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9/18/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Isabella Yobbagy, Psychology Major Concentrating in Forensics
"I just loved the fact that Point Park was right in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, and that there was always something to do and somewhere to go."
8/24/2017 Point Park University Welcoming One of Its Largest Incoming Classes this Fall
More than 850 U.S. and international freshmen and transfer students are enrolled at Point Park for the fall.
7/25/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Alannah Owens, Human Resource Management Major
"I think the best thing about Pittsburgh is the culture. There are people of many different cultures and backgrounds in the city and ways we celebrate each one."
5/4/2017 M.A. in Clinical-Community Psychology Student Creates Nonprofit to Help People in Need
Meet Orlandria Smith, graduate psychology student at Point Park University and executive director of the nonprofit organization, Connect With Your Heart.
4/11/2017 Students Network with Psychologists, Learn About New Research in Humanistic Psychology
More than 130 psychology practitioners and researchers from across the nation were at the 10th Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, held on campus March 30 through April 2, 2017.
4/3/2017 Point Park Hosts Student Summit of Universities Working Together to Stop Sexual Violence
More than 60 college students throughout the Pittsburgh region attended the 2017 Student Summit at Point Park University March 25.
3/29/2017 Professor is Guest Editor for Journal of Humanistic Psychology Special Issue
Brent Robbins focused on alternatives to the DSM-5 approach to psychiatric diagnosis.
2/15/2017 Point Park to Host 2017 Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology
Psychology practitioners, researchers from all over the U.S. will be on campus March 30-April 2 discussing research, education and social responsibility in the field of humanistic psychology.
2/7/2017 Confluence Psychology Alliance Marks 10 Years Collecting Coats for City's Homeless
Blankets, coats, hygiene products and more were collected and packaged Jan. 31 for homeless individuals in the Pittsburgh area.
11/15/2016 Faculty Profile: Jill Thomas, Ph.D., Discusses Her Passion For Clinical Psychology
Meet Jill Thomas, Ph.D., associate professor and director of clinical training in the M.A. in clinical-community psychology program at Point Park.
10/6/2016 Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology
The conference is part of the American Psychological Association and will be held March 30-April 2, 2017 at Point Park.
8/17/2016 Point Park Welcomes 14 New Full-Time Faculty
Meet new faculty who bring real-world experience into the classes they teach.
7/19/2016 Research, Writing as a Point Park Undergrad Benefits Alumna in Grad School, Social Work
Kerry Glova earned a B.A. in psychology with a minor in behavioral science in 2015 from Point Park.
7/13/2016 Alumna Taylor Goska Discovered Dual Passions for Psychology and Dance at Point Park
Meet Taylor Goska, a 2015 psychology and dance alumna who now works for Jewish Community Services, Bel Air Dance Academy and Supernova Dance Company.
7/1/2016 M.A. Clinical-Community Psych Grads Named Editors
Justin Karter and Kevin Gallagher were named editors of the American Psychological Association's Society for Humanistic Psychology Newsletter.
5/26/2016 Psychology Faculty to Give Sample Lectures at Grad Open Houses June 7 and 22
Prospective M.A. and Psy.D. clinical-community psychology grad students can hear lectures from Brent Robbins, Ph.D., and Robert McInerney, Ph.D.
4/29/2016 Psychology Professor Serves as Guest Editor of Scholarly Journal
Brent Robbins, Ph.D., is the guest editor of the May 2016 issue of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology.
4/21/2016 Art Show Organized by Students and OSN Brings Homelessness to the Forefront, Inspires Many
Stunning artwork was showcased on campus April 8 at the “Home is Where the Art is” art show, hosted by Point Park’s Confluence Psychology Alliance student group and Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net.
3/4/2016 At City in a Room, students explore benefits of living in Pittsburgh
Campus Activities Board event helps students learn more about Pittsburgh neighborhoods and fun city events.
2/4/2016 Clinical-Community Psych Grad Classes Help Alum in Outreach Role with The Humane Society
Meet Chloe Detrick, a 2015 M.A. in clinical-community psychology graduate of Point Park and media relations specialist for The Humane Society of the U.S.
1/28/2016 Professor in National Publications Psychology Today and Mad in America
Sharna Olfman, Ph.D., discusses child mental health controversies and the epigenetic origins of schizophrenia.
12/3/2015 Confluence Psychology Alliance Spreads Awareness about Homelessness in Pittsburgh
Confluence Psychology Alliance held a donation kick-off party Nov. 17 to collect coats, blankets, hygiene products and more for Operation Safety Net.
10/14/2015 Professor Presents Psychology Research on "Living the Good Life"
Brent Robbins, Ph.D., presented his research on positive psychology at the American Psychological Association's 2015 convention in Toronto, Canada.
9/25/2015 Students Gain Workplace Experience, Make Industry Connections During Summer Internships
Point Park students interned for Ernst & Young, Prudential, WQED, KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh Riverhounds and more.
