For Psychology Students
Because college is hard enough, isn’t it?
By Quincy Guinadi & David Van Engen Today marks the start of Derek Chauvin’s murder trial, one of the four police officers responsible for the unjustifiable killing of George Floyd. As we speak, the city of Minneapolis has responded in preparation to this trial by building barricades and increasing the presence of law enforcement. This … Continue reading Standing in Solidarity with our Black Peers & Community Members →
By Linda Zheng & Dakota Leget As a first-generation college student, it’s easy to feel disadvantaged or overwhelmed going into and throughout your college career. If you compare yourself to your peers, you may feel “behind” – perhaps in terms of professional, academic, and financial resources. This is a common experience for first-generation students, especially … Continue reading Navigating the Collegiate Atmosphere as a First-Generation Student →
The MPA Ethics Committee is looking to increase our student membership! Are you looking to increase your knowledge and gain experience regarding ethics consultation and build connections with other psychologists and students? If so, then please submit a brief statement about why you would like to be a part of the MPA Ethics Committee and submit it … Continue reading New MPA opportunities! →
The Student Division of the Minnesota Psychological Association supports college students irrespective of their status as guests or residents in the United States. We find the recent policy announcements of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and support from the White House to be capricious, arbitrary, and morally abhorrent. Unfortunately, this is only … Continue reading MPA SD Supports International Students →
By Milo Due & Quincy Guinadi Credit: ACLU On Friday, June 12, the Department of Health and Human Services finalized a decision to eliminate federal protections for transgender patients to prevent discrimination by healthcare providers including doctors, health insurers, and hospitals—protections that have been tirelessly fought for by generations of LGBTQAIGNC+ activists. In this decision, … Continue reading I can’t believe we have to say this… but trans people deserve healthcare! →
The Minnesota Psychological Association seeks to add to the voices recognizing the horror and injustice of the death of George Floyd and see this unjustified killing as an act of racism that may eventually be classified as a hate crime. We realize that there is an increase in the presence of racism, hate and discrimination … Continue reading MPA Statement on the Death of George Floyd →
By Dante Williams, M. A. Sometimes it is so easy to become distracted or lose sight of what our goals are as graduate students. In today’s world we are thrown into a whirlwind of uncertainties not knowing when COVID-19 will be ending or when our society will open up and return to “normal”. In the … Continue reading Finding Balance in an Unbalanced World →
The notice below was posted by APPIC. NOTICE TO STUDENTS AND DIRECTORS OF CLINICAL TRAINING We would like your assistance in notifying students who will be applying for internship this coming Fall about the existence of APPIC’s MATCH-NEWS e-mail list. An easy way to notify future internship applicants is to forward them a copy of this … Continue reading For Doctoral Students Applying for Internship this Fall: APPIC Announcements Coming Soon →
By David Van Engen …or if it’s too late, read this. It’s funny. Whenever someone tell you to not panic, it’s probably already too late. As college students, it’s safe to say that we live in a near-constant state of anxiety. Often, we like to tell others that we thrive in this environment, and sometimes … Continue reading Don’t Panic →
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