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Fifteen University Students are Inducted into Psi Chi National Honor Society

SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 - 5:05 PM All News , Arts and Sciences
  • Matthew Petrizzi, Lauren Martel, Jacqueline Benoit, Shaina Hutchinson, Lindsay Ferreira, Jake Amatruda, Alexandra Summa, Isabella Crapazano, Paige Hebert, and Mary Meunier

Fifteen students majoring in psychology were recently inducted into the prestigious Psi Chi Honor Society during a ceremony in the Center for Sciences and Pharmacy. Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of each member, and to advance the science of psychology. It was founded in 1929 and is one of the largest honor societies in the United States.

Senior Kelly Clancy, psychology major and the current University chapter president of Psi Chi, emceed the induction ceremony and administered the oath of membership. Associate Professor of Psychology Jessica Carlson presented the official certificates of membership to each new inductee.

The following students were inducted: Jake Amatruda, Jacqueline Benoit, Isabella Crapazano, Santa Daletto, Lindsay Ferreira, London Green, Paige Hebert, Shaina Hutchinson, Catharine Maniscalco, Lauren Martel, Mary Meunier, Christina Mucinski-Gagnon, Matthew Petrizzi, Paige Storti, and Alexandra Summa.

Associate Professor of Psychology Jessica Carlson remarked, "Each one of these students deserve this recognition for their commitment to high standards and distinguished academic achievements. I'm very proud of them."

View and download more photos of the event here. 

Psychology Honor Society