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Psychology Club

The Psychology Club, together with the URI chapter of Psi Chi, provide undergraduate Psychology majors with a variety of networking opportunities through campus psychology club membersand community activities, as well as hands on experience conducting psychological research. Some of the activities are listed below.

To receive information about our meetings, as well as information about psychology internships and research opportunities, you can subscribe to the Psi Chi/Psychology Club Listserv. Just send an email in the following format to Subscribe "your full name"

This listserv is open to anyone using a URI email account; if you wish to subscribe to the listserver using an different type of account, contact Dr. Su L. Boatright-Horowitz by email:

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Club Activites

Weekly Meetings

Psi Chi and the Psychology Club hold meetings together frequently throughout the fall and spring semesters. Our meetings take place every Thursday at 2pm in Chafee 203. Feel free to drop by and bring a friend!

Faculty Coffee Hours

At least once each semester, the Psi Chi students organize a faculty coffee hour, inviting their favorite faculty member to enjoy conversation and refreshments. All U.R.I. students are welcome to participate in these events.

Philanthropic Events

U.R.I. Psi Chi and Psychology Club students often organize philanthropic events to benefit charitable organizations. Every December, they make Christmas ornaments for the Hasbro Toy Company. For each toy donated to Hasbro, a needy child receives a toy for the holidays. The Psi Chi and Psychology Club students enjoy making the holiday season more enjoyable for many young children. The Psi Chi and Psychology Club students are shown here with Professor Charles Collyer, holding some of their hand-made ornaments.

Our students also enjoy visiting local nursing homes to visit with the residents. At Halloween, pumpkin painting is a fun activity for our students to share with others.

Students have also donated warm clothing and toiletry items to people living in a "Tent City" under the Crawford Street Bridge. Read the news article


Psi Chi and The Psychology Club at URI meet with interested CCE students via satellite. Students from both campuses are able to talk to graduate students about "What it is like to be a graduate student" and about "How to apply to graduate programs," while learning more about teleconferencing. Call Su L. Boatright-Horowitz, (401) 874-4231 for details.