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Sea World Skypes with Psychology and Animal Studies Students

Sea World EKU

On Tuesday, February 25th, Sea World San Antonio Skyped with Dr. Radhika Makecha’s Psychology and Animal Studies students! Dr.Makecha's comparative psychology class (which covers animal cognition and behavior) is currently learning about operant conditioning and they received a lesson on animal training straight from Shamu Stadium. 

EKU Psychology Professor trains 130 Behavior Health Providers in Suicide-Focused Treatment at Tianjin University in Tianjin, China

Dr. Melinda Moore

EKU Psychology Department Assistant Professor Dr. Melinda Moore trained 130 behavioral health providers in suicide-focused treatment convened at Tianjin University in Tianjin, China recently.

Psychology Major Wins Gilman Scholarship

Brookelynn Brindley

Five Eastern Kentucky University students were awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a highly competitive study-abroad grant that receives thousands of applicants per year.

EKU Psychology Graduate Finds Inspiration in Reba McEntire Song

Kelli Jo Blair

Ten years after she dropped out of high school, Kelli Jo Blair was standing at her kitchen sink, washing dishes from the breakfast she had made for her famil

QEP Spotlight: Dr. Sara Incera

Sara Incera

This is another in a series of interviews with staff, faculty, administrators and students across campus promoting the goals of EKU’s Quality Enhanceme

EKU Psychology Department student is a published author.

Savannah Campbell

The writer, Savannah Campbell, credits her studies in psychology as being one of the cornerstones on which she bases her perceptions of the world and how she crafts her tales. Dreamer is a psychological mystery in which a young woman discovers she has abilities in lucid dreaming. Not only can Irene Gabbard control her dream content but she can also assist others within their dreams as well.

Psychology Professor Trains NYPD

Dr. Melinda Moore

On Thursday, December 17th, a training for NYPD detectives, State Patrol, and Port Authority law enforcement was held to strengthen their skills around conducting psychological autopsies on those officers who have taken their own lives or attempted suicide. Dr.

Psychology Professor Honored for Service

Ronald J Cutter Professional Service Award

Dr. Myra Beth Bundy Recently received the 2018 Ronald J. Cutter Professional Services Award presented by the Arc of Kentucky, a group that advocates for the rights of citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In presenting Dr. Bundy with the award. executive director of the Arc of Kentucky said, Dr.

EKU Psy.D. Program is granted Accreditation, On Contingency by APA

EKU Psy.D. Accreditation

The doctoral program at EKU, which was launched in the fall of 2015 was recently granted Accreditation, On Contingency status by the American Psychological Association (APA) in May of 2018. This followed a year-long process that involved a thorough self-study amd a 2-day site visit by APA. The program is focused on training clinical psychologists to work in rural and underserved populations.

Winslow Wins Acorn Award for Teaching Excellence

Winslow Wins Acorn Award

The highest honor for teaching excellence presented by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and sponsored by Kentucky colleges and universities, the 2017 Acorn Award, was received by Dr. Matthew Winslow. 

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