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Fall 2021

The calendar is constantly updated. Please check regularly! All events on the calendar count for PSY98 and 99 credit; please follow the instructions in Canvas to document your attendance and involvement in the events/workshops that you choose to attend.

Microaggression Virtual Workshop

This workshop can be completed remotely on your own at any time and counts as an event for PSY9x advising courses; the reflection component must be uploaded to Canvas before the end of the course.

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September

September 8, 11:00am-12:00pm, SSB 223: Neuroscience Club meeting – First meeting. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

September 8, 2:00pm-3:00pm, SSB 103: Psychology Club Welcome Back meeting. Learn about the psychology club and meet your fellow peers! At the first meeting, we like to allow everyone to mingle and get to know each other through fun icebreakers since you will be seeing a lot of each other in the SSB!

September 8, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Science Complex P101: Center for Student Success Workshop – “College 101”. This workshop is particularly geared for incoming first-year and sophomore students who are new to in-person TCNJ classes. Returning students can also pick up tips for starting the year off strong. (Please register in advance.)

September 15, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Science Complex P101: Center for Student Success Workshop – “Time Management: Back in the Classroom”. This time management workshop is useful for any student, especially those new to in-person classes at TCNJ. (Please register in advance.)

September 15, 4:00pm, Rec Center 234: Our Stories Have Power: A Training on Breaking the Stigma of Addiction. Language shapes how we understand the world–including how we view people with substance use disorders. Through this training, participants will gain a greater understanding of how the language they use may unintentionally serve to stigmatize and dehumanize individuals experiencing an addictive disorder. Participants will learn “person-first” and empowering language to use when talking about substance use disorders. Please register in advance here or email Chris Freeman at freemanc@tcnj.edu.

September 21, 12:30pm-1:30pm, SSB 103: Social Justice Internships & Careers Workshop. Please join Lynette Harris from TCNJ’s Career Center for this presentation of internships and careers related to social justice. A Q&A will follow.

September 22, 11:00am-12:00pm, SSB 223: Neuroscience Club meeting – Types of Articles and Citation Styles. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend.

September 22, 2:00pm-3:00pm, SSB 103: Psychology Club meeting.

September 22, 4:00pm, Rec Center 234: Praying for Strength: Strategies for Helping Someone with a Substance Use and/or Mental Health Disorder Move Towards Recovery. Watching a family member or a friend struggle with a substance use or other mental health disorder can be a frightening and frustrating experience. Often, the process of helping can leave us emotionally drained and feeling powerless. Through a discussion-based presentation, participants will learn how empathy, communication, and boundaries can help move their loved one towards a recovery journey. Please register in advance here or email Chris Freeman at freemanc@tcnj.edu.

September 28, 12:30pm, REMOTE: Writing the Grad School Essay. Dr. Feiring will give tips and explain the process of writing the graduate school essay. Zoom link.

September 28, 12:30pm, SSB 105: Talk by Dr. Paul Martinetti on alternative careers in medicine. Learn more about non-traditional medical careers aside from standard patient-facing work.

September 29, 11:00am-11:50am, SSB 226: Recruiting presentation from the Psychology graduate programs at Montclair State University (MSU). Faculty from MSU will discuss their I/O Masters and Ph.D. programs as well as answer questions on other graduate programs (clinical and general psychology).

September 30, 7:00pm, Library Auditorium: Only 600 Miles: A Story of Success in Failure. After years of addiction and through recovery, alumni Eric Van Eck was burnt out from pursuing validation through success and achievements. With the desire to find balance, and to awaken a passion from his life prior to substance use, Eric quit his job and set out on a 700 mile solo trek on the Pacific Crest Trail. Join Eric as he tells his story of growth in recovery, learning to love himself, and the lessons learned in the wilderness.

 

October

October 6, 11:00am-12:00pm, SSB 223: Neuroscience Club meeting – article presentation. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend.

October 6, 2:00pm-3:00pm, SSB 103: Psychology Club meeting.

October 13, 4:00pm, Business Lounge (Basement): Business Leaders Talk, Diversity and Inclusion in Business. Stephen Shinn, TCNJ c/o ’97, will discuss his work to promote diversity and inclusion in his division at NASA, where he works as Deputy CFO. Read more info here.

October 18, 6:30pm-8:00pm, REMOTE. Clinical Psych Info Night with Hofstra University. An opportunity for underrepresented students to learn about whether a clinical psychology doctoral program is right for them, what the application process is like, how to strengthen one’s application, and networking with current doctoral students. RVSP here and you will receive a Zoom link.

