NVC Psi Beta Snags Four Awards

Congratulations to Northwest Vista College’s Psi Beta chapter. They earned four national awards for 2022. The awards are:

  • The Chapter Excellence Award for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Megan Davis (PB president) is of a select few PB members nationwide to have earned the Emerging Researcher Award, as well as the Anne Anastasi Mission Scholarship ($500).
  • The NVC chapter, in conjunction with NVC Psychology club and OLLU Psi Chi Chapter, earned the Building Bonds Collaboration Award.
  • NVC’s Jennifer Fox, assistant professor of psychology, was given the Faculty Advisor Award.

Jerry Rudmann, Psi Beta executive director, said chapter advisors such as Professor Fox volunteer countless hours to mentor their students. He added many chapter activities benefit the college, community, and many students who do not directly participate in Psi Beta.

Psi Beta is the national honor society in psychology for community colleges and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). Psi Beta is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS). Psi Beta’s mission is to professionally develop outstanding psychology students at two-year colleges through the promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service.