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Student Experience: The MA to PsyD Transition

October 23, 2018

Coming into this program, I had no idea what to expect. Although I was able to hear the perspectives of both former and current students, I remained anxious to begin. I have to admit that although I tend to present as a confident student, there are times my fear and anxiety get the best of… Read More



Christopher Corbin: “How I Make It Work”

August 29, 2018

From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, the Michigan School of Psychology welcomes students wherever they are in life. “How I Make It Work”  highlights the diversity of student experiences as they balance classes, work, and life.  Christopher Corbin (PsyD 1) shares his experience below. Name: Christopher Corbin,… Read More



Psi Chi Academic Conference Award Winners

May 9, 2018

The Psi Chi chapter at MSP is please to announce the Psi Chi Academic Conference Award Winners for 2018! The purpose of the Psi Chi Academic Conference Award is to promote Psi Chi member scholarship and learning at professional conference.  This year, Psi Chi awarded three travel grants: Brian Burgoyne (MA), National Conference Award Burgoyne, B., Spencer, H.,… Read More



Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium

May 3, 2018

The Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium, hosted by the Psi Chi Chapter at MSP, was held on April 20, 2018 at MSP. After Psi Chi President Alicia Width (PsyD 3) made her opening remarks, she welcomed keynote speaker Sarah McClelland, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Women’s Studies and Psychology at the University of Michigan,… Read More



Ashley Craft: “How I Make It Work”

“How I Make It Work” is a new blog feature designed to highlight the diversity of student experiences while attending MSP.  From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, MSP welcomes students wherever they are in life.  Ashley Craft (PTMA) shares her experience below. Name: Ashley N. Craft… Read More



Student Reflection: Psychology in Chicago – MPA 2018

May 2, 2018

MSP is committed to celebrating faculty and student research at regional and national conferences throughout the year.  Jared Smendik (PsyD 2) attended the 90th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Psychological Association and offered this reflection. As doctorate students, we tend to have a lot on our plate: From writing papers, reading vast amounts of academic literature, planning… Read More



Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium Preview

April 2, 2018

The Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium hosted by Psi Chi will be Friday, April 20 from 12 to 5 PM.  This free event welcomes students from MSP and other local psychology programs to gain experience in presenting posters and answering questions about their research.  Michelle Justice (PsyD 1), Psi Chi member and this year’s Chair… Read More



Angel McKissic: “How I Make It Work”

March 12, 2018

“How I Make It Work” is a new blog feature designed to highlight the diversity of student experiences while attending MSP.  From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, MSP welcomes students wherever they are in life.  Angel McKissic (PTMA) shares her experience below. Name: Angel McKissic Current… Read More



Andrea Obah: “How I Make It Work”

February 23, 2018

“How I Make It Work” is a new blog feature designed to highlight the diversity of student experiences while attending MSP.  From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, MSP welcomes students wherever they are in life.  Andrea Obah (MA) shares her experience below. Name: Andrea Obah  Current… Read More



Student Scholarship Award Winners 2017/18

January 30, 2018

MSP is committed to contributing annually to assist in student scholarships and aid. Scholarship and financial assistance funding is supported by gifts from alumni, family, and friends. Generally, funds are disbursed in the form of tuition credit. This academic year Jared Smendik (PsyD 2), was awarded the Jill Benton Humanistic Psychology Scholarship (JBHPS), and Juanita… Read More