Monday, March 7, 2022
"Our program brings sophisticated theoretical lenses to problems of mental health so that we can recognize contextual factors. They are easy to miss, because we see people, not their situations. Yet, people never exist outside of a situation. If we miss the social and cultural context, we will too easily stigmatize people."
Monday, April 3, 2017
More than 60 college students throughout the Pittsburgh region attended the 2017 Student Summit "Looking Forward - Combatting Sexual Violence On Campus" hosted at Point Park University March 25.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Blankets, coats, hygiene products and more were collected and packaged for homeless individuals in the Pittsburgh area at Confluence Psychology Alliance's Blanket and Coat Drive Kick-Off Party Jan. 31 on campus.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
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®.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Expanding upon their annual blanket and coat drive, the Confluence Psychology Alliance student group at Point Park University held a donation kick-off party Nov. 17 to collect coats, blankets, hats, gloves, socks, hygiene products and more for Operation Safety Net.
"Our psychology program here is bomb! We offer a Bachelor of Arts degree rather than a Bachelor of Science, meaning we take a much more humanistic approach to the field rather than through a purely scientific lens. Our professors are amazing and I always leave class excited to discuss what I learned with my friends. I wouldn't want to go through any other program!" Jamision said.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Confluence Psychology Alliance student group hosted its Fifth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Point Park on Dec. 7, featuring research presentations by psychology seminar students and a keynote speech from Leswin Laubscher, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Duquesne University.