2021

November

Psychology Brown Bag Discussion: Assessments of Learning Disabilities

Please join Professor Timothy Runge from IUP’s Psychology Department, on November 17 at 11:30 a.m. for a Zoom lecture discussing assessments of learning disabilities.

October

Psychological Colloquium: “Six things you knew about coronavirus (but didn't realize you did)”

Please join Professor Robin Goodwin from the Warwick University, United Kingdom, on November 5, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. for a Zoom lecture discussing psychological and social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Runge Completes Survey of Pennsylvania Educators' Preparedness to Address Student Trauma

Timothy Runge, Psychology, IUP collaborates with Timothy Knoster and Danielle Empson on a survey of PK-12 Educators in Pennsylvania.

April

Psychology Day, April 30

The Psychology Department invites you to the 2021 Psychology Day. Taking place on Zoom, this is our collective expression of enthusiasm for psychological science, featuring invited speakers and psychology students and their mentors presenting their scholarship.

February

Ammerman Authors Article on Driver Education Practices in Pennsylvania

PhD candidate Kathleen Ammerman was the primary author on the article “A Survey of Driver Education Practices in Pennsylvania,” which appeared in the 2020 fall/winter issue of Pennsylvania Education Leadership.

Runge to Investigate Educator's Response to Students Impacted by Trauma

Timothy Runge was awarded a research grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to investigate the extent to which Pennsylvania educators are prepared to recognize and respond to students impacted by trauma or distress.

Psychology Colloquium: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Contact Tracing Interviews using Psychological Science

Please join Jacqueline Evans and Deborah Goldfarb, Florida International University, on March 4 at 4:00 p.m. for a one-hour Zoom presentation that will describe the findings of research that has successfully tested the application of psychology to contact tracing interviews.

Program Alumni Awarded Young Alumni Achievement Award

School Psychology program alumna Jessica Dirsmith was selected for the IUP Young Alumni Achievement Award.

Program Alumnus Awarded ASPP School Psychologist of the Year

Isaac Tarbell, alumnus of the IUP Educational and School Psychology program, was selected as the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania’s School Psychologist of the Year.