The Sul Ross State University Omicron Phi Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, inducted three new members in a virtual ceremony on May 9.
Inductees included Kaitlin Joyan, senior, master’s degree in Public Administration, San Antonio; Gracielena Castillo Ramirez, senior, master’s degree in Public Administration, O’Donnell; and Dr. Paula Lockhart, senior, master’s degree in Political Science, Rosharon.
From left: Kaitlin Joyan, Gracielena Castillo Ramirez, Dr. Paula Lockhart.From left: Kaitlin Joyan, Gracielena Castillo Ramirez, Dr. Paula Lockhart.
Dr. Jessica Velasco and Dr. Yen-Hsin Chen conducted the induction ceremony and presided over the recitation of the Oath of Induction. Dr. Christina Villegas, associate professor of Political Science from CSU-San Bernardino and representative of the Pi Sigma Alpha Executive Committee, was on hand to welcome new members, share the history of the chapter and organization, and share information about the many benefits of PSA membership.
Founded at the University of Texas in 1920, Pi Sigma Alpha’s mission is to stimulate scholarship and intellectual interest in political science through a variety of programs for student members and local chapters. A nonpartisan organization, Pi Sigma Alpha is the only honor society for college students of political science and government in the United States.
Students who meet the requirements are invited to join each spring.
To learn more about Pi Sigma Alpha, please visit pisigmaalpha.org or contact the SRSU Pi Sigma Alpha advisor, Dr. Jessica Velasco, firstname.lastname@example.org