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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

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

Dr. Price’s Counseling Skills class volunteers at Elizabeth Place

Students in Dr. Price’s Counseling Skills class participated in a service learning project this spring.  In small groups, they facilitated life skills groups for residents at Elizabeth Place, a transitional home for single women and women with children.  Elizabeth Place is part of Scott County Hospitality House, an organization whose mission is to provide […]

By |May 12th, 2014|Classroom News|Comments Off

2014 Senior Psychology Major Reception

Congratulations to all our graduating seniors!  We are so proud of you and hope you will keep in touch with us!

 

 

By |May 9th, 2014|Senior Receptions and Capstone Defenses|Comments Off

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

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

Megan Reddit visits Relationships class!

Dr. McKenzie’s Relationships students send a big thank you to Megan Redditt for her recent guest lecture. Trained in couples counseling techniques and strategies, Megan explained research related to millenials’ attitudes and statistics regarding relationships, recurring issues couples struggle with, expectations clients bring to counseling, and counseling’s benefits. She is pictured here with Faith Waters, […]

By |April 1st, 2014|Classroom News|Comments Off

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

Psychology of Trauma class launches Green Dot violence prevention program on campus

As a service learning project, students in Dr. Price’s Psychology of Trauma class hosted a “launch party” for Green Dot violence prevention on campus after completing the program’s bystander intervention training.  You can learn more about Green Dot by going to www.livethegreendot.com or by contacting Dr. Price.

By |January 17th, 2014|Classroom News|Comments Off

Dr. Bell’s Child Development class interacts with babies!

Current student Alexa Moraites brought her sister and her niece, Lily, and Dr. Bell’s friend Myra brought her son Sam (and nanny Rebecca) to PSY 340 class.  What a great learning experience for the students!

By |January 17th, 2014|Classroom News|Comments Off

Psychology and the Law students visited by local attorneys

During November 2013, the Psychology and the Law class heard from Louisville attorneys Kathleen Snyder and Jason Snyder (pictured with students Morgan Fralick, Elizabeth Feldpausch, Katie Jones, Lynsey Jordan, and Virginia Hurst), who discussed the prosecution of child sexual and neglect cases, other criminal cases, the motivations, education, and training of law school students, and jury selection.

By |December 16th, 2013|Classroom News|Comments Off

Yolonda Clay (’81) educates psychology students about mental illness

Yolonda, a GC alum, and Caitlyn, a student from UK, presented the Sharing Hope program from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-Lexington) to GC Abnormal Psychology classes.  The students learned so much about how to fight the stigma of mental illness.

By |November 25th, 2013|Classroom News|Comments Off

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

Samantha Lickliter (’06) visits Psychology and the Law class

Samantha Lickliter recently spent time with Dr. McKenzie’s Psychology and the Law class.  She educated students about two different careers she has enjoyed since graduating from GC in 2006.  For several years she served the central Kentucky area as a probation and parole officer, a career path several of our students are interested in […]

By |October 11th, 2013|Classroom News|Comments Off

Officer Joey Valdez (’11) visits Psychology and the Law class

Much gratitude to Officer Joey Valdez, GC 2011, for spending time with Dr. McKenzie’s Psychology and the Law class in September.  Officer Valdez provided a multi-media presentation regarding the breadth of responsibilities involved in officers’ careers.  He covered topics such as intoxication states, threat levels, and vehicle pursuits.  The most dramatic and memorable moment […]

By |September 20th, 2013|Classroom News|Comments Off

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
View photos from the 2011 Senior Capstone Defense
View photos from the 2010 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