The Psychology Club
The Psychology Club is a Recognized Student Organization (RSO), open to all majors and minors of the Psychology Department. In the past it has offered films, speakers, information, social events, and a place to get to know fellow psychology students. The activities of the Club are dependent on the interests and degree of involvement of students from year to year. The Club elects its own officers to serve from September to September. As an RSO, the club is entitled to a working budget dues collected once yearly. Please consider this an invitation to get involved in the Psychology Club. All psychology majors and minors are welcome and any suggestions are appreciated. Fliers announcing Club activities appear around the department throughout the year. Faculty advisors are Dr. Shehni, Dr. Moss, and Dr. Stephenson.
Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology
The Department of Psychology sponsors a chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, affiliated with the American Psychological Association. Membership is extended to psychology majors who have completed at least three psychology courses, with a major G.P.A. above 3.0, and who are in the upper one-third of their class. In the past, Psi Chi locally has arranged speakers, field trips, movies, and other activities of psychological interest. There are usually special Psi Chi sessions at regional and national psychological conferences. For information about membership and activities, see Dr. Stephenson, Faculty Advisor.
The Sociology Club is an official student organization under the Florida Memorial University Student Government. The Club was established to help inspire and support students to excel in the field of Sociology and to give students the opportunity to enhance their academic experience. Membership in the club is open to all students who are interested in learning more about Sociology.
The Mission of the Sociology Club is to:
- Organize activities pertaining to graduate / professional schools
- Increase student involvement on FMU’s campus and surrounding communities through service projects
- Encourage students to investigate and explore social issues
- Encourage interaction among faculty and students through conferences and community projects
- Promote student interest in the social sciences
Alpha Kappa Delta – International Sociology Honor Society
Florida Memorial University established its Alpha Kappa Delta Chapter (Rho of Florida) in 2012. AKD is the International Sociology Honor Society. AKD was founded in 1920 at the University of Southern California by Dr. Emory S. Bogardus and became affiliated with the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) in 1967. AKD is also affiliated with the American Sociological Society (ASA).
The purpose of Alpha Kappa Delta is to acknowledge and promote excellence in the scholarship in the study of Sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition. Membership to AKD is open to any student, regardless of major as long as the student demonstrates a serious interest in the Sociology.