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Perspectives on “Fitting In” at Work

On Wednesday, November 4, 2015 there will be a San Diego campus event titled “Perspectives on Fitting In at Work.” Attendee’s will gain insight into how to be a professional in the workplace and fit in to a new job role. This event is also a great opportunity to meet current students, faculty and to learn more about the organizational psychology programs at Alliant. The discussion will be presented by special guest speaker Joanie B. Connell, Ph.D..

Dr. Joanie B. Connell is an organizational consultant, talent management expert and leadership coach who specializes in maximizing leadership potential. She works with companies to attract, develop, and retain top talent and she works with individuals to improve their success and happiness in their careers.  Joanie is author of the book “Flying without a Helicopter: How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life.” As a consultant, Joanie develops leaders across generations, coaches executives and youth at Flexible Work Solutions, and consults with organizations in a variety of areas, including executive leadership development, diversity, generations, flexible work arrangements, work-life balance, life transitions, character and ethics, team building and virtual teams. Her clients are from Fortune 100 companies, not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies and high tech, biotech, healthcare, finance, legal and other industries. As a professor, she teaches or has taught business and psychology students of all ages at UCSD’s Rady School of Management, at Alliant International University, and at National University. Joanie earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in Engineering from Harvard University.

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Film Showing & Discussion on Mental Illness

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, the Psychotherapy Institute will present a showing of the award-winning film “Mind/Game: the Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw.” The film will be followed by a discussion with producer/director Rick Goldsmith, Doug Moorhead, Gigi Crowder and Andrea Lappen, Ph.D.. Chamique Holdsclaw was hailed as the “female Michael Jordan,” impressing crowds with […]

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Sensory Tools for Mental Health Event

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, the Art Therapy Club at CSPP will be holding an event at Alliant Los Angeles titled “Sensory Tools for Mental Health Professionals: Occupational Therapy Perspectives.” This workshop is a sensory experience. Several sensory tools and techniques will be explored including bean bag tapping, weighted blankets, aromatherapy, sounds, art, yoga and […]

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2015 American Psychological Association Convention

More than 110 faculty, students and alumni presented research, lead poster sessions and contributed to panel discussions at this year’s American Psychological Association Convention. The annual APA convention is the largest gathering of psychologists and psychology students in the world. Each year it attracts 11,000–14,000 attendees from all areas of specialization in psychology, education and policy, […]

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Kathryn Goldman-Schuyler

Organizational Health Workshop by CSPP Professor Dr. Kathryn Goldman Schuyler

On Monday, August 3, 2015, CSPP Professor at Alliant San Francisco Dr. Kathryn Goldman Schuyler will present her most recent research into organizational health in a workshop titled “Healthy Organizations in a Healthy World: What’s Your Role?” Attendees will gain insight into the health of their current organizations, take part in probing questions to discover […]

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2015-2016 Yellow Ribbon Program

Alliant International University is proud to announce continuing commitment to our military students and their families. Below is information pertaining to our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program, a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill, for the 2015-2016 academic year. Participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program demonstrates Alliant’s commitment to our mission of making a […]

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