Released - May 3, 2010
Eureka College Students Inducted Into Pi Gamma Mu
EUREKA – Twelve students were inducted into the Eureka College chapter of Pi Gamma Mu international honor society in social science at a banquet held April 29.
They are Ariel Dunn, Congerville; Julie Gautschy, Streator; Jason List, Mason City; Benjamin McCauley, Mendota; Rachel Miller, Mokena; Logan Noble, Washburn; Adam Reel, El Paso; Renee Shaw, East Peoria; Christopher Steeples, Morton; and Dena Lantz, Emily Marvin and Daniel Robertson, all of Washington.
Membership in Pi Gamma Mu is open to students and faculty members involved in the social sciences. To qualify for membership, a student must have junior, senior or graduate standing, be in the top 35 percent of the class and have an average of B or better in at least 20 semester hours of social science classes, including economics, history, political science, sociology, anthropology, geography, criminal justice, social work or international relations.
Pi Gamma Mu, founded in 1924, has 170,000 members in 180 chapters located at colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. The purpose of the society is to encourage academic excellence in the social sciences, promote social service and develop leadership skills among its members.
The Illinois Rho Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu was founded at Eureka College in 1992.
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