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Students Inducted into National Honor Society in Psychology

6/5/2008 —

Six students were recently inducted into the Penn State Lehigh Valley Chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Leading the induction ceremony was Leigh Ann Bitler, Bethlehem, current chapter president; Jan Billings, Easton, former chapter president; and Corinne Buck, Coopersburg, chapter vice president.  Dr. Robin Musselman of Northampton Community College was the guest speaker. 

This year's inductees include Corinne Buck, Coopersburg; Suzanne Harryn, Breinigsville; Donielle Holloway, Easton; Elizabeth McNerney, Upper Black Eddy; Rema Merrick, Allentown; and Valeria-Nina Tatlow, Bethlehem. Dr. David Livert, Assistant Professor of Psychology, is the faculty advisor. 

Psi Chi chapters are operated by student officers and faculty advisors, and are located at more than 1,000 senior colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. 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).

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