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Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, was founded in 1929 with a mission to encourage excellence in scholarship and advance the science of psychology. More than three-quarters of a million lifetime members have joined including Distinguished Members such as Drs. Albert Bandura, B. F. Skinner, and Phillip Zimbardo. A few popular Membership Benefits include international recognition for academic excellence, as well as access to psychology-related publications and more than $400,000 in annual awards and grants

Handshake was created to ensure that all college students have equal access to meaningful careers. Since our 2014 founding, our network of university and employer partners-and the impact for students- has grown exponentially. Within a few years, Handshake has become the leading early career community in the US. 

The Psychology Collective is a collaboration between the three psychology-related student organizations at Hunter College: The Psychology Club, The Hunter Chapter of Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology), and Psychology News, the Official Publication of The Psychology Collective, a semesterly newsletter. 

The BP-ENDURE program, administered through Hunter College and New York University, is conducted in partnership with Brown University, University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University, and Yale University to expose BP-ENDURE trainees to a research-intensive curriculum and an environment of active research. 

The Rockowitz Writing Center provides tutorial services that help students become better academic writers. It is the goal of tutoring to improve students' reading and writing processes, how they engage texts and write papers, and in the effort help students actively participate in their own education and to appreciate the educational value of all the courses offered in the college's curriculum. 

The Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS) program was initiated at Hunter College in 1981 and in 2000 was changed to the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program. RISE provides underrepresented students majoring in biology, biochemistry, psychology and physics opportunities to complete research training. Students participating in the program are provided with financial, research and professional support to prepare them for Ph.D programs in biomedical sciences.