The Lambda Chapter of the Tau Upsilon Alpha National Human Services Honor Society at St. Charles Community College inducted 11 new members on Saturday, May 19.
St. Charles Community College’s Lambda Chapter of Tau Upsilon Alpha inducted 11 new members on May 19. Inductees present at the ceremony included (front row, left-right): Julie Rickman, Samantha Shelton, Christine Bressler, Tiffany Ramirez, Courtney Pfeifer, Margaret Beckman (treasurer), Cheryl Clerkley (secretary) and Matthew Mueller (president). Ceremony attendees included (top row, left-right): Flora Fazio, SCC adjunct professor and Tau Upsilon Alpha chapter co-advisor; Sylvia Bane Malta, SCC adjunct professor and Tau Upsilon Alpha chapter co-advisor; Ron Pettus, SCC associate professor of political science and Tau Upsilon Alpha chapter co-advisor; Chris Breitmeyer, SCC vice president for academic and student affairs; and Ron Chesbrough, SCC president. Inductees not pictured: Julianne Altman, Melissa Beste, Noro Dahoro, Nancy Hamilton, Carolyn Hammond and Hattie Woike.
“We continue to maintain a networking foundation for our students with connections to human services and law enforcement agencies, professional organizations and the St. Charles County community as a whole,” said Flora Fazio, SCC adjunct professor and Tau Upsilon Alpha’s founder and co-advisor.
The following members were inducted: Julianne Altman of Florissant, Melissa Beste of Washington, Christine Bressler of St. Charles, Noro Dahoro of St. Peters, Nancy Hamilton of Troy, Carolyn Hammond of New Florence, Courtney Pfeifer of St. Charles, Tiffany Ramirez of St. Charles, Julie Rickman of O’Fallon, Samantha Shelton of Wright City, and Hattie Woike of St. Peters.
Ronald Chesbrough, SCC president, made opening remarks at the induction ceremony, followed by keynote speaker, Chris Breitmeyer, SCC vice president for academics and student affairs.
The Lambda Chapter of Tau Upsilon Alpha grants membership to outstanding human services students based upon cumulative GPA, community service and commitment to the field of human services. Tau Upsilon Alpha is also a part of the National Organization for Human Services, dedicated to honoring academic excellence, fostering lifelong learning, leadership and development and promoting excellence in service to humanity.
For more information about Tau Upsilon Alpha or SCC’s criminal justice and human services programs, call 636-922-8398.
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