Pi Gamma Mu spreads Christmas cheer to Community Hospice
| BPC students from the college’s Georgia Xi chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, an international honor society for the Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences, gifted the residents of Community Hospice with hand-crafted Christmas pillows and goody bags Thursday, Dec. 10. Shown from left are: Kerry Talbert, Kim Cosnahan, Stephanie Huff, Jalayne Coleman of Community Hospice, Cody Henderson, Prof. Vance Rhodes, Maria Landrum and Jennifer Adams. (Photo provided by Kerry Talbert)
MOUNT VERNON— Brewton-Parker students representing the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division’s honor society, Pi Gamma Mu, took a trip to Vidalia Community Hospice to share some Christmas spirit.
Students gave patients hand-crafted Christmas pillows along with goody bags. The students were given the opportunity to speak with Hospice staff regarding their services, ministry, needs, and opportunities.
The students were glad to be able to serve this honorable organization which assists and comforts all that come through its doors, said Pi Gamma Mu president, Kerry Talbert.
The international honor society, under the Georgia Xi chapter at Brewton-Parker, includes the following students: Jennifer Adams, Kim Cosnahan, Stephanie Huff, Chaplain Cody Henderson, Vice President Maria Landrum, and President Talbert.
Members must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and a GPA within the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division of at least a 3.00. Each member must also have at least 24 credit hours in the division of social and behavioral sciences with at least half of those being upper-level courses.
Pi Gamma Mu is made possible through the leadership of Prof. Vance Rhoades, associate professor of psychology and counseling at BPC.
The Georgia Xi chapter was a 2008-2009 Chapter of Merit recipient and was the 2008-2009 Organization of the Year at the college. BPC’s chapter of Pi Gamma Mu co-sponsors The Albert Sidney Johnson Lecture Series and has assisted with college’s Cultural Awareness Week activities.
Affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention, Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in South Georgia.