Entries by Kathleen Durel

Psychology Welcomes New Professor

The Psychology Department at Vanguard University welcomes new professor, Dr. Michael Hanna.  Dr. Hanna comes to the department with a PhD in Biological Sciences, specializing in Neurobiology and Behavior.  He is currently teaching General Psychology and Biological Psychology and will be teaching Cognitive Psychology in future semesters.  Dr. Hanna has a love for teaching and mentoring […]

New Mission for Adam Hearron (2012)

Adam Hearron, a recent graduate from Vanguard’s SPS Psychology program, and his wife, Joanna, have just moved to Myanmar with Global Family, a non-profit organization that rescues and cares for abused and abandoned children.   Another Vanguard graduate, Clark Jensen, founded this organization which currently has locations in India and Nepal.  Adam and Joanna will be starting up […]

Graduate Study Preparation Session

Title: Graduate Study Preparation SessionLocation: Heath 101Description: If you are considering graduate school, come join us on Tuesday to hear Psychology professors share pertinent information regarding planning and applying for graduate school. There will also be time for questions and answers.Start Time: 16:45Date: 2012-09-11End Time: 17:45

Psychology Photo Session

All new and returning Psychology students and faculty will meet in the Needham Chapel Courtyard on Thursday, Sept. 6th, from 9:15 – 9:30 a.m. for the annual Psychology department picture. It will only take a short time between classes. See you there!

Congratulations to our 2011-2012 Psychology Savants!!

Congratulations to our 2011-2012 Psychology Savants!!!  The Psychology Savants (in alphabetical order) are: Ashley Armendariz, Gregory Austring, Elisha Avne, David Badoud, Kari Bergerson, David Boyer, Joshua Claramunt, Lauren East, Mollie Huntsinger, Jennifer Iguchi, Khrisa Johnson, Rachel Jones, Tatiana Kildiszew, Aspyn Remington, and Olivia Sprenger. These Savants’ scores on the Psychology Major Field Test place them in […]

Graduate Clinical Psychology Information Meeting

Vanguard University’s own Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology will be hosting an information meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25 in the Great Commission Hall.   During this time,  the unique structure of this program will be explained and current students will be available to share their experiences.   You will have the opportunity to ask questions and […]

Multi-Cultural, Multi-Disciplinary Potluck

Students from Psychology, Anthropology, and Sociology recently gathered for the first ever Multi-Cultural, Multi-Disciplinary Potluck.  In the spirit of Social Science communty, students crossed departmental and cultural lines to celebrate diversity and “break bread” representing many ethnicities.  A delightful and delicious time of camaraderie and collegiality was had by all!

Psychology Advisory Council Begins

On Wednesday, June 8, Claudia Degelman, Julie Howard, and KJ Hummel from the psychology department met with individuals from various local human services organizations for the first  Psychology Advisory Council meeting.  The purpose of the Council will be to provide independent outside feed-back regarding the psychology program and curriculum, perspectives on changes in the field of psychology […]

Congratulations to Psychology Savants!

Congratulations to our 2010-2011 Psychology Savants!  The Psychology Savants (in alphabethical order) are:  Alexis Billings, Kaysie Flasck, Rachael Hicks, Amanda Jauregui, Megan Lillie, Anne Miller, Julianna Mitchell, Jessica Roush, Ryan Wall, Marie Wilson. These Savants’ scores on the Psychology Major Field Test place them in the top quartile of graduating seniors in psychology!  Our Psychology […]