Department News

Dr. McKenzie honored with best poster award

Dr. McKenzie and her Stanford colleague, Dr. Sprague, were recently honored with the best poster award at the Lilly International Teaching annual conference held at Miami University.  Their poster was entitled, “Increasing student engagement and critical thinking by decreasing students’ hindsight bias.”  Congratulations, Dr. McKenzie!

By |November 29th, 2016|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. McKenzie honored with best poster award

Dr. Price wins Schuster Advocacy Award from KPA!

GC Psychology Faculty member, Dr. Jennifer Price, was recently honored by the Kentucky Psychological Association with the Sheila Schuster Advocacy Award.  This award is given annually at the KPA Annual Convention which was held in Louisville this year.  The award winner is selected by Dr. Schuster for their commitment to the promotion of the […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. Price wins Schuster Advocacy Award from KPA!

Dr. Price wins Manning Award

Psychology professor, Dr. Jennifer Price, was honored with the John Walker Manning Distinguished Mentor and Teacher Award at Opening Convocation this fall.

By |September 7th, 2016|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. Price wins Manning Award

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.

Shelby Dees was awarded the Mark […]

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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!

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

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

GC Students, Faculty, and Alumni participate in the Walk for Down Syndrome

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, […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Department News|Comments Off on GC Students, Faculty, and Alumni participate in the Walk for Down Syndrome

GC alum Kandice Whitehouse and Dr. Jennifer Price present at the KPA Annual Convention

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.

By |November 11th, 2014|Department News|Comments Off on GC alum Kandice Whitehouse and Dr. Jennifer Price present at the KPA Annual Convention

Officer Valdez ’11 visits Psychology and the Law students

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, […]

By |September 10th, 2014|Department News|Comments Off on Officer Valdez ’11 visits Psychology and the Law students

Dr. Price completes another year at GSP!

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!

By |August 25th, 2014|Department News|Comments Off on Dr. Price completes another year at GSP!

GC students well-represented at KPA Spring Academic Conference

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.

 

By |April 8th, 2014|Department News|Comments Off on GC students well-represented at KPA Spring Academic Conference

GC Psych Bowl Team makes it to the Final Four!

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!

By |April 8th, 2014|Department News|Comments Off on GC Psych Bowl Team makes it to the Final Four!

Welcome Prospective Students!

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!

By |February 17th, 2014|Department News|Comments Off on Welcome Prospective Students!

2013 Walk for Down Syndrome

Psychology professors, current students and alumni handle registration for the 2013 Down Syndrome of Central Kentucky’s Walk for Down Syndrome in Lexington.

By |November 25th, 2013|Department News|Comments Off on 2013 Walk for Down Syndrome

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 on Congratulations to Stacey and Chris!

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 on Congratulations, Betsie Phillips and Dr. McKenzie!