As part of Fall Fest weekend, Cazenovia College held its annual induction ceremony for the New York Tau Chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society.

The ceremony was held via Microsoft Teams and included both graduate and undergraduate chapters of the College honors organization. Dr. John Robert Greene, chapter advisor, and Paul J. Schupf Professor of History and Humanities at the College, presided.

New members inducted include 10 graduate students in the master’s degree program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and five undergraduate students.


The graduate students are:

  • Rachel Bousson, of Syracuse
  • Brittany Brown, of Cazenovia
  • Kelly Clookey, of Marcellus
  • Mallorie Humphrey, of Cicero
  • Morgan Parella, of East Syracuse
  • Tessa Peters, of Manlius
  • Amanda Petrowski, of East Syracuse
  • Alexa Strickland, of Manlius
  • Jenny Trumble, of Fayetteville
  • Alexis Tubbs, of Madison

Undergraduate students named to the honor society are:

  • Jennifer Forward, of Morrisville, who is in the Criminal Justice/Psychology dual program
  • Anthony Handzel, of Canastota, who is studying Human Services with a Children and Youth concentration
  • Kayna Kloster, of Croghan, a Psychology major
  • Emma MacDowell, of Rushville, a History major
  • McKenna Meditz, of South Glens Falls, a Psychology major


Alpha Chi is a national honor society for students at four-year colleges. The organization is dedicated to the promotion and recognition of scholarship and of those elements of character that combine scholarship and dedication to serving others.

At Cazenovia, the organization’s charter requires that inductees be juniors or seniors, have completed at least 90 credits; have a minimum grade point average of 3.5; and be in the top 10 percent of the class.