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NEWS 2013

Dr. Patrick O’Donnell and a number of students in the School Psychology Master’s Program presented a poster at the 2013 National Association of School Psychologists Convention in Seattle, WA.

O’Loughlin, C., Montgomery, A., & O’Donnell, P. S. (2013, February). Developed countries’ autism rates with medical, environmental,
          and nutritional correlates.


Dr. Peter del Rosario and Toni Ann Mastando of the Mental Health Counseling Master’s Program presented a poster at the 18thannual meeting of the Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA.

Mastando, T. & del Rosario, P. (2012, September). What instructors should know about public speaking anxiety.


Marist Psychology was well represented at the 84th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, NY, NY.

Dr. Peter del Rosario and a number of students in the Mental Health Counseling Master’s Program presented a poster:

del Rosario, P. M., Drake, K., Makhmudova, R., Mastando, T., Peluso, K., & Yaskulski, A. (2013, March). Eating disorders across
          diverse populations: A literature review.

In addition, Danielle Gelok, a senior Psychology/Special Education major and Honors student sponsored by Dr. Kristin Janschewitz, also presented a poster:

Gelok, D. (2013) The effects of parenting styles on college student drinking.

A number of fellow students accompanied these presenters to offer support and to experience the other talks and sessions at the conference.  A photo of Danielle and Dr. Janschewitz appears below:

Danielle Gelok and Kristin Janschewitz

 


Dr. Ryan Kinlaw and Andrea Greenfield, a student in the Mental Health Counseling Master’s Program presented a poster at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Seattle, WA.

Kinlaw, C. R., MacPherson, L., Smith, K., Greenfield, A., McCall, R. J., & Kurtz-Costes, B., (2013, April). Examination of  the
         development of the concept of ability in German and U.S. students according to two contrasting perspectives.

A photo of Dr. Kinlaw and Andrea appears below:

 

                                                         Andrea Greenfield and Dr. Kinlaw

 


The psychology department was also well represented at CURSCA (Celebration of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity) held on the second floor of the Hancock Center on the Marist College campus on April 10, 2013.

Presenters included:

Katelynn Drake, Roza Makhmudova, Toni-Ann Mastando, Kristen Peluso, and Alexa Yaskulski: Eating disorders across diverse populations: A literature review

Kerrin Giordano: Trends in personnel selection: An evaluation of personality testing and social networking in personnel selection

Andrea Greenfield: Examination of the development of the concept of ability in German and U.S. students according to two contrasting perspectives

Toni-Ann Mastando: What instructors should know about public speaking anxiety



EVENTS 2013

The Psychology Club held its Student Faculty Luncheon on Wednesday, February 27, 11:30am-1:00pm in Dyson 230. About 40 students and 10 faculty (including 2 new adjuncts) attended the event and enjoyed the opportunity for informal conversation over a pleasant lunch.  Additional events are planned for the semester. Click here PDF for more information.

The PSI CHI induction ceremony was held April 6 at 11:00am in Hancock 2023.  The Marist chapter inducted 39 students.  Many family members and faculty were in attendance.

The Psychology Club sponsored an event for middle school students on Wednesday, April 3 from 11:15-1:15.  The event was held in McCann's gray gym in honor of Diversity Day.



NEWS 2012

STUDENT AND FACULTY PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Patrick O’Donnell and a number of students in the School Psychology Master’s Program presented posters and workshops at the 2012 National Association of School Psychologists Convention in Philadelphia, PA.

*Funes, P., *Gaydusek, D., & *Kelly, T., & O’Donnell, P. S. (2012). Apps for classroom observations in school psychology.

*Montgomery, A., *O’Loughlin, C., & O’Donnell, P. S. (2012). The evolution of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and its relationship with IDEA.

O’Donnell, P.S. (2012). Solution-focused therapy techniques in a three-tier RTI model. 

*Saracino, A., *Eschbacher, K., & *Weston-Kurten, D. (2012). A solution focused workbook for all school levels


Dr. Patrick O’Donnell and a number of students in the School Psychology Master’s Program presented posters and workshops at the2012 New York Association of School Psychologists Conference, Niagara Falls, NY.

*Montgomery, A., *O’Loughlin, C., & O’Donnell, P. S. (2012). An analysis of environmental, medical, and nutritional factors and their relationship with autism rates. 

O’Donnell, P. S. (2012). Graphing, analyzing, & presenting RTI data with Excel: Making it easy for schools and families.

*Saracino, A., & Robelee, W. (2012). Preparing for the NCSP for non-NASP certified program graduates.

*Uhrig, K., & *Guardo, A. (2012). A solution-focused home school communication program for middle school students with ADHD.


