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BSC Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, International Honor Society of Social Sciences, Reinstated, Three Students Inducted

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    Thursday, April 24 2014
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu
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Three students were inducted into the Bluefield State College chapter of Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society of Social Sciences during a recent ceremony at the College. Pictured, left-to-right, are Dr. Rodney Montague (BSC History Professor and chapter co-advisor) BSC student inductees Kayla Hazelwood, Harry Seams, III, and Elizabeth Weakley, and Dr. Amanda Matoushek (BSC Psychology Professor and chapter co-advisor).

(Bluefield)—Three students were formally inducted into the Bluefield State College chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society of Social Sciences, during a recent ceremony at the College. The induction ceremony highlighted the reinstatement of the BSC chapter. The inductees into the West Virginia Theta Chapter (BSC) of Pi Gamma Mu include:

Elizabeth Weakley, Kayla Hazelwood, and Harry Seams, III. Dr. Amanda Matoushek, Assistant Professor of Psychology, and Dr. Rodney Montague, Assistant Professor of History, are the chapter's co-advisors. Dr. Colin Cavell, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Social Science Chair, served as the program's guest speaker. The student inductees were recognized for their academic excellence and commitment to service to others.

The mission of the BSC chapter of Pi Gamma Mu is to establish a cooperative academic community that works toward the advancement of students interested in social science-related disciplines. Pi Gamma Mu provides recognition for scholastic achievements and offers enrichment opportunities through service projects, publications, recognition medals, and both scholarship and lectureship grants. Dr. Matoushek stated, "We are very excited to be bringing this honor society back to the BSC campus as a way to recognize the achievements of our students and to foster interest in social science research."