Psi Beta Programs Planned for 2019 Psychology Conferences

Many Psi Beta programs are scheduled for this year’s conferences. This information is presented below. Be sure the check the Psi Beta website under “news” for updates.

March

EPA   – New York City, February 28 – March 2, 2019

  • Psi Beta Chapter Exchange – Friday, March 1st, 3:30 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
    Chaired by Eastern Regional VP Michael Colbert, Ph.D. Chapters shared successful strategies for fundraising, recruiting, and activities. Information on national awards was disseminated.

SEPA – Jacksonville, FL, March 20-23, 2019

  • Teaching of Psychology Interest Group: Teaching at the Community College. Presented by Psi Beta’s SE regional VP Todd Josephand Past-President Kathleen Hughes Stellmach: Friday, March 22nd, 11:00 – 11:50 a.m, City Terrace 12.
  • PSI CHI & PSI BETA Chapter Exchange – Information for Psi Beta, Psi Chi, and Psychology Clubs. Presided by Todd Joseph, Psi Beta’s SE Regional VP, and Darren Bernal, Psi Chi’s SE Regional VP. Friday, March 22nd, 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m., City Terrace 11.
  • Conversation Hour: Experiential Learning and Student Engagement. Todd Joseph, Psi Beta’s SE Regional VP, and Kathleen Hughes Stellmach, Saturday, March 23rd, 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m., City Terrace 12.

April

SWPA – Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 5-7, 2019

  • Psi Chi & Psi Beta workshop: What’s Your Problem? Exploring Professional Development in Psychology. Co-chaired by Liza Veliz, SW Regional VP for Psi Beta, Shawn Carlton, SW Regional VP for Psi Chi, and Stephanie Tyson, Psi Beta chapter advisor at Collin College, Friday, April 5th, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Fireplace Room. A Psi Beta / Psi Chi Chapter Exchange follows the speaker. The chapter exchange includes three chapters: Psi Chi at the University of Central Arkansas, Psi Beta at South Texas College, and Psi Beta at Collin College.
  • SWPA Symposium – Walking the Tightrope: Work-life Balance Strategies for Women in Academia.Friday, April 5th, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Alvarado Salon A
    • Jennifer O’Loughlin-Brooks(Collin College, Psi Beta National President)
    • Katherine Wickes(Blinn College, former National President of Psi Beta)
    • Liza Veliz (South Texas College and SW Regional VP for Psi Beta)
    • Stephanie Tyson(College, Psi Beta chapter co-advisor)
  • SWPA Workshop – Quest: Introducing a Community College Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Journal, presented by Jennifer O’Loughlin-Brooks (Collin College and Psi Beta National President), Saturday, April 6th, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Alvarado Salon F.


RMPA – Denver, CO, April 4-6, 2019

  • Psi Beta related programming will be announced. At this time no Psi Beta programming is planned.

WPA – Pasadena, CA, April 25-28, 2019

  • Student Poster Session – Saturday, April 27th, 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Thirty-seven posters – a WPA Psi Beta record – will be presented. See the program for location.
  • Psi Beta Panel: Collaboration Between Psychology Honor Societies – Opportunities and Benefits, Saturday, April 27th, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. See the program for location.
  • Psi Beta Chapter Exchange – Saturday, April 27th, 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. See the program for location.
  • Psi Beta & Psi Chi Networking Event – Saturday, April 27th, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Chaired by Elizabeth Campbell (Psi Chi’s Western Regional VP) and Kimberley Duff (Psi Beta’s Western and Rocky Mt. Regional VP). Students from four-year university students will be available to provide mentoring advice and network with community college students.


MPA – Chicago, April 11-13, 2019

  • Psi Beta Keynote Speaker: Nicole ClelandAssisting Non-traditional Students’ Success in Higher Education: A Study of Community College Students. Friday, April 12th, 8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Location TBA
  • Psi Beta Student Panel: Chaired by Bryan Gerber:A Non-traditional Road Traveled: Community College Pathway Students. Featuring
    • Eric Martinez(AA)
    • Taylor Connor(BA)
    • Kristen Mitzel(MA)
  • Friday, April 12th, 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Location TBA.

May

APS – Washington, D.C., May 23-26, 2019

  • Carol Tracy Distinguished Speaker – Antonio Puente: Psychology as a Branch of Neuropsychology
    Abstract- The history, core and future of psychology are reflective of an understanding, first provided by Wundt and James, that the brain was central to our discipline. The presentation will attempt to untangle the long-term focus of psychology on behavior as a means to establish psychology as a scientific enterprise.
  • Friday, May 24, 11:00 am, Location: TBA

August

APA  Chicago, August 8 – 11, 2019

  • Psi Beta Student Research Poster Session
    • Are you a Psi Beta student who wants to present a poster in this session? CLICK HERE for the application!
    • Saturday, August 10,
    • 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
    • Location: McCormick Place / Hall F
  • Ruth Hubbard Cousins Distinguished Lecture: Garth Neufeld– For Innovation’s Sake: Breaking the Unwritten Rule of College Teaching
    • Saturday, August 10th,
    • 9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.,
    • Location: McCormick Place / W474a
  • Psi Beta Symposium: Preparing Community College Students for the 21stCentury Workforce
    • Paul Hettich, Ph.D., DePaul University: Getting the Jump on Workplace Readiness: Skills, Experiences, Career Choices
    • Harold Takoosian, Ph.D., Fordham University: Student Involvement in International Psychology: Why and How
    • Jaye Van Kirk, MA, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA: Career Course Helps Psychology Majors Articulate Skills for Workforce
    • Saturday, August 10th
    • 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
    • Location: McCormick Place / W474b
  • Psi Beta / Psi Chi / CABE Reception and Awards – 4:00 p.m. Saturday – location TBA


November

  • New England Psychological Association – Southern New Hampshire University, November 8 – 9, 2019
  • Psi Beta programs, if any, are pending and will be included here as soon as that information becomes available.

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