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Psychology

Student Opportunities

The Psychology Club

The Psychology Club at Moravian College, an organization comprised of students with an interest in psychology, provides its members with the opportunity to organize events related to the field of psychology which include workshops and seminars.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sarah Johnson

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is a national honor society in psychology and has a local chapter on Moravian's campus.The society was founded in 1959 and has more than 400 chapters located at accredited colleges and universities throughout the nation. Its national headquarters are located in Washington, D.C. The national organization holds a convention in conjunction with the American Psychological Association, sponsors research award programs, and publishes a national newsletter quarterly. At the regional level, Psi Chi sponsors conventions in conjunction with the regional psychological associations.

Psi Chi members are given the opportunity to present their research papers at these conventions. Psi Chi members presenting their research receive the Psi Chi certificates of recognition for excellence in research.The purpose of Psi Chi is to encourage, stimulate and maintain scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

Our chapter programs are designed to augment and enhance the regular curriculum, to utilize the talents of the members, and to afford interaction with fellow members, faculty, and other psychologists.

Students are invited to join Psi Chi based on:

  • Completion of at least 3 college semesters.
  • Completion of 9 semester hours of psychology courses (*for us, that is 3 courses)
  • Ranking in the top 35% of their class in general scholarship

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Michelle Schmidt

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), catering to I/O psychology majors and others interested in Human Resource Management, provides its members with the opportunity to become acquainted with topics such as job motivation, salary and incentive plans, employee training and development, labor relations, how to produce and evaluate resumes, and other issues and emerging trends in the personnel area.

The purpose of this organization is to introduce students to the business world. This is encouraged by frequent interactions between the student chapter and the Lehigh Valley Personnel Association. Dr. Brill is the faculty advisor for SHRM.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert Brill

AAUW

The Moravian College groups of AAUW Student Affiliates are dedicated to the development of women's equality throughout the Lehigh Valley and the world by means of education, advocacy, research, and service. Our mission is to promote advocacy in issues relating to women's health, equity, rights, and resources. We achieve our advocacy through means of education and service. Groups meet every Tuesday at 4pm.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stacey Zaremba

Active Minds

Active Minds is the Moravian College chapter of the national organization, which “takes a grassroots approach to changing conversation about mental health one campus at a time.” The Moravian College chapter is reducing stigma and raising awareness about the impact of mental illness in the campus community. Previous events include sponsoring therapy dogs on campus during finals week, a presentation by a college-aged veteran suffering from PTSD and coordinating the presentation of a one-man show on depression and suicide.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Lori Toedter