International Honor Society in Social Sciences
The mission of Pi Gamma Mu is to encourage and promote excellence in the social sciences and to uphold the ideals of scholarship and service.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE - JANUARY 30, 2010

Each year, Pi Gamma Mu awards 10 scholarships to outstanding members. Four are named scholarships, three are worth $2,000 each, and the other seven are worth $1,000 each. These scholarships are primarily intended for first-year graduate work in the social sciences. If you are interested in applying, you should start putting your information together right away. Applications must be fully completed and received at the Pi Gamma Mu office in Winfield with a postmark on or before January 30. Winners will be notified in March, with the grants awarded in September.

CHAPTERS IN ACTION


Massachusetts Delta chapter members
volunteer at the Food Bank

At Washington and Jefferson College, the Pennsylvania Alpha Omicron chapter held a lecture as a joint event with the psychology department. The speaker was Dr. Eric Hickey, a social psychologist who has published in the field of criminal psychology and is internationally recognized as an expert in the field.


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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

There is a wonderful summer research opportunity at the University of Maryland, College Park intended for undergraduate students. This program is geared at rising juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing a doctorate in the social, behavioral and economic sciences immediately following the completion of the bachelor's degree. All students are eligible; however, we highly encourage those from under-represented populations to apply (i.e. African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, or other Pacific Islanders).

 

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SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

After much deliberation on the part of the Scholarship Committee, Chairman Dr. Charles McClellan recommended the following scholarship winners to the Board of Trustees. Each of these candidates has met the expectations of the trustees who are pleased to award the scholarships to:
Jonathan Eaton: The Marvel Stockwell Scholarship
Shari Dade: The Effie Urquhart Scholarship
Andrea Gouin: The Carroll Parish Scholarship
Raul Bernal: The Dan Quigley Law Scholarship
Mark Bender, Christopher Crawford, Elizabeth Danley, Nathan Dunlap, Jennifer Johnson, Leasha Strang: $1,000 Pi Gamma Mu scholarships

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INTERNATIONAL AFFILIATE MEMBER

The Board of Trustees has established a new category of membership in Pi Gamma Mu – the International Affiliate Membership. Please think about the foreign students and visiting faculty on your campus that might fit into this category, and consider the benefits of choosing them for this special membership.

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The International Social Science Review, Pi Gamma Mu's refereed journal, published on a semi-annual basis, invites submissions of manuscripts in history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, international relations, criminal justice, social work, psychology, social philosophy, history of education, and human/cultural geography.

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DOES YOUR CHAPTER HAVE A BANNER?

Our Pi Gamma Mu banners have been very popular, and we have had to reorder more. These banners are great to use at your initiation ceremonies, and you can display them in a prominent spot to advertise your chapter.

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OTHER NEWS

CordsHonor Cords, available through the Pi Gamma Mu office. [Read more...]

Opportunity for Giving. [Read more...]

Guest Lectureship Grants, 2008-2009 [Read more...]

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