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Catawba's Psychology Honor Society Inducts New Members
The Catawba College chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, welcomed three new members during an induction ceremony held in late April at DJ's Restaurant. The new members are Madelin Contreras of Salisbury, Kaitlin Johnson of Myersville, Md., and Cinthia Rodriguez of Salisbury. The advisor is Dr. Lyn Boulter, professor of psychology.
Catawba College Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff at Annual Awards Convocation
Members of the Catawba College community gathered in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on April 23 to celebrate achievement. The occasion was the annual Awards Convocation.Scheduled the day after Earth Day, the awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass. They symbolized the college's commitment to environmental responsibility and are a reminder to the recipients to promote a greener, more sustainable lifestyle.
Going, Going, Gone – Students Prep for Their Futures
As the 2012-2013 academic year comes to a close, Catawba College students are thinking about their futures. For some graduating in May, a next step — graduate school — is on their minds. For those with a year or so to go before they earn their undergraduate degree, thoughts are on how to enhance their future opportunities and make themselves ready for the next steps after Catawba.
Catawba College Students and Faculty Attend Southeastern Psychological Association Meeting
Two faculty members and several students from the psychology department at Catawba College attended the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Atlanta, Ga., March 13-16.
Catawba College Student Receives $500 Scholarship
junior, Kedtrin Gallagher of Little River, S.C., is one of 23 college students to receive a $500 scholarship from Dr. Pepper's 2012 N.C. Scholarship Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes ran from August 1 through December 31, 2012. Kedtrin learned she was one of the tuition money winners after she returned to campus from the college's Christmas holiday break.
Catawba College Honor Society Inducts New Members
Catawba College's Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology inducted three new members on December 4. The new members are Benjamin S. Patterson of Rockwell, a psychology major; Jordan M. Greene of Oak Island, a business administration major and psychology minor; and C. Denise Grissom of Stokesdale, an elementary education major and psychology minor.
Catawba SGA Scholarships Help 13 Students Travel to Academic Conferences during Fall Semester
Catawba College students attended or will attend the Stanford Biochemistry Departmental Symposium in Santa Cruz, Calif., the 2012 National Leadership Conference in Charlotte, the Southeastern Psychological Association Conference in Atlanta, Ga., and the Southeastern Theatre Conference in Louisville, Ky., all thanks to new SGA-funded scholarships.
Catawba's Psi Chi Chapter Designated a Model Chapter for 2011-2012
Catawba College's chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, has been designated as a Psi Chi Model Chapter for the year ending June 30, 2012. That honor was announced August 15 by the Psi Chi Board of Directors.
Paper Accepted for Publication in Scholarly Journal
A paper authored by a Catawba College professor of psychology and two college alumnae has been accepted for publication in the journal, "Psychology." Dr. Sheila Brownlow and alumnae Amanda Kanoy of Salisbury and Tiffany F. Sowers of Asheville authored the paper entitled "Can reward obviate stereotype threat effects on mental rotation tasks?"
Catawba Psychology Professor Shares Tips for Healthier Holidays
By Hugh Fisher, for the Salisbury Post - The holidays bring with them joy and splendor, warm memories and favorite songs, comfort foods and family memories. The challenge for many Americans is not just enjoying the season, but surviving it. Erin Wood, assistant professor of psychology at Catawba College, said that two of the keys to happier, healthier holidays are positive attitude and realistic expectations.
Students Share Their Research at 2012 Interdisciplinary Research Symposium
Catawba College students from various disciplines shared their diverse research projects during the 2012 Interdisciplinary Research Symposium held Thursday, April 26 in the Leonard Lounge of the Cannon Student Center. Faculty, staff and students on campus dropped by during the two-hour event to listen and learn from these students.
Faculty and Students Present Scholarly Papers
Dr. Eric R. Hake, associate professor of economics at Catawba College, presented a paper at the Allied Social Science Association (ASSA)/American Economics Association Conference in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 6, 2012. Seven students, accompanied by two Catawba College faculty, will present four pieces of research at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.
VIDEO: A Catawba Story - First-Class, First Ladies
by John H. Rapp '76 (Sociology and Psychology Alumnus) - An alumnus remembers two former first ladies (Omwake and Dearborn) and their impact on his time at Catawba and beyond.
Psychology Professor Offers Employees Advice for the Dog Days of Summer
By Emily Ford, salisburypost.com - Dr. Erin Wood, assistant professor of psychology at Catawba College, offers some advice on how employees can stay focused and productive during the summer. As temperatures soar outside, the summer slump begins inside. When desk jockeys and cubicle dwellers should be crunching numbers, making sales or writing articles, they are daydreaming about the beach or pool.
Catawba Psychology Alumnus Named 2011 Delaware School Psychologist of the Year
Ted Demarest, Class of '77, has been named Delaware School Psychologist of the Year for 2011. He received the award at the annual conference of the Delaware Association of School Psychologists in May. Ted has been a school psychologist for the Colonial School District in New Castle, Delaware, since 1982. During his tenure with the school district, he has served preschool through secondary students.
