Pi Gamma Mu welcomes new members
|Brewton-Parker College Pi Gamma Mu members for the 2008-2009 school year are, from left to right, Kerry Talbert, Allison O'Neill, Luther Caraway, Linda Maria Landrum, Chauntilia Adaway, Tanisha Murray, Ashley Byrd, Joshua Davis, and Emma Franklin. (Photo by Kayla Oliver)
By Kayla D. Oliver
BPC Marketing staff writer
MOUNT VERNON—The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Brewton-Parker College hosted an induction ceremony for new members of their honor society, Pi Gamma Mu, Wednesday, Nov. 19 on the Mount Vernon campus.
The international honor society, under the Georgia Xi chapter at Brewton-Parker, inducted the following students: Chauntilia Adaway, Ashley Byrd, Luther Caraway, Emma Franklin, Maria Landrum, Tanisha Murray, Allison O'Neill and Kerry Talbert.
Members must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and a GPA within the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division of at least a 3.00. Each member must also have at least 24 credit hours in the division of social and behavioral sciences with at least half of those being upper-level courses.
The new members join Pi Gamma Mu President, Joshua Davis.
According to Prof. Vance Rhoades, associate professor of psychology and counseling, these students will have the opportunity to compete in the Pi Gamma Mu scholarship program that awards scholarships to first-year graduate students studying in the area of social and behavioral sciences. During this academic year, BPC’s chapter of Pi Gamma Mu co-sponsored The Albert Sidney Johnson Lecture Series and assisted with college’s Cultural Awareness Week activities.
Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia.