Monday, September 27, 2004
Pi Gamma Mu Earns Role of Distinction
SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society of the Social Sciences, has earned the Roll of Distinction, the highest award for scholarship and social service. Maryland Gamma is one of only six chapters out of 170 international chapters to be recognized with this award which is given by the international office to select chapters and is based on annual reports. The chapter has received this award in 1999 and 2002. Also along with the Roll of Merit in 1997 Maryland Gamma received the Outstanding Chapter Award for Social Service Projects from 1996-1999. The Maryland Gamma chapter was chartered at SU in 1983 and has been active in many social and community affairs. Members of the local chapter have won scholarships. Students and faculty members have published articles in the International Social Science Review, the official journal of the honor society. SU history faculty Dean Fafoutis edits the journal. The president of the Maryland Gamma chapter for the 2003 academic year was Geoffrey McCool. The advisors were Drs. Richard Bowler, Michael Lewis, Melanie Perreault, and Clara L. Small. Small also is a member of the board of trustees and has been Chancellor of the North Eastern region for the international organization since 1991. For more information call 410-548-6030 or visit the SU Web site www.salisbury.edu.