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PSI CHI DIGEST #214 | November 19, 2013

In This Edition of the Digest:
      • Submit Your Board Nominee
      • Regional Pages Benefit You
      • Upcoming Awards and Grants Deadline
      • Other Opportunities

Submit Your Board Nominee

Nominations for Regional Vice-Presidents (Midwestern, Southeastern, or Southwestern) and President-Elect of Psi Chi can now be processed online with a chapter admin login. Once your chapter decides on a nominee, your faculty advisor can follow the simple steps listed below. Deadline for nominations is December 15.

1. On the chapter admin page, go to Voting/Nominations
2. Select Nominations
3. For President-Elect: click to nominate
     —fill out your information
     —select Begin Survey button
     —select Continue* button agreeing you have contacted this nominee
     —select one of the seven eligible candidates from the drop-down list
     —complete the web form
     —select submit**
4. For Regional Vice-President:
     —select your region: Midwestern, Southeastern, and Southwestern***
     —fill out your information
     —select Begin Survey button
     —select Continue* button agreeing you have contacted this nominee
     —complete the web form
     —select submit**

* Once you select Continue button, you cannot return to the Nomination process.
** Only one nominee per chapter will be accepted, then the survey will be closed.
*** Only chapters located in these regions may submit a nominee.

Regional Pages Benefit You
New Regional Pages make it easier to stay connected to Psi Chi than ever. All six Vice-Presidents now periodically update important information about upcoming conventions, awards and grants, and social media. Contact your VP if you ever have suggestions for your region or questions about building your chapter. Use the following links to visit your regional pages on!

       • Eastern Region: Deborah Harris-O’Brien, PhD (See Fall Letter)
       • Midwestern Region: Regan A. R. Gurung, PhD (See Fall Letter)
       • Rocky Mountain Region: Susan Becker, PhD (See Fall Letter)
       • Southeastern Region: Merry J. Sleigh, PhD (See Fall Letter)
       • Southwestern Region: Evan Zucker, PhD (See Fall Letter)
       • Western Region: Jon Grahe, PhD (See Fall Letter)

Note: If you don't know what region you’re in, check out this map.

Upcoming Awards and Grants Deadlines
       • SWPA Regional Awards: November 30, 2013
       • Regional Chapter Awards: December 1, 2013
       • Regional Faculty Advisor Awards: December 1, 2013
       • APA Society Convention Research Awards: December 2, 2013
       • Unrestricted Travel Grants: December 5, 2013
       • Kay Wilson Officer Team Leadership Award: December 8, 2013

Other Opportunities

Cattell Award
Advisors, submit one of your doctoral students’ dissertations to the 43rd James McKeen Cattell Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Psychology. Submissions are due November 28, 2013. Click here for guidelines.

NCUR Submissions
Undergraduate students are invited to submit abstracts for posters, oral presentations, and creative and performing arts presentations to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, which takes place April 3–5, 2014, at the University of Kentucky. Submissions are open until December 6, 2013, at

The latest issue of APA’s magazine for graduate students, GradPSYCH, is now available online at

With each edition of the Digest, you get important news, announcements, and upcoming convention information from the Psi Chi Central Office.










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