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Student Organizations

The CSULB Gerontology Program is proud to host two clubs, the Delta Eta Chapter of Sigma Phi Omega Gerontology Honor Society and Dreamcatchers.

Sigma Phi Omega is a national honor and professional society for gerontology students. Membership requirements include: A minimum 3.3 GPA for undergraduate students or a minimum 3.5 GPA for graduate students, completion of at least one term in a gerontology program, and a demonstrated "capacity for and committment to leadership and achievement in gerontology and their related fields of professional study" (www. Students with an interest in gerontology from any major are considered for membership. Please contact faculty advisor Miriam Henan-Watts ( for more information.

Dreamcatchers (officially "Hospice Dreamcatcher Foundation, Inc.) partners high school and college chapters with a hospice to fulfill the final wishes of hospice patients. The CSULB chapter of Dreamcatchers was started by Masters in Gerontology alum, Amanda Paiz, in 2019. Students from any discipline are invited to join the club and participate in the granting of "dreams." Please contact faculty advisor Mary Marshall ( for more information.