Psychology Peer Mentors

California State University, Fullerton

 

 

Newsletters 2019

 

December

 

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    December 2019 Newsletter issue includes a Professor Highlight featuring Doctor Ella Ben Hagai and an Alumni Highlight presenting Nicholas Jones who is an Alumni of the Psychology Department. You can read and learn more about different self care tips to manage your health and well - being better. Also, you can learn about how to get more involved in the CSUF community and grad tips from a CSUF grad school applicant, Ha Nguyen. Happy Holidays!

 

Co-Editor-in-Chief: Alysia Chavez
Authors: Peer Mentors

 

October

 

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 This month's issue includes a professor spotlight featuring Dr. Nadia Alcala and other highlights about the field of psychology. You can read and learn about 4 different types of Psychologists or check out psychology class highlights for those interested in a specific field of Psychology!

 

Co-Editor-in-Chief: Alysia Chavez
Authors: Peer Mentors

 

September

 

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We're into the new semester! Meet your Fall 2019 Peer Mentors. Check out our office hours. We are here to answer your psychology questions.

 

Co-Editor-in-Chief: Alysia Chavez
Authors: Peer Mentors

 

April

 

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As the semester draws to a close check out some study tips and tricks. This month's professor spotlight is on Dr. Cartiligia. Find out more information about the Western Psychological Association Annual Convention and the 2019 Annual Psychology Day at CSUF. The Multi-Ethnic Collaborative of Community Agencies- invites you to their Stigma Reduction Through the Arts event!

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Rana Salem & Amelia Miscone
Authors: Julie Nguyen, Jonathan Forde, Katarina Avalos, Sam Sotelo, Tina Mikesell, and Trang Le.

 

March

 

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Spring into the new semester! Meet your Spring 2019 Peer Mentors. Check out our office hours. We are here to answer your psychology question.

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Rana Salem & Jennifer Cazares
Authors: Peer Mentors

 

 

Newsletters 2018

 

December

 

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Enjoy our last newsletter of the year. It is filled with scholarships opportunities and healthy snack recommendation. There is an update on the transgender communities and important information about suicide prevention. Have a fun and safe holiday Titans!

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Heidi Duarte and Amelia Miscione
Authors: Bri Nguyen, Cynthia Gonzalez, Giovanni Mendoza, & Trang Le

 

November

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There is no time better than the present to explore internship opportunities and useful campuses resources like the Career Center and the Diversity and Cultural Resource Center to prepare for life after graduation. Psychology is diverse major that can be broadly apply to various industry. Find out more in this newsletter. This month professor spotlight is Dr. Kristin Beals. 

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Heidi Duarte and Amelia Miscione
Authors: Amelia Miscione, Tina Mikesell, Sierra Lopez, Jonathan Forde, & Heidi Duarte

 

October

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As psychology students, Mental Health Awareness Day (October 10) reminds us of our pursuit to dispel myth about psychological conditions and to be mindful of others. This month professor spotlight is Dr. Russell Espinoza. This edition also include a spotlight on the library renovation and additional resources.

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Heidi Duarte and Amelia Miscione
Authors: Ha Nguyen, Ryann Ippolito, Katherine Bliss, & Amelia Miscione

 

October

 

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Cheers to the new semester! Meet your Fall 2018 peer mentors and psychology advisors. Get information about office hours, psychology organizations, and more. 

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Heidi Duarte, Amelia Miscione, & Trang Le
Authors: Ryann Ippolito & Amelia Miscione

 

May

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The end of the semester is always a bittersweet moment. It is the end of a chapter and the beginning of a new one. In this newsletter, we say farewell to Terry Jones, an amazing Equipment Technician who have been serving CSUF Psychology Department since 1985. Learn more about finals, CSUF psychology commencement, and how the CSUF Career Center can assist alumni. May's Professor Spotlight is Dr. Espinoza.

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Kendra Paquette & Janet Garcia
Authors: Debbie Garcia, John Alexander, Kelcey Chen, Katherine Bliss, Jenny Young, & Trang Le

 

April

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Ready for some valuable information? This newsletter features insights from peers and professors, recap of the 23rd Annual Psychology Day at CSUF, and healthy study habits to help you ace the final exams. Get to know CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services) and the psychology department administrative to learn how they can help enhance your college experience.

