Upcoming Department of Psychology Events and Registrations

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Department of Psychology

Midwestern Conference on Professional Psychology

Thursday, March 23, 2023  2pm-4:30pm
Friday, March 24, 2023  8:30am-4:00pm
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Centennial Student Union (CSU 253-255)
Mankato, MN 56001

The Midwestern Conference on Professional Psychology (MCPP) is an annual conference in Owatonna, Minnesota hosted by the Department of Psychology. The conference has become known over the years as simply “The Owatonna Conference.” The goal of the conference is to promote the dissemination of empirically-oriented research from a variety of disciplines within the field of psychology. The conference is intended to involve a wide audience of students, faculty, and community professionals.

For MCPP 2022, will include:

  • A student research poster session
  • Student research oral presentations
  • Psychology department Demos
  • Invited speakers discussing their areas of specialty:
    • Dr. Roberto Aspholm (University of St. Thomas)
    • Dr. Felix Pambuccian (MSU, Mankato)
    • Dr. R. Danielle Scott (MSU, Mankato)
    • Dr. Samantha Tupy (Fargo Veteran's Affairs Health Care System)
    • Dr. Joseph Wohkittel (MSU, Mankato)
  • Psi Chi Induction and Department Awards Ceremony
  • Lunch Buffet
Registration Type Early (Before March 17) Regular (March 18 and Later)
Student (both days) $10 $15
Minnesota State Faculty and Staff (both days) $15 $20
Community Professional (Friday only) $25 $30
Psi Chi/ Awards Ceremony Lunch Only $0 $0

MNSU students can attend the conference as a 1-credit course (PSYC490/590, Workshop: Midwestern Conference). Tuition rates apply. However, students seeking course credit will receive permission to register for the course only after completing the registration form online and paying the conference registration fee. Students must attend the entire conference and write a reflection paper about their experience in order to receive course credit. A syllabus with reflection paper guidelines will be provided through D2L for registered students.