EPA   – Philadelphia, March 1-3, 2018

Psi Beta highlights to be announced

SEPACharleston, South Carolina, March 6-9, 2018

PSI CHI (& PSI BETA) Chapter Exchange 1:30 – 2:20 pm Crystal A
Information for Psi Chi, Psychology Club, and Psi Beta Officers
Christina Sinisi, Psi Chi Southeastern Regional Vice-President, Charleston Southern University, & Todd Joseph, Psi Beta Southeastern VP, presiding

Tentative speaker – Dr. Antonio Puente – details TBA


SWPAHouston, TX, April 13-15, 2018
Psi Chi/Psi Beta Exchange Help Helped Me! Supporting Help Seeking
Behavior in Others
: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM, Room: Lanier Grand Ballroom K

Poster Session: Community College/Psi Beta Showcase: 2:15 PM –
3:15 PM, Lanier Grand Ballroom A/B/D/E – Friday, April 13th

SWToP/Psi Beta Symposium: Faculty-Student Mentorship at the
Associate Level: Benefits and Limitations,
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM, Lanier
Grand Ballroom J, Saturday, April 14th

RMPADenver, CO, April 12-14, 2018
Psi Beta Chapter Exchange – Saturday, April 14, 9:10 – 10:10 am

Psi Beta Teaching Excellence Symposium – Infusing Career Readiness Activities into Classroom and Co-Curricular Programs – Friday, April 13, 3:20 – 4:20 pm
Sue Franz – Helping Students Assume Responsibility for Their Own Learning
Wendy Parslow-Helton – An Alumni Mentor Program to Help First-Generation Community College Psychology Students Successfully Transfer and Thrive in Upper Division Coursework and Beyond
Jerry Rudmann – A Student-Delivered Pilot Project Designed to Expose and Replace Learning Neuromyths with Research Supported Learning and Study Strategies

Student Poster Session – Sorry, no Psi Beta poster session this year. There was only one submission. Let’s try again next year.

WPA –  Portland, OR, April 26-29, 2018
Psi Beta Chapter Exchange – Saturday 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm in Salon C.

Student Poster Session – Saturday, April 28 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am in the Exhibit Hall. Psi Beta has been assigned poster boards 41-60.

Psi Beta Symposium on Community College Teaching Excellence – Saturday April 28, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm, Salon C

  • Kari Tucker-McCorkhill, Session Chair
  • Michael Cassens – Creating Research Experiences for Psychology Undergraduates
  • Ladonna Lewis – Why You Need and Institutional Review Board at a Community College
  • Jaye Van Kirk – Using Electronic Portfolios to Encourage Metacognition and Professional Development
  • Lisa Degiorgio Worthy – Hosting Psychology Day – A Valuable Service Learning Event
  • Jerry Rudmann – Some New Tools for Assessing Student Learning Outcomes

MPAChicago, Aril 12-14, 2018
Psi Beta Keynote Speaker: Bryan Gerber – Student Perspective on the Preferred Professor with Alignment to Andragogy and Transformational Leadership -Friday, 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm, Wilson

Psi Beta Student Symposium – Benefits of Honor Society Membership and Research Experience for Early Undergraduates in Psychology. Moderator – Nicole Cleland. Participants include
David Greco – Stark State College, Barbara Reusser – Walsh University Alyssia Evans – Kent State University – Friday, 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm, Wilson


APSSan Francisco, May 24-27, 2018

Psi Beta Keynote Speaker: Robert SternbergAdmission to Graduate
School in Psychology:  What We Are Doing Very Wrong and What We

Could Be Doing Better  Friday May 25th, 10:30 am to 11:20 am (room TBA)

Psi Beta Student Panel: The Giving Away Psychology Project – A Chapter
Activity that Combines Service and Research – Friday, May 25th, 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
Student presenters include Mako Tanaka, Kajsa Sibley, Mina Bigdeli,
Edward Yevdayev, Danielle Devinney, and Kierstin Livermore


APA San Francisco, August 9 – 12, 2018

  • Psi Beta Student Research Poster Session – Saturday, August 11, 9:00 am to 9:50 am, Moscone Center / Halls ABC
  • Psi Beta Keynote Speaker: Eric LandrumLeadership and Mentoring are Nearly Synonymous: Lessons Learned  – Saturday, August 11th, 11:00am – 11:50 am – Moscone Center / Room 3005
  • Psi Beta Symposium: Mentoring Students – Nothing Compares – Saturday, August 11th, 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm, Moscone Center / Room 3014Kimberley Duff & Kathleen Hughes – Cultivating Mastery Learning Outcomesby Mentoring Students on Scholarship, Research, Leadership and Community ServiceLiza Veliz – Mentorship of First Generation Latin a/o Students: How Do We Support Academic Persistence?
  • Psi Beta / CABE Reception and Awards – 4:00 pm Saturday – location TBA


NEPA – Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA, November 9 – 10, 2018

Psi Beta programs, if any, are pending and will be included here as soon as that information becomes available.

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