Thursday, February 21, 2019
12:00–1:30 p.m.


University Center, Room 215/216

Using Positive Psychology to Achieve Well Being

This event has been cancelled. 

Using the tools of Positive Psychology, we will learn to break down the science of happiness and performance into easy steps.

James McGowan, Executive Director of Off-Campus Administration — has been with Adelphi University since 2002. He provides supervision and academic oversight to the University’s extension centers and off-campus programs, including the Manhattan Center, Hauppauge Center, Hudson Valley Center, Downtown Sayville Center, Catholic Health Services MBA programs, and several others. Jim holds two Masters Degrees in Psychology and is a certified School Psychologist. He has taught Psychology at Mercy College, Nassau Community College, and Adelphi University for over 30 years. Some of his courses include Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Prejudice, Theories of Human Behavior, Behavioral Psychology, Positive Psychology, Social Psychology, Managing Stress, Psychology of Learning, Human Development, Child Psychology and several others. He has frequently used his expertise in human behavior to assist others in the business and corporate world, including workshops and seminars with various Chambers of Commerce and business associations. Jim has worked previously for the US Dept. of Health and Human Services and EEOC as well as over 10 years as a Ground Service Supervisor for British Airways.


About the Work-Life Wellness Certificate Program

The Work-Life Wellness Certificate Program is an initiative hosted by Health Services Center.

Its goal is to assist Adelphi undergraduate and graduate students in developing skills to bring with them for life after college. This program will enable students to evaluate potential areas of need through a wellness survey, and will address 6 different topic areas.

For further information, please contact:

Health Services Center
Waldo Hall
p – 516.877.6000
f – 516.877.6008
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Member of American College Health Association (ACHA)

Member of American College Health Association (ACHA)