Six Criminal Justice Students Inducted Into Alpha Phi Sigma

April 20, 2018 at 4:40 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women’s Studies inducted six new members into Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society

that recognizes academic excellence by undergraduates, as well as graduate students, of criminal justice. Students inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma are: Fall Semester — Cecily Benton, McKayla Malaythong, and Tara Turner; Spring Semester — Elizabeth Brooke Aldridge, Hanna Moneypenny, and Andrew Parchuk.

To become a member, undergraduate candidates must have declared a major, minor or equivalent in the criminal justice or related field, have completed three full-time semesters or its equivalent, maintain a minimum of 3.2 overall GPA as well as a 3.2 GPA in criminal justice courses and rank in the top 35 percent of their classes, and must have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum.