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Psychology career fair held at Sac State

Cheyenne Jayne

October 14, 2015

The International Honor Society in Psychology (PSI CHI) Club at Sacramento State held their second psychology career fair on Tuesday, October 13 in the University Union, Redwood Room. Isabella Serrato, PSI CHI president, said that this event is one where students of all majors can make great con...

Psychology department lacks faculty numbers despite impaction

Alex Slavas

April 18, 2012

The faculty count for Sacramento State’s psychology department has reached the lowest level in five years – creating challenges for both the department and students. Total faculty count for the psychology department decreased from 42 to 28 members between 2008-10 according to the fall 2011 Office...

Sac State admissions affected by recently impacted majors

Camille Anglo

March 7, 2012

Students should expect extra requirements when applying to one of the three impacted areas of study for fall 2012 at Sacramento State. The Department of Psychology, Division of Criminal Justice and health science program now have impaction status. Those programs join the school of nursing, the Colleg...

Teacher asked to stop policy on bringing snacks to class

Brett Johnson

November 30, 2011

Sacramento State psychology professor George Parrott was asked by the university's psychology department to discontinue his long-held policy on students bringing snacks, or facing a teacher-less class. Parrott has required students to bring snacks into his classroom for nearly 40 years, saying he does so in an e...

Students ditch snack-time, professor leaves classroom

Brett Johnson

November 16, 2011

Sacramento State Psychology Professor George Parrott promptly left his Foundations of Psychological Research class Thursday morning after discovering that two students tasked with bringing snacks to class were not present. Parrott has expected students to work together to make or bring snacks for the c...

Sac State psychological conference shines light on autism research

Courtney Quigg, a Sac State alumna in psychology, is presenting
her group's research project at the Psychological Research
Conference.

State Hornet Staff

October 28, 2011

Sacramento State's third annual Psychological Research Conference brought together dozens of student and faculty's ideas, theories and psychological research studies.The psychology department put together Thursday's event in order to share its members' latest contributions to the psychological field through individu...

CSU board approves impaction for three Sac State majors

Sam Pearson

August 31, 2011

Declining state funding means enrollment standards are tightening for three popular majors at Sacramento State. Criminal justice, psychology and health sciences will declare program impaction, allowing them to institute higher admissions requirements than what is necessary to get into Sac State in order ...