News & Events Blog

Allen Thomas to discuss use of video games in therapy

Allen Thomas, doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at UCA will discuss the use of video games in therapy on Thursday, Nov 5, at x-period in MAS 239. The discussion is hosted by the UCA Psychological Society.

Dr. Marc Sestir coauthors chapter in upcoming book

Dr. Sestir has co-authored a chapter in an upcoming book.

Green, M.C. & Sestir, M.A. (in press). Transportation Theory. In The International Encyclopedia of Media Effects. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Congrats Dr. Sestir!

Dr. Shawn Charlton recognized by Psi Chi

Dr. Shawn Charlton has been recognized as Psi Chi's 2014-2015 Top Reviewer for his work reviewing regional and international grants, awards, fellowships, conference submissions, and manuscripts for Psi Chi's various programs and journals.

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology and was founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. 
Congratulations Dr. Charlton!

Dr. Paul Nail featured in article on bullying

Our very own Dr. Paul Nail was featured in a SYNC Magazine article on bullying. He was interviewed about the findings of the NIH Bullying grant with Dr. Joan Simon and Elson Bihm.

APA Site Visit

Members of an APA accreditation team will visit the department's Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology on Nov 10-11.

Graduate Program Comprehensive Exams

Nov 10-11

College of Health & Behavioral Sciences Football Tailgating

Saturday, Oct 31.

PSYC Tailgating for Football Game

Psych Society/Psi Chi/CAPS/ArMHCA - are hosting a tailgate for the Nov 7 UCA game. Stay tuned for more info in the weeks ahead.

New Student Outreach Group in Psychology

The Psychology Student Outreach group includes the following 5 students:
Annam Ahmed
Savannah Cavender
Donielle Davis
Carley Owen
Stacy Kidwell
These students volunteer their time to provide potential majors about our program.

Dr. John Murphy Presents Workshop

Dr. John Murphy, Professor of Psychology & Counseling, presented a workshop on "Solution-Focused Counseling and Consultation in Schools" on October 10th for 150 school psychologists at the Texas Association of School Psychologists Fall Conference in San Antonio, TX.