Dr. Peter del Rosario and a number of Mental Health Counseling (MHC) students participated in this year’s NY Mental Health Counselor Association Convention in Albany, NY. Dean Calista and the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences provided financial support for the students to attend the conference. MHC graduate students Tania Doverspike and Katelynn Drake, as well as Marist undergraduate psychology major, Marcela Desemone, together with Dr. del Rosario presented, To GRE or not to GRE: A survey and discussion of the admissions requirements of NYSED-approved masters in mental health counseling programs.”


STUDENT AND FACULTY ACTIVITIES

Psychology/Special Education majors, Casey Dulin and Emma O’Connor, have appeared recently in the Poughkeepsie Journal for their contributions as members of the Marist Women’s Basketball team.



EVENTS 2012

The 2012 Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC) was held on Wednesday, November 28, on the second floor of the Hancock Center at Marist College. The Psychology Department was well represented as many students presented posters and their findings. There were research presentations from faculty including Dr. Linda Dunlap, Dr. Deborah Gatins, Dr. Erik Moody, Dr. Beth Quinn, Dr. Julie Raines, and Dr. Kate Riordan.

STUDENT ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Leigh Kwasny and Madison Minji Kim, The effect of gender stereotypes on the perception of facial expressions

Kimberly Menig, Sharing attention between temporal and nontemporal tasks: The effect of concurrent cognitive tasks on
prospective time estimation and perception

Lana Tenaglia, Margaret Bell, Annie Minoff, and Olivia Fraioli, How negative and positive emotions affect memory recall

POSTER AWARD WINNERS

First place: Anne Holmesten, Pat Cohen, and Magali Cruz

Second place: Nicole Antonio, Natalie Pagano, and Madeline Vayda

Third place: Mary Ameruso, Jon Kenney, and Allison Modica



NEWS 2010

NEW FACULTY MEMBERS!

We welcome Dr. Kristin Janschewitz as an assistant professor. Dr. Janschewitz received her Ph.D. from UCLA where she studied attention, emotion regulation, and the psychology of pain and emotional experience. Because of her own very positive experience as an undergraduate, she is committed to promoting undergraduate education and research. She looks forward to being part of a small, teaching-focused community.

We welcome Dr. Patrick O’Donnell as an assistant professor and Director of the School Psychology Graduate Program. Dr. O’Donnell completed his Psy.D. in School Psychology at the University at Albany, SUNY. His professional experiences include working in residential facilities, on neuroimaging studies, and in the schools. He has taught a variety of graduate-level courses in school psychology and has presented research on Response to Intervention (RTI) and other school psychology topics at several state and national conferences. He also co-authored a published therapeutic counseling game called Solution City.


STUDENT AND FACULTY PRESENTATIONS

Presentations at the 4th Annual Mid-Hudson Psychology Research Conference, New Paltz, NY, April 24, 2010

Asma Mahmood and Rebecca White, both seniors, presented a talk entitled, The Effect of Situational Cues on Inducing Stress.

Cassandra Simonetti, Melissa Deilus, and Stephen Cesare, all juniors, presented a poster entitled, Cheating: Academic and Social Dishonesty.

Matthew Steinhauer, a junior, Thomas Kilroy, a senior, and Dr. Erik Moody presented a poster entitled, The Effects of Context Shift on Source Misattribution.

Amanda Wilson, a senior, presented a talk entitled, The Use of Technology as a Means of Communication and How it Relates to Stress.

Marist College Participants at the 4th Annual Mid-Hudson Psychology Research Conference

Participants at the 4th Annual Mid-Hudson Psychology Research Conference

Back row, l to r: Asma Mahmood, Matthew Steinhauer, Thomas Kilroy, Dr. Erik Moody, Amanda Wilson.

Front row, l to r: Rebecca White, Dr. Ryan Kinlaw, Melissa Deilus, Cassandra Simonetti, Stephen Cesare, Dr. Deborah Gatins.


STUDENT AND FACULTY ACTIVITIES

Dr. Marcos Ionescu and Dr. William Van Ornum are on sabbatical for the Fall 2010 semester. We congratulate them on this time away to work on scholarly pursuits.

Dr. Ryan Kinlaw was named the Marist College Student Government Association School of Social & Behavioral Sciences Faculty Member of the Year for the 2009-2010 school year.

Dr. Erik Moody and Dr. James Regan have been approved by the Board of Trustees of Marist College for tenure on the faculty.



EVENTS 2010

At 11:00am on May 1, 2010, in the Henry Hudson room of Fontaine Hall on the Marist College campus, 13 undergraduate and graduate psychology students were inducted into the Marist chapter of Psi-Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. The Marist Psychology Faculty join chapter sponsor, Dr. Deborah Gatins, in congratulating the students on this accomplishment. Family, friends, and Marist community members attended the ceremony.


The Psychology Club Social will be held at the home of Department Chair Linda Dunlap on Saturday, October 9, 2010, 11:00am-2:00pm. Lunch will be provided. Activities including horseback riding (for those with closed-toed shoes), pool, air hockey, foosball, and pinball will also be available. All psychology majors and faculty are invited to attend.


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