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Criminal justice honor society inducts four at UIS

April 7, 2006

SPRINGFIELD – Induction ceremonies for four new members of the Epsilon Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society, will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 23, in the Public Affairs Center restaurant at the University of Illinois at Springfield. A dinner will accompany the induction ceremonies.

Alpha Phi Sigma, the only national honor society for criminal justice majors, recognizes the academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students. To be eligible, students must have completed at least one-third of the total hours required for graduation and must maintain specified grade-point averages overall and in the major.

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Students being inducted are Ian Evans, Meghan Rogers, Amy Skelton, and Amy Vandeventer.  Leanne Brecklin, assistant professor of Criminal Justice at UIS, serves as chapter adviser.

The ceremony will also honor 16 members who are graduating this academic year: Matthew Compardo, Chad Endres, Ian Evans, Nick Fandel, Dara Matson, Brian McMillen, Janee’ Mitchell, Jason Malson, Emilienne Ngampa, Christine Olson, Frances Schiro, Heather Shouse, James Simmons, Randall Stewart, Amy Vandeventer, and William Walsh. 

UIS’ Criminal Justice department is housed within the College of Public Affairs and Administration and offers the baccalaureate degree and undergraduate minor.
 

    The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.
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