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33rd Annual Multicultural Symposium

Join us as we welcome Dr. Ivory Toldson for his talk on Friday, April 7th, 2017 from 1:30 - 2:30pm.

Celebrating The Career Contributions of Abe Wandersman

In recognition & appreciation of 39 years of scholarship, service & teaching, the Psychology Department is hosting a colloquium featuring Dr. Wandersman on Friday, March 31st at 3pm in Sloan College Rm.112.

Nicole White was awarded an SREB Scholarship!

Congratulations to Nicole White for her receipt of a Fellowship from the Southern Regional Education Board State Doctoral Scholars Program!

Dr. Jane Roberts and colleagues land a new 5 year grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jane Roberts, Dr. Amanda Fairchild and Dr. Kimberly Hills on their NIH funded 5 year project "Emergence, Stability and Predictors of Anxiety in Fragile X Syndrome" worth $ 3.2 million dollars.

National Institute for Justice Awards $4.1 Million Grant to the SMHT

Professor Mark Weist and colleagues from the University of South Carolina (USC) Department of Psychology School Mental Health Team Approved for a $4.1 Million dollar research grant by the National Institute for Justice

PCORI Grant Awarded to The School Mental Health Team Led by Dr. Mark Weist

University of South Carolina (USC) Department of Psychology School Mental Health Team Approved for a $247,168 Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

5 year NIH Grant awarded to Dr. Jane Roberts & colleagues!

Dr. Jane Roberts & team awarded 5-year grant to study Fragile-X Syndrome!

Chris Rorden & Julius Fridriksson landed a 5 year Center grant!

Congratulations to Chris Rorden, Julius Fridriksson and their team on landing an NIH Center grant!

Congratulations to Multiple-PI's Charlie Mactutus and Rose Booze!

NIH grant awarded to a great team of researchers

Congratulations to Dr. Kate Flory!

Provost's Social Sciences Grant Award

SPARC Graduate Research Grant Recipients

SPARC Graduate Research Grant recipients announced!

Magellan Scholar Program Award Recipients

Congratulations to the Psychology Department's most recent Magellan Scholar Program Award recipients!

Congratulations to the School Psychology Program!

The Psychology Department is very proud of our School Psychology Program, which just received a ranking of 3rd best School Psychology Program by This ranking reflects the outstanding scholarship, teaching, mentoring and community outreach by program members.

Congratulations to Dr. Shauna Cooper!

Dr. Shauna Cooper, associate professor of psychology, was named as a McCausland Fellow in recognition for her research and imaginative teaching. She is conducting a longitudinal study of African-American fathers' parenting practices and the impact they have on adolescent adjustment, funded by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Mactutus!

Professor Mactutus' latest project has received NICHD/NIH funding!

Congratulations to Dr. Kate Flory!

Dr. Flory's latest project has received funding.

Congratulations to Dr. Bret Kloos!

Associate Professor Bret Kloos has received funding for his project, "Context of Recovery."

Congratulations to Dr. Elma Lorenzo-Blanco!

Assistant Professor Elman Lorenzo Blanco's latest project has received NIH funding.

Welcome Michele Osenga!

Welcome our new Administrative Specialist!

Welcome Heather Gomes!

Welcome our new Administrative Assistant!

Congratulations USC Psi Chi!

The Psi Chi Quiz Bowl Team takes first place at the SC Psychological Association Academic Quiz Bowl last week.

Remembering Dr. Kendra Cusaac

The Psychology Department is greatly saddened by the passing of one of its most beloved faculty members.


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