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The Southeastern Region

The Southeastern Region


Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, West Virginia.

Latest Regional News

09/03/2020: Read an article with Psi Chi’s 2020 SEPA Distinguished Lecturer called “A Problem in the Study of Psychology, With Antonio Puente, PhD.”

05/20/2020: SEPA announces a series of virtual events beginning June 11.

04/03/2020: SEPA 2020 has been canceled due to COVID-19.

Regional VP Fun Fact

Dr. Bernal greatly enjoys exploring Europe with students in his study abroad classes. He says, "Visiting the cultures of India, Japan, and Cambodia; and camping among thousand-year-old trees were all amazing. But the best trip is always home to Jamaica. I can't have enough time with my family." See more fun facts!

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Chapter Spotlight

Belmont University (TN) members presenting research at EPA 2017.



2020 SEPA Convention

March 17–20, 2021
Orlando, FL | The DoubleTree by Hilton at the entrance to Universal Orlando
Visit the SEPA website.
Submissions deadline: November 6, 2020, at 6 p.m. EST.
CEPO/Psi Chi Undergraduate Poster Sessions deadline: November 20, 2020, midnight EST.

Planning Ahead

Although the onsite SEPA 2020 Convention was canceled due to COVID-19, we thank everyone who gave their time and support in planning for that event! While we wait for more details about SEPA 2021, you are encouraged to:

Other Conventions

Learn about upcoming programming. 



Regional Awards


Regional Research Awards

If you have done research you are proud of, consider presenting at the SEPA Convention. By doing so you will gain experience, confidence, and polish. You will also be eligible to receive up to 16 Regional Research Awards. There are two ways undergraduates can present their research at SEPA:

  1. You can submit directly to SEPA through their online system. To find out the requirements for all submissions to SEPA check here.
  2. You can also submit to the Committee on Equality of Professional Opportunities (CEPO) and Psi Chi Undergraduate Poster session at this link here.

Any Psi Chi member who is the first author on a submission to this special undergraduate poster session at SEPA is automatically considered for a Psi Chi Regional Research Award. Learn more about the Psi Chi Regional Research Awards.

Regional Travel Grants

There are many reasons to consider attending the SEPA convention—especially if you’ve got some great research to share. Psi Chi offers Regional Travel Grants and encourages members to take advantage of the opportunity. If you attend SEPA, you should apply here for a Psi Chi travel grant—you may find yourself eligible and have your travel expenses reimbursed!

Regional Chapter Award

Does your chapter do amazing work? There are chapters across the region that are doing fantastic research, amazing service projects, and elevating what it means to be "excellent.” If your chapter is one of them, you should apply for a Regional Chapter Award.

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