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Phi Alpha Honor Society

Phi Alpha Honor Society

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Epsilon Upsilon Chapter

"Through Knowledge - the Challenge to Serve"

The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.

 
For more information contact:
 
Dr. Robin Lennon-Dearing: rlnnndrn@memphis.edu
Undergraduate Faculty Advisor
 
Dr. Susan Elswick: selswick@memphis.edu
Graduate Faculty Advisor
 

Phi Alpha
National Social Work Honor Society

An undergraduate student is eligible for active membership after achieving the following National minimum requirements and meeting local Chapter requirements:

  • Must be a declared social work major.
  • Must have achieved sophomore status.
  • Must have completed 9 semester hours of required social work courses.
  • Must have achieved an overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must have achieved a 3.25 grade point average in required social work courses.

A graduate student is eligible for active membership after achieving the following National minimum requirements and meeting local Chapter requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in the graduate social work program.
  • Must be in their second year of social work graduate programming.
  • Must have completed 30 semester hours of required social work courses.
  • Must have achieved an overall grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.0 scale).

 

Click here for information on scholarships, awards, competitions, and other opportunities for Phi Alpha members.

 

2014  Phi Alpha Officers

2014 PA Officers
 
President
Marguerite “Missy” McGowan
 
Vice President
 Kristen Bowen
 
Secretary/Treasurer
Jherrel  Jones

 

 

The Department of Social Work resides in the School of Urban Affairs & Public Policy within the College of Arts & Sciences. The Program offers the Bachelors of Arts degree in Social Work and the Master of Social Work. The BA degree is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and the MSW degree is in candidacy for CSWE accreditation. Both degree programs include significant work experience through field placement.


 

 
 

 

 

 

 

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