Meeting Minutes

January Minutes

General Info

● 6 points per semester & at least 2 of those need to come from volunteering

  • check your points and previous points via our website
  • don’t forget that you can create your own point opportunity
  • graduating seniors must have at least 4.5 points by April 6th to receive cords from Psi Chi

● applications due 02/03 by 11:59 pm

● our officers

● NEW WEBSITE

● check https://uncwpsichi.wordpress.com , read e-mails, and check our board on the first floor of TL for all important information!

● new e-mail system (once per week from secretary with all announcements)

● mission statement of psi chi: The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general. In pursuit of our mission we will: · Advance the science and profession of psychology. · Promote an educational experience consistent with the mission. · Promote ethical and socially responsible members and leaders. · Define and establish an organizational structure that promotes our mission. · Recognize and foster the contributions that diversity makes to the science and practice of psychology.

● purpose statement of psi chi: Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

Meetings for the Semester

● Tonight: General body meeting

● 02/03: Clara McDaniel (former UNCW student) speaking

● 02/17: Elections! (please let us know asap if you are interested)

● 03/02: Practicum Night with Dr. Myers

● 03/16: TBD

● 04/16: Grad School Night/DIS with Dr. Hughes

● 04/20: General body meeting/distribute cords/senior send-off

● check our calendar for all important dates

Other Events This Semester

● Island’s Fundraiser on 01/25 (Monday)

  • proceeds going towards induction ceremony and skills development workshop for members & non-members!

● Group Volunteer Event

  • work on wilmington and/or out of the darkness at UNCW

● Restaurant Fundraiser (TBD)

● Leadership/Skills Development Workshop (April)

● Induction Ceremony 04/16

● check our calendar for all important dates

Psi Chi Research Grant

https://uncwpsichi.wordpress.com/psi-chi-research-scholarship/

  • up to $200 available due by midnight on March 4th

Psychology Apparel/Merch

● available through our website!

  • proceeds will go to the psychology department, psi chi, and the graduate program
  • accepting orders through Feb. 29th at 10pm and you can expect to receive your order in late March

Other

● please e-mail Lindsey (by January 31st) at uncwpsichi@gmail.com to let her know when you intend to graduate so we can update our records

● $10 dues per year so if you were studying abroad last semester or new this semester please talk to Katie K. or e-mail her at uncwpsichi@gmail.com for more info

● nominate a member of the semester using our website

● let me know if you are interested in any conferences

● send photos to Caitrin that we can use at graduation

MEMBER OF THE SEMESTER FALL 2015!!!!

● Kristi Dorsey fall 2015

● earned 21 points via

  • meetings
  • bake sales
  • colloquium series
  • raffle
  • NAMI meetings
  • conference
  • group volunteer event
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