capstone poster defense

Below are pictures of our 2013 graduating psychology majors who presented their research projects during this year’s Senior Capstone poster defense sessions in April. Congratulations on all of your hard work; we’re proud of you.

View photos from the 2012 Senior Capstone Defense
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By |May 13th, 2013|Senior Receptions and Capstone Defenses|Comments Off

Congratulations, Dr. Bell!

Dr. Susan Bell was awarded the 2013 Outstanding Advisor Award for the extensive guidance and support she gives her many advisees each year.

By |May 10th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

2013 Senior Reception

View pictures of the 2013 Senior Reception for graduating psychology majors as well as photos from previous years’ receptions. Good luck graduates—we will miss you!

 

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By |May 10th, 2013|Senior Receptions and Capstone Defenses|Comments Off

Senior Capstone Defense 2012

View pictures of our 2012 graduating psychology majors who presented their research projects during this year’s senior Capstone poster defense sessions in April. Congratulations on all of your hard work; we’re proud of you. […]

By |May 10th, 2013|Senior Receptions and Capstone Defenses|Comments Off

2014 Psychology Department award winners

Congratulations to Marc Briel, Emily Eicher, and Elissa Porter, this year’s winners of departmental awards.

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By |May 10th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

2013 Honors Program and Service Learning poster session

Several of our psychology majors were invited to participate in this year’s campus-wide poster session, including those involved in the Honors Program, Dr. Price’s Undergraduate Research course, Service Learning courses, and our top Senior Capstone research students.

Ethan Smith completed GC’s Honors Program this year. Jaime Horne and Ashleigh Barker’s outstanding posters from Capstone were […]

By |April 28th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

Megan Williams Redditt, GC 2004, lectures to Relationships course

Students in Dr. McKenzie’s 2013 Relationships course recently enjoyed a lecture by Megan Redditt, LPCA, one of the counselors at the GC Wellness Center.  Her presentation covered issues and approaches to relationships counseling.  She described differences between types of therapy, motivations of those who seek counseling, and statistics and facts related to outcomes.  She […]

By |April 18th, 2013|Classroom News|Comments Off

Wes Hunt, 2005 GC graduate, delivers guest lecture in I/O psych class

Students in Dr. McKenzie’s 2013 Industrial-Organizational psychology course were visited by GC alumnus (2005) Wes Hunt, Louisville, for his April guest lecture. He discussed his undergraduate work at GC, where he double majored in Psychology and Economics; his graduate school experiences at EKU, where he earned his master’s degree in I/O psychology after completing […]

By |April 18th, 2013|Classroom News|Comments Off

2013 Kentucky Psychological Association conference

Two groups of students attended the annual KPA conference, held in Louisville, Kentucky.Under Dr. Price’s guidance, Betsie Phillips, Ashleigh Barker, Marc Briel, Brooke Hurst, and Ethan Smith presented individual research projects during the conference’s poster session.

Four additional GC students (Hannah Prassel, Kendall Wills, Kari Steffen, and Ethan Smith) participated in the annual Psychology Bowl […]

By |April 18th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

GC Psych Bowl team competes at KPA

The Georgetown College Psych Bowl team competed in the 26th Annual Psych Bowl Tournament, March 2014.

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By |April 1st, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

Asher Henry Johnson Rawert

GC alumnae ‘Becca Johnson, her husband Bert Rawert, their sons Matthew and Nathan, and biggER sister Kaira announce the arrival of their youngest family member, Asher, born January 9th (weighing 8lbs, 7.6oz and measuring 21 inches long).  Asher is a Hebrew name meaning happy, fortunate, blessed.  “Then Leah said, ‘How happy I am! The […]

By |March 21st, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

Sydney Hannah Hale

Congratulations to Andy and Christy (Garland) Hale, whose daughter Sydney Hannah Hale was born February 13, 2013.  In 18 years, we hope to have her as a freshman (freshwoman) in our classes.

By |February 26th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

Congratulations, Dr. Price!

Dr. Price was recently elected to the Kentucky Psychological Association’s Board as the Education and Training Interest Section Representative.  View her biographical sketch at the following site:

http://kpa.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=589

Congratulations!

By |January 11th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off

Congratulations, Dr. Lookadoo

Dr. Regan Lookadoo was selected as recipient for the 2012 Liberation Award, which honors those who have made a significant impact in the effort against human trafficking in Kentucky.  Please click here to read additional details.  Congratulations, Dr. Lookadoo.

