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Phi Alpha

Phi Alpha Lambda Beta Honor Society

Phi Alpha LogoWelcome!

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.

Fall 2014 Phi Alpha Meeting Schedule:
Our first meeting will be held in the Knowledge Center, room 104, Sept. 3rd at 4pm ~ see you there!

President: Joel Burg, Phone: 775-544-5115 Email: joelburg36@yahoo.com
Vice President: Angel Beus, Phone: 928-542-6345 Email: angelbeus@aol.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Karli Nilsson, Phone: 775-247-4705 Email: karli_nilsson@yahoo.com

The deadline for turning in applications for 2013-2014 is September 6th, 2013.

To graduate as a member of the honor society, students are required to complete one service event per semester, one fundraising event per semester and attend a minimum of one meeting per month.

Eligibility Requirements

BSW:

  • Declared social work as a major
  • Achieved sophomore status
  • Completed 8 semester hours of required social work classes
  • Overall GPA of 3.0
  • GPA of 3.25 in social work classes
  • $25 membership/$10 renewal

MSW:

  • Completed one term of coursework
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • $25 membership/ $10 renewal