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Local Residents are Inducted into Centenary College's Psi Chi Chapter

03/05/2014, 10:49 AM

Hackettstown, N.J.  – Four Centenary College Psychology majors were recently inducted into the Psi Chi Honor Society.

Cinthya Castro of Landing, Sarah Dagis of Newton, Kelsey Denison-Vesel of Landing and Lara Yeager of Columbia became members of Psi Chi on Friday, February 28, 2014.  Qualifications for induction is for the student to be sophomore status or higher, a minimum 3.33 overall GPA, and a minimum Psychology GPA of 3.33.

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes 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 (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS).

“I am so pleased that these four students are now members of Psi Chi,” says Dr. Keith Morgen, Assistant Professor of Counseling and Psychology at Centenary College and the faculty advisor to the Centenary Psi Chi Chapter.  “They have showed a commitment to the study of Psychology and are all outstanding students.” 

 Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world.
 
Centenary College’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County).  The Centenary College School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey. 

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