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LEJA Clubs & Organizations
All meeting announcements are posted on bulletin boards located at:
Stipes 330, & Stipes 403.
Alpha Phi Sigma (National Criminal Justice Honors Society)
Alpha Phi Sigma (APS) recognizes the scholastic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students in the criminal justice sciences. Undergraduates must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 3.2 LEJA GPA. Graduate students must have a 3.4 overall GPA. Alpha Phi Sigma is active in bringing speakers to campus, pursuing scholarly activities and helping other students through tutoring. Visit the APS web page. Contact Alpha Phi Omega at 298-3287 or at email@example.com for additional information about this Honors Society.
See Professor Barry McCrary, Stipes 403 for information about this organization or via e-mail.
American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
ASIS is a national organization and the WIU chapter is comprised of LEJA majors interested in gaining professional knowledge of security and loss prevention. The WIU chapter received its charter in 1982 in order to provide insight and explore opportunities within the growing areas of investigation, security and loss prevention. WIU's chapter has become very active sponsoring guest speakers, field trips and establishing a scholarship for students interested in the security field.
See Professor Richard Janoski, Stipes 116 orProfessor Zech Lee, Stipes 410 for information about this club.
Concert Safety Corps
Concert Safety Corps (CSC) is a LEJA organization made up of LEJA majors who provide security for students activities and events on campus, (e.g., concerts, and student organizations and University sanctioned events).
1. LEJA or Pre-LEJA major,
2. minimum overall GPA of 2.25 or higher.
For CSC members - Concert Safety Corps Manual - just hit the link. This is a Word document and can be saved to your personal computer or disc.
See Professor Terry Mors, Stipes Hall 403 or Ken Durkin, Stipes Hall 330 for information or e-mail "WIU Concert Safety Corps" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Corrections Club assists in the Communication among the student members and corrections practioners. They strive to meet professional demands of the corrections field through the dissemination of data, ideas, knowledge, methods and techniques. Key fields of interest will include, but not be limited to: institutional corrections, parole, probation, and court services.
See Professor Barry McCrary for information, Stipes Hall 411.
Fire Studies Club
In the fall of 2012 students initiated formation of a WIU Fire Protection Studies club. The club's mission is to extend to its members practical & academic experiences enhancing their "fire service" education.
See Professor H. Scott Walker, Stipes 330A, for information about this club.
This is a LEJA organization whose members are LEJA majors interested in gaining professional knowledge of investigative techniques. WIU's chapter has become very active sponsoring guest speakers, field trips and establishing a scholarship for students interested in the investigation field.
See Professor Todd Lough, Stipes 405; Professor Gregg Nozum, Stipes 407; or Professor Vladimir Sergevnin, Stipes 403L, for information about this club.
Lambda Alpha Epsilon
Lambda Alpha Epsilon (LAE), a national professional criminal justice association, has an active membership of 50+ LEJA majors. LAE sponsors many criminal justice-related activities including field trips to criminal justice agencies, guest speakers and films. These events are often followed by discussions at the monthly meetings. Additionally, LAE sponsors guest speakers and student/faculty get-togethers and performs volunteer work with local criminal justice agencies.
Visit the LAE web page for contact information.
See Professor Hyeyoung Lim, Stipes 409, for information about this organization.