PSU Altoona


  Scott A. Kelly, M.S., DUS Academic Advisor & 2CJ Advisor
  Lead Advisor and Part-Time Lecturer for the Criminal Justice Degree Programs
  C106 Raymond Smith Building
  3000 Ivyside Park
  Altoona, PA 16601
  814-949-5158; E-mail:



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(for all majors)

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Academic Integrity Policy


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CJ Resources:
(for CJ majors)

Academic Advising Resources

Alpha Phi Sigma
(Updated April 27, 2010)

Careers in Criminal Justice

Chemical Dependency Cert. Info

CJ Faculty Members

Criminal Justice Degrees

CJ Degree Forms
(all forms are located here; just click on your major)

Criminal Justice Handbook
(Updated Aug 27, 2010)

CJ Links

Criminal Justice Organization
(Updated Aug 25, 2010)

Alpha Phi Sigma - National Criminal Justice Honor Society, Penn State Altoona - Gamma Eta Chapter.

 The mission of Alpha Phi Sigma is to promote critical
  thinking,   rigorous scholarship and life-long learning; to keep
 abreast of the advances in scientific research, to evaluate the
 ethical standards of the criminal justice professions and to
 sustain in the public mind the benefits and necessity
 of education and professional training.

Contact Information: Current (2011-2012) Penn State Altoona's Alpha Phi Sigma - Gamma Eta Chapter Executive Board Members:
President - Erika Seasoltz (els5160)
Vice President - Derek Young (djy5021)
Treasurer - Jenifer Rinard (jir5233)
Secretary - Stephanie Sanford (sas5605)

Faculty Advisor:

Meeting Time & Location:
Fall 2011 meetings are held Thursdays during the Common Hour (12:15 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.) in 142 Hawthorn.

Become a member of Gamma Eta, Penn State Altoona’s chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma


 You must have completed one-third of the total credits required for graduation (43 credits for B.A. or B.S. students, 22 credits for associate degree students)

 You must have completed at least 4 CRIMJ courses.

 You must have an overall grade point average of 3.2 or above and have a g.p.a. of 3.2 or above in courses required by the major.

 If you are unsure about whether or not you qualify, contact Dr. Day who will be glad to help you check your records. National membership dues are $40.00, which is a one time only payment. This payment must be made with a cashier’s check or money order made out to Alpha Phi Sigma.

 For more information on Alpha Phi Sigma and the benefits of membership, please check the web site of the national office at

 Applications are in the literature tray next to the criminal justice program bulletin board beside 103 Cypress.

Click here for a membership application: Alpha Phi Sigma Application     

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