Professor Discusses "Pursuing Happiness and Optimal Development"

May 10, 2010

Dr. Stephen Kramer, professor of psychology at Mount Union College, will be the featured speaker for the College's annual Faculty Lecture on Tuesday, March 26 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.


The title of Dr. Kramer's program is "Getting a Life - Pursuing Happiness and Optimal Development." He will look at "happiness", the characteristics of happy people and ways of achieving those characteristics. He will also look at the broader question of what it means to be "optimally developed."

Each year a member of the Mount Union College faculty is selected to give a special lecture relating interesting or important developments in his or her own field or exploring matters of general concern to the faculty.

Dr. Kramer received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass. He received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Texas in Austin. He has been a member of the Mount Union College faculty since 1974, and has been the recipient of the Great Teacher Award at the College.

The Faculty Lecture is free and open to the public.

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