Students welcomed into honor society
April 4, 2014
Eight MacMurray College students were inducted into the Phi Alpha Honor Society this week.
Jodi Williams, clinical assistant professor and director of the MacMurray Social Work Program’s field education, spoke at the induction ceremony. Induction into Phi Alpha is the highest honor a social work student can achieve.
The following students, pictured left to right, were inducted: Kaitlyn Gotthardt, Samantha Morton, Brooke Lovekamp, Sammy Jo Petefish, Dr. John Cox, former director of Social Work, Meagan Pinkerton, Joe Squillace, Chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Assistant Professor, Stacia Wren, Jodi Williams, Clinical Assistant Professor, Peper Olive, Kelsey Curren.
The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of Social Work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for Social Workers, and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in Social Work.
Eligibility for Phi Alpha membership requires that the student have sophomore standing in social work and maintain a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.25 social work GPA.