Psi Beta Chapter Holds Induction Ceremony

PCC instructors Patricia Adams and Jennifer Addison (top left) welcome new Psi Beta members during a virtual induction ceremony held April 24. Adams and Addison serve as faculty advisors to Pitt’s chapter of the national honor society for psychology at community and junior colleges.

WINTERVILLE—Pitt Community College’s chapter of Psi Beta National Honor Society for Psychology for Community and Junior Colleges inducted 24 new members during a virtual ceremony held April 24.

Founded in 1982, Psi Beta encourages professional development and psychological literacy among two-year college students through promotion and recognition of academic excellence, leadership, research and community service. Inductees are honored for overall academic achievement and success in their psychology studies.

PCC’s Psi Beta chapter, which started in 2018, has inducted more than 75 students and five faculty members. Pitt Psychology Instructors Patricia Adams and Jennifer Addison serve as the honor society’s faculty advisors.

Adams said PCC’s Psi Beta chapter welcomed the following students into its ranks this month: Karen Baker, Lesley Banks, Aaron Brinn, Rebecca Brown, Jennifer Coluccio, Thomas David, Haley Dudley, Grace Forbes, Sarah Futrell, Areli Garcia, Amber Gatlin, Jennifer Gonzalez-Ferretiz, Candra Harris, Taylor Kott, Anghel Loor, Lucio Martinez, Elizabeth McRoy, Heather Moss, Kanou Nyambi, Monica Rascoe, Emma Rizzuti, Megan Tilley, Isiah Torres, Kaci Turnage and Jessie Umphlett.