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Welcome to the 2023-24 School Year!

MSP President Dr. Spitsbergen welcomes us back to campus for the beginning of a new academic year.  Previous Next Photos from Orientation and Engagement Day events. I want to welcome you all to the 2023-2024 academic year! For those of you who are new this year, we are honored that

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President’s Perspective: 2022-2023 Welcome

Dear MSP Community, Welcome to the Michigan School of Psychology’s 2022-23 academic year!  Many of you are just beginning your academic journey to graduate school at MSP. My hope is that the time you spend here will be among the most enriching and special experiences of your life.  Others of

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President’s Perspective: End of Year

Congratulations to our 2022 Graduates! American writer Bernard Edmonds once wrote, “To dream anything that you want to dream. That is the beauty of the mind. To do anything that you want to do. That is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits. That

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President’s Perspective: Pride 2022

Imagine you’re 15 years old – an age where the most important thing in your life is to fit in. But you know you’re different. Maybe you have no romantic interest in the opposite sex, or perhaps you don’t experience romantic attraction at all. Maybe you know that the gender

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President’s Perspective: 2022 Doctoral Internship Matches

Dear MSP Community, I’m beyond excited to share amazing news about our students and the PsyD program: 100% of MSP doctoral students progressing to internship next year have matched to internship sites through the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) national matching program — in the first round! Twelve of 14 students

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President’s Perspective: Giving Tuesday

Dear MSP Community, As I contemplate all I have to be thankful for, I’m also thinking about those who go without – at the holidays and all year long. I know that each of us supports causes that are meaningful to us, but one week from today, on Giving Tuesday,

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President’s Perspective: DEI Updates

Dear MSP Community, It’s so great to see our campus filled with people and activity, and to greet many of you each day. Your smiles may be behind masks, but I can tell they’re there by the sparkle in your eyes. I knew I missed being together, but until returning

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Welcome to a New Academic Year

Dear MSP Community, Welcome to a new academic year at the Michigan School of Psychology. For the first time in several months I’m writing to you from my office on campus; I’m delighted to be doing so. Even while the risk of COVID and its variants continue, I’m experiencing a

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