Psychology

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Ranked as one of 35 "great schools for psychology" by The Princeton Review, Roanoke College's psychology department focuses on this subject as a science. The small class size enables the department to offer top-notch training in research, analysis and other scientific skills that is often absent at large universities. Every psychology major, for example, learns firsthand how to conduct an experimental study. Many students go on to carry out independent research projects and present their findings at regional and national conferences. These experiences are invaluable for students to be accepted into graduate school. We also integrate career guidance into our classes in order to help our graduates succeed after college.

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Psychology majors Urecki, Tripp and Gladfelter

Busse awarded Fulbright to study in Denmark

Kaitlin Busse '18 has received a Fulbright award to conduct research and study in Denmark at the Copenhagen Business School. She is the twelfth Fulbright student recipient at Roanoke College. 

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Guarino named Roanoke’s sixth Fulbright for 2017

Abbe Guarino, a psychology and Spanish major who graduated in May, recently learned she received a Fulbright award to teach English in Brazil.

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RC recognized as a top liberal arts school based on professor rankings