Psi Chi Digest #94
Read about the chapter notebook, the 2007 National Leadership Conference, getting involved with a local high school, and the latest issue of Eye on Psi Chi in this Digest. For archives of the Digest, go here.
Fall '05 - Regional Convention Submission Deadlines (varies by region)
Dec 1 - Deadline for 4 Psi Chi Awards
Web Spotlight: Eye on Psi Chi Articles About Graduate School
One copy of the 2005-06 chapter notebook (a packet of Psi Chi forms for chapter use) should have arrived at your chapter by now. If not, you may request a copy by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to have a copy mailed to your chapter. The most recent versions of all Psi Chi forms are also available on the Psi Chi website:
NATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: JANUARY 2007
The first ever Psi Chi National Leadership Conference will be held in January 2007. The Psi Chi National Council is currently in the planning stages for this conference and is interested in chapter and member input in terms of program ideas, speaker suggestions, and more. View this announcement for instructions on where to email your suggestions for this leadership conference:
GET INVOLVED WITH A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL
Many high schools now offer psychology courses. Psi Chi encourages your chapter to contact local high schools in your area to see if your chapter can provide assistance such as speaking about psychology, presenting activities, or inviting high school classes to research conferences or for a campus visit. More resources and information about Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) can be found here:
FALL EYE ISSUE ONLINE
Articles from the Fall 2005 issue of Eye on Psi Chi are now online. Featured articles range from topics such as leadership (Robert Sternberg), admissions to clinical graduate programs, being a faculty advisor, GRE preparation, and utilizing Psi Chi programs to enhance learning and success. Read these articles and more here:
Psi Chi Factoid:
The nearly half a million lifetime members and average 22,500 annual new members of Psi Chi are serviced by a Psi Chi National Office staff of just five members. Over its 76 years of existence, Psi Chi's National Office has consistently...