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.
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.
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.
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.
Point Park Welcomes 14 New Full-Time Faculty
Meet new faculty who bring real-world experience into the classes they teach.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dance Alumnus Joshua Manculich Honored With Princess Grace Award
Joshua Manculich is the third Point Park grad to receive the Princess Grace Award.
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.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Psychology Major Emily Jamison
Learn what Psychology major Emily Jamison loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
Professor and Students Attend Honors Conference
Helen Fallon and students planned and presented at the Northeast Regional Conference.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Honors Students Attend National Conference
Students and faculty presented at the conference in Denver, Colo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meet Robert Novia, Psychology Student and Intern at Allegheny General Hospital
Novia is a neuropsychology intern for AGH's psychiatry department.
Psychology Major Named Outstanding Arts and Sciences Senior and Student Leader
Meet Karly Shorts, a 2013 psychology alumna of Point Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.