Main Menu

Psychology Home


Department News

10th Annual Aging Well Workshop

Aging Well: Being Prepared Through the Decades
Tuesday, May 8th at the Robert C. Bryd Center for Congressional History and Education.

This day-long workshop presents themes related to: planning for healthy aging across the life span, the lifestyle factors that contribute to healthy aging, ways to proactively plan for all aspects of the aging process, and to not forget the importance of humor along the way. It offers 6 continuing education units for nurses and social workers and is also open to members of the community, including elders and their families.

Registration is $50 per person for CEUs or $25 per person. RSVP by May 1 to Sharon Earl at 304-876-5332 or or Heidi Dobish at 304-876-5435 or

Sponsored by Departments of Nursing Education, Psychology, and Social Work.

Read more:

Study Abroad 2019

Once again, the Department of Psychology is sponsoring an academic study tour to London and Paris to take place in May, 2019. Visit our Study Abroad page for more information. Students wishing to receive credit as part of the trip should plan on enrolling in Dr. Lovelace’s section of PSYC 420 History & Systems of Psychology in spring, 2019.

Contact Dr. Chris Lovelace for more information.

Student in the White Hall computer lab.

The Psychology Department Mission:

In conjunction with the missions of Shepherd University and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of Psychology facilitates student learning of core psychological knowledge, skills, and values and supports students’ career aspirations and academic goals through quality teaching, mentoring, and advising. Through service and research, the department encourages meaningful faculty and student participation in the community. The department accepts that psychology is an objective natural science. We apply the University’s core values in the work of the department and abide by the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct.

Visit us on Facebook

Give to the Department of Psychology

Support the Student Leadership Award