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Random Acts of Kindness Week at Stevenson University October 5-9, 2015

The Psychology Club, Dr. McEntee’s Positive Psychology students, Dr. Tulloch, and some additional volunteers worked together to produce a hugely successful Fall 2015 Random Acts of Kindness Week!

The Random Acts of Kindness the group included:

  • Distributing 492 Candy Bags w/ Positive Quotes
  • Over 2,100 Positive Post-It Notes on cars and restroom mirrors
  • A great donation to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
  • 14 “Caught Being Kind’ Awards distributed (thank you Ashley Sauerwein for designing the awards!)
  • 325 sandwiches donated to Our Daily Bread (a soup kitchen in Baltimore City)
  • 30 Letters to the Elderly written ( and
  • Sidewalk Chalk Positive Quotes

Please join the Psychology Department in congratulating Psychology major Lauren Shields whose abstract was accepted for the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students meeting....Click here to read more.

Students in Dr. Tulloch's Animal Behavior Class gave their presentations on their experiential learning with the Maryland SPCA. The SPCA is an organization directed towards the betterment of pet welfare and animal care.

The Annual Spring Psychology Student Poster Session was held May 6th from 10-12 p.m. in the Greenspring gym, bigger and better than ever before. With over 110 posters presented and just as many participants, the showcase was a huge success.

Donald Rhoads and Zach Houston present a study on Introversion and Extroversion in relation to athletes.

Jeremy Lannen presenting his self study on increasing reading time through positive reinforcement.

Dr. Lasson and his Multicultural Psychology students present their class poster on the psychological effects of discrimination across cultures.

Chris Ceary and Sam Eddy representing RISE, an empowerment organization they founded this year at Stevenson.

This has been the departments largest spread of experiential learning, research, and field placement yet. Congratulations to all the students for their hard work and for continuing to strive for excellence!

Several students from the Psychology department attended the annual EPA Conference (Eastern Psychological Association meeting) from March 5-7, 2015, accompanied by several Psychology faculty members.

The EPA is one of the oldest psychological associations in the U.S. and the annual conference acts as an important gathering to communicate progress across the broad field of Psychology.

Student Samuel Conteh presents his substance-based research on Rodent behavior.

Students Christina Ceary and Catherine Butt present a behavior-based joint study.

Attending the three-day conference is an excellent opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the larger academic scope of Psychology. We are very proud of our students and their academic accomplishments!

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