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Kendra Paquette & Janet Garcia
Authors:
Tina Mikesell, Jennifer Rubalcaba, Sam Sotelo, Courtney Giblertsen, Frank Reyes, Dillion Pedroza, Elbum Akrbarian, Jesse K. Jiang, & Yuliana Fernandez

 

March

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This March issue dispel the myths of psychology. It features articles about group dynamics, workshops corner, Psychology Day, and why we wear green on Saint Patrick's Day. Professor Spotlight of the month is Professor Huft.

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Kendra Paquette & Janet Garcia
Authors: Nick Ulrich, Melissa Giraldin, Dillon Pedroza, Sam Sotelo, Kendra Paquette, Jason Le, & Ha Nguyen

 

February

 

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Enjoy our first newsletter of the semester which contains an introduction of our Spring 2018 peer mentors! Also find our office hours, club info, and various resources in every edition.

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Kendra Paquette & Janet Garcia

Authors: Yuliana Fernandez & Twyla Smith

 

 

Newsletters 2017
 

November

 

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Enjoy this November issue of the Psych newsletter to learn about the outcome of the PSI CHI debate. Also learn study tips and how to effectively read a scholarly article for your psych class! Additionally, this months professor of the month is professor Bowman.

 

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Janet Garcia & Jenny Young

Authors: Melissa S., Melissa G., & Jennifer R.

 

October

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This October issue features behavioral therapy options, upcoming CSUF psychology events, and our featured professor of the month- Professor Madracki!

 

Newsletter Editors-in-Chief: Janet Garcia & Jenny Young
Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristen Beals
Authors: Frank Reyes, Kelcey Khen, Yuliana Fernandez, & Mary Brown

 

September

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Be sure to check out this September issue of the Psych newsletter to meet your Fall 17 peer mentors! Also learn about Psych clubs and the featured professor: Jonathon Park!

 

Newsletter Editors-in-Chief: Janet Garcia & Jenny Young

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristen Beals

Authors: Dillon Pedroza, Jenny Young, & Janet Garcia

 

May

 

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This May issue of the newsletter contains information about commencement, counseling programs at CSUF, the importance of sleep, and the horrors of cramming! Be sure to check it out!

 

Newsletter Editor-in-Chief: Lucille Chaney

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristen Beals

Authors: Joe Macias, Frank Reyes, Melissa Salmeron, and Nadia Uddin

 

April

 

 

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Be sure to check out this April issue of the Peer Mentors Newsletter! This issue we discuss Psych Day, an important event to participate in; especially, if you are a psychology major. Also included are articles on graduate admissions, procrastination, the career center, and our first featured professor of Spring 2017!

 

Newsletter Editor-in-Chief: Lucille Chaney

Newsletter Co-Editor-Chief: Michael Tjaden

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristen Beals

Authors: Ashley Forbes, Bridgette Esqueda, Carla Sotomayor, Bianca Pittera, Brandon Mears, Andrea Yanes, & AJ Pollard

 

March

 

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In this welcome back to school issue, we introduce you to our Spring 2017 Peer Mentors! Also included are some study tips and resources available to students.

 

Newsletter Editor-in-Chief: Lucille Chaney

Newsletter Co-Editor-Chief: Michael Tjaden

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Lucille Chaney & Michael Tjaden

 

 

Newsletters 2015

 

November

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In this issue, student contributor AJ Pollard gets some great insight from featured professor, Dr. Mori.

We also cover topics for preparation for graduate programs: Explore the differences between a doctorate and a master's degree, careers in psychology, creating a student resume, and drafting up personal statements!

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: AJ Pollard & Alishia Ali

Newsletter Lead Designer: AJ Pollard & Alishia Ali

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: AJ Pollard, Samantha Harris, Karina Ortiz, Gabriela Garza, & Vienna B. Kim.

 

October

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Covers CSUF's psychology clubs LSPA and PDSA, and current peer mentor hours and bios!

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: AJ Pollard & Alishia Ali

Newsletter Lead Designer: AJ Pollard & Alishia Ali

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Ellen Wilkerson, Vienna B. Kim, Briana Ramirez, Gabriela Garza, AJ Pollard, Alishia Ali, Jimmy Pulido Jr., Erika Orozco, Samantha Harris, Karina Ortiz, and Ashley Janelli.

 

May

 

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May 2015 Newsletter issue lists different strategies on how to be successful in Finals Week and campus resources. It includes Psychology Day guest speaker, Amy Alkon who uses science based research from an interdisciplinary perspective to formulate her theories and advice on how society has become rude. Also, there is a Psychology Internship Panel too. Meet the Psychology Peer Mentors this semester.

