Eight students inducted into national human services honor society
February 24, 2011 -
Shorter University’s College of Adult and Professional Programs recently inducted eight students into the Tau Upsilon Alpha, the honor society of the National Organization for Human Services.
The recent inductees were Donna Cross of Buford, Mirian Gonzalez of Hoschton, Demetria M. Donald of Stockbridge, Sebrinia Green of Union City, Carnegia D. Lee Furlow of Atlanta, Barbara Ann Walton of Jonesboro, Garolyn S. Grooms of Fayetteville and Tiffany K. Boyer of Riverdale.
To be considered for membership, students must be in the upper 35 percent of the class and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. Shorter University’s chapter of the honor society is Epsilon Alpha and is advised by Dr. Felicia Wilson, assistant professor of human services and director of the Human Services Program for the College of Adult and Professional Programs.
In November 2006, the Board of Directors for the National Organization for Human Services approved the establishment of a national honor society, Tau Upsilon Alpha. Its mission is to honor academic excellence; to foster lifelong learning, leadership and development; and to promote excellence in service to humanity.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian University committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges. The University offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Arts in Leadership and the Master of Accountancy. Online courses and degree programs are also available. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.