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Psychology Beyond the Classroom

January, 2020
  • Psi Beta Honor Society
    Psi Beta Honor Society

The mind is a beautiful thing to waste and no one knows that better than the folks in QCC’s chapter of Psi Beta - the National Psychology Honor Society. If you have an interest in psychology, taken at least one Psychology course, have a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 or higher and completed at least 12 credits, you may qualify.  Psi Beta’s mission is to encourage professional development and psychological literacy of all students at two-year colleges through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research and community service.

To be considered for induction students should send the following information to Psychology Professor Dr. Valerie Clemente at vclemente [at] qcc.mass.edu by March 6.  

  • Your name, address and phone number
  • QCC ID number and Qmail address
  • Program/major and anticipated date of graduation

Students’ qualifications will be reviewed and you will receive a response within a week. Students are encouraged to check their email frequently once they apply as time sensitive information may be sent to you if you are accepted for induction.

There is a one-time induction fee of $50 payable to the national organization. The induction ceremony will be held on Monday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Harrington Learning Center room 109A . Friends and family are welcome to attend.

Interested in psychology but not sure you meet the Psi Beta requirements? QCC’s Psychology Club offers students a way to learn and engage in psychology beyond the classroom with numerous psychology-based activities throughout the year.  

Psi Beta and the Psychology Club will meet in room 239 of the Harrington Learning Center during the spring semester. Meetings are every other Wednesday, from noon to 1:00 p.m. beginning on January 29 and ending on April 22. For questions, contact vclemente [at] qcc.mass.edu (Professor Clemente).

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