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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
Students from Dr. Lookadoo’s Experimental Psychology class presented their research at the campus-wide poster session in Fall 2014.
Students from Dr. Price’s Positive Psychology class presented their reflections on their service learning experience this semester. Each student volunteered their time at one of three locations in the community. One group ran an after school positivity […]
Jason Snyder and Kathleen Serey Snyder visited Dr. McKenzie’s Psychology and the Law class during November. Kathleen shared her knowledge and background as an advocate for children and their legal rights. Kathleen (a licensed social worker, Jefferson County prosecutor, and guardian ad litem) described the obligations parents have regarding their children, as well as […]
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.
Samantha Lickliter (center; pictured with Kelsey Williams, Becca Sanders, Samantha Gillingham, and Ana Decker), GC class of 2006, visited Dr. McKenzie’s Psychology and the Law class. Her interactive PowerPoint presentation covered her education and career background. She shared the range of duties for probation and parole officers of sex offenders, including home visits, pre-sentence […]
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!
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 […]
Congratulations to all our graduating seniors! We are so proud of you and hope you will keep in touch with us!
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!
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, […]
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Psychology professors, current students and alumni handle registration for the 2013 Down Syndrome of Central Kentucky’s Walk for Down Syndrome in Lexington.