Pearl Chiu Awarded the Patricia Caldwell Faculty Fellowship

The Department of Psychology would like to recognize Professor Pearl Chiu for being awarded the Patricia Caldwell Faculty Fellowship by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. Chiu has been a member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2010 and is also a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, where she focuses on how brain function and decision

New River Anglers Host Successful Autism Awareness Fishing Tournament Fundraiser

The Virginia Tech Autism Clinic is recognizing the New River Anglers and Camper Retreats for hosting a successful Autism Awareness fishing tournament fundraiser in Galax, Virginia on Saturday, September 23rd. VTAC would also like to thank New River Outdoor Adventures for hosting the camping and tournament activities, as well as Grumpaw’s Tackle for their support and assistance in making it all happen. 

VTAC faculty member

VT Psychology Graduate Students Participate in “Flip the Fair”

“Flip the Fair” is a science fair event in which graduate students are able to share presentations about their research methods and findings with the 5th graders of Roanoke City Public Schools. The intention is to provide a professional development opportunity for graduate-level researchers to gain confidence in their presentation skills while simultaneously empowering and sparking interest in nearly 200 elementary school

Sofia Martinez Selected for Student Affairs Aspire! Award

Each year, Student Affairs selects and celebrates five individuals who they believe embody each of the five Aspirations for Student learning. The Virginia Tech Department of Psychology would like to recognize Sofia Martinez on being selected to receive a Student Affairs Aspire! Award for her commitment to unwavering curiosity. Sofia is a Psychology & Economics major and is a member of the Virginia Tech Honors College

Meagan Brem awarded 2023 Deborah L. Rhatigan Early Career Award

VT Psychology's Meagan Brem (Clinical Science) was selected for the 2023 Deborah L. Rhatigan Early Career Award from ABCT’s Child Maltreatment and Interpersonal Violence SIG. The award is in memory of Rhatigan, a 2002 VT Clinical Science graduate.….

Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Two-Day Virtual Training with Dr. Ross Greene, October 12-13, 2023

Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: 

Two-Day Virtual Training with Dr. Ross Greene

October 12-13, 2023


Day 1:  Introduction to CPS (Thursday, October 12)

Day 2:  Advanced CPS (Friday, October 13)


Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) is the evidence-based model Dr. Ross Greene describes in his influential books The Explosive Child, Lost at School, Lost & Found, and Raising Human Beings.


The CPS model has transformed

VT autism clinic and center for autism research offered mobile autism clinic tours at VT alumni weekend

The VT Autism Clinic & Center for Autism Research was delighted to offer tours of the Mobile Autism Clinic at the recent VT Alumni Weekend.  Victoria Izaac, Danielle Martino and Jen Scott gave tours and shared information with over 30 curious alumni. It was a successful event full of meaningful conversations and VT pride!

Mobile Clinic Tour