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Select Widener University Students Inducted into Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society


CHESTER, PA (03/27/2015)(readMedia)-- Widener University recently inducted social science students displaying academic excellence into the Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society. The following area students became members:

Lauren Bishop, a Psychology major from Cherry Hill, N.J.;

Shauna Nicole Harris, a Sociology major from Mt Laurel, N.J.;

Sophia Mitchell, a Psychology and Criminal Justice major from Paulsboro, N.J.;

Alyssa Pilla, a Psychology major from Cherry Hill, N.J.;

Rachel Balluch, a Psychology major from Burlington, N.J.;

The mission of Pi Gamma Mu is to encourage and recognize superior scholarship in social science disciplines and to foster cooperation and social service among members. The honor society serves various social science disciplines that seek to understand and explain human behavior and social relationships as well as their related problems and issues.

Widener University is a metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, leadership development and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. A comprehensive doctorate-granting university, Widener is comprised of eight schools and colleges that offer liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. The university's campuses in Chester, Exton and Harrisburg, Pa., and Wilmington, Del., serve some 6,000 students. Widener is proud to be a tobacco-free university. Visit the university's website,