Graduate Student Activities

PSY-COGS 2017-2018 Board Members

PSY-COGS (Psychology Committee of Graduate Students) was created last year with the goal to make positive change for the School of Psychology graduate students.Together, this group focuses on creating social events and attempts to better foster a sense of community here in the School of Psychology. They look forward to continuing their efforts this year, building and extending previous efforts, to better the graduate student experience.

Members pictured (left to right): Sophie Kay (Chair), Emily Lustig (Vice Chair), Carolyn Hartzell (Faculty Rep Co-Chair), Brittany Noah (Secretary), David Martinez (Faculty Rep Co-Chair), Kate Kidwell (First-year Co-Chair), Cass Bentivegna (First-year Co-Chair), Gina Bufton (Social Chair), and Kathryn Narciso (First-year Mentor Chair).

Lauren Margulieux and Dar-Wei Chen Present "The Psychology of Card Magic"

Last year, School of Psychology Graduate Students Lauren Margulieux and Dar-Wei Chen presented the "Psychology of Card Magic"at an Atlanta Science Tavern event.  During the presentation, Lauren explained some of the basic psychology principles used by magicians while Dar-Wei performed card tricks implementing those principles. Click here to read more about the show.



School of Psychology Graduate Students Form a Cross-Program Co-Ed Kickball Team

Pictured (2015 Team):

Ben Jones - I/O Psych
Andrew Dopp
Ben Perrodin - I/O Psych
Carolyn Hartzell - Engineering Psych
Gina Bufton - I/O Psych
Marit Smith - CBS
Gabe Plummer - I/O Psych
Jason Tsukahara - CBS

Engineering Psychology Advisory Committee Hosts First Goodies for Grads Event

On October 21, 2015, the Engineering Psychology Advisory Committee (EPAC) hosted the first Goodies for Grads event.  Graduate students from all areas of psychology came out to relax and meet other graduate students, while enjoying some Highland Bakery and homemade treats and refreshing themselves with some coffee and tea.