9/15/2015 Dance Alumnus Joshua Manculich Honored With Princess Grace Award
Joshua Manculich is the third Point Park grad to receive the Princess Grace Award.
9/2/2015 Psychology Transfer Student Gains Various Data, Contracts Experience Interning for GNC
Meet Brian Smith, a senior psychology major and transfer student interning for GNC in Downtown Pittsburgh.
8/10/2015 Faculty Profile: Sharna Olfman, Ph.D., Psychologist and Professor of Psychology
Olfman is a professor of psychology at Point Park and a private practice psychologist.
6/22/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Psychology Major Emily Jamison
Learn what Psychology major Emily Jamison loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
5/11/2015 Professor and Students Attend Honors Conference
Helen Fallon and students planned and presented at the Northeast Regional Conference.
5/11/2015 2015 HHS Symposium Featured Open Mic Reading, Variety of Research Posters and Presentations
Undergraduate students from various majors came together to present at the Sixth Annual Humanities and Human Sciences Symposium April 24.
4/10/2015 Psychology Students and Faculty Present Research at Conference in Chicago
Research work was presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology.
3/26/2015 Global Cultural Studies and Psychology Double Major Comes to Point Park from Hawaii
Meet Hana Valle, a junior global cultural studies and psychology major, who recently spoke at the Storytelling and Human Rights Symposium.
3/3/2015 Latest Research in Children’s Mental Health is Focus of Book, Film Event
Professor Sharna Olfman, Ph.D., and Filmmaker Kevin P. Miller, will lead a discussion on campus April 10.
2/27/2015 Panelists at Third Annual Storytelling and Human Rights Symposium Advocated for Voices on the Margins
The Feb. 20 symposium focused on the marginalization of human rights in a variety of fields including psychology, humanities, journalism and the arts.
12/19/2014 Undergraduate Humanities and Human Sciences Majors Showcase their Research
Point Park students who conducted research this fall got the opportunity to present their work Dec. 6 at the Seventh Annual Undergraduate Research Conference held on campus.
11/26/2014 Honors Students Attend National Conference
Students and faculty presented at the conference in Denver, Colo.
11/12/2014 Psychology Student Gains Valuable Insight Volunteering for Rape Crisis Center
Meet Calla Kainaroi, senior psychology major and crisis hotline volunteer for Pittsburgh Action Against Rape.
5/6/2014 Undergrad Students Present Wide Range of Research Topics at 2014 HHS Symposium
The symposium also included a keynote presentation from Don Mitchell, Ph.D., distinguished professor of geography at Syracuse University.
4/8/2014 Scholarship Into Political Action is Focus of Keynote Speaker at HHS Symposium
Don Mitchell, Ph.D., distinguished professor of geography at Syracuse University, will be the keynote speaker on April 18.
10/21/2013 Confluence Psychology Alliance Student Group Visits Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
Undergraduate and graduate psychology students met with PAAR's education and training specialist and toured the facilities.
9/20/2013 Psychology Senior Spends Summer Semester at Sea Studying and Visiting 10 Countries
Meet Angelica Audia, a psychology student at Point Park who talks about her study abroad experience.
8/30/2013 Psychology Grad Excels as an Occupational Therapist, Yoga Instructor and Blogger
Melissa Bender earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Point Park in 2007.
8/28/2013 Meet Robert Novia, Psychology Student and Intern at Allegheny General Hospital
Novia is a neuropsychology intern for AGH's psychiatry department.
5/30/2013 Psychology Major Named Outstanding Arts and Sciences Senior and Student Leader
Meet Karly Shorts, a 2013 psychology alumna of Point Park.
3/25/2013 Professors Present on Hermeneutics of Love at Psychology Conference
Robert McInerney, Ph.D. and Brent Robbins, Ph.D. presented on the hermeneutics of love at the American Psychology Association’s Division 32 Annual Conference.
12/19/2012 Confluence Psychology Alliance Student Group Hosts Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
The Confluence Psychology Alliance student group hosted its Annual Undergraduate Research Conference featuring research presentations by students and a keynote speech from Leswin Laubscher, Ph.D.
11/13/2012 Students Taking "Personality Theory" Course to Host Psychology Workshops on Campus Nov. 14 and 15
The Point Park community and general public are invited to participate in a series of psychology workshops led by students on Nov. 14 and 15.
10/10/2012 Point Park to Offer Master’s Degree in Clinical-Community Psychology
The School of Arts and Sciences will be offering a 36-credit Master of Arts degree in clinical-community psychology beginning in the Fall of 2013.
4/26/2012 National Psychology Conference Allows Students to Showcase Their Original Research and Meet Scholars
Approximately 200 professionals, scholars, and faculty came to Point Park University for the Fifth Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology.
6/6/2011 Point Park’s Psychology Program Prepares Alumna for Graduate School
Veronika Panagiotou credits the psychology program at Point Park—and the qualitative research methods she learned—for giving her an edge entering graduate school.

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