|The Midwestern Region|
The Midwestern Region
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Canada–Ontario.
Latest Regional News
06/03/2019: Join Psi Chi in Chicago, Illinois, for the MPA Convention on April 23–25, 2020.
04/23/2019: Read an article with Psi Chi’s 2019 MPA Distinguished Lecturer called “Is Leadership the Most Important Gender Issue of All? With Alice Eagly, PhD.”
03/27/2019: See Dr. Root Luna's Spring Letter to the Midwestern Region.
Regional VP Fun Fact
The best trip Dr. Root Luna ever took was a tour of Italy with her college choir. She says, "It was a whirlwind of culture, amazing food, and phenomenal cathedrals with amazing acoustics. Even though it was over 10 years ago and I’ve visited some wonderful places since, I think it will always be one of my favorites." See more fun facts!
Grand Valley State University (MI) 2nd Annual Southwest Michigan Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (from left to right): Jenna Beffel (coauthor and member), Carly Bartes (poster author), Jenna Bekkala (volunteer coordinator), Dorie Sullivan (president), Kristen Miller (volunteer Coordinator), Dr. Naomi J. Aldrich (advisor).
2020 MPA Convention
Thank you to everyone who made Psi Chi’s programming at MPA 2019 a great success! While we wait for more details about MPA 2020, you are encouraged to:
Regional Research Awards
If you have done empirical research, consider presenting a poster or paper to share your work with the professional community. By presenting at MPA, you will be eligible for one of 16 Regional Research Awards available to members of the Midwestern region. More importantly, you will gain experience and confidence.
To find out more, check out these resources:
Regional Travel Grants
There are lots of good reasons to consider attending the MPA convention—especially if you’ve got some great research to share. Psi Chi encourages members to take advantage of the opportunity to go by offering Regional Travel Grants.
If you attend MPA, you should apply for a Psi Chi travel grant—you may find yourself eligible and have your travel expenses reimbursed!
Regional Chapter Award
Chapters throughout the Midwest are doing original, interesting research and serving their communities. If your chapter is doing great work, apply for the Regional Chapter Award.
Regional Faculty Advisor Award
Faculty advisors serve as organizers, mentors, and models for Psi Chi members. Show your faculty advisor you appreciate all the hard work by nominating him or her to receive the Regional Faculty Advisor Award.