Psi Chi is an international honor society in psychology. The name Psi Chi comes from the Greek words "psyche" and "cheries" which respectively imply "mind" and "hands;" in this way, Psi Chi is a psychology fellowship with the following purpose and mission adapted from the Psi Chi website:
Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.
The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general. In pursuit of our mission we will:
Psi Chi is different than a club in that students are invited to become members if they meet certain requirements:
If you have been invited to become a member of Psi Chi, you may apply here.
If you are a member of Psi Chi, you may purchase honors cords to be worn as part of your graduation regalia during commencement.
If you have any questions about Psi Chi, please contact faculty advisor Dr. Skalski, current President Pam Ward, Vice President Anne Westerman, Secretary Hilda Aveja, Treasurer Nicholas Moallem, or other members.
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