The Carolinas Psychology Conference is one of the longest-running annual meetings of undergraduate students in psychology and related fields. Students travel from across the Southeast to attend the conference events and to present papers. It was originally co-sponsored by Meredith College and NC State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. This year's 38th annual conference will beheld on Saturday, April 20, 2013 on the campus of Meredith College.
The 2013 conference activities will include sessions for the presentation of individual papers, an invited address, and the return of APS Psychology Jeopardy. All students, faculty, and others interested in undergraduate psychology are invited.
More information on how the conference works can be found under FAQs. Online links will direct students to help on preparing abstracts and presentations.
What are students saying about CPC?
"I valued the opportunity to meet other students conducting research. I was able to experience other presentations and have excellent discussion regarding my own work. "
"I enjoyed hearing from other people who are interested in not only the same major, but also who bring new and exciting views to other topics that I may or may not have heard before."
"The most valuable aspect of this conference for me was to have professors ask tough questions that forced me to consider aspects of my research I may not have thought about previously. "
"It is a very good opportunity to show your peers, family, and professors what you have researched and worked on for so long. It also gives you a great sense of accomplishment. "
"I would recommend CPC to future students. According to my advisor, this conference is not dissimilar from conferences featuring non-undergraduates, so I think it provides valuable experience, and I enjoyed it. "
"The overall experience of presenting is very empowering and presents the opportunity to open doors within the field of psychology. "
What are faculty saying about CPC?
- "It gives my students the experience of presenting a paper in a very supportive setting. "
- "As a faculty member, I value the opportunity to hear students from other schools and use that as an assessment measure of how well my own students are doing. "
- "A wonderful opportunity for students seeking psychology-related careers to share ideas and network. "
- "A good, friendly, cost-effective venue for my students to get experience doing professional presentations of our research. "
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