Category: Chicago

Wayne Messmer, Ph.D. Wows Chicago Campus Graduates at Commencement Ceremony

The vocalist famous for wowing Chicago sports teams’ audiences with his rendition of the national anthem impressed graduates with his story of perseverance. At times quoting Eleanor Roosevelt, Winston Churchill or John Lennon, Dr. Wayne Messmer offered words of encouragement and inspiration as he delivered a rousing speech to the Chicago and Online campus graduates […]

Dr. Zarse Discusses Violence Risk Factors

After the May 18 school shooting in Santa Fe, TX,  TCSPP Forensic Psychologist Dr. Nancy Zarse interviewed with FOX 32’s Good Day Chicago and explained why it’s important to understand that there is a multitude of risk factors for violence, and why we should never try to parse out just one as a cause. She […]

Dr. Hughes discusses the role of school psychology

Dr. Candice Hughes, an associate professor in School Psychology, sat down with WBEZ’s “Morning Shift” to discuss the role of school psychology. From WBEZ: “The high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. became a megaphone in society’s ears that enough was enough. There have been debates on bringing in law enforcement in schools, arming teachers, and […]

Chicago Campus Announces Honorary Degree Recipient

Motivational speaker, psychologist, author and noted singer Wayne Messmer, Ph.D., has been selected as the honorary degree recipient for the Chicago Campus’ 34th commencement ceremony taking place on July 6, 2018 at the Auditorium Theater. The man famous for singing the National Anthem for the Chicago Cubs is also a survivor of a gunshot wound […]

Kelli Johnson, Ph.D. Chosen as [email protected] Department Chair

(CHICAGO) (APRIL 2, 2018) – Dr. Kelli Johnson has been named Department Chair of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Xavier University of Louisiana ([email protected]). Dr. Johnson assumed her new role on March 1, 2018. Prior to joining The Chicago School, one of the leading nonprofit institutions […]

Chicago Campus Student Named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow for Work with Senior Citizens

(CHICAGO) (March 21, 2018) – Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 268 students who will make up the organization’s 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s own Mariana Lopez. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a yearlong program […]

Social Impact Awards Celebrate Chicago Mental Health Advocates

Chicago Campus’ inaugural awards luncheon will honor Dr. Richard Chaifetz, Marilyn and Larry Cohen and Dr. Beth Rom-Rymer. (CHICAGO) (March 1, 2018) – The Chicago School will hold its Social Impact Leaders Awards luncheon on March 29, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Chicago’s Sofitel Hotel. The inaugural event will honor Chicago-area mental health advocates who […]

Dr. Zarse Discusses the Florida High School Shootings

Chicago Campus Forensic Psychology Program full professor Dr. Nancy Zarse sat down with “Good Day Chicago” to discuss the psychology behind the killing of 17 people at a Florida high school. “There are two types of violence. There’s affective violence and predatory violence. Affective violence is emotional, it’s immediate and it’s in reaction to a […]

The Mission Continues for Student Army Veteran

U.S. Army veteran and Chicago Campus student Ashley Tisch believes strongly in serving both her country and her community. This belief led her to volunteer with military children after leaving the Army, providing her the opportunity to give back, and eventually leading to recognition from national coalition of colleges and universities, Campus Compact. The M.A. […]