FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                          Date: May 2, 2002

 Contact: Donna McCracken, 206-6716

Psychology honor society inducts 35 at UIS


SPRINGFIELD – The University of Illinois at Springfield chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, inducted 35 new members during ceremonies held April 28. Fifteen of the new members were inducted last fall and the other 20 joined this spring. The ceremony honored all of the new inductees.

UIS students inducted in 2001-2002 were: Stephanie Adrienne Adams, Jason Magee Baker, Patricia Renee Burwell, Dawn F. Caveny, Jessica L. Chaplin, Anthony Yen Cheng, Jodi Marie Clark, Amy M. Cody, William E. Cody, Reier V. Deloney, Christine Marie Dunn, Heather N. Emmerich-Beck, Dianne L. Hennenfent, Chad J. Hilligoss, Tracy Thea Howland, Doris J. Jackson, Christy Y. Johnston, Henry William Krug, Kimberly Kay Lambert, Tomike Y. Lana, Dale D. Lipe, Denise Michelle Long, Brianne Christina McCluskey, Robyn L. Merrick, Jade Jolyn Nelson, DeAnn J. Nix, Maria Fe Paredes, Edward Wayne Schroeder, Sonya M. Shaw, Jill Kathleen Stinebaker, Garrett Wade Swick, Evelyn Mae Todd, Caitlin Joanna Trapp, Susan P. Waller, Pamela A. Warden.

Psi Chi was founded in 1929 to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship and to advance the science of psychology. Membership is awarded to qualified graduate and undergraduate students who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society. There are 975 chapters at colleges and universities across the U.S.