|The Southwestern Region|
The Southwestern Region
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Guam, Guatemala.
Latest Regional News
06/03/2019: Join Psi Chi in Frisco, TX, for the SWPA Convention on April 3–5, 2020.
03/23/2019: Read an article with Psi Chi’s 2019 RMPA Distinguished Lecturer called “Why You Buy, With Paco Underhill.”
01/07/2019: See Dr. Charlton's Spring Letter to the Southwestern Region.
Regional VP Fun Fact
Dr. Charlton's favorite psychologist is Dr. B.F. Skinner. He says, "Skinner’s idea of selection by consequences at multiple levels resonates wonderfully with my world view." See more fun facts!
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.
2020 SWPA Convention
Thank you to everyone who made Psi Chi’s programming at SWPA 2019 a great success! While we wait for more details about SWPA 2020, you are encouraged to:
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.
Regional Faculty Advisor Award
Does your faculty advisor inspire you? Faculty advisors who serve as role models and mentors deserve recognition! Nominate your faculty advisor to receive a Regional Faculty Advisor Award.