Psychology Day 2018

Psychology Day is the Psychology Department's day of celebration of the field of Psychology and includes many events to show off faculty and student research as well as career information for students.

Psychology Day 2018 - April 23, 2018

Schedule of Events

Student Research Poster Session

Student Posters

10:00 am - 12:00 pm - UAC 275

All students who have conducted research during the past year are invited to showcase their projects with a poster. Awards for best graduate and undergraduate posters will be announced at the mixer.

Click Here to View Abstracts for Accepted Posters

Applied Internship Event


12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - UAC 275

Spring 2018 student interns, supervised by Ms. Robyn Rogers, will present posters representing the site where they completed their internships in an informal 'in the round' setting. Their on-site supervisors, faculty, friends, family and all students are invited to stop by and visit with the interns about their experience. Appetizers will be served.

Career Panel

Career Panel

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm - UAC 209 (Classroom)

All psychology students are invited to come hear from psychology professionals about their current psychology-related careers. This year’s speakers include:

  • Carol Grothues, Ph.D., Past-President of the Texas Psychological Association
  • Jon Lasser, Ph.D., Professor, Texas State University School Psychology Program
  • Eric Nordquist, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Austin, Department of Information
  • Bryant Reininger, M.A., Data Analyst, Marketing Sciences Department, Illuminas, Austin, TX

Student Organization Pizza Sales

Pizza Sale

11:30 am - 12:30pm - Outside UAC

Student psychology organizations will be selling food items during lunchtime. Current members will be on hand to answer questions about the organizations and membership requirements. Raffle tickets will be available for a drawing to be held at the mixer later in the day.

Cognitive Disabilities Learning Community Event

Learning Community for Cognitive Disabilities

2:15 pm - 3:15pm - UAC 275


This event will feature interns and representatives from the three current sites where student interns gain experience in working with individuals with cognitive disabilities residing in long-term care communities.

Information about internships and careers in the field of cognitive disabilities will be shared.

Student, Faculty, and Alumni Mixer

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - UAC 275

All students, faculty, and alumni are invited to join in for this social event that includes refreshments to honor our graduating students. Raffle prizes and student awards will be presented during the mixer.

To reserve a graduation cord, RSVP to Graduation cords may be picked up in the Psychology Department office (UAC 253) during the mixer or between 9:00 am-5:00 pm on Tuesday, April 24 or Wednesday, April 25.

Any questions about Psychology Day 2018 should be directed to Dr. Carmen Westerberg