October 18, 8:00pm-9:20pm, REMOTE. UC Irvine Psych Science Post-Baccalaureate Program, Ph.D. in Clinical-Related Areas (clinical/counseling/social work). Learn more about Post-Baccalaureate opportunities in clinical-related areas at UC Irvine from former students who have successfully gotten into graduate school. Zoom link.

October 18, 8:00pm-9:20pm, REMOTE. UC Irvine Psych Science Post-Baccalaureate Program, Ph.D. in Non-Clinical Areas (social/developmental/education/neuroscience).  Learn more about Post-Baccalaureate opportunities in non-clinical areas at UC Irvine from former students who have successfully gotten into graduate school. Zoom Link (Passcode- Career).

October 18, 8:00pm-9:20pm, REMOTE. UC Irvine Psych Science Post-Baccalaureate Program, Practice-Focused Clinical-Related Degree (Psy.D., master’s in clinical/counseling/MFT). Learn more about Post-Baccalaureate opportunities in practice-focused clinical-related areas at UC Irvine from former students who have successfully gotten into graduate school. Zoom Link (Passcode: PBOH).

October 19, 12:30pm, REMOTE: Recruiting visit from the Master’s in HR Management program at Rutgers. Learn about career opportunities in HR and Rutgers’ highly-ranked program, which accepts a variety of TCNJ courses for graduate credit. Zoom link.

October 19, 12:30pm, REMOTE: Presentation by the Romantic Relationships Research Lab. Dr. Feiring and her lab will present research concerning healthy romantic relationships. Zoom link.

October 20, 11:00am-11:50am, SSB 223: Presentation on animal-assisted interventions with Dr. Kirnan. Dr. Kirnan will present on her research and service with Cali, her golden retriever.

October 20, 12:00pm-1:00pm, REMOTE. Virtual Lab Recruitment Fair, presented by Psi Chi. Come learn about what TCNJ’s psychology labs study from the researchers themselves. Zoom Link. 

October 20, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Science Complex P101: Center for Student Success Workshop – “Learning Styles”. Learn about different learning styles that can help you tailor your studies to your needs. (Please register in advance.)

October 20, 2:00pm-3:00pm, SSB 103: Psychology Club meeting.

October 22, 12:30-1:30pm, Library Auditorium or REMOTE. Muslim AND feminist? Identity integration and its mobilizing potential for Muslim women. Please join Yasin Koc, an Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen, as he speaks about his research on the Muslim-feminist identity. Zoom link.

October 26, 12:30pm-1:30pm, SSB130: Neuroscience Club meeting – Mid-terms and Halloween! The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend.

October 26, 4:00pm, Rec Center 234. Learn How to Save a Life: Narcan Training. In the middle of the opioid epidemic, learning how to administer Narcan could be the difference between life and death. Through this training, participants will learn about addiction and treatment options, signs and symptoms of an overdose, and what to do when an overdose occurs including rescue breathing and administering Narcan. Participants will receive a free Narcan kit.  Due to COVID precautions space is limited to 15 participants. Please register via Google forms: https://forms.gle/dU8esZ7h5AMDswDD7  or email Chris Freeman at freemanc@tcnj.edu.

 

November

November 2, 12:30pm-1:30pm, SSB 105: Global & International Relations Internships & Careers Workshop. Please join Lynette Harris from TCNJ’s Career Center for this presentation of internships and careers related to international relations. A Q&A will follow.

November 2, 12:30pm-1:30pm, REMOTE. For better or worse: The role of social identity in the Pandemic. Please join Dr. Jay Van Bavel in discussing his research on the role of social identities in the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on collective action. Zoom Link (ID: 93997855166, Passcode: GsQEuK9).

November 3, 11:00am-12:00pm, SSB 223: Neuroscience Club meeting – article presentation. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend.

November 3, 2:00pm-3:00pm, SSB 103: Psychology Club meeting.

November 17, 11:00am-12:00pm, SSB 223: Neuroscience Club meeting – article presentation. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend.

November 17, 2:00pm-3:00pm, SSB 103: Psychology Club meeting.

November 17, 4:00pm, Business Lounge (Basement). Business Leaders Talk: Nonprofit Sector. Come learn about working in the non-profit sector from Raj Manimaran, Director of Community Relations TCNJ; James Allen, Food Bank Director of Mercer Stress Friends; and Lauren Sgro, Former Board of Directors President of Junior League of Greater Princeton.

December

December 1, 11:00am-12:00pm, SSB 223: Neuroscience Club meeting – article presentation. The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend.

December 1, 2:00pm-3:00pm, SSB 103: Psychology Club meeting.

December 1, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Education Building 115: Center for Student Success Workshop – “Preparing for Finals”. Don’t wait until classes are over to prepare for finals! Get tips for staying ahead and planning now so you’re prepared for final exams. (Please register in advance.)

 

 

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