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Spring 2024

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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January

Jan 31, 6:30-8:00pm, Zoom: Persons with Disabilities and Workplace Discrimination. Attend this session from the NJ Division on Civil Rights to learn about workplace inclusion and legal protections. Register in advance to receive the link.

 

February

Feb 6, 12:30-1:30pm, Zoom: Information Session on TCNJ’s Master’s programs in Counseling. Join Dr. Stuart Roe to learn more about the application process, course curriculum, and career opportunities afforded by these programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling.

Feb 7, 9:30-11:30am, Zoom: Having Anti-Bias Discussions in Class. Attend this session directed at primary-level educators from the NJ Division on Civil Rights to learn about discussing topics related to prejudice and discrimination in the classroom. Register in advance to receive the link.

Feb 7, 2:00-2:50pm, Education 115: Managing Your Time & Yourself. Join the Center for Student Success in discussing time management strategies.

Feb 7, 5:30pm, Library Auditorium: Black History Month lecture, “Compared to What?”: The Weequahic Section of Newark and the Northern Front of the Civil Rights Movement. CANCELLED. This event has been rescheduled for March 27th. 

Feb 7, 6:30-7:45pm, Zoom: Spring Career Exploration Series *Physical Sciences. Please register for Zoom link through HandShake.

Feb 8, 4:00pm, Education 113: Overdose reversal (Narcan) training with the Collegiate Recovery Community. Receive training on how to administer Narcan in life-threatening situations. Registration in advance is required to participate and seats are limited!

Feb 9, 12:30pm, Business Building Lounge: Careers in the Non-Profit/Government Sector: Doing Good Work in the World. Attend to network and listen to alumni offer advice about pursuing career directions in the non-profit world.

Feb 12, 10-10:50am, Education 212 or register for Zoom, Exit Strategy: Attend the Exit Strategy program, a series of workshops, focused on preparing soon-to-be graduates with navigating graduate school, entering the workforce, or whatever your “next” is. These are ongoing workshops and each workshop will count towards 09X credit.

Feb 12, 7pm, Zoom: Skills Lab Session.  Attend to prepare for the upcoming Career Fair. Please register for Zoom link through HandShake.

Feb 14, 9:30-11:30am, Zoom: Affirming LGBTQIA+ Identities in School. Attend this session directed at primary-level teachers and school counselors from the NJ Division on Civil Rights. Learn about strategies for fostering greater visibility and affirmation of LGBTQIA+ people and topics at K-12 schools. Register in advance to receive the link.

Feb 14, 11am, P-101: MCAC 2025 Application Cycle Information Session. Attend for information on seeking support from TCNJ’s MCAC on your 2025 cycle application to medical, dental, and other health professions programs hosted by AMSA.

Feb 14, 11-11:50am, location TBA: Psychology Faculty Panel with Psych Club. Attend this session to learn more about how your faculty wound up in Psychology and lessons learned along the way.

Feb 15, 11-11:50pm, Education 113: NJ Civil Service Commission Info Session. Attend for information and resources for job seekers. Please register on Handshake.

Feb 15, 1-3pm, Education 212: Prepare for the Fair. Attend for tips on how to best prepare for the career fair.

Feb 20, 1-3pm, Education 212: Cookies and Career Fair Prep. Attend to prepare for the Career Fair and to enjoy some cookies!

Feb 20, 7pm, Zoom: Skills Lab Session.  Attend to prepare for the upcoming Career Fair. Please register for Zoom link through HandShake.

Feb 21, 12-3pm, Brower Student Center: Spring Global Opportunities and Graduate School Fair. Attend to discuss full-time internship opportunities with employers and organizations.

Feb 21, 3:30-4:30pm, Recreational Center Rm 234: Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT Method). Attend this session for a short presentation on the CRAFT Method by The Recovery Program at the Mercer County Family Support Center. POSTPONED to March 20th. The new registration link is TBA.

Feb 28, 12:30pm, Education 115: Feminist Perspectives on Palestine. Attend for the second meeting in the Israel and Palestine in Context Series.

