Date: April 8, 2011
Contact: Lindsay Gladstone
Governors State University
Phone: (708) 534-7090
Fax: (708) 534-8399
For Immediate Release
GSU Honors Social Work Students
University Park, Illinois, April 8, 2011 - The Department of Social Work at Governors State University recently hosted an induction ceremony for 24 new members of Omicron Beta, the GSU chapter of the Phi Alpha Honor Society, the social work honor society.
To be considered for the Phi Alpha Honor Society at the bachelor’s level (BSW), students must be enrolled in the social work program, have completed eight semester hours of required social work courses, and achieve a 3.25 grade point average in social work courses. Master’s level (MSW) students must be enrolled in the social work program and achieve a 3.5 grade point average.
The purpose of the Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among social work students and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Inductees must also serve their community or the social work profession and have demonstrated service to or leadership in the community or university in the last two years.
Undergraduate students inducted into the honor society include Amber Keipe of Bradley, Ashley Pitchford of Burr Ridge, Dora Harris of Calumet City, Stephanie Gibson of Calumet City, Ellen Suprenant of Chebanse, Sarah Cullina of Chicago, Emma Eaton of Chicago, Donna Gordon of Chicago, Catrice Moore of Chicago, Rhssh’a Maclin-Harris of Chicago, Jeanna Robinson of Crescent City, Nina Lee of Glenwood, Colleen Quinn of Lansing, Stephanie Perry of Lynwood, Juanita Sanders of Matteson, Kaitlin Aldworth of Mokena, Aurora Basha of Oak Lawn, Tonnickie Singleton of Oak Park, Monica Clanton of Park Forest, Marla Kolovitz of River Forest, Rue Farcas of Tinley Park, Stephanie Pulice of Tinley Park.
Graduate students inducted are Gail Bonds-Carpenter of Chicago Heights, Sarah Duncan of Glenwood, and Jonika Pamela Ross of Sauk Village.