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May 6, 2014

Psychology Honor Society at RSU Inducts 18 New Members

Eighteen students were recently inducted into the Rogers State University chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology that promotes excellence and service in the field.

Eighteen students were recently inducted into the Rogers State University chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology that promotes excellence and service in the field.

Psi Chi membership is limited to students with a minimum 3.25 GPA in psychology and related courses and who are in the top 35% of the university by rank. Since RSU's chapter was added in 2003, 210 RSU students have been inducted into the society.

"Psi Chi recognizes and promotes service to the academy and service to the community, and many of these students have already demonstrated these abilities," said Dr. Kevin M. P. Woller, RSU Psychology Professor and Psi Chi advisor. "Our officers and members have excelled in both areas since our chapter was established in 2003, and I look forward to see what our new recruits will accomplish."

Students recently selected for Psi Chi, listed alphabetically by hometown, include:

  • Claremore: Madeline Causey, Brittani Cavilee, Alyssa Deal, Michael Scott Gordon, Julie McAlister, Stephanie McGlothlin, Darcy Roach
  • Collinsville: Catherine Eimer
  • Cushing: Eric Giddeon
  • Mineral Wells, Tex.: Marcus Trevino
  • Oologah: Alain Pepin
  • Owasso: Whitney Gaddy
  • Pawhuska: Kayla Tyng
  • Pryor: Emily Due, Amy White
  • Spavinaw: Donald Maner
  • Tulsa: Patricia Maltby
  • United Kingdom: Mark Healy

Psi Chi was founded in 1929 to recognize scholastic achievement, and to encourage leadership, research and creativity. It was the first student organization affiliated with the American Psychological Association. The RSU chapter is the first baccalaureate Honor Society established at the university.

For more information about Psi Chi, contact Dr. Woller at kwoller@rsu.edu or 918-343-7568.