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Mount Union Chapter of Psi Chi Wins Regional Chapter of the Year Award

January 28, 2004

The Mount Union College chapter of Psi Chi has been awarded the 2003-2004 Psi Chi Chapter of the Year for the Midwest region.

 

Psi chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society.

Mount Union College charted their chapter of Psi Chi in December of 2000, inducts 10-15 members per year, and currently has an active roster of approximately 25 undergraduates and faculty. Jeffrey Smith, instructor of psychology, is the chapter advisor and he has been the past recipient of the Psi Chi Regional Faculty Advisor Award.

The Psi Chi Regional Chapter Awards are presented annually to two chapters in each region that best achieve Psi Chi's purpose. Each winning chapter receives a check for $500 and a certificate suitable for framing to display in the department.

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