Catawba College Students and Professor Author Paper Accepted for Publication
A paper authored by Catawba College professor, Dr. Sheila Brownlow, and several of her students, Amanda J. Janas of Concord, Kathleen A. Blake of Atlanta, Ga., and Kathleen T. Rebadow of Melbourne, Fla., has been accepted for publication by the journal, "Psychology."
Students Share Their Research at 2011 Interdisciplinary Research Symposium
Again this year, Catawba College students from various disciplines shared their diverse research projects during the 2011 Interdisciplinary Research Symposium held Thursday, April 21 in the Leonard Lounge of the Cannon Student Center. Faculty, staff and students on campus dropped by during the two-hour event to listen and learn from these students.
Six Students, Three Faculty from Catawba College's Psychology Department Attend Annual Meeting
Six students and three faculty members from Catawba College's Psychology Department recently attended the 57th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Jacksonville, Fla. Those attending included students Katie Zink of Salisbury; David Bowling of Newburg, Md.; Maura Pantone of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Rebekah Brown of Cleveland; Melanie Mishue of China Grove; and Jessica Jordan of Meriden, Conn.; along with faculty members Drs. Erin Wood, Lyn Boulter and Sheila Brownlow.
Four Hundred Miles Away From Home: Two Catawba College Students Thrive and Grow
Both of them are students at Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C., and although they're each 400 miles from their respective homes, they love life at their college. Ashley Acken of Marietta, Pa., and Kyle Hendrick of Palatka, Fla., have more in common than the 400 miles between Catawba College and their hometowns. They both are student leaders on the picturesque campus of 1000 students, and there, they have begun to discover themselves and their full potential.
Three New Faculty Members Welcomed to Catawba College
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News Service. This fall, the Catawba College community welcomed three new faculty members: Dr. Forrest Anderson, Dr. Eric Hake and Dr. Erin Wood.
Catawba Alumnus Elected to American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors
Catawba alumnus G. Edward Hughes, president/CEO of Gateway Community and Technical College, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Association of Community Colleges for a three-year term beginning in July. "It is an honor to be elected by my peers across the country to the AACC Board," Dr. Hughes said. "This is a critical time for the AACC board, especially as we hire and begin working with a new association president.
Long-Serving Psychology Professor to Retire in May
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News Service. In the spring of 1970, there was one overriding factor that brought Robin Roberts to Catawba College. "They offered me a job," Roberts says. Dr. Albert E. "Robin" Roberts is retiring in May after 40 years on the faculty. Roberts is chairman of the psychology department and Dr. Sheila Brownlow will take over those duties in fall 2010. Roberts is approaching retirement with his typical aplomb.
Catawba Faculty and Students Attend Annual Meeting of Psychological Association
Faculty and students of the Catawba College Psychology Department attended the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Chattanooga, Tenn., March 10-13. Students attending included Lauren Graham of Salisbury, N.C., Andrea Clabaugh of York, Pa., and Tiffany Sowers of Asheville, N.C.; faculty included Drs. Lyn Boulter and Sheila Brownlow.
Two Catawba Grads and a Professor Have Paper Accepted for Publication
Dr. Sheila Brownlow, a professor of psychology at Catawba College, and two of her former students, Jessica Davison of Springfield, Pa., and Danielle Schneider of New Castle, Del., both 2009 graduates, co-authored a paper that has been accepted for publication by the Psi Chi Journal.
VIDEO: The Prank's on Me - A Catawba Story
by Bill Shockley '68, Psychology Alumnus. Shockley, who had a history of being a prankster, shares how one of his most clever pranks caught up with him one day.
VIDEO: The Ghost of Hedrick Hall - A Catawba Story
by Bill Shockley '68, Psychology Alumnus. Shockley tells of how he and his roommate investigated an unexplained activity — and came face-to-face with the "Ghost of Hedrick Hall."
Catawba Alumna Crowned Miss Spencer-Rowan 2009
Source: www.SalisburyPost.com - Sherri Hill was crowned Miss Spencer-Rowan 2009 at a pageant held Friday during the annual Spencer Jaycees Street Dance in downtown Spencer. Hill, 24, is a native of East Spencer and daughter of Althea Hill and the late Howard Solomon
Catawba College Students Present Research at Southeastern Psychological Association Meeting
Catawba College psychology professor, Dr. Sheila Brownlow, and several of her students traveled to the 55th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association held Feb. 18-21 in New Orleans, La. While there, the student presented peer-reviewed research in interactive poster sessions.
Catawba College Professor Collaborates with Students on Paper Which Is Published
Catawba College professor of psychology, Dr. Sheila Brownlow, collaborated with two of her students, Stephanie Valentine and Alvin Owusu, to produce a paper which has been published. The paper, "Women Athletes' Mental Rotation Under Stereotypic Threat" has been published by Perceptual and Motor Skills.
