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January 2020

It’s time for our annual Year in Review! As we look back on each month of the academic year, the MSP community can reflect on the changes and growth we have experienced since September, both individually and as a community. Here’s a look at highlights from January 2020.

IDEA invited MSP students, faculty, and staff to join them at the Farmington Hills Library for a day of events honoring the work and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. MSP family and friends joined us in making signs and participating in a Peace Walk down 12 Mile Road on January 20.

Other highlights from January:

MSP welcomed staff from the Center for Eating Disorder Assessment, Recovery & Support (CEDARS) who presented a lunchtime seminar on working with individuals with eating disorders on January 21.

IDEA hosted a “Harry Potter” Trivia Night fundraiser on January 24. Family and friends were encouraged to join in the fun!

MSP was delighted to welcome back  Dr. Bruce Hillenberg, Chief of Pain Management Services and the Director of Psychology for the Centers for Pain Medicine for Beaumont Health, for a Continuing Education Seminar on “Guiding Individuals Living with Chronic Pain Towards Improved Psychological Flexibility” on January 31.  

Blogs: President Brown shared her vision for “2020: A Year of Promise,” Alum Laura Hutchison, PsyD (’05) talked about her Life After MSP, we promoted the 2nd Annual Cultural Competency Conference, President Brown wrote to the community on campus inclusion, and Morgan Van Leer (MA) shared how she makes student life work.