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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Three psychology professors (Bell, Castaneda & Singer), three current students (Sydney Berry, Sara Bishop, & Zach Parsons) and two former students (Kasey Carpenter & Megan Neace) helped with registration at the Walk for Down Syndrome on November 1st at Heritage Hall in downtown Lexington, KY.
The theme for the Walk was Superheroes. Another former student, […]
After completing a service learning project together in Spring 2014, Kandice Whitehouse ’13 and Dr. Jennifer Price presented a workshop entitled, “Service Learning 101: Guidelines for an Effective Partnership.”
The workshop was well-received by attendees who were impressed with the close faculty-student relationships developed at Georgetown and the opportunities our students have for professional development.
The Psychology and the Law students extended their thanks to Officer Joey Valdez, a GC 2011 graduate, from the Georgetown Police Department. Officer Valdez visited their classroom in September to discuss many topics related to law enforcement, including the changing drug industry, recent criminal cases in our country, the selection process of police officers, […]
Congratulations to all of the 2014 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars! Georgetown Psychology professor, Dr. Jennifer Price, was thrilled to be part of the program again this summer as the Associate Campus Director at GSP-Bellarmine. Georgetown College invites all new GSP Alumni to apply!
Congratulations to the Georgetown College students who presented their research at the Kentucky Psychological Association’s Spring Academic Conference. Their work was very well received by the numerous judges from colleges and universities across the state.
Congratulations to the GC Psych Bowl team on their successes at the Kentucky Psychological Association’s Spring Academic Conference held at Asbury University on March 29, 2014. The team won their first two matches to make it into the final four!
Psychology majors Aimee Davis and Faith Waters represented the Psychology Department at the Georgetown College Future Tiger Friday event on February 14th. We are always excited to see prospective students on campus, and we welcome you to sit in on our classes to try out the true Georgetown experience!
Psychology professors, current students and alumni handle registration for the 2013 Down Syndrome of Central Kentucky’s Walk for Down Syndrome in Lexington.
Stacey and Chris became engaged on May 18th. They are busy planning their September 28th wedding. Congratulations!!!
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 […]
Dr. Susan Bell was awarded the 2013 Outstanding Advisor Award for the extensive guidance and support she gives her many advisees each year.
Congratulations to Marc Briel, Emily Eicher, and Elissa Porter, this year’s winners of departmental awards.
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 […]
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 […]
The Georgetown College Psych Bowl team competed in the 26th Annual Psych Bowl Tournament, March 2014.
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 […]
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.
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:
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Singer, animal learning psychologist, who presented a poster entitled Study abroad courses serve as alternative “Animal Laboratories” during the 2012 National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology conference. She received the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Award, given to faculty who best incorporate new or innovative content into […]