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Mental Health Career Panel

Hosted by the Department of Psychology

Want a career in mental health, but not sure which one?

Want to do therapy, but not sure what training you need?

Come learn about the experiences of former MU psychology students working in mental health.

You will hear from a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Private Practice, a Clinical Psychologist at the Federal Correctional Complex and a Psychologist in Pediatric Neuropsychology.

Mental Health Career Panel
Hosted by the Department of Psychology
Wednesday March 23, 2022
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. EST
Presented on Zoom: Zoom Access Link

For more information, please contact Dr. Natalie Ciarocco at nciarocc@monmouth.edu.

The Inaugural Julian Francis Abele ‘Out of the Shadows’ Public History Symposium

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Please join us on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 for the inaugural Julian Francis Abele “Out of the Shadows” Virtual Public History Symposium.

This event, which is being presented virtually on Zoom from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., is named in honor of pioneering African American architect Julian Francis Abele, who contributed greatly to the design of Monmouth University’s Great Hall (previously known as both Shadow Lawn and Wilson Hall).

Our first annual keynote speaker will be Dreck Spurlock Wilson, author of Julian Abele, Architect and the Beaux Arts. A number of other presenters will then speak about their work, with plenty of time allocated for questions and answers.

Please feel free to come and go throughout the day as your schedule allows. The symposium will be a welcoming place for public history practitioners at all levels, established and emerging scholars, and graduate and undergraduate students to share their public history work on individuals or groups in history whose legacies have been purposefully or inadvertently suppressed, overshadowed, or underappreciated.

The symposium is open to the public with no cost for presenters and attendees alike.

Please use the available link for complete program information and online registration.

Fall 2021 History Senior Seminar

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The Department of History and Anthropology invite you to share their students’ impressive research work with their friends and family, faculty, and the greater MU student body.

This year our student presentations will be given in person in Anacon Hall Rooms A and B in addition to being videoconferenced on Zoom.

Please visit our Fall 2021 History Senior Seminar web page for information and online access to the event. To access any presentation, please click on the associated link to the Anacon room in which the presentation is being held. Each room you enter will open in a browser window and all you have to do is close the browser window to leave the room. You may attend as many presentations as you like included in the schedule.

Supporting Systems and Communities in Achieving Racial Equality: A Groundwater Analysis – presented by Joyce James

Voices for Change: Voting, Advocacy, and Action

In this presentation, Ms. James will share her journey in developing the Texas Model for addressing Disproportionality and Disparities and the Groundwater Analysis for Addressing Racial Inequities© as the foundation for creating antiracist organizational cultures for undoing institutional and structural racism and improving outcomes for all populations. Participants will gain an increased understanding of the importance of cross systems collaborations and building partnerships with poor communities of color to remove the barriers that contribute to racial inequities. The session will include discussion of the pitfalls of well-meaning and well-intentioned leaders, who in isolation of an analysis of institutional and structural racism, and a racial equity lens, continue to unconsciously contribute to sustaining and often perpetuating racial inequities in the design and delivery of programs and services.

The Strengths of Black Families, presented by Denise McLane-Davison

Voices for Change: Voting, Advocacy, and Action

The political era of the Civil Rights, Women’s Rights, Gay Rights, and The Black Power Movement demanded the inclusion of rigorous research that centered racial and gender identity as significant narratives. The emergence of Black Studies and Women’s Studies, along with student-led and national organizations incorporating the same identity politics also demanded inclusion in intellectual landscapes. During this era Black social scientists blanketed the scholarship, theory, and treatment research that anchored African cultural values, traditions, knowledge, and generational behaviors as disruptive characteristics of pathologized Black family rhetoric. Collectively, cultural scholarship named the impact of adapting Black life to oppression and anti-Blackness policy. They declared the Black family as the fundamental source of strength of the Black community and as the defense for Black life from external threats. This session provides a historical and contemporary alignment on the Black strength perspective through racial pride, resistance, and resilience.

Student Scholarship Week

Monmouth University’s 6th annual Student Scholarship Week: Celebrating the Research, Creative, and Service Accomplishments of MU Students will take place virtually April 19-23, 2021. Student Scholarship Week is a weeklong conference that showcases and celebrates students’ academic work inside and outside of the classroom, as well as highlights faculty-student collaboration, across the University. This includes highlighting students’ scholarly contributions in research, writing, service learning, clinical experiences (i.e. study abroad, internships), musical and theater productions, art exhibits, student development and leadership, student clubs, etc.

This year, Student Scholarship Week will be held virtually for the safety of our students and staff. Each day of the week will feature one theme with a variety of student projects showcased through a mix of live Zoom sessions and asynchronous posters and videos.

Please visit the website for a list of the daily live sessions and to view the students’ posters and videos.