Events at William James College


Fall 2018 Student Events and Programs:

Events are subject to change so please come back to check for updates including dates, times, and locations. This list is also not complete. More will be added as we continually plan for our community!


Student Game Night!
Thursday September 6, 2018
6:00 pm in Rooms 334/5/6

Get to know your classmates and have some fun! Dinner is included and it’s all free!!


Virtual Student Group Fair
Week of September 10, 2018, online all week

A great opportunity to learn about the exciting and enriching student organizations at William James College, and sign-up to be a member!


Brown Bag Discussion Series 
September 17 & 20, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm in the Atrium

Immigrants and refugees are experiencing more barriers in their quest to come to the U.S. Please join us as students, faculty and staff get together to discuss ways of supporting those affected by recent developments in this area. Dr. Nilda M. Laboy will be there to facilitate and lend her expertise to the conversation.


Alzheimer’s 5K Walk To Remember – William James College Team 
September 23, 2018

Did you know that every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease? It is the sixth leading cause of death in the country and currently more than five million Americans are living with the disease. Further, there are an estimated 16 million caregivers of people living with ALZ. The Gero Volunteer Corps and the Dean of Students Office invite you to participate in this year’s Boston ALZ walk. 


Suicide Assessment & Prevention Training Program
Presented by Dr. Larry Berkowitz, a Co-Founder of Riverside Trauma Center
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
6:00-8:00 pm in Rooms 335/336

Pizza and beverages will be provided.


APA Style Workshop
October 1 & 4, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm in Room 127

Many students are asking for a review of APA style conventions. This lunchtime workshop will review those quirky APA conventions for in-text citing, reference lists, grammar and word usage. Bring your lunch; bring your questions.


Snackable Learning
October 2 & 3, 2018
12:15-12:45 pm in the Atrium

30 Minutes, Bite-Size Learning, With Snacks!

How Can You Affect the Big Picture as a Mental Health Professional?  Mental Health and Public Policy. Your voice matters during this voting season. Conversation led by Dr. Jodie Kliman.


Voter Registration Drive
October 9 & 10, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm in the First Floor Lounge


National Coming Out Day Celebration
October 11, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm in the First Floor Lounge

Everyone is invited for cake to celebrate


Brown Bag Discussion Series 
October 17 & 18, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm in the Atrium

Students don’t fit neatly into boxes. Not all students come to William James directly from college. What is it like to come back to school later in life? Or from military service? Or from a different profession? Please join us to talk and hear about the experience of being a nontraditional student at WJC. Joan Axelrod will be there to facilitate and lend her expertise to the conversation.


Belongingness: Where do you fit in?
November 5, 2018
6:00-8:00 pm in Rooms 230/231

Join us to explore concepts of identity and belongingness humorously addressed in the Netflix show Dear White People.


Clinical/School PsyD: Psychology Health Service Provider Career Expo
November 8, 2018
6:00-7:30 pm in Room 336

Current Clinical PsyD and School PsyD students and recent alumni who are pursuing the HSP licensure credential are invited to meet employers and learn about career paths, organizational cultures, and potential postdoctoral and professional opportunities. Students and alumni are encouraged to bring copies of their CV/resume to give to employers. Business Casual Dress.


Brown Bag Discussion Series 
November 5 & 7, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm in the Atrium

"Dichotomous Women and Men“ Breaking down gender roles, stereotypes, and redefining what it means to be good at one's gender role. Please join us to discuss such questions as can women have successful careers and embellish femininity? Can men be masculine and caring fathers? What does it look like in our culture to be both? Facilitated by Gabrielle McPhee, Clinical PsyD Student.


Community Time
November 27, 28, & 29, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm in the Atrium

Join us as we decorate lunch bags for local Meals on Wheels programs that serve the needs of the elderly and disabled. Plenty of treats and hot chocolate will be provided!