Feb 28, 6:30-8:00pm, Zoom: Continuing the Conversation: Addressing the Intersectionality Between Historical Trauma & Mental Health in the Black Community: Join the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (“DCR”) for a panel discussion as we continue the third conversation around mental health in the Black community. Registration in advance is required.

 

March

March 5, 12:30-2:00pm, Education 212: 2nd Annual Daryl Fair Memorial Lecture. Attend to hear this year’s speaker is Randall S. Abate, Assistant Dean of Environmental Law Studies at George Washington Law School, present “The Plight of Climate Refugees: Rising Seas, Melting Ice, and Inadequate Legal Frameworks.”

March 6, 10-12pm, Brower Student Center: Education Opportunities Fair. Attend this networking event where you can speak with education-related employers and school district personnel about potential employment opportunities.

March 6, 2:00-2:50pm, Education 115: How to Get the Most Out of Class. Please register for this event. 

March 6, 6:30-7:45pm, Zoom: Spring Career Exploration Series *Education, Human Services, & Non-Profits. Please register for Zoom link through HandShake.

March 7, 6pm, Zoom: Information Session on Occupational Therapy. Join virtually for information about Clarkson University’s (Upstate NY) Occupational Therapy program. Please register for this event.

March 11, 7pm, Zoom: 5-year Physician Scientist Training Program. Join the University of Pittsburgh for their presentation on their 5-year Physician Scientist Training Program, an MD degree with a research component. Please register for this event. 

March 20, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 102: What Career Fits You Best? Attend to discuss career options with Dr. Feiring. CANCELLED. This event has been rescheduled for 4/16.

March 20, 3:30-4:30pm, Recreational Center Rm 234: Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT Method). Attend this session for a short presentation on the CRAFT Method by The Recovery Program at the Mercer County Family Support Center.

March 25, 5:30pm, Education 212: Phi Beta Kappa Public Lecture, “Is there a connection between nostalgia and nationalism?” Dr. Cathleen Kaveny, the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor of Law and Theology at Boston College and this year’s Phi Beta Kappa Carl F. Cranor Family Visiting Scholar, will explore the connections between a certain nostalgia for the 1950s and its connection to today’s political climate. This event, hosted by TCNJ’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, is free and open to the public.

March 26, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 105: Colloquium Hour: Roadblocks and Roadmaps to Sustainable Occupational Gender Diversity. CANCELLED due to illness — will be rescheduled!

March 27, 5:30pm, Library Auditorium: Black History Month lecture, “Compared to What?”: The Weequahic Section of Newark and the Northern Front of the Civil Rights Movement. This talk, rescheduled from early February, is the keynote event for TCNJ’s Black History Month programming.

March 28, 5:00pm, Bliss 233: Info Session for summer study abroad in Madrid. Attend this session to learn more about a Summer ’24 (June 30 – July 25) summer abroad program in Madrid, where you can complete a variety of Spanish-language or culture courses. See here for additional details on the CGE website.

 

April

April 2, 12:30-2:00pm, Education 212: Gitenstein-Hart Sabbatical Lecture. Dr. Stahl will be presenting her sabbatical research on the intersection of social cognition and memory in infants.

April 2, 12:30-1:30, Bliss 234: Info Session with Pizza. Attend to learn more about certificates in Spanish for the Professions, scholarships, and ESL teaching certificates. Pizza will be provided!

April 3, 9:30-11:30am, Zoom: Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Language of Diversity. In this training, participants will explore current research on inclusive language and why it is an important part of dismantling bias. Through interactive exercises, participants will unpack current terminology related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and discuss strategies for using the “language of diversity” in ways that promote understanding rather than division. Each DCR event can only count towards PSY 98/99 credit once! Please register for this event.

April 3, 6:30-7:45pm, Zoom: Spring Career Exploration Series *Arts, Multimedia, & Communication. Please register for Zoom link through HandShake

April 4, 6:00-7:00pm, Library Auditorium: Work Won’t Love You Back. Sarah Jaffee, journalist, will be presenting on her book, “Work Won’t Love You Back: How Being Devoted to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, And Alone.”

April 8, 2:30-3:20pm, Bliss 152: Abortion Rights and the Green Tide. Attend to hear Dr. Liz Borland, Sociology professor, and Kayley Totka, honors student in Sociology and Spanish, present on abortion rights.

