1. What is the name of the organization?

Psi Chi is a national organization which was. How long has the organization existed? It was founded in 1929 and The Texas Wesleyan Chapter was founded in 1979.

  1. Who are your current officers, including the faculty advisers or advisers?

The current president is Jennifer Gonzales, the current vice-president is Felipe Alvarado, the secretary is Melissa Woods and the faculty adviser is Dr. Jay Brown.

  1. How long do officers serve?

Generally, 1 year.

  1. Does the organization have open enrollment?

Psi Chi is open to psychology majors or minors that have completed 9 hours of psychology classes with at least a 3.0 GPA in those courses. Additionally, students must have an overall GPA that puts them into the top 35% of their class.

  1. How may students get involved?

Every semester 6 to 8 students in the psychology department get inducted into Psi Chi; therefore, the number of students at Wesleyan that are members of Psi Chi every semester varies, usually around 16.

  1. How much does it cost to belong?

There is a one-time $75 fee to join (most of that goes to the national office) with lifetime membership.

  1. Is this a Wesleyan-only organization?

Psi Chi is a national organization, which was founded in 1929. The Texas Wesleyan University Chapter was founded in 1979.

  1. What does the organization provide the campus or student?

Psi Chi provides students access to a network of service opportunities that the individual students might not be able to access on their own.

Psi Chi, along with Psychology Club, jointly sponsors a speaker series in the psychology department titled, “Maximize the Major”, in which topics of interest to psychology students are presented.

  1.  How does the organization benefit people outside of TWU?

Psi Chi has numerous service projects going, both on and off campus.

10. How can your organization help students achieve academic success?

Psi Chi can provide students with networking opportunities as well as access to information about the field of psychology that they might not be able to find anywhere else.

11.  What are some of the benefits each member receives?

Psi Chi can provide students with networking opportunities as well as access to information about the field of psychology that they might not be able to find anywhere else.

12. What does the organization support? or, what does it stand for?

The goal of Psi Chi is to improve the future potential of all its members by better preparing students for careers in the discipline of psychology.

13. Are there any other benefits that we have missed or have yet to discuss?

Because Psi Chi is both a national honor society, and well established, it is fairly likely that a future potential employer or graduate school representative is also a member of Psi Chi.