College of Education and Human Development

Institute of Child Development

Developmental Psychology Student Organization

The Developmental Psychology Student Organization (DPSO) provides undergraduate students who are interested in developmental psychology with volunteer opportunities, mentorships, and social events. DPSO is run by passionate volunteer student officers.

This year's events will include:

  • Course registration help
  • Faculty panel
  • Service project TBD
  • End of year social event
Different events of DPSO

We're driven to make a difference

Quote from Courtney Engholm

How would I describe my experience at ICD? From meeting with our academic advisor to attending Developmental Psychology Student Organization meetings, I can say that I have enjoyed every part of it.

Courtney Engholm Developmental Psychology BA DPSO Officer

DPSO board

DPSO is run by a board of student volunteers who serve as officers.

Summer Abouhasira

Summer Abouhasira

Summer Abouhasira
Jenna Rusch

Jenna Rusch

Jenna Rusch
Sadie Cross

Sadie Cross
Communications Vice President

Sadie Cross

Amanda Eggers
Marketing Vice President

Zach Douglas
Social Action Vice President

Adelyn Klein
Administrative Vice President

Become a member

Anyone interested in developmental psychology or the betterment of children is welcome and encouraged to become a member. You don't need to be a developmental psychology major or minor to join. Everyone is welcome!

If you'd like to join DPSO, please fill out this form, and we'll add you to our email list. Once you're a part of our listserv, you'll receive emails about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

You can email us at

We hope you'll consider joining us!

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