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Psi Chi Academic Conference Award Winners

May 9, 2018

The Psi Chi chapter at MiSPP is please to announce the Psi Chi Academic Conference Award Winners for 2018! The purpose of the Psi Chi Academic Conference Award is to promote Psi Chi member scholarship and learning at professional conference.  This year, Psi Chi awarded three travel grants: Brian Burgoyne (MA), National Conference Award Burgoyne, B., Spencer, H.,… Read More



Grieving Without Beliefs

  …it is enough to know that as long as there is a universe I am a part of it. Anne Alexander Bingham It is no small comfort to believe that my father, who passed away unexpectedly in early February, has been reunited with his beloved mother and his dear friend Wally.  Perhaps has found… Read More



Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium

May 3, 2018

The Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium, hosted by the Psi Chi Chapter at MiSPP, was held on April 20, 2018 at MiSPP. After Psi Chi President Alicia Width (PsyD 3) made her opening remarks, she welcomed keynote speaker Sarah McClelland, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Women’s Studies and Psychology at the University of Michigan,… Read More



Ashley Craft: “How I Make It Work”

“How I Make It Work” is a new blog feature designed to highlight the diversity of student experiences while attending MiSPP.  From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, MiSPP welcomes students wherever they are in life.  Ashley Craft (PTMA) shares her experience below. Name: Ashley N. Craft… Read More



Student Reflection: Psychology in Chicago – MPA 2018

May 2, 2018

MiSPP is committed to celebrating faculty and student research at regional and national conferences throughout the year.  Jared Smendik (PsyD 2) attended the 90th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Psychological Association and offered this reflection. As doctorate students, we tend to have a lot on our plate: From writing papers, reading vast amounts of academic literature, planning… Read More



Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium Preview

April 2, 2018

The Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium hosted by Psi Chi will be Friday, April 20 from 12 to 5 PM.  This free event welcomes students from MiSPP and other local psychology programs to gain experience in presenting posters and answering questions about their research.  Michelle Justice (PsyD 1), Psi Chi member and this year’s Chair… Read More



Angel McKissic: “How I Make It Work”

March 12, 2018

“How I Make It Work” is a new blog feature designed to highlight the diversity of student experiences while attending MiSPP.  From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, MiSPP welcomes students wherever they are in life.  Angel McKissic (PTMA) shares her experience below. Name: Angel McKissic Current… Read More



Andrea Obah: “How I Make It Work”

February 23, 2018

“How I Make It Work” is a new blog feature designed to highlight the diversity of student experiences while attending MiSPP.  From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, MiSPP welcomes students wherever they are in life.  Andrea Obah (MA) shares her experience below. Name: Andrea Obah  Current… Read More



The Dangers of Domestic Violence & Substance Abuse

February 6, 2018

As part of the 2018 Continuing Education (CE) Series at MiSPP, Dr. Stephanie Zoltowski, PsyD will present “The Dangers of Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse” workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Dr. Zoltowski offers the following as a workshop preview.   Every 9 seconds, a woman is assaulted and 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have… Read More



Student Scholarship Award Winners 2017/18

January 30, 2018

MiSPP is committed to contributing annually to assist in student scholarships and aid. Scholarship and financial assistance funding is supported by gifts from alumni, family, and friends. Generally, funds are disbursed in the form of tuition credit. This academic year Jared Smendik (PsyD 2), was awarded the Jill Benton Humanistic Psychology Scholarship (JBHPS), and Juanita… Read More