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: Amanda Iglesias & Stephanie Valenzuela

Newsletter Lead Designer: Amanda Iglesias & Stephanie Valenzuela

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Antonio Torres, Ellen Wilkerson, and Rogeur Habachiy, Kat Koszewski, & Briana Ramirez

 

March

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This issue informs you the magic number to graduate with a Bachelor of Art Degree. Ellen Soakai, Assistant Director of Admissions at Claremont Graduate University provides useful information on how to prepare for graduate school. The Faculty Feature highlights Professor Emily Cheng! Meet the Psychology Peer Mentors, read about different psychology clubs on CSUF campus, and check out the Psychology Humor section.

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: Amanda Iglesias & Stephanie Valenzuela

Newsletter Lead Designer: Amanda Iglesias & Stephanie Valenzuela

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Antonio Torres, Ellen Wilkerson, and Rogeur Habachiy, Kat Koszewski, Arlene Martinez, & Briana Ramirez

 

 

Newsletters 2014

 

December

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The issue includes a guide to surviving finals week providing variety of tips. Also, the Featured Professor of December 2014 issue is Doctor Smith. It has information on warning signs of suicide and how to get help. You can read about the CSUF Student Success Center where there are people you can visit when you need help reaching your graduation goals and other resources on CSUF campus.

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: Neiry Lara & Stephanie Valenzuela

Newsletter Lead Designer: Neiry Lara & Stephanie Valenzuela

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Noor Elbard, Patrick Durkee, and Brenda Bautista

 

October

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The October 2014 Newsletter issue introduces the Psychology Peer Mentors organization. Meet your current Psychology Peer Mentors! Also, you can learn about Professor Goetz in the Featured Professor and psychology clubs on campus. It includes humorous psychology jokes to brighten your day in the Psychology Funnies section.

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: Neiry Lara & Stephanie Valenzuela

Newsletter Lead Designer: Neiry Lara & Stephanie Valenzuela

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Noor Elbard, Amanda Iglesias, Patrick Durkee, and Jonathan Park

 

 

Newsletters 2013

 

May

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Covers Step Up!, LSPA psychology club, staying productive, tips for avoiding burnout, Psych Day, on-campus resources, featured professor of the month, information about Psychology Peer Mentors, and what students should know and do before going to the office hours.

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: Julie Bell

Newsletter Lead Designer: Julie Bell, Nina Coppel

Peer Mentors Adviser: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Diane Correa, Nick Medina, Stephanie Valenzuela, Rachel Bogner

 

April

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Covers Step Up!, LSPA psychology club, staying productive, tips for avoiding burnout, Psych Day, on-campus resources, featured professor of the month, information about Psychology Peer Mentors, and what students should know and do before going to the office hours.

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: Allina Babur

Newsletter Lead Designer: Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon

Peer Mentors Adviser: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Jeff Doberneck, Carolyn Nash, Zahra Ahmady, Aspen Yoo, Allina Babur, Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon

 

March

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Covers graduate admissions interview, psychology clubs (Psi Chi and PDSA), tips for staying healthy, on-campus resources, featured professor of the month, information about Psychology Peer Mentors, and what students should know and do before going to the office hours.

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: Allina Babur

Newsletter Lead Designer: Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon

Peer Mentors Advisor: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon, Veronica Anderson, Tina Fey, Jeff Doberneck, Zahra Ahmady

 

 

Newsletters 2012

 

November - December

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Covers graduation school tips, studying tips for finals, how to find a research lab, featured professor of the month, high school shadowing, Peer Mentors outreach, and Fall 2012 acknowledgements. The Newsletter highlights the contributions and success of Fall 2012 Peer Mentors. Special Thanks for all the Peer Mentors who contributed and improved the organization.

 

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Newsletter Editor: Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon

Newsletter Designer: Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon

Peer Mentors Adviser: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Jose Quiroz, Masako Ura, Daniela Barragan, Edwin Ocampo, Allina Babur, Zahra Ahmady, Stacy Rusu, Janelle Saenz, Maria Lemus, Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon

 

October

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After nearly four years of absence, The Psychology Peer Mentors Newsletter has returned. October 2012 Newsletter covers psychology clubs (Psi Chi and PDSA), organization tips, featured professor of the month, information about Psychology Peer Mentors, and what students should know and do before going to the office hours.

 

Newsletter Lead Editor: Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon

Newsletter Lead Designer: Emmanuel (Brian) Dizon

Peer Mentors Adviser: Dr. Kristin Beals

Authors: Edwin Ocampo, Melanie Gonzales, Zahra Ahmady, Maria Lemus, Emmanuel Brian Dizon