The Lambda Chapter of the Tau Upsilon Alpha National Human Services Honor Society at SCC inducted seven new members on Saturday, Nov. 5, in the College Center rotunda on the SCC campus.
St. Charles Community College’s Lambda Chapter of Tau Upsilon Alpha inductees at the ceremony on Nov. 5. (Left-right): Cheryl Clerkley; Charles Beysselance IV; Emily Sinn; Ron Pettus, SCC associate professor of political science and Tau Upsilon Alpha president emeritus and chapter co-advisor; Margaret Beckmann; Dr. Ronald Chesbrough, SCC president; Sylvia Bane Malta, SCC adjunct professor, Tau Upsilon Alpha chapter co-advisor and charter member; Matthew Mueller; and Flora Fazio, SCC adjunct professor and Tau Upsilon Alpha founder, chapter co-advisor and charter member. Not pictured: Angela Aguirre and Jeffrey Martin.
The inductees were welcomed by Tau Upsilon Alpha’s charter members, SCC criminal justice and human services administrators and faculty, and local professionals in those fields.
“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. “Our chapter provides our student members with academic training, service information and networking resources to further enhance their academic and career goals.”
The following members were inducted: Angela Aguirre, Margaret Beckmann, Charles Beysselance IV, Cheryl Clerkley, Jeffrey Martin, Matthew Mueller and Emily Sinn.
The induction ceremony featured remarks from Sylvia Bane Malta, SCC adjunct professor, Tau Upsilon Alpha chapter co-advisor and charter member, and Dr. Ronald Chesbrough, SCC president. The keynote speaker was Brenda Hollrah, SCC College Center coordinator. Closing remarks were given by Ron Pettus, SCC associate professor of political science and Tau Upsilon Alpha president emeritus and chapter co-advisor.
The Lambda Chapter of Tau Upsilon Alpha recognizes exemplary academic achievements. Tau Upsilon Alpha is the only Greek letter honor society for human services at two and four-year colleges and universities with human services programs. Membership is granted 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.
Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.