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Criminal Justice honor society inducts 11 at UIS

March 22, 2005

SPRINGFIELD - Induction ceremonies for 11 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 3, in the Public Affairs Center restaurant at the University of Illinois at Springfield. A dinner will accompany the induction ceremonies.

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 Alpha Phi Sigma

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.

Students being inducted are Kevin Behl, Colin Cook, Clay Dowis, Dean Evans, John Fairley, Zachary Heard, Michael Mazrim, Dara Matson, James Simmons, Randall Stewart, and Meagan Warnke. Leanne Brecklin, assistant professor of Criminal Justice at UIS, serves as chapter adviser.

The ceremony will also honor 18 members who are graduating this academic year: Angi Adams, Kevin Behl, Colin Cook, Nicole Danner, Clay Dowis, John Fairley, Ronda Guyton, Jodi Harmon, Tarver Haven, Zachary Heard, Gail Humiston, Michael Mazrim, Mischa Ortega, Joseph Rieger IV, John Sivia, Franklin Stacy, Meagan Warnke, and Virginia Wells.

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

 

 

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