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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

GERO Club/SPO

Page address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/agingstudies/sigmaphiomega.html

Gerontology Club

Mission

To bring together undergraduate and graduate students from different disciplines that have an interest in Gerontology. This will allow the students to serve the community through projects and by interacting with professionals that work with the elderly. In addition, it will allow students and faculty members to connect and share their interest in the aging population and to promote scholarship, professionalism, friendship, and services to older persons, and to recognize exemplary attainment in Gerontology/Aging studies and related fields.

View the Gerontology Club's Recognized Student Organizations page

Sigma Phi Omega

What is Sigma Phi Omega?

Sigma Phi Omega (SPO), is the national academic honor and professional society in gerontology that was established in 1980 to recognize the excellence of those who study gerontology/aging.  http://www.sigmaphiomega.org

What is the purpose of Sigma Phi Omega?

Sigma Phi Omega seeks to promote scholarship, professionalism, friendship, and services to older adults, and to recognize exemplary attainment in gerontology/aging studies and related fields.

Who is eligible for membership?

Membership is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring or minoring in gerontology/aging studies and related fields. Undergraduates must have a grade point average of at least 3.3, and graduate students must have a grade point average of at least 3.5 to be eligible for membership. Faculty, alumni, professional, and honorary memberships are also available.

Beta Mu Chapter (Minnesota State Mankato)

The local Beta Mu Chapter of SPO was established in 1994. Beta Mu has members consisting of students, faculty, and professionals. If you would like additional membership information or are interested in becoming a member of Beta Mu, contact Donald Ebel(donald.ebel@mnsu.edu)