Psi Chi


President: Natalie Abraham

Vice-President: Chyanna Robinson

Treasurer: Will Santiago

Secretary: Barry Murray

Purpose Statement

Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

Mission Statement
The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general.

In pursuit of our mission we will:

  •     Advance the science and profession of psychology.
  •     Promote an educational experience consistent with the mission.
  •     Promote ethical and socially responsible members and leaders.
  •     Define and establish an organizational structure that promotes our mission.
  •     Recognize and foster the contributions that diversity makes to the science and practice of psychology.

Six Goals of All Chapters
1. Provide recognition of academic achievement
2. Encourage excellence
3. Advance the science of psychology
4. Provide a sense of community
5. Develop a forum to obtain and exchange information about psychology
6. Serve the local community

Requirements for Membership

Undergraduate students

  • be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature
  • have completed at least 3 semesters or equivalent of full-time college coursework
  • have completed at least 9 semester credit hours or equivalent of psychology courses
  • have earned a cumulative GPA that is in the top 35% of their class (sophomore, junior, or senior) compared to their classmates across the entire university or the college that houses psychology (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale)
  • have a minimum 3.0 GPA average for psychology courses

2017 Inductees

Dorothy Brown
Elizabeth Griffith
Kenneth Ross
Shelby Smyth
Lily Shropshire
Nicholas Weirath

Current members           

Natalie Abraham 

Raquel Galiano

Sonia Garcia

Paige Guillory (Recipient of the 2015-16 Psyche Chapter Award)

Mary Hutti (Past Social Media Chair)

Zachary Hahn

DeShala Hunt

Allison Kamp 

Lauren Kasuda 

Jasmine Littles

Maggie Mastrogiavanni (Past Historian)

Meg Maurin (Past Events Chair)

Kathryn Mitchell 

Alexis Mogil 

Suzanne Monlezun

Hannah Masoner

Barry Murray

Carol "Dee Dee" Newsome (Past Secretary)

Claire Oswald 

Jasmin Pizer

Jessica Richmeyer 

Chyanna Robinson 

Wilfred Santiago

Joshua Scarborough 

Conner Peth

2015-16 Invites

Johnathan Billings

Emily Hansen

Frances Maples

Kimberly Novak

Lifetime Members (Graduated)

Kirsten Bordis (Past Secretary)

Tempey Hamilton (Past President)

Lauren LaForce

Amy Lyons (Past Treasurer)

Joshua Rocha

Emily Yokubaitis (Past Secretary)

Rachel Bach

Rebecca Benson

Victoria Bridges (Past Vice-President)

Shundrika Jones

Kristen DeAngelo (Past Treasurer)

Brooke Herren

Rachel McNeil 

Casey Barnett

Alexandra Moorehead (Past Treasurer; Recipient of the 2105-16 Cheires Chapter Award)

Jackson Howard

Maddie Perseghin 

Madeleine Laforge

Bridget Nourse

Harrison McNab

Tiffany Thomas

Hannah Yarbrough (Past President)

Jane Carriere

Whitney Lambeth

Joseph  Iacobucci        

Greg Overbeek

Amber Bowie (Past Vice-President)

Ashlea Wattenbe

Jolene Bruard

Kimberly McCoy

Emily Wellmeier (Past President; Recipient of the 2015-16 Leadership Chapter Award)

Susanna Whitman (Past Treasurer)

Tyler LaPointe

Melvin Lang (Past Secretary; Recipient of the 2015-16 Service Chapter Award)

Karrie Quirin (Recipient of the 2014-2015 International GEICO/Psi Chi Undergraduate Scholarship; Recipient of the 2015-16 Mentor Chapter Award)

Catherine Laughlin 

Emily Thrush (Recipient of the 2015-16 Psyche Chapter Award)

Arianne Stallings

Advisor: Dr. Amanda ElBassiouny 

Co-Advisor: Dr. Jamie Franco-Zamudio

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