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Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society Held Induction Ceremony May 16

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Hudson Graduate Center at Rockland,
Long Island University

Orangeburg, N.Y. —On Tuesday, May 13, 2008, the International Counseling Honor Society, Chi Sigma Iota, held its annual induction ceremony at the Rockland Graduate Campus of Long Island University. Rockland Graduate Campus alumnus Marge Davitt, LMHC, CASAC, was the keynote speaker. Davitt, who is director of chemical dependency services for the Rockland County Department of Mental Health and the Behavioral Health Administrator for the Rockland County Jail, earned her Master's in Counseling degree in 1978. During the ceremony, she discussed the importance of contributing to the field of counseling and striving for continued success, as well as the value of lifelong learning. Other speakers included outgoing president of the local Sigma Kappa Chi chapter, Rosemary McKenna and incoming president, Laura Haynes. Seventeen new members were inducted: Christina Buldo, Lauren D'Elia, Kerry Dubuss, Alison Dunn, Joe Falco, Chris Finnegan, Kristi Fortini, Laura Haynes, AnnMarie Kalotschke, Robyn King, Keryn Narciso, Kristin Rainbolt, Sara Ratzker, Margaret Riordan, April Rodriguez, Kristen Scott and Kathryn Simpson.

Chi Sigma Iota is the international honor society for students, professional counselors and counselor educators established at Ohio University in 1985. The society's mission is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling. Chi Sigma Iota currently has 252 chapters worldwide and over 12,000 active members.

Posted 05/08/2008

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