Campus News Release
Students Initiated into Psychology Honor Society
Release date: November 26, 2012Franklin College's chapter of the international honor society of psychology, Psi Chi, inducted four new members on Sunday, Nov. 18.
Psi Chi, founded in 1927, is an international society that recognizes academic achievement and promotes creative development for students studying psychology.
Franklin College established its Psi Chi chapter in the fall of 2010. The chapter helps provide funding for students to attend the annual Midwestern Psychology Association Conference held in Chicago.
Inducted students become lifelong members of Psi Chi. Eligible students must have a declared major or minor in psychology, be a second-semester sophomore, have completed nine hours of psychology, have a 3.0 grade point average and be in the top 35 percent of the class.
Recent initiates include:
Ashley Borja, daughter of Lisa Armstrong of Indianapolis (46259).
Briana Jurrema, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jurrema of Columbus.
Cassandra Rainesalo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rainesalo of New Castle.
Chelsey Russell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Russell of Indianapolis (46217).
For more information, contact the Franklin College Office of Marketing and Communications at (317) 738-8185.
Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 28 majors, 36 minors and eight pre-professional programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit www.franklincollege.edu.