|For Immediate Release|
June 9, 2000
Eight students from the Indiana UniversityNorthwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)were recently inducted into the AlphaPhi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society. The societyrecognizes scholastic excellence of students in the field of criminal justice.
New inductees are Marcus J. Coachys and Lisa Francis of Valparaiso;Kimberly K. Collins, Tamika C. James, David A. Marek and Kewanee Reeseof Gary; Becky A. Gunter of Michigan City; and Denise R. Kestle of Portage.
To be eligible for membership in the society, undergraduate studentsmust have earned an overall grade point average of at least 3.0 for atleast 40 credit hours of coursework and must include at least four criminaljustice courses with a minimum of 3.20 grade point average. Membershipof graduate students is limited to those who have a bachelor’s degree incriminal justice, are currently doing graduate work in the field, and havea minimum grade point average of 3.4.
“We are very proud of our inductees,” said JosephPellicciotti, IU Northwest SPEA director. “Induction into Alpha PhiSigma is a high honor and a clear indication of academic excellence andhigh achievement.”
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