 

By |December 12th, 2012|Department News|Comments Off

Prosecutors share their legal careers

Dr. McKenzie’s Psychology and the Law students learned about the education and experiences of two prosecutors, both of whom practice in Louisville.  Jason Snyder currently works for the Department of Justice.  Kathleen Serey Snyder serves as a guardian ad litem in child abuse and neglect cases.  Together, they explained law school coursework, the many […]

By |November 16th, 2012|Classroom News|Comments Off

GC alumnae speaks to PSY 380 about the KSP

During October, for Psychology and the Law students, Samantha Lickliter (pictured with Amberlee Kelley, Lindsey Atkinson, Meredith McCoy, and Hannah Sharp Walker), GC 2006, 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 […]

By |October 17th, 2012|Classroom News|Comments Off

Two GC alumni teach Psych and Law students about law enforcement

Many thanks to Sergeant Kevin Wallace for his willingness to speak to our Fall 2012 class.   He has presented material to my students for 17 years now.  And this year, an added bonus: Officer Joey Valdez accompanied him and together, they co-presented material related to officers’ duties, dangers, and rewards.  (Officer Valdez actually took […]

By |August 30th, 2012|Classroom News|Comments Off

Trip to the Bahamas

During May, Dr. Singer took a group of students to the Bahamas to conduct research with dolphins!  This is the fourth year in a row Dr. Singer has traveled with students to either the Bahamas or Honduras for upper-level hours credit.  Look behind the student for the four “big boys”.  Three should be obvious […]

By |June 11th, 2012|Classroom News|Comments Off

2012 Graduation Awards

We are so proud of Doug McDonald, who received the prestigious President’s Award during graduation 2012.  The award is given to the graduating senior who has successfully overcome hardship through resolute determination and drive.  Doug is pictured with his wife Laura (Levy) and his daughter Clarke Elizabeth.

Dr. Rebecca Singer received the Lindsey Apple Student […]

By |May 27th, 2012|Department News|Comments Off

2012 Senior Reception

View pictures of the 2012 Senior Reception for graduating psychology majors as well as photos from previous years’ receptions. Good luck graduates—we will miss you!

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By |May 11th, 2012|Senior Receptions and Capstone Defenses|Comments Off

Ashley Clayton, GC graduate and published author

Ashley Clayton, psychology major and 2009 graduate, recently published her first and second articles, entitled Going to the source: Creating a citizenship outcome measure by community-based participatory research methods and The Citizen Project Part II: Impact of a citizenship intervention on clinical and community outcomes for persons with mental illness and criminal justice involvement.  […]

By |May 10th, 2012|Department News|Comments Off

2012 Honors Program poster session

Katie Rapier

Kristen Snyder with her parents

Two psychology majors will complete GC’s Honors Program this year. Part of the program’s requirements include an honors thesis, which is defended during a poster session at the end of the spring semester. Katie Rapier’s thesis is entitled An essential teleology of hope, while Kristen Snyder’s thesis title is […]

By |May 9th, 2012|Department News|Comments Off

Wes Hunt visits I/O class

Thanks to GC alum Wes Hunt (pictured with undergraduates Destiny Cornell, Bruno Baumer, Seaton Stiles, Megan Landry, and Tyler Daniel), Louisville, for his April guest lecture to Dr. McKenzie’s Industrial/Organizational Psychology course.  He discussed his undergraduate work at GC, where he double majored in Psychology and Economics; his graduate school experiences at […]

By |May 9th, 2012|Classroom News|Comments Off

GC graduates attend DSACK conference

Amber Pelfrey O’Neal, Hannah Howard Wathen, Chelsea Denham, and Brooke Reed Browning attended the Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky (DSACK) conference in February. Brooke co-authored a poster presentation (with Dr. Bell of GC and Dr. Carr of UC) as well. All four are graduates of GC. Amber and Hannah both […]

By |April 13th, 2012|Department News|Comments Off

Babies visit Dr. Bell’s Child Development class

Ava, Cate, and Olivia joined Dr. Bell’s Child Development class last fall.  Students had an opportunity to interact with and observe the young guests.  Ava (wearing plaid) is Coach Leah Crews Castleman’s daughter; Cate (in a brown dress) is Dr. Emily Stow’s daughter; and Olivia is Dr. Bell’s granddaughter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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By |April 13th, 2012|Classroom News|Comments Off

2012 Senior Capstone poster defense

View pictures of our 2012 graduating psychology majors who presented their research projects during this year’s Senior Capstone poster defense sessions, March and April. Congratulations on all of your hard work; we’re proud of you.

 

 

 

 

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By |April 11th, 2012|Senior Receptions and Capstone Defenses|Comments Off

2012 Animal Behavior Conference poster

Kristen Snyder and Dr. Singer attended the 2012 Animal Behavior Conference in Bloomington, Indiana.  Along with E. Henderson, they co-authored a poster entitled Studying the development of object permanence development in dolphins and sea lions.

By |April 11th, 2012|Department News|Comments Off

2012 Kentucky Psychological Association conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Two groups of students attended the annual KPA conference, held in Lexington, Kentucky.  Under Dr. Lookadoo’s guidance, Morgan Floyd and Madison Wallace presented their research poster, Perspectives on rape From undergraduates at a Christian college.  Five additional GC students (Elizabeth Levay, Katie Rapier, Noel Ryan, Jesse Simpson, Kari Steffen) participated […]

By |April 11th, 2012|Department News|Comments Off