Phi Alpha Official Medallions, Stoles, And Honor Chords
He taught at VCU for 30 years and was awarded the rank of Professor Emeritus upon his retirement. The Dr. Robert Green Just Research Award is given to Ph.D. and M.S.W. research poster winners at the annual VCU School of Social Work Research Symposium. In order to qualify as an active member of the organization, each member must attend at least two different Chapter meetings per semester, and participate in at least one Chapter activity or event per semester. The Executive Committee with the approval of the membership may grant Honorary Membership to a maximum of two individuals per year who have made outstanding contributions to the field of social work.
For more information about any of SFA’s more than 200 student clubs and organizations, you can contact your faculty advisor to find the best fit for your interests. In addition to student associations, you can also serve as a student representative on standing committees for the College of Social Work. Students selected by the student association attend meetings as voting members representing the student body. Over 243 chapters are now in existence, and the addition of new chapters is continuing.
The officers plan many activities for students related to social work and have at least monthly meetings. Professor Beth Webb is the faculty advisor for the organization. To recognize and promote scholastic achievement among students and faculty involved in the undergraduate and graduate social work program at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Students and faculty involved in Social Work education at Eastern Kentucky University resolve to sponsor a chapter of Phi Alpha National Honor Society for Social Work. This chapter aims to foster high standards of educational achievement in the Social Work program.
A Master’s of Social Work committee sets the criteria for excellence. The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. The purpose of the Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. In 1999, the School of Social Work chartered a local chapter, Theta Phi, of Phi Alpha, the national social work honor society. The mission of this organization is to promote high standards of education for social work and to invite into membership those who have attained excellence of scholarship and distinction of achievement as students of social work. Both graduate and undergraduate students ranking in the top 35% of their program will receive an invitation to apply for the honor society.
Members receive a certificate of membership and have the opportunity to purchase a medallion. You also have the opportunity to purchase graduation accessories through the Phi Alpha website on your own time. Tucson and online students are encouraged to apply to be members. Initiation is generally the first chapter meeting of each semester and counts toward the meeting attendance requirement. Current Chi Delta members, MU faculty & staff, and members from other chapters are invited to attend.
Members participate in local, regional, and national professional social work conferences and symposia. Phi Alpha is a National Honor Society for Social Work with the goal of promoting the humanitarian goals of the profession and promoting closer bonds among students. In addition to ensuring academic excellence among members, the Phi Alpha honor society fosters mentoring relationships between alumni and current students and members regularly engage in service to their state and local community. Each Spring semester the faculty advisor and Phi Alpha executive officers distribute information regarding application to Phi Alpha.