2020 Spring Issue

A Message from the National President of Psi Beta

Kimberley Duff, PhD Dear Psi Beta family, During these uncertain times, due to the COVID 19 virus, we want to let you know that your health and safety are our top priority. While policies may differ across businesses, campuses, and even states, the WHO, the CDC, and the NHC of the People’s Republic of China […]

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Southwestern Region: Keep Calm and Keep Learning about Psychology!

This spring has been extraordinarily different, and even that is understated. Like most of you, during this historic pandemic, I’m staying home and doing my part. We must try to keep calm and keep learning. As your VP for the Southwestern region, I wanted to update all chapters in our region regarding the Southwestern Psychological […]

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Anne Anastasi Research Paper and Conference Travel Scholarship Competition

Through this scholarship competition, we are pleased to commemorate Anne Anastasi’s enduring and lasting contribution to psychology and psychometric theory and procedures. Please read over the requirements and note the required agreement form that must be submitted with your application. When ready with your research paper and the agreement form, click on the gold button […]

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Go to a Conference – It will change your life!

Kimberley Duff, Ph.D. National President, Psi Beta Say yes if you have the opportunity to attend or present at a conference, you will not regret it! Attending a psychology conference can be life-changing: you’ll do something new, meet psychologists you’ve read about in textbooks, network with other students and psychologists, and learn a lot about […]

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Transferable Skills: Taking What You do in Psi Beta and Bringing it to the Workforce

Kimberley Duff and Jerry Rudmann Psi Beta’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. Being active in Psi Beta allows you to develop and practice skills that employers, graduate schools, and scholarship committees value. It is essential to be able to identify your skillset and effectively communicate it […]

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Professor Elizabeth Arnot-Hill Elected Midwest Regional Vice-President of the Psi Beta National Office

Elizabeth Arnot-Hill, a psychology professor at College of DuPage, has been elected to serve as the Midwestern Regional Vice-President on the Psi Beta National Council for a two-year term, 2020-22. Professor Arnot-Hill will be officially installed as Vice-President on August 6th during the 2020 national convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington DC. Professor […]

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Announcing the Psi Beta Awards and Competitions for 2020!

Despite the chaos we are experiencing, Psi Beta’s individual and chapter awards and competitions are going on as usual. Our awards and competitions are summarized below. Don’t miss out! Go to Awards on the Psi Beta website for drill down for more information. COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS – Psi Beta offers a variety of award competitions. […]

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Psi Beta Chapter Delegates

By Elizabeth Shabazian Psi Beta’s Assistant Executive Director The Psi Beta Chapter Delegate is a developing position within Psi Beta. We have been working on growing the Chapter Delegate position for some time, and what we have found through the last semester so far is some excellent work and feedback from our Chapter Delegates! We […]

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Oh Great! My Poster was Accepted, But My Conference was Cancelled. Now What?

Due to the COVID-19 virus, officials have canceled many public events, including conferences and conventions. Good news! It is acceptable to reference your poster’s acceptance in your CV, even though officials had to cancel the meeting. The American Psychological Association offers excellent guidance on this topic. Visit https://apastyle.apa.org/blog/canceled-conferences

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Milstein Family Psychology Scholarship Opportunities for Palomar College Psi Beta Chapter Members!

Psi Beta members active in the Palomar College chapter are encouraged to apply for one of three scholarships. One applicant will be selected to receive a $1500 scholarship, and two applicants will each be awarded a $500 scholarship. These fabulous scholarships are made possible by the: Milstein Family Philanthropic Psi Beta Honors Psychology Scholarship Fund: […]

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Another Successful National Research Project!

By Liza Veliz SW Regional Vice-President of Psi Beta Every year Psi Beta’s national research project provides students a professional development opportunity through engagement in research. Chapters are encouraged to utilize the data sets to test their hypothesis and present their research at local, regional, and national psychological conferences. This year’s national research project focused […]

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Introducing Professor Lora Vasiliauskas – Psi Beta’s New Southeastern Regional Vice-President

By Jerry Rudmann, Executive Director, Psi Beta I am pleased to announce that the Southeastern regional Psi Beta chapters have confirmed professor Lora Vasiliauskas as Southeastern Region Vice-President!  Over the years, Lora’s chapter at Virginia Western Community College has been one of the most active in the nation! I am sharing Lora’s candidate statement below. […]

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Psi Alpha Update

Psi Alpha, the National Honor Society for High School Psychology, has been operational for a little over a year.  What an exciting year+ it has been!  At this writing, Psi Alpha has 42 active chapters and more than 1300 members.  We have even chartered an International chapter in Lima, Peru. There have certainly been growing […]

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Psi Beta’s Program for the Annual American Psychological Association Conference

Join us in Washington, DC from August 6-9, 2020. The American Psychological Association (APA) will host its annual national conference! For information about APA’s next convention, visit the convention website. Psi Beta’s events at APA 2020 include: The Ruth Cousins Distinguished Lecture — Sue Frantz will present “An Intro Psych for Today: Let’s Toss Out the […]

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Spring 2020 Cover Page

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Spring 2020 New Members

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