The fall calendar is constantly updated, so please check regularly for updates!
All events on the calendar count for 97 and 99 credit, except those listed in red. If the event is listed in black, you can assume that it is for 9X credit and someone will be there to sign your forms (even if a specific name is not listed). Any event title listed in red will not count for 9X credit.
Virtual Workshops (complete remotely):
- Microaggression workshop: follow the instructions here to earn a workshop credit. This workshop can be completed on your own from your computer; the reflection component must be uploaded to Canvas or turned into the office before the last day of classes.
September 4, 11-12, SSB103: PSY Internship Presentation. Two Psychology internship students will discuss their internship experience, including how to get a position and be successful, and share highlights of their senior capstone projects conducted at their sites. Come listen to learn more about internship opportunities in different areas of our field.
September 10, 5 pm, Rec Center 234 (Recovery and Wellness Center): Our Stories Have Power: The words we use matter. They shape our perception and influence our reality. This is especially true when talking about individuals with substance use disorders. Through this presentation, participants will learn how to tell the story of addiction and recovery by using empowering and non-stigmatizing language. Chris Freeman will be available to sign 09x forms.
September 16, 5-7pm, ED 212: The economic, social and health impacts of pineapple production in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is now the world’s leading exporter of pineapples. Since 2001, the water sources for community of Milano, located in the Caribbean region of Costa Rica, have been contaminated by nearby pineapple plantations. Together with neighboring communities, Milano has taken their demands for the recovery of their springs all the way to the Interamerican Court for Human Rights. The Alan Dawley Center for the Study of Social Justice at TCNJ welcomes speaker Erlinda Quesada to present and discuss this case.
September 18, 4:30 pm, Rec Center 234 (Recovery and Wellness Center): Learn How to Save a Life with 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. The first 30 participants will receive a free Narcan kit. Chris Freeman will be available to sign 09x forms.
September 24, 12:30-1:30, SSB 105: Life beyond TCNJ: Thinking about Career Choices. You are not the only one struggling to figure out career choices. Dr. Feiring will discuss ideas on how to think through and research potential career paths.
September 25, 11-12, SSB103: PSY Internship Presentation. Two Psychology internship students will discuss their internship experience, including how to get a position and be successful, and share highlights of their senior capstone projects conducted at their sites. Come listen to learn more about internship opportunities in different areas of our field.
September 26, 7 pm, Library Auditorium: Rising Together: A TCNJ Recovery Story. It is the chaos, the drama of addiction that we often hear about. Rarely, do we hear the stories of recovery. This short documentary explores the stories of recovery that are being written at TCNJ and the way that a community on campus is breathing life and bringing healing to those impacted by substance use disorders. This documentary was made by a TCNJ student and is about TCNJ students. Following this 30 minute documentary, the subjects of the film will lead a discussion. Chris Freeman will be available to sign 09x forms.
TBD: The Neuroscience 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.
October 11, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 105: Dr. Vivona will present about her experiences running a private clinical psychology practice.
October 15, 12:30-1:30, SSB 130: Dr. Feiring and her students will give an overview of research and findings from the Romantic Relationships Research Lab to better understand healthy and unhealthy collegiate relationships.
October 22, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 128: Recruiting visit from the Master’s program in Human Resource Management program at Rutgers University. Come learn about career opportunities from this program that accepts several TCNJ psychology courses, which can save a full semester of graduate school tuition.
October 29, 12:30-1:30, SSB 103: Dr. Feiring will conduct a workshop on writing essays for Master’s, PhD, and PsyD graduate school applications.
October 29, 12:30-1:30, Library Auditorium: There’s no such thing as “girl toys” and “boy toys”! Increasing learning by decreasing stereotypes in kids’ toys and media. Visiting TCNJ alumna Dr. Lisa Dinella will discuss her research on the consequences of gender stereotyping in toys and experiences for children. This talk should be especially interesting for students interested in Education and Social or Developmental Psychology.
October 29, 2-3, TBD: Increasing access to science: Designing, implementing, and sharing science to maximize impact. Visiting TCNJ alumna Dr. Lisa Dinella will host a discussion about opportunities and challenges in designing studies and sharing results with the public in accessible ways, informed partly by her experiences presenting her research at the White House in 2016. This talk should be especially valuable for students in Psychology research labs.
December 6: All coursework due for PSY 97 and PSY 99
Instructional Intern Workshops