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Dr. Shannon Snapp
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Dr. Shannon Snapp was recently profiled in the Monterey County Weekly! In the article she discusses her CSUMB course "How to Love", among other topics. Congratulations Dr. Snapp!

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"Adolescent Resilience" Book Talk a Success!

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Angela and Janaye speak to the audience.

Dr. Lovell showcases her new book.

Angela tells her story.

The Psychology Department sponsored an event on Adolescent Resilience on February 19th, 2019. Dr. Jennifer Lovell, Assistant Professor of clinical psychology, spoke about her recently published book, The “Troubled” Adolescent: Challenges and Resilience Within Family and Multicultural Contexts. Two local youth leaders were guest speakers at the event: Angela Soto Cerros and Jenaye Brelland. Both spoke about navigating challenges of adolescence and the developmental assets that have helped to support their empowerment and wellness. Dr. Lovell highlighted key themes and emphasized the importance of using a strength-based model and culturally-informed approach when working with young people. (Photos by Gabrielle Dehn, Class of 2021)

Remembering Scott Bell: Class of 2011

Dear Students---

It is with great sadness that I share that we lost one of our own last month. Scott Bell passed away. He was a wonderful part of our psychology program here at CSUMB and will always be part of our family. Scott graduated from CSUMB with a BA in Psychology in 2011. He was a star in our program and on the campus. He won the President's Award for all-around academic prowess and contributions to the campus and community. He was a wonderful friend to his classmates.

Scotty Bell and Dr. Jennifer Dyer-Seymour
Students, including Scott, presenting research at APS in 2009.

He was an outstanding researcher. Here (pictured above) he is early in his research career with his colleagues from CSUMB at the Association for Psychological Science Meeting in San Francisco in 2009. They were all observing how a conference worked at that point. Later, Scotty would work with Jennifer Estassi (center) and Kage Williams (left) on a project that won the student award for research at the Western Psychological Association meeting in Cancun in 2010. We certainly lost one of the bright lights of the world when we lost Scotty.

---Dr. Dyer-Seymour, Chair of the Department of Psychology

Take a TED Break...

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A place where students can get help or help others with homework, tests, APA formatting, projects, and more. Come study and de-stress with us!

Days: Mondays

Times: 11a - 1p

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Students holding a group study session.
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