Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Psychology Honor Society--Psi Beta National Honor Society

PSI BETA NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
 Psi Beta Key

What is Psi Beta? 

Psi Beta is the national honor society in psychology for two-year colleges.  All eligible CCAC students (see Qualifications below), are welcome to join the North Campus Psi Beta chapter.

Qualifications:

To qualify for membership in Psi Beta, students must have completed a psychology class at CCAC and must have earned an A or B in that class. They must also have an overall 3.25 GPA. Students do not have to be psychology majors to join.

How to Apply:

If you feel you meet the above qualifications and wish to join, contact Professors Anne Louise Dailey, PhD, adailey@ccac.eduor Allison Caveglia Barash, MA, abarash@ccac.edu 412.369.4129 or Chris Dagg, faculty secretary, 412.369.4108 second floor, North Campus for an application. Applications are not available on the WEB.

Membership Fee:

There is a one-time $50 membership fee collected by the national office in Tennessee. There are no other fees.

What Members Receive:

At induction, Psi Beta members receive a Psi Beta pin, Psi Beta membership card, Psi Beta certificate suitable for framing and Psi Beta blue and gold cords to wear at graduation. Members also receive the Psi Beta Newsletter for two years following their induction. Notation of Psi Beta membership will become part of your CCAC transcript.

Meetings:

Our chapter of Psi Beta holds an induction of new members each semester (spring and fall). This also serves as a general membership meeting where we feature an outstanding guest speaker on a timely psychological topic. Here you can meet other Psi Beta members and officers and learn about our activities and how to become more involved.

Activities:

Our chapter of Psi Beta is a very active community service organization. We have supported agencies such as the Central Blood Bank, Meals-on-Wheels, Easter Seals, March of Dimes, and St. Jude's Ranch for Children. We have also sent supplies to our troops overseas.

Your Commitment:

Our members can be as active as they like. There are no requirements for participation.

Officers:

Psi Beta has a full slate of officers. Any member may run for office when there is an opening.

Advisors:

Anne Louise Dailey, PhD and Allison Caveglia Barash, MA serve as North Campus' Psi Beta advisors. They can be reached at 412.369.4129 or adailey@ccac.edu or abarash@ccac.edu.