MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello chapter of Psi Chi psychology honor society has been selected as a “Model Chapter of the Year,” one of 27 nationally to receive the award, according to Dr. Rick Clubb, dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
The chapter is sponsored by Dr. Seungyeon Lee, assistant professor of psychology. “I want to congratulate Dr. Lee and his students for this wonderful recognition,” said Clubb. “This is a great accomplishment for Psi Chi. We are proud of the accomplishments of our students and believe organizations such as Psi Chi play an important role in the success of our students.”
Psi Chi is the world’s largest student psychology organization with chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States and internationally from Canada to New Zealand. Membership in an undergraduate student chapter of Psi Chi requires each member to be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature, have completed at least three semesters or equivalent of full-time college coursework, have completed at least nine semester credit hours or equivalent of psychology courses, have earned a cumulative grade point average that is in the top 35 percent of their class (sophomore, junior, or senior) compared to their classmates across the entire university or the college that houses psychology with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA average for psychology courses.
In addition to the national award for Psi Chi, the UAM chapter of Phi Alpha Theta history honor society has been named as a finalist for National Chapter of the Year.
For more information, contact Rick Clubb at (870) 460-1047.
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