Listed below is a sampling of career information on Le Moyne alumni who majored in Psychology.
Activity Coordinator, Supervised Lifestyles
Addiction Specialist, Raritan Bay Medical Center
Alcohol Counselor, Unity House
Assistant Basketball Coach, Hamilton College
Assistant Director Social Ministries, St. Ignatius Church
Career Educator, Utica Community Action
Case Manager, Park Ridge Hospital
Child Care Worker, Elmcrest Children's Center
Clinical Neuropsychologist, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Counselor, Corcoran High School
Development Coordinator, Harvard Business School
Educational Therapist, New York Foundling Hospital
Human Resource Assistant, Albany Medical Center
Intake Counselor, Salvation Army
Mental Health Worker, Four Winds
Program Coordinator, Loretto Foundation
Psychologist, Bethpage School District
Resident Counselor, St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
School Psychologist, BOCES
Social Psychologist, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Special Education Assistant, Westhill School District
Teacher, Kenwood Child Development Center
Vocational Director, Jesuit Volunteer Corps
Career Services Office @ LMC [344RH; 445-4185]. Students should make use of the extensive resources of our own Office of Career Services.
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association for Psychological Science (APS)
Encyclopedia of Psychology
Marky Lloyd's Careers in Psychology Page
Scholarship opportunities for Psychology students.
Entry-Level Jobs for Psychology Majors (Marky Lloyd's Careers in Psychology Page)
Alumni & Alumnae of the Psychology Department
If you are a graduate of Le Moyne's Psychology program and want to list information about your current employment setting, research activities etc., please get in touch with Fr. Hevern [hevern @ lemoyne.edu]. This section contains information about our graduates. We hope that this section will allow our current students to see some of what may lie ahead for them after graduation as well as give alumni/alumnae another way of communicating with their classmates. Fr. Hevern will prepare notices himself when he comes across relevant news about our graduates; those items will have a posting notice listed as "VWH".
Daniel J. Kruger, Ph.D. (LMC '95), currently Assistant Research Scientist in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan, was lead author of a paper recently published in the Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology. The title of the article is "Time Perspective as a Mechanism for Functional Developmental Adaptation" and was co-written with Thomas Reischl and Marc A. Zimmerman, also of the School of Public Health at U Mich. A copy of his paper can be downloaded in pdf format from the journal site at this link.
This article is the latest among Dan's recent publications. Four other journal publications which have also appeared in 2008 include the following:
- Kruger, D.J. (2008). Young adults attempt exchanges in reproductively relevant currencies. Evolutionary Psychology, 6, 204-212.
- Kruger, D.J. (2008). Verifying the operational definition of neighborhood for the psycho-social impact of structural deterioration. Journal of Community Psychology, 36, 53-60. DOI: 10.1002/jcop.20216
- Kruger, D.J., Brady, J.S., & Shirey, L.A. (2008). Using GIS to facilitate community-based public health planning of diabetes intervention efforts. Health Promotion Practice, 9, 76-81.
- Alaimo, K., Packnett, E., Miles, R., & Kruger, D.J. (2008). Fruit and vegetable intake among urban community gardeners. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 40, 94-101.
(posted 4/6/2008 VWH; photo credit: U Michigan)
Dr. Dominic Carone (LMC '98) Named CNYPA "Psychologist of the Year"
Dominic A. Carone, Ph.D. (LMC '98) was recently named "Psychologist of the Year" for 2007 by the Central New York Psychological Association. Dr. Carone is coordinator of the Neuropsychological Assessment Program in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY where he holds the rank of Assistant Professor. According to the announcement by CNYPA, Dr. Carone was selected to receive this award for his work as chair of the association's Legislative Committee and his efforts in Albany to find a compromise to various professional issues arising from the new Scope of Practice Law and its effects upon the work of neuropsychologists across New York State.
A major in psychology at Le Moyne as an undergraduate, Dom received his doctoral degree at Nova Southeastern University where he specialized in Clinical Neuropsychology. A clinical internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center was followed by a two-year postgraduate fellowship in the Department of Neurology at the SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biological Sciences. Since 2001, Dom has also been the founding editor of MedFriendly.com, a well-received comprehensive guide to medical terminology. There are now more than 2,000 entries at the site.
Two current Le Moyne students, both Juniors and majors in psychology, are spending the 2007-2008 academic year as "Externs" for the Neuropsychology Assessment Program. (Posted 2/16/2008 VWH; Photo credit: SUNY Upstate Update Feb 6-20, 2008)
Christina Nicolais (LMC '11): Upon graduating from Le Moyne, Christina spent a year volunteering on the Upstate Golisano Children's hospital hematology oncology unit as a Child Life Volunteer. She is now attending Virginia Commonwealth University as a full time student in the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Program. Her research focus at the university is in Child Health Psychology, especially the psychology of childhood cancer survivorship. She is currently working on her Master's thesis which addresses how parent physical health can affect the risk of injury in children with behavior problems. In addition to her studies, she also has a graduate assistantship as an academic advisor to the undergraduate Pyschology majors at VCU.