NEW ALBANY, IN, (Aug. 13, 2012) – Indiana University Southeast’s psychology honor society was recently named a Psi Chi Model Chapter for the 2011-12 school year.
The IU Southeast chapter of Psi Chi received the designation from the national arm of the organization, which is the International Honor Society in Psychology.
The Model Chapter award is granted to chapters that demonstrate activity in chapter activity, service projects, and convention participation. The IU Southeast group set a record for the largest induction class (36 students) in the chapter’s history, held nine campus events with distinguished speakers, hosted three Psi Chi alumni to speak on campus, and had two chapter members who presented research at national conferences.
This is the second time IU Southeast has received Model Chapter honors. They also received the award in 2001-02.
Founded in 1989, the IU Southeast Psi Chi chapter now has about 40 members and works to promote the awareness of the field of psychology and psychological issues. They host two to three monthly events each semester.