Catawba College Psychology Professor Attends Meeting in Italy
Dr. Albert E. (Robin) Roberts recently attended the 13th meeting of the European Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics held in Genoa, Italy. This meeting attracted participants from 44 countries and focused on the new developments in using clinical ultrasound as a neuroimaging tool to assess progressive cerebrovascular impairments which can lead to a set of problems such as stroke, dementia, and general cognitive dysfunctions.
Catawba College Students and Faculty Attend Annual Meeting
Members of the faculty and several students of the Catawba College Psychology Department attended the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in March. Student Kathryn Shanklin of Cypress, Texas presented her work titled "Facebook: An Addiction?" during the Undergraduate Poster Session.
1995 Alumna Reflects on Her Catawba College Experience
When she came to Catawba, Amy Jordan '95, a student from Baltimore, Md., loved musical theatre and dance. But after she took just one psychology class on campus during her freshman year, she developed yet another fascination and interest.
Beloved Husband and Son Memorialized through New Scholarship at Catawba College
Betsy Rich of Salisbury is paying tribute to the kind, loving and resilient spirits of her late husband and son through a new scholarship she has established at Catawba College. The Maynard L. and Paul L. Rich First Family Scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need, who feels called to the helping professions (education, psychology, religion/philosophy and pre-med), and who demonstrates a caring spirit and a sense of high moral values.
Catawba College Students and Faculty to Attend Psychological Association Meeting
Students and faculty of the psychology department will attend the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in New Orleans, La., February 21-24. Dr. Karen Horner, Dr. Lyn Boulter, and Dr. Sheila Brownlow will attend, along with students Lindsay Mellon, a senior from Berlin, Conn.; Katherine Fair, a senior from Fairbanks, Alaska; and Kathleen Blake, a junior from Greensboro.
N.C. Author to Speak at Catawba College
When Catawba College Psychology Professor Dr. Lyn Boulter wanted her first-year seminar students to talk about how love, hate and fear affect our choices in life in her seminar course, Villains and Heroes, she chose to use a memoir by a N.C. man.
Manuscript by Catawba College Professor and Students Accepted for Publication
A manuscript written by Dr. Sheila Brownlow, Catawba College's Jefferson Pilot Professor of Psychology and director of the College Honors Program, in collaboration with three former Catawba College students, Mary Attea ('05), Alex Lopez ('06), and Jill Makransky ('06), has been accepted for publication.
Recipients of Endowed Professorships Announced at Catawba College's Opening Convocation
The recipients of several endowed professorships were announced Thursday, August 31 during Catawba College's Opening Convocation for the 2006-2007 academic year. Dr. Michael J. Baranski, a professor of biology, received the Bashore Distinguished Professorship in Environmental Science. This professorship must be awarded to a faculty member in environmental science who is a high achiever as a scholar and teacher with outstanding qualifications and enthusiasm for his work and the students who are e
Catawba College Faculty and Students Attend Association Meeting
Several Catawba College psychology faculty and their students attended the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Atlanta, Ga., this month. Dr. Lyn Boulter, professor of psychology, chaired the Association’s Committee for Professional Opportunity (CEPO) undergraduate research poster session and sat on a Psi Chi panel with faculty from other schools discussing "Preparing for Graduate School: Preparation Strategies."
Two Catawba College Faculty Have Articles Accepted for Publication
Dr. Andrew Morris, Catawba College Associate Professor of Management, Dr. Lynn Boulter, Catawba College Professor of Psychology, and Dr. Celeste Brotheridge of the Université du Québec à Montréal had an article accepted for publication in Journal of the Academy of Business Education (Wake Forest University). The article was entitled" Bringing Positive Psychology into the Business Classroom: Gratitude Visits as a way to Develop Emotional Intelligence."
Catawba College Student and Professor Have Paper Published
Catawba College student Cathrine Balentine of Charlotte, a senior psychology major, and Dr. Sheila Brownlow, professor of psychology, have collaborated to produce a research paper which has been accepted for publication.
'Home from Nowhere': Catawba Students Learn about Effects of Sprawl
Talk about life-changing. This is a class that challenges students where they live. Dr. Sheila Brownlow's First-year Seminar, "Home from Nowhere," is one Catawba College course that is causing scales to fall from students' eyes. It is also encouraging – some would say "forcing" – the 16 first-year students in the class to take a hard look at what they value and how their choices impact them as individuals and as community members.
Catawba College Psychology Faculty and Students Participate in Professional Meeting
All four faculty members of the Catawba College Psychology Department, along with several of their students, participated in the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association held recently in Nashville, Tenn. Faculty members attending included Drs. Lyn Boulter, Karen Horner, Al Roberts, and Sheila Brownlow.