Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Six new members inducted into national criminal justice honor society chapter at UIS

The University of Illinois Springfield recently inducted six new members into the Epsilon Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society, marking the start of the Fall 2012 Semester.

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 cumulatively and in the major.

New inductees include: Kimberly Chaney of Decatur, Cole Hedrick of Rochelle, John Jones of Petersburg, Ashley King of New Berlin, Ryan McKanna of Rock Falls, and Marcus McNeal of Cahokia.

The new members join the following continuing members: Tyler Johnson of Mansfield, Larry Perse of Chicago, James Sheehan of Springfield, Amanda Walenga of Springfield, and Julie Yoder of Taylorville.

Tyler Johnson is serving as president of the chapter, with Larry Perse serving as vice-president. James Sheehan is serving as secretary of the chapter, and Julie Yoder is serving as treasurer.

For more information, contact Juanita Ortiz, assistant professor of Criminal Justice at 217/206-8481 or jorti2@uis.edu.

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