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Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

June 12

Global and Diverse Leadership: What Does Leadership Today Mean?

Rapid and significant changes driven by technology in a digital age characterize our society today. Our communities are increasingly diverse, we have become global citizens, the Internet has made for instant communication across international borders. Yet, inter-group conflicts over race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and social class are still pervasive in our societies leading to war, racism, violence and terrorism. Our inhumanity emerges as we show […]

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June 10

Dr. Katherine Kruser, Alum Extraordinaire

Alliant is home to a rather large number of distinguished and award-winning faculty and alumni, and this is especially true for the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP). CSPP has had a lengthy history of achievement and esteem pass through its doors, and as we celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, this legacy continues to be more than just that—it continues to be the present […]

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May 28

Asian American Mental Health and Help-Seeking

Several years ago, I spent my sabbatical year in Taiwan. Although I had lived in Taiwan for a couple years as a teenager and could speak the language at a 3-year-old level, the country had changed so much since I was 17 that I knew very little about where I would spend the next year of my life. One of my non-academic goals for the […]

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May 20

An Able-Bodied Education

Higher education is supposed to be a world in which true meritocracy reigns, where the best and brightest rise to the top by virtue of their talent, ability, and work ethic. This is even more true for graduate-level programs in which accepted students need to have already proved themselves capable during their prior studies (be that an undergraduate program or a different graduate-level one). And […]

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May 16

Game of Thrones Daenerys Fan Fury, Explained By a Clinical Psychologist

On the path to ruling the seven kingdoms, a true superstar of the realm took a dramatic turn in Sunday’s episode that has lots of fans feeling uneasy. Janina Scarlet, a clinical psychologist, author and dedicated fantasy fan, says the Game of Thrones letdown is real. But first, if you haven’t yet heard what went down on “The Bells,” the penultimate episode of HBO’s hit series, take […]

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May 16

Becoming an Ethics Expert: Mary Harb Sheets, PhD

In December 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Mary Harb Sheets, PhD, a licensed psychologist working in independent practice, to the California Board of Psychology (BOP). She is slated to serve on the board until June 1, 2020. A member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, she is also a Fellow and Past President of the San Diego Psychological Association (SDPA). In addition, […]

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May 16

Organizational Psychology Program in San Diego Awarded Prestigious LEAD Award

The Organizational Psychology Program Faculty are proud to announce the Master’s of Organizational Psychology Program in San Diego was awarded 2nd place in the category of Master’s Programs with Emphasis on Leadership/Organizational Development at a national conference hosted by HR.com this year. According to Sue Morton, the LEAD Award and HR.com Event Strategist, The LEAD conference and gala are described as: “An exclusive event for educators […]

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May 07

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

In these divided times, there are few societal imperatives that we can all agree on, that we can—as a collective—champion and stand behind. One of these imperatives serves a call to action: to ensure that every single child in this nation have access to a quality education. Alliant alumna Evelyn Serrano once said, “If you’re an activist, do this…be a teacher;” today—in honor of National […]

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March 20

Organizational Psychology Department Hosts Leading Edge Team Effectiveness Professional Development Seminar

Teams are a necessary reality of working in most organizations, and their effectiveness is impacted by complex dynamics that develop over time as the team-members develop working relationships with one another. Thus, this is a unique position for Organizational Psychologists to develop teams using principles, tools, and techniques aligned with team-performance prediction research. Teams that are highly effective exhibit performance in terms of meeting and […]

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