The QCC Psychology Department hosts a local chapter of Psi Beta, a National Honor Society in Psychology for Community and Junior Colleges.
Members of Psi Beta are recognized for their academic excellence and are eligible to win Psi Beta awards and scholarships. All QCC students who have an interest in psychology, and meet the eligibility requirements are invited to apply, regardless of their program of study.
The QCC Psi Beta chapter regularly meets along with the Psychology Club and provides a variety of opportunities for engaging with psychology, including conducting original research, presenting research at professional conferences, hosting a guest lecture series, community service, leadership opportunities, and fundraising for mental health and other community initiatives.
Meetings for Psi Beta are held every other Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Psychology Center for Excellence (Room 321, Administration Building), in collaboration with the Psychology Club.
Students can request induction to Psi Beta if they meet the following requirements:
- A strong interest in psychology (major in psychology is not required)
- Completion of 1 psychology course
- Minimum "B" average in all psychology courses
- Minimum overall 3.25 GPA
- Completion of at least 12 credits
For more information vclemente [at] qcc.mass.edu (subject: Inquiry%20re%3A%20Psi%20Beta%20from%20QCC%20Psychology%20Department%20website, body: I%20am%20interested%20in%20more%20information%20about%20QCC's%20chapter%20of%20Psi%20Beta.%20This%20email%20was%20generated%20on%20the%20QCC%20psychology%20department%20website.%0A%0AMessage%20or%20added%20details%20(if%20needed)%3A%0A) (contact chapter advisor) Professor Valarie Clemente, Ed.D.