Students inducted into psychology honor society

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, inducted 15 new members on April 8.

Students inducted included Meghan Cox, a junior psychology major from Belvidere, N.J.; Victoria Goodwin, a sophomore psychology major from Pipersville; Timothy Guminski, a sophomore psychology major from Ambler; Jacqueline Heaney, a junior psychology major from Lusby, Md.; Meaghan Jones, a sophomore psychology major from Lansdowne; Laura Miller, a junior criminal justice major from East Stroudsburg; Natalie Murphy, a sophomore psychology major from Honesdale; Elizabeth Perez, a sophomore psychology major from New City; Sarah Sipe, a sophomore art-generalist major from Lewistown; Megan Sullivan, a junior English-literature major from Mullica Hill, N.J.; Brittany Summers, a sophomore psychology major from Sheffield; Kerry Then, junior biology major from Centennial, Colo.; Audrey Thomas, a sophomore psychology major from Curwensville; and Briana Wingrove, a junior psychology major from Williamsport.

Membership is open to undergraduate students who are majoring or minoring in psychology and demonstrate high academic performance, according to Dr. Tina Norton, assistant professor of psychology. Students belonging to Psi Chi have at least a 3.00 grade point average and are expected to complete a service learning project and several other academic-related activities. The society was founded in 1929 with the purposes of encouraging, stimulating and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. 

Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.

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