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Sep 15

Special Notice Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The psychology faculty connected with some of our newest alumni over Zoom at the end of finals week. Both the faculty and alumni expressed appreciation for each other and for the opportunities they had be given as they worked with each other. The virtual gathering ended with a promise to keep in touch going forward and a fun and goofy commemorative photo seen above.

There are many benefits to staying connected through our Alumni Association, and you will be invited to the many Alumni events throughout the year. You can also learn about the latest news through our Alumni publications.

We offer opportunities for you to stay connected with your alma mater through the psychology department by participating in our alumni-related projects listed below.

Alumni Networking Social (November 14, 2020)

Plans are in the works to hold another Alumni Networking Social as part of the Social Science Student Symposium (SSSS 2020) to be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020. 

Stay tuned for more details.

Alumni Networking Social (March 19, 2020 - Postponed due to COVID-19)

The psychology department had to postpone the Alumni Networking Social event that was scheduled to be held at our Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC) third floor atrium on March 19, 2020 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Alumni Networking Dinner in Chicago (April 11, 2019)

Our Alumni Networking Dinner in Chicago was a big success!

Alumni Networking Dinner in Chicago (April 11, 2019)

Alumni Survey

We periodically collect data from our alumni to learn more about their experiences post-graduation.  If you have not received an invitation to complete our survey this spring, please contact Dr. Marilyn Patterson or Dr. Colleen Biri.

Words of advice from our alumni are featured on our webpages as Alumni Voices. 

Business Card Project

We are collecting business cards from our alumni to share with current students so that they may consult you for advice and to inspire them to achieve.  If you are interested in participating, please mail your business card to:

Dr. Colleen Biri, Department of Psychology, Lindenwood University, 209 S. Kingshighway, St. Charles, MO 63301

Brooke Smith (Class of 2007)

Brooke graduated from Lindenwood with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2007. Since graduating with her BSc in Psychology, Brooke studied law and counseling, and is currently the Community Development Director for the City of East St. Louis. Recently, Brooke completed her Master of Arts degree in Public Affairs and aspires to become a City Manager for a large metropolitan city.

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Ryan J. Holley (Class of 2011)

Ryan graduated from Lindenwood with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and earned his Master’s and Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Child Development and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. He is currently completing a Postdoctoral Fellowship at a private practice where he supervises graduate students in training, and specializes in the therapeutic treatment and neuropsychological assessment of school-aged children, adolescents, and adults.

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Carlee DeYoung (Class of 2015)

Carlee graduated from Lindenwood with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and is currently completing a PhD program in experimental psychology at Texas Tech University. She is currently a graduate assistant to her faculty mentor and manages their research lab. Carlee has been conducting research on many topics related to learning, memory, and metacognition.

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Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301