April 9, 9:30-11:30am, Zoom: Effective Strategies for Bystander Intervention. This interactive, virtual training explores the factors that influence bystander intervention and strategies for intervening effectively in response to bias and discrimination. Each DCR event can only count towards PSY 98/99 credit once! Please register for this event.

April 10, 11am-12pm, SSB 226: The Psychology of Women: Advocacy Project. Attend to listen to Grace Lieberman’s presentation with The Renfrew Center. Supervised by Dr. Michele Lambing. Please register for this event.

April 11, 9:30-11:30am, Zoom: The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination in the Workplace. This training will provide an overview of how the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) protects employees from harassment and discrimination. Each DCR event can only count towards PSY 98/99 credit once! Please register for this event. 

April 11, 2:00-2:50pm, Education 115: Beyond Boundaries: Mastering Goal Setting for Academic Growth. Please register for this event. 

April 16, 12:00-1:00pm, Zoom: What Career Fits You Best? Attend to discuss career options with Dr. Feiring.

April 16, 1:30pm, Library Auditorium: End the Stigma Supporting College Students in Recovery. Join us to learn about barriers faced by people with substance use disorders and the unique experience of college students in recovery!

April 17, 9:30-11:30am: The NJ Law Against Discrimination in Housing. This training will provide an overview of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) and review housing protections under the LAD. Each DCR event can only count towards PSY 98/99 credit once! Please register for this event.

April 17, 2-3pm, Physics 117: National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). In this session you will learn about the benefits of obtaining this fellowship, eligibility requirements, as well as required application components. Our TCNJ winners from across 3 schools will share their insights and give current students tips and tricks for how to craft a successful proposal. This is a one time opportunity to get key insights from our seniors before they head off to graduate school this fall, and before the application due date in October 2024.

April 18, 9:30-11:30am, Zoom: Hair Discrimination and the NJ Law Against Discrimination. This training will focus on race discrimination based on hairstyle. It will cover the history of this type of discrimination and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) investigation into a hairstyle-related incident at a high school wrestling match. Each DCR event can only count towards PSY 98/99 credit once! Please register for this event.

April 18, 6pm, Zoom: Info session for TCNJ Graduate Business programs. Learn more about the MBA program and graduate business certificates offered at TCNJ. Register here to receive the link to attend.

April 22, 12:00-1:30pm, Zoom: Undervalued: How Home Appraisal Discrimination Impacts New Jersey’s Communities of Color. Panelists will share the historical context on housing inequality, the ways bias appears in residential property appraisals, and explain strategies for advancing equity in the appraisal process. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers. Each DCR event can only count towards PSY 98/99 credit once! Please register for this event.

April 23, 12:30pm, Library Auditorium: Illness Politics and Hashtag Activism. Dr. Lisa Diedrich will explore illness and disability in action on social media, analyzing several popular hashtags as examples of how illness figures, conceptually and strategically, in recent U.S. politics. Diedrich will demonstrate how illness politics is informed by, intersects with, and sometimes stands in for sexual, racial, and class politics.

April 23, 12:30pm, Education 212: National Security in the 21st Century: A View from LLNL. Dr. Kimberly S. Budil, the Director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will present a talk entitled “National Security in the 21st Century: A View from LLNL”. Light refreshments will be served.

April 30, 9:30-11:30am, Zoom: Understanding the Needs of LGBTQIA+ Youth. This interactive training will introduce participants to the varied identities and experiences of LGBTQIA+ youth, explore the types of bias and discrimination they face, and offer strategies for protecting their rights in various settings. Each DCR event can only count towards PSY 98/99 credit once! Please register for this event.

 

May

May 1, Time TBD, Location TBD: Attend to hear Katharine Scott, a professor at Wake Forest University and a TCNJ Psychology department alum present. More information to come.

May 2, 11-12:20pm, SSB 325: Sexual Health and Reproductive Education Lab Senior Capstone Presentations. The Sexual Health and Reproductive Education Lab students will be giving their capstone presentations. Supervised by Dr. Barnack-Tavlaris.

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