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The Southwestern Region

The Southwestern Region

Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Guam, Guatemala.

Latest Regional News

10/12/2020: See Dr. Lisa Rosen's Southwestern Fall Letter.

09/15/2020: You're invited to join Psi Chi for SWPA 2021 in San Antonio, TX, on April 9-11.

07/03/2020: Psi Chi welcomes new Southwestern Regional Vice-President Lisa Rosen, PhD.


Chapter Spotlight

Nova Southeastern University’s (FL) Joshua Braverman (student) presenting a research poster with Dr. Weylin Sternglanz (advisor) at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention in San Antonio TX.

Southwestern Fall Virtual Event

Pandemic Perspectives: Sharing Strategies to Promote Chapter Success in 2020

Friday, October 29, 4:00–5:00 p.m. CST
Event open to all! Register HERE

A virtual event for chapters to share strategies that have worked for promoting member engagement while social distancing is in place.

2021 SWPA Convention

April 9–11, 2021
San Antonio, TX | Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
Submission Deadline: November 13, 2020

Planning Ahead

Although SWPA 2020 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 SWPA 2021, you are encouraged to:


All Are Welcome!

Psi Chi sessions are open to all students and faculty who would like to attend.

Find out how you can start a chapter on your campus.

Regional Awards

Regional Research Awards

As a Psi Chi member, you have an opportunity that most students do not: to attend a professional conference, and take advantage of all the benefits it offers. One of those benefits is the chance to present your research. When you present a poster or a paper at SWPA, you gain experience, knowledge, and confidence. You also become eligible to receive one of 12 regional research awards. For more information see:

Regional Travel Grants

There are many reasons to consider attending a SWPA 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 SWPA, you should apply for a Psi Chi travel grant. You may find yourself eligible and have your travel expenses reimbursed!

Regional Chapter Award

The chapters in the Southwestern region are busy learning, serving, and carrying out the Psi Chi mission. If your chapter is a worthy role model, consider applying for a Regional Chapter Award.

Psi Chi Central Office
651 East 4th Street, Suite 600
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Phone: 423.756.2044 | Fax: 423.265.1529


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