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Pi Gamma Mu inducts new members to BPC chapter

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Georgia Xi chapter 2010-2011 initiates of Pi Gamma Mu at Brewton-Parker College: l-r, Hakeem Helmy, Casey Harrell, Sarah Carr and Elizabeth Poythress. Not pictured is Tennille Green. (Photo provided)

MOUNT VERNON—The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Brewton-Parker College hosted an induction ceremony for new members of its honor society, Pi Gamma Mu, Dec. 1 at Steeplechase Restaurant in Vidalia.

The international honor society, under the Georgia Xi chapter at Brewton-Parker, inducted the following students: Sarah Elizabeth Carr of Lawrenceville, Tara Tennille Green of Vidalia, Casey Marie Harrell of Cairo, Hakeem Mahmoud Helmy of Vidalia and Elizabeth Grace Poythress of Sylvania.

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.

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.

The Georgia Xi chapter was a 2008-2009 Chapter of Merit recipient and was the 2008-2009 Organization of the Year at the college. BPC’s chapter of Pi Gamma Mu co-sponsors The Albert Sidney Johnson Lecture Series and has assisted with college’s Cultural Awareness Week activities.

Affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention, Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in South Georgia.

 

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Updated on: January 5, 2011 2:17 PM