PSI CHI DIGEST #234 | November 13, 2014
In This Edition of the Digest:
• Building a Better Image for Psi Chi
• You've Got Mail!
• Constitution Pro or Con Feedback
• Free Lapel Pins
• Induction Ceremony 101
• Other Opportunity
Building a Better Image for Psi Chi
are proud to announce the arrival Psi Chi’s new Brand
Identity Guide located on the Faculty
Advisor and Officer Admin pages of psichi.org. This guide improves the
consistency of our Society’s image in order to (a) better distinguish Psi Chi
as a professional organization, (b) encourage diversity, and (c) increase the
value of membership for our members around the world.
please carefully review this guide. Then, consider the following three items to
ensure that your chapter’s message is up-to-date and reflective of Psi Chi’s purpose
of supporting our members and the field of psychology.
- Do all
of your chapter materials properly represent our 2009 transition from National to "Psi Chi the International Honor Society in
Chi owns its name, Symbols, Wordmarks, and Seal to protect the image of our
Society. Is your chapter using Psi Chi’s Logos correctly and with permission as
necessary? Log in and visit our Logo
page to learn more.
the links on your chapter’s website and chapter materials still active, and do
these resources express our current Membership Benefits, Eligibility Requirements, and other information?
You've Got Mail!
Fall Issue of Eye on Psi Chi is
available online. In celebration of Psi Chi’s 85th Anniversary, we will soon
mail five copies of a special print edition to all chapter addresses. Please make
these available at your chapter office and encourage others to read the Eye online!
Constitution Pro or Con Feedback
Chi members are now invited to provide pro or con feedback on a series of Board
of Director recommended changes to the Society’s Constitution. Visit HERE to read the proposed changes, and please submit
your formal position statement no later than January 7, 2015.
opinion matters! All feedback will be publically available alongside your name
on our website for others to see during the official voting period of February 1 to March 15, 2015. Statements must either be for or
against the changes in their entirety—in other words, please write a persuasive
piece as to why chapters should vote "yes” or "no” to endorse the proposed
changes. If you have feedback that exceeds 700 words, please e-mail your
statement to email@example.com
Free Lapel Pins
You do not have to separately order lapel pins for students who joined Psi Chi
this year; lapel pins are included with your new membership orders.
Induction Ceremony 101
retain active status, chapters must schedule at least one induction ceremony a
year. Before hosting each ceremony:
should View/Process Members online. Complete instructions
are also available on the Faculty Advisor Admin page.
all registration materials to the Central Office at least three weeks in
advance so new member packets can be mailed to the chapter address on file in
the Central Office database.
may hold on to new member certificates for presentation at an induction
ceremony. However, never host induction ceremonies until you have the
in online and download our helpful Rituals templates.
reviewers are wanted for a new introductory psychology textbook. Feedback in
the shape of 60 to 90 minutes of reading and two short surveys will help
develop NOBA’s free book for psychology students worldwide. Reviewers will be acknowledged
in the book/online. Visit HERE for samples of material to
be reviewed. Interested students may contact firstname.lastname@example.org by February 27, 2015.