• Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work

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    The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.

    HSU - Sigma Beta Chapter

    The Sigma Beta Chapter of Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work was established in November 2011 in order to provide social work students with additional opportunities to promote humanitarianism, human and civil rights, and social and economic justice through participation in Chapter projects, events and activities. As members in good standing, our students can apply for Phi Alpha awards and scholarships. This is a student lead organization with student phiAlpha2officers and faculty advisors to guide and direct the organization. For more information about Phi Alpha, please go to their website http://phialpha.org/  

    For more information about HSU’s Sigma Beta Chapter, please review the Sigma Beta Consitution and By-laws. To apply, complete the Sigma Beta Application and send to Melissa Milliorn at mmilliorn@hsutx.edu.


    Phi Alpha Sigma Beta Officer’s 2013-14

    • Ashley Mitchell – President
      mitchellMy name is Ashley Mitchell, and I will serve this year as President of Phi Alpha society chapter, Sigma Beta. I am also Vice President to the Social Work Club. As a senior I am excited to lead our group this year. I am also a member of Alpha Iota Omega and work at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church.
    • Angelica Hernandez – Vice President
      Angelica-HernadezMy name is Angelica Hernandez and I am the Vice President of the Sigma Beta chapter of Phi Alpha . I am a senior social work major at HSU. I have been in Abilene for the past 12 years and moved here from Lubbock Texas my 7th grade year. I attended Abilene High and graduated in 2008. I transferred from Cisco College and change my major the third time my junior year to social work and have enjoyed it ever since. They say third times the charm. I have enjoyed every bit of HSU and can’t believe it’s almost at an end. I am also a member of the Social Work Club. I am a member of Beltway Baptist Church and cannot wait to see what the Lord has in store for me. I am particularly interested in working with families and children.
    • Jessica Lauderdale – Secretary/Treasurer
      Jessica-LauderdaleMy name is Jessica Lauderdale and I am the Secretary/Treasurer for the Sigma Beta chapter of Phi Alpha. I am a senior from Azle, Tx and have thoroughly enjoyed my time here in Abilene. I attend South Side Baptist Church and am very involved in the college ministry there. I am also involved in Alpha Iota Omega and I am serving as Treasurer for the Social Work Club. I am so glad to be a part of the social work program here at HSU. I have a passion for serving and I feel that as a Christian, I am called to share the gospel and serve all people!

    Club Meeting Dates for 2013-2014

    Date Time Place
    WED – Sept 18, 2013 12-1pm Moody Center 108W
    WED – Oct 16 12-1pm MC 108W
    WED – Nov 20
    12-1pm MC 108W
    WED – Jan 15, 2014 12-1pm MC 108W
    WED – Feb 19
    12-1pm MC 108W
    WED – Mar 19
    12-1pm MC 108W
    WED – April 16 12-